VOL. 127 | NO. 221 | Monday, November 12, 2012
SPECIAL EMPHASIS: Financial Services
Memphis-based First Horizon prepares for changing industry
A few months ago, CNBC broadcaster Jim “Mad Money” Cramer all but reached up to the TV screen on his set to high-five Bryan Jordan, president, CEO and chairman of First Horizon National Corp., whose image was there via satellite.
Here’s a look at what’s going on in the world of finance, and the ways it’s all affecting Memphis.
At the age of 34, William Tayloe became the youngest president in the 27-year history of Financial Federal Savings Bank. Now, at 39, he has been named to the bank’s board of directors.
Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich has appointed Carter Myers as Deputy District Attorney to fill the position recently held by John Campbell.
The role of investor-driven neighborhoods in Memphis is growing, and the impact on different kinds of neighborhoods is largely unstudied and unknown.
As Memphis voters were going to the polls on Election Day last week, attorney Lewis Donelson was talking about the modern day Tennessee Republican Party he was instrumental in forming 60 years ago.
Nice guys may finish last, but nice financial institutions grow steadily over time. First South Financial Credit Union stays competitive by reacting quickly and treating members well.
If you’re looking for answers on how to handle millennials, you will not find them in this article. Experts can’t even agree on exactly who to include in this category of young employees now entering the workforce. They generally seem to think of millennials as those born somewhere between the early 1980s and around 2000.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
Robert Pera takes over as chairman of Memphis Grizzlies
There was just something about FedExForum. Something about touring the more than 800,000-square-foot arena for the first time that made him think it’s “just awesome, being inside here.”
Shelby County needs a change in those running the election machinery.
NASHVILLE (AP) – After an eight-month review, Gov. Bill Haslam has decided against major changes in how the executive branch handles public records requests.
CINCINNATI (AP) – The E.W. Scripps Co. returned to profitability in the third quarter, thanks to sharply higher political advertising revenue and contributions from TV stations it bought in 2011.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama, laying down his marker for grueling "fiscal cliff" negotiations, said Friday he won't accept any approach to federal deficit reduction that doesn't ask the wealthy to pay more in taxes.
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) – Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expanding their assistance to borrowers whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.