VOL. 128 | NO. 43 | Monday, March 4, 2013
EMPHASIS Financial Services
Morgan Keegan name disappearance leads financial sector highlights
After a four-decade existence, the Morgan Keegan name has been retired.
Argent Financial Group hasn’t let its foot off the gas since arriving in Memphis.
At a recent appearance in Nashville before an audience of 100 clients, friends and employees at the Country Music Hall of Fame, David Waddell of Waddell & Associates Inc. gave his company’s annual state of the union address.
Countywide school board members are not the only players in the schools merger feeling pressure, although they may be feeling more pressure than others.
Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis capped off its month-long celebration of American Heart Month by hosting a seminar by Dr. Basil Paulus titled “Getting Heart Smart … What You Need to Know.”
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg is regarded as one of the country’s most accomplished and high-profile women in business, and she has a new book coming out later this month on issues women face in the workplace.
Countywide school board members began making what are considered the toughest and most controversial decisions of the schools merger Thursday, Feb. 28.
A growing accounting and finance firm is going global and local at the same time.
So you have tried all the subtle ways to get a subordinate to start doing something that needs to be done to make things better in your business, or stop doing something that is causing problems. What do you do now? Maybe it’s time to turn up the intensity a bit. Maybe it’s time for the “serious consequences” conversation.
“We’re making our community, by disagreement and discord, a very unattractive place to live, visit and locate businesses.”
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Some university leaders are warning that a plan to tighten academic requirements to become a teacher could create a shortage in Mississippi.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – An Arkansas House panel has advanced a proposal to allow gun owners to use their cell phones to display their concealed carry permit.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Margaret Fiester is no shrinking violet, but she says working for her former boss was a nightmare.
DETROIT (AP) – Americans want new cars and trucks, and they're not going to let higher gas prices or political dysfunction in Washington stand in their way.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumers increased spending modestly in January but cut back on major purchases that signal confidence in the economy. The decline in spending on goods suggests higher tax rates that kicked in on Jan. 1 may have made consumers more cautious.