VOL. 37 | NO. 50 | Friday, December 13, 2013
On the heels of ABC drama "Nashville," cable network TNT is launching another national Music City-based show. But it’s about to get real.
“Private Lives of Nashville Wives” is bringing some national attention to Music City. But several residents contacted by Nashville Ledger aren’t sure it’s the kind of attention they want.
In the financial market, there is often a direct link between a stock’s past and future performance. The same correlation can’t necessarily be made in the sports business world about a team’s on-field performance and the success or failure of its merchandising efforts.
Regan and Jenni Anderson were preparing to move their family from Virginia to Salt Lake City when an unexpected job offer brought them to Nashville’s suburbs.
Top November 2013 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
A look at Davidson County’s top lenders based on total number of all loans, commercial and residential. Only loans that have the actual lender name listed on the trust deed filing are included.
Data from the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors shows November and sales were up 4 percent over the same period last year.
It’s amazing what can apparently pass for “breaking news” around the NFL these days.
Michael Wiechart has been named president and CEO of Capella Healthcare, effective January 1.
Social media is a terrific opportunity to engage with the marketplace and build brand loyalty. Unfortunately, along with the reward comes risk. When a social media campaign backfires, your failure can be quite public.
THE WORLDLY INVESTOR
With another successful earnings season in the books, earnings news will move to the backburner for financial market observers. In the midst of this earnings vacuum, economic news moves to the forefront, as investors try to determine if the strong earnings will be sustainable via a healing economy. Or, if the economic support is beginning to deteriorate, perhaps earnings have peaked.
BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW
Your next biggest competitor has established a real game-changer.
Last week, I thanked all who had weighed in on the issue of stopping unwanted calls from marketers. One contributor (“Tanya”) sent me what was represented as something that had helped “cut down on phone calls to me.”
KAY'S COOKING CORNER
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, wherever and with whomever you celebrated. In my opinion, the time of year when families and friends gather and share a meal together is the most wonderful time of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander made his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. says 2014 will be its busiest year ever, with 23 new vehicles being introduced around the world.
DETROIT (AP) — New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Automaker Volkswagen said Thursday it was replacing the head of its U.S. division, which has struggled to reach sales goals.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Technology problems with President Barack Obama's health care website are forcing the administration to extend a federal insurance plan for some of the sickest patients by a month.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Residents in some parts of the U.S. are signing up for health care coverage at a significantly greater rate than others through the new online insurance marketplaces now operating in every state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans ramped up spending at retail businesses in November, providing a boost to the economy just in time for the holidays.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just because it's safe to use cellphones on a plane, it doesn't mean that passengers should call just to say hello.
Wall Street's third down day in a row sent stocks to their lowest levels in a month as investors worried that the end may be nearing for the Federal Reserve's support for the economy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Many Americans appear to be watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House pushed toward passage of a comprehensive defense policy bill on Thursday that would address sexual assault in the ranks, cover the cost of combat pay for the nation's war-fighters and fund new aircraft and ships.