VOL. 38 | NO. 17 | Friday, April 25, 2014
On the path to becoming an esteemed psychology professor, Brian Nelson decided to take a sharp turn to a destination much less glamorous than the halls of academia.
A collective of software and consumer Internet-based accelerator programs has placed Tennessee on the map – strikingly close to the technology holy ground of Silicon Valley.
“Gorilla” – as he’s been named for obvious reasons – is a roadside oddity to many who clatter and clunk along the congested traffic snake that is Nolensville Pike.
Termites are back. Swarming in their swat-evasive flurries, they can exact a debilitating toll on anything that stands in their way.
Top March 2014 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
Franklin-based CapWealth Advisors has tapped former Goldman Sachs investment veteran John Lueken to lead its research efforts.
BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW
Fast, faster, fastest. That pretty much describes your workday. You hit the floor running every morning and, physically or mentally, you don’t stop moving until bedtime.
Savvy salespeople adjust their approach when selling to first-time vs. seasoned buyers in their category – especially when selling complex products or business services.
Frustrating. A word often used to describe computers, smartphones, tablets and, quite often, the stock market.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Overheard in the gallery:
KAY'S COOKING CORNER
I love roasted vegetables. The flavor that comes about when roasting, as opposed to steaming or boiling, is completely different.
DETROIT (AP) — The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales.
NEW YORK (AP) — Big companies are finally starting to spend money, and that could mean a better economy and more jobs are on the way.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mixed in choppy trading Thursday afternoon as investors balanced positive earnings results out of Apple and Caterpillar against disappointing reports from other companies including Raytheon and 3M. Investors also kept a close watch on Ukraine, where tensions with Russia were escalating.
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is making money again and beating expectations after its merger with US Airways.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week as the spring home-buying season has gotten off to a slow start.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels.
Meredith Corp. says it is ending subscription service of "Ladies' Home Journal" due to declining advertiser interest.