NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointing earnings from a range of companies pushed the stock market lower on Thursday, giving major indexes their third loss this week.
Morgan Stanley, UnitedHealth Group and others sank in Thursday trading after turning in their quarterly financial results. Earnings and revenue dropped at Morgan Stanley as the bank made less money from trading bonds and commodities, a common theme for many investment banks this earnings season. Morgan Stanley lost 4 percent to $20.59.
5. Stocks falter following Cyprus's bailout plan - Friday, March 15, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks have closed lower on Wall Street as investors worried that a controversial proposal to seize money from depositors in Cyprus could set off another bout of anxiety over Europe's shared currency.6. Fed says 17 of 18 top US banks have strengthened - Friday, March 08, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — All but one of the nation's 18 largest banks are more prepared to withstand a severe U.S. recession and a global downturn than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis, the Federal Reserve says.7. Dow Record: Three tales of ups, downs and changes - Friday, March 01, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. When it closed at an all-time high of 14,253.77 on Tuesday, it wasn't so much a time for celebration as it was for reflection.8. JPMorgan to trim 4,000 jobs, many in consumer bank - Friday, February 22, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan is trimming about 4,000 jobs, or about 1.5 percent of its work force, becoming the latest big bank to shrink its staff.
The bank said the cuts will be focused in consumer banking and mortgages. Many of the cuts would come through attrition, but the bank will lay off workers as well, a bank spokeswoman said.9. 5 big US banks have cut mortgage debt by $19B - Friday, February 22, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five of the biggest U.S. banks have cut struggling homeowners' mortgage balances by $19 billion, part of a total $45.8 billion in relief provided under a landmark settlement over foreclosure abuses.10. Butler Snow names practice group leaders - Friday, February 15, 2013
Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC attorneys Kara Shea and William “Bill” R. O’Bryan, Jr., have been named to leadership positions with the firm.11. Top residential real estate transactions of December 2012 - Friday, February 01, 2013
Top December 2012 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.12. Morgan Stanley climbs after swinging to a profit - Friday, January 18, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Profits roared back at the investment bank Morgan Stanley in the fourth quarter, reversing a loss in the same period a year ago, when its results were weighed down by a costly legal settlement.13. Top Midstate residential real estate transactions for 2012 - Friday, January 18, 2013
Top 2012 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.14. Goldman, Morgan Stanley pay $557M in mortgage case - Friday, January 11, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley will pay a combined $557 million to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners who should have been allowed to stay in their homes.15. Massachusetts fines Morgan Stanley $5M over Facebook IPO - Friday, December 14, 2012
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts officials say they are fining investment bank Morgan Stanley $5 million for disclosing a revenue shortfall with analysts and institutional investors but not the general public ahead of Facebook's troubled IPO in May.16. Top Midstate residential real estate transactions for November 2012 - Friday, December 14, 2012
November 2012 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.17. Stocks end little changed after Fed rally fizzles - Friday, December 07, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended the day little changed Wednesday after a rally prompted by the Federal Reserve's latest economic stimulus program fizzled out.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 2.99 points at 13,245.45. It had risen as much as 81 points after the Fed said earlier in the day that it would extend a bond-buying plan and keep interest extremely low.18. Citigroup to eliminate more than 11,000 jobs - Friday, November 30, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup said Wednesday that it will cut 11,000 jobs, a bold early move by new CEO Michael Corbat. The cuts amount to about 4 percent of Citi's workforce of 262,000.
The bulk of the cuts, about 6,200, will come from Citi's consumer banking unit, which handles everyday functions like branches and checking accounts.19. Dow loses 313 in post-election sell-off - Friday, November 02, 2012
Wall Street greeted a second Obama term the way it greeted the first.
Investors dumped stocks Wednesday in the sharpest sell-off of the year. With the election only hours behind them, they focused on big problems ahead in Washington and across the Atlantic Ocean.20. Storm's cost may hit $50B; rebuilding to ease blow - Friday, October 26, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.21. Sandy unlikely to damage US economy, analysts say - Friday, October 26, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines canceled thousands of flights and stranded travelers. Insurers braced for damages of up to $5 billion. Retailers expected shrunken sales.
Hurricane Sandy is causing disruptions for companies, travelers and consumers. But for the overall economy, damage from the storm will likely be limited. And any economic growth lost to the storm in the short run will likely be restored once reconstruction begins, analysts say.22. Top residential real estate transactions for September 2012 - Friday, October 19, 2012
September 2012 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
23. Morgan Stanley shares rise on higher earnings - Friday, October 12, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley shares are up in pre-market trading after the bank reported higher net income and revenue for the third quarter.24. Vikram Pandit steps down as Citigroup CEO - Friday, October 12, 2012
Vikram Pandit abruptly stepped down as CEO of Citigroup on Tuesday, surprising Wall Street, after steering the bank through the 2008 financial crisis and the choppy years that followed.
Pandit's replacement, effective immediately, is Michael Corbat, the current CEO of Citigroup's Europe, Middle East and Africa division, the bank said. Corbat has worked at Citi and its predecessors since he graduated from Harvard in 1983, it said.25. Mortgage comeback? Citigroup isn't so sure - Friday, October 12, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup isn't as enthusiastic as its peers about a comeback in the housing market.
On Friday, executives at Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase declared that the long-struggling market had turned a corner. On Monday, Citigroup's top number-cruncher said he wasn't so sure.26. Morgan Stanley facing discrimination lawsuit - Friday, October 12, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley is being accused of discriminating against black homeowners and violating federal civil rights laws by providing strong incentives to a subprime lender to originate mortgages that were likely to go unrepaid.27. Haven Behavioral names new executive VP, COO - Friday, October 05, 2012
Nashville’s Haven Behavioral Healthcare, Inc., a provider of behavioral health care for adults, senior citizens and active-duty military personnel, has hired Scott W. Kardenetz as executive vice president and chief operations officer.28. Free Enterprise Award presented to Baker - Friday, September 28, 2012
J.B. Baker, chairman of the board for Volunteer Express Inc. and owner of Sprint Logistics, LLC and Baker South real estate development, has been awarded the Jennings A. Jones Champion of Free Enterprise Award by Middle Tennessee State University.29. Expectations high for major Fed action Thursday - Friday, September 07, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — If the world's investors are right, the Federal Reserve is about to take a bold new step to try to invigorate the U.S. economy.
And many expect the Fed to unleash its most potent weapon: a third round of bond purchases meant to ease long-term interest rates and spur borrowing and spending. It's called "quantitative easing," or QE.30. Morgan Stanley to buy Citi's Smith Barney stake - Friday, September 07, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley and Citigroup settled a dispute Tuesday over the value of the brokerage firm Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, which they jointly own.
The deal clears the way for Morgan Stanley to buy Citigroup's 49 percent interest in the broker, giving Morgan Stanley full ownership.31. US stocks rise ahead of Fed meeting - Friday, September 07, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors spent Tuesday preparing for two events sure to move markets this week: a Federal Reserve meeting and a court decision on whether Germany can help support its struggling neighbors. And if the stock market's gains Tuesday are any sign, they expect both events to turn out well.32. Bass, Berry & Sims adds Lloyd to firm - Friday, August 24, 2012
Travis Lloyd, formerly an associate in the Nashville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, has joined Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.
Lloyd is joining the firm’s health care practice as an associate and will provide counsel to clients within the health care industry on a wide range of regulatory matters. Lloyd has experience in fraud and abuse analysis, health information privacy and security compliance, healthcare facility licensure and accreditation, and provider enrollment and reimbursement.33. S&P touches highest level since 2008, then falls - Friday, August 17, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard & Poor's 500 index touched its highest point in more than four years Tuesday, helped by more talk that the European Central Bank may buy struggling countries' bonds. But a morning rally faded, and stocks ended lower.34. Top residential sales for July, 2012 - Friday, August 10, 2012
July 2012 real estate trends for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Wilson counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
Chandler Reports has been publishing Real Estate Market Data since 1968. That year, Chandler began collecting residential sales information for the Chandler Residential Report, considered the authoritative source for residential real estate sales information. Over the next three decades, the publications have been continually refined, enhanced and expanded, growing to include lot sales data, new residential construction and absorption information, and commercial sales. In 1987, Chandler Reports began one of the first on–line real estate market data services in the country, and is a nationally recognized leader in the industry. In 2004, Chandler Reports was purchased by The Daily News Publishing Co. In 2007, Chandler introduced RegionPlus, including property research for Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Visit online at chandlerreports.com.35. Mighty Mouse: Investors flock to safety of Disney - Friday, August 03, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) — These are happy times in the Magic Kingdom.
The Walt Disney Co.'s stock is up 35 percent so far this year, outpacing its media company rivals.36. Candidates look overseas for campaign cash - Friday, July 27, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the hunt for campaign money, no distance is too far to travel, especially when the race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is tight and likely to stay that way into the fall.37. Morgan Stanley closes a bleak bank earnings season - Friday, July 20, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — It's tough being a big bank these days.
Morgan Stanley, the storied investment house, reported Thursday that its revenue was down sharply for April through June and its profit missed Wall Street expectations. Its stock was clobbered — down more than 5 percent.38. US stocks slide as crisis in Europe deepens - Friday, July 20, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Friday as problems in debt-riddled Europe came to a fore.
It marked the end of three days of gains, the first such streak in more than a month. Google reported higher earnings and rose 3 percent, but that wasn't enough to make the market forget about Europe. Earnings reports for some other U.S. companies were marred by reminders of Europe's troubles and how they are spreading beyond the region's borders.39. Morgan Stanley closes a tough bank earnings season - Friday, July 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — It's tough being a big bank these days.
Morgan Stanley, the storied Wall Street firm, said Thursday that revenue fell sharply in the second quarter, dragged down by dismal results from its investment banking unit. Its net income missed expectations, and its stock dropped sharply.40. US stocks creep up; IBM, other tech stocks rise - Friday, July 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Strong earnings from IBM and other technology companies nudged the stock market higher Thursday, but a trio of weak economic reports kept the gains in check.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 19 points to 12,927 shortly after 1:30 p.m. Eastern.41. Top residential real estate transactions for June, 2012 - Friday, July 20, 2012
June 2012 real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
Chandler Reports has been publishing Real Estate Market Data since 1968. That year, Chandler began collecting residential sales information for the Chandler Residential Report, considered the authoritative source for residential real estate sales information. Over the next three decades, the publications have been continually refined, enhanced and expanded, growing to include lot sales data, new residential construction and absorption information, and commercial sales. In 1987, Chandler Reports began one of the first on–line real estate market data services in the country, and is a nationally recognized leader in the industry. In 2004, Chandler Reports was purchased by The Daily News Publishing Co. In 2007, Chandler introduced RegionPlus, including property research for Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Visit online at chandlerreports.com.42. JPMorgan Chase launches rally; Dow closes up 204 points - Friday, July 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase blew away a cloud of concern hanging over the banking industry Friday and set off a rally in stocks. Relieved investors drove up bank stocks, ended a six-day losing streak for the market and sent the Dow Jones industrial average up 204 points, the best day this month.43. All eyes on JPMorgan as banks report earnings - Friday, July 06, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a scandal-filled few months for banks.
JPMorgan Chase revealed a $2 billion trading loss, triggering an investigation by the government and hearings in Congress. Then the large banks were implicated in a global dust-up over interest rate manipulation.44. Facebook slides as underwriters issue ratings - Friday, June 22, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The Wall Street analysts who know Facebook best are giving the company's stock a mixed review. Think: like, not love.
A flood of analyst reports from the banks that led Facebook's initial public offering gave the company's stock a mix of "Neutral" and "Buy" ratings on Wednesday. The day marks the end of a 40-day quiet period following the IPO, during which the underwriters aren't allowed to issue ratings.45. Moody's sees big banks' risks of 'outsized losses' - Friday, June 22, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Moody's Investors Service has lowered the credit ratings on some of the world's biggest banks, including Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs, reflecting concern over their exposure to the violent swings in global financial markets.46. US stocks bounce back; big banks move higher - Friday, June 22, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market bounced back Friday, a day after suffering its second-worst loss this year. Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and other big lenders posted solid gains even though many of them had their credit ratings cut the day before.47. Stocks snap higher on hopes for new Fed action - Friday, June 15, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose sharply on Wall Street Tuesday as traders turned their focus back to corporate news from the U.S. and hopes that the Federal Reserve will come up with a plan to jumpstart the economy. Banks and materials stocks led the market higher.48. Nasdaq sets aside $40M for Facebook investors - Friday, June 01, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nasdaq stock exchange said Wednesday that it plans to hand out $40 million in cash and credit to reimburse investment firms that got ensnared by technical problems with trading Facebook stock.49. Dow leaps 286 points, best day of the year - Friday, June 01, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average surged 286 points Wednesday, its best day this year.
The rally started early and gathered force in the afternoon. The charge turned the Dow positive for 2012 and erased the biggest loss of the year less than a week after it happened: the 275-point plunge set off by a dismal U.S. jobs report on Friday.50. Facebook's stock falls below $30 for first time - Friday, May 25, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's stock has fallen below $30 for the first time since its much-awaited public debut this month.
The stock fell $2.40, or nearly 8 percent, to $29.40 in midday trading on Tuesday. That's down 23 percent since its public stock debut. It went as low as $29.23 earlier in the day.51. Facebook shares stabilizing, but probes mount - Friday, May 18, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's initial public offering is the subject of two congressional inquiries and mounting lawsuits as the social network enters its fifth day of public trading.
The shares regained some ground Wednesday, rising $1, or 3.2 percent, to close at $32. They were up another 50 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $32.50 in early premarket trading Thursday. But they are still more than 14 percent below their $38 per share IPO price last week.52. Regulators probe bank's role in Facebook IPO - Friday, May 18, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators are examining whether Morgan Stanley, the investment bank that shepherded Facebook through its highly publicized stock offering last week, selectively informed clients of an analyst's negative report about the company before the stock started trading.53. Where are Facebook's friends? Stock down after IPO - Friday, May 18, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's stock is tumbling well below its $38 IPO price in the social network's second day of trading as a public company on Monday.
By late afternoon, Facebook's stock was at $34.26, down 10.4 percent from Friday's closing price of $38.23. The company lost nearly $10 billion of its market value, and is now worth around $96 billion, about $2 billion below Amazon.com Inc.54. Chinese company to buy US movie theater chain AMC - Friday, May 18, 2012
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese conglomerate announced Monday it will buy a major U.S. cinema chain, AMC Entertainment Holdings, for $2.6 billion in China's biggest corporate takeover in the United States to date.55. Market breaks losing streak, with China's help - Friday, May 18, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Forget Facebook. This is still Apple's stock market.
Apple — the world's most valuable company — climbed nearly 6 percent on Monday, helping propel major U.S. stock indexes to gains after a week of losses. The Standard & Poor's 500, where Apple accounts for 4 percent of the index, enjoyed its best day in nearly five weeks. The Nasdaq composite index, where Apple accounts for an even heftier 12 percent, notched its biggest gain of the year.56. Facebook boosts size of IPO by 25 percent - Friday, May 11, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says 25 percent more shares will be sold as investors clamor for shares in the year's hottest stock offering.
Facebook said in a regulatory filing Wednesday that about 421 million shares will be sold, up from 337 million under its earlier plans.57. Dimon survives votes on pay, chairmanship - Friday, May 11, 2012
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The CEO of JPMorgan Chase survived a shareholder push Tuesday to strip him of the title of chairman of the board, five days after he disclosed a $2 billion trading loss by the bank.58. Facebook raises IPO price as offering nears - Friday, May 11, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook on Tuesday increased the price range at which it plans to sell stock to the public, as investor enthusiasm in the offering continued to mount and boost the potential value of the world's most popular social network.59. JPMorgan loss sets off call for heavier regulation - Friday, May 11, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surprise $2 billion trading loss by a division of JPMorgan Chase triggered calls Friday for tougher regulation of banks three years after their near-death experience in the financial crisis.60. Stock market decline is muted, despite bank slump - Friday, May 11, 2012
JPMorgan's surprise $2 billion trading loss prompted a sell-off in financial stocks Friday, but just small declines in the broader market as investors decided this was a problem for investment banks and not other industries.61. Top residential home sales for March 2012 - Friday, April 27, 2012
Top residential sales for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Wilson counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
Chandler Reports has been publishing Real Estate Market Data since 1968. That year, Chandler began collecting residential sales information for the Chandler Residential Report, considered the authoritative source for residential real estate sales information. Over the next three decades, the publications have been continually refined, enhanced and expanded, growing to include lot sales data, new residential construction and absorption information, and commercial sales. In 1987, Chandler Reports began one of the first on–line real estate market data services in the country, and is a nationally recognized leader in the industry. In 2004, Chandler Reports was purchased by The Daily News Publishing Co. In 2007, Chandler introduced RegionPlus, including property research for Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Visit online at chandlerreports.com.62. Oil up to near $103 amid strong corporate earnings - Friday, April 20, 2012
LONDON (AP) — Oil prices rose to near $103 a barrel Friday as strong earnings reports offset signs the U.S. economic recovery remains uneven.
Benchmark oil for May delivery was up $1.62 to $102.70 a barrel at early afternoon European time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell 40 cents to settle at $102.27 in New York on Thursday.63. Stocks drop on mixed news on profits, economy - Friday, April 20, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — A slew of U.S. companies announced big profits Thursday, but investors spooked about the economy sold stocks anyway.
Investors shifted between buying and selling early Thursday, then stuck with selling after deciding that strong earnings results weren't enough to make up for weak reports on jobs, housing and manufacturing.64. US stocks fall after dimmer outlook from Fed - Friday, March 30, 2012
U.S. stocks and Treasury prices dropped Tuesday after Federal Reserve policymakers said they were worried about a slowdown in hiring and appeared to resist buying more bonds to help the economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down as much as 133 points after the Fed released minutes of the March meeting of its Open Market Committee, which sets interest rates and monetary policy. It had been down 45 points before the minutes were released.65. Oil falls to near $106 amid Iran nuclear tensions - Friday, March 23, 2012
SINGAPORE (AP) — Oil prices fell to near $106 a barrel Monday in Asia as investors mulled how much the conflict over Iran's nuclear program might disrupt global crude supplies.
Benchmark oil for May delivery was down 44 cents to $106.43 at late afternoon Singapore time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose $1.52 to $106.87 per barrel in New York on Friday.66. Stocks bounce around on global economic worries - Friday, March 23, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are bouncing between small gains and losses as investors weigh the prospects of a global economic slowdown even as several U.S. companies report strong earnings.
Oil prices are continuing to march higher, which could hurt consumer spending. A decline in new home sales suggested that the U.S. real estate market hasn't emerged from its slump.67. Nissan not planning Datsun for developed markets - Friday, March 16, 2012
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan's revival of the Datsun won't include developed markets, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said Wednesday, outlining a strategy to target the revamped brand at emerging nations where the biggest growth is expected for affordable stylish vehicles.68. Zynga holders plan to sell up to $400M in stock - Friday, March 09, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zynga Inc. says shareholders may sell up to $400 million in stock through a public offering, three months after the online game maker went public, to try to avoid a drop in its stock price.69. No new action is expected as Fed weighs job gains - Friday, March 09, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the Federal Reserve's policymakers last met in January, the job market has shown more muscle. Employers have hired more than a half million people. The unemployment rate is down.70. Treasury launches sale of $6B of AIG stock - Friday, March 02, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department said Wednesday it is selling $6 billion worth of the $41.8 billion in common stock it holds in insurance giant American International Group Inc., which received the biggest bailout of the financial crisis in 2008.71. Banks lead stock rally; Nasdaq nears 3,000 - Friday, February 24, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Banks dodged a big hit from the Greek debt crisis and rallied Thursday to lead the stock market higher. Strong retail sales and more encouraging news about the U.S. job market also helped stocks rise.72. Moody's may cut ratings of some of biggest banks - Friday, February 10, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Moody's Investors Service may lower the ratings of some of the world's largest banks as well as those of some securities firms because their long-term prospects for profitability and growth are shrinking.73. DCI Donor picks chief administrative officer - Friday, February 03, 2012
DCI Donor Services, Inc. (DCIDS) recently named Scott Cantlon as its chief administrative officer.
Cantlon, has more than 35 years of experience as a senior executive in information technology and systems management for several industries. Most recently, he served as vice president and chief information officer for Lexon Surety Group where he led the development and implementation of IT strategy and managed IT support services.74. Will Facebook deliver an IPO surprise? - Friday, January 27, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, the social network that changed "friend" from a noun to a verb, is expected to file as early as Wednesday to sell stock on the open market. Its debut is likely to be the most talked-about initial public offering since Google in 2004.75. Stocks open higher as unemployment claims decline - Friday, January 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in midday trading Thursday after a decline in applications for unemployment benefits and strong earnings reports from Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 35 points to 12,613 shortly after noon.76. Dow, S&P 500 close at their highest since July - Friday, January 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — A surprisingly strong report on the housing market and the prospect of more cash for the International Monetary Fund to fight off a financial crisis powered stocks Wednesday to their highest close since last summer.77. Housing bust still haunts the banks - Friday, January 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The economy may be healing, but banks are suffering from a housing hangover.
JPMorgan Chase spent $3.2 billion last year to fight lawsuits, almost all of them over poorly written mortgages. That was down from $5.7 billion in 2010, but it made clear that housing still haunts the bank, five years after the bubble burst.78. JPMorgan earnings miss, Europe drag stocks lower - Friday, January 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell in morning trading after a rare earnings miss for JPMorgan Chase, the country's largest bank, and as reports swirled that France and other European governments may get their ratings cut soon.79. Bumpy earnings season ahead for banks - Friday, January 06, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — You can usually tell a lot about the health of the U.S. economy by looking at the financial results of banks. They're the people who finance new factories, plant expansions and fatter payrolls.80. Oil prices fall as concerns about Iran retreat - Friday, January 06, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices started the week lower after analysts said that nations should have ample supplies regardless of Iran's threats to block exports from the Persian Gulf.
Benchmark crude on Monday fell by 84 cents to $100.72 per barrel in midday trading in New York. Brent crude, which is used to price foreign oil varieties that are imported by U.S. refineries, fell 80 cents $112.26 per barrel in London.81. Morgan Stanley to cut 580 jobs in New York - Friday, December 23, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — Of the 1,600 job cuts announced earlier this month by Morgan Stanley, 580 will be at its home base in New York.82. US stocks drop; BofA and other big banks fall hard - Friday, December 16, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market took a late afternoon fall after European finance ministers failed to come up with the full amount of money pledged for a bailout fund.
Banks led the way down. Morgan Stanley dropped more than 5 percent and Bank of America Corp. sank 4 percent, the biggest fall in the Dow Jones Industrial average.83. Stocks gain as Europe moves closer to budget pact - Friday, December 09, 2011
A deal to forge stronger ties between most of Europe's economies sent stocks sharply higher Friday afternoon as hopes grew that the region is close to resolving its debt crisis. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 178 points.84. Lack of ECB bond-buying plan sends stocks lower - Friday, December 09, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing sharply lower after the head of the European Central Bank said there were no plans for large-scale government bond purchases, as many in the markets had hoped.85. Lack of ECB bond-buying plan sends stocks lower - Friday, December 02, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Thursday after the head of the European Central Bank said there was no existing plan for large-scale government bond purchases, as many in the markets had hoped.86. Market gains fade on fears of Germany downgrade - Friday, December 02, 2011
Stock indexes gave back some of their gains Monday and the euro turned lower against the dollar following a report that Germany and five other major European nations could risk having their credit ratings downgraded.87. Move by central banks exhilarates Wall Street - Friday, November 25, 2011
A move by the world's central banks to lower the cost of borrowing exhilarated investors Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average soaring 490 points and easing fears of a global credit crisis similar to the one that followed the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers.88. Confidence index, Europe send stocks mostly higher - Friday, November 25, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — A jump in U.S. consumer confidence sent stocks modestly higher Tuesday. Investors were also encouraged by new efforts from European leaders to find more aggressive cures for the region's debt crisis.89. Nashville Kiwanis Club elects 2011-12 board - Friday, November 18, 2011
The Kiwanis Club of Nashville, founded in 1916, has elected its officers for 2011-2012.
Serving a one-year term, they are:
Betty Lou Burnett, president, senior recruiter of The Search Firm, Inc.90. Dow sinks 3 percent as Europe uncertainty deepens - Friday, November 04, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average dropped more than 350 points Wednesday after Italy's borrowing costs soared and talks collapsed in Greece on forming a new government.
The euro dropped 2 percent against the dollar and Treasury yields sank below 2 percent as money moved money out of Europe and traders bought U.S. government bonds. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and other large banks were hit hard on worries over their ability to handle a financial crisis brought on by trouble in Europe.91. Oil hovers below $97 as China inflation eases - Friday, November 04, 2011
SINGAPORE (AP) — Oil prices hovered below $97 a barrel Wednesday in Asia as receding inflation in China added to expectations that the world's second-largest economy can continue robust growth and strong demand for crude.92. Amgen plans to buy back up to $5B of its shares - Friday, November 04, 2011
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Biotech drugmaker Amgen said Monday that it plans to buy back up to $5 billion of its stock in a modified Dutch auction tender offer.
The Thousand Oaks, Calif., company says it will purchase the shares for between $54 and $60 each.93. MF Global files for bankruptcy protection - Friday, October 28, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — MF Global Holdings Ltd., the securities firm run by former New Jersey Governor and Goldman Sachs head Jon Corzine, is seeking bankruptcy protection one week after reporting its biggest-ever quarterly loss.94. Morgan Stanley 3Q earns $2.2B, beating estimates - Friday, October 14, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley says it earned $2.2 billion in the third quarter, largely on accounting gains and increased investment banking revenue.95. JPMorgan's income drop casts a pall over banks - Friday, October 14, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — If JPMorgan Chase can't do well, investors worry that other banks may do even worse.
The New York bank, widely considered the strongest in the industry, reported a 4 percent drop in income last quarter Thursday on weakness in investment banking and more costs related to litigation over mortgage investments.96. Irene likely to lead to higher insurance premiums - Friday, August 26, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — The $7 billion in estimated losses from Hurricane Irene will compound the vast damage caused by weather in the United States this year. Yet despite billions they've paid out for floods, tornadoes and earthquakes, big insurance companies can expect another profitable year.97. Stocks sink; Banks rise on BofA deal - Friday, August 26, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell in late afternoon trading Thursday, erasing early gains. Bank of America Corp. led other bank stocks higher on news that Warren Buffett will invest $5 billion in the bank.98. Gold hits a new high as Wall Street swings wildly - Friday, August 19, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors flocked to gold Friday, sending it to the latest of a series of records, as fears about recession in the world's major economies infected financial markets.
The metal soared as high as $1,881.40 an ounce. It's been on a tear this summer, rising more than 15 percent in August alone. In the same three weeks, the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index has fallen about 12 percent.99. Economists see growing risk of global recession - Friday, August 19, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — Discouraging economic data from around the globe have heightened fears that another recession is on the way.
Fresh evidence emerged Thursday that U.S. home sales and manufacturing are weakening. Signs also surfaced that European banks are increasingly burdened by the region's debt crisis and sputtering economy.100. Top residential real estate transactions for July 2011 - Friday, August 19, 2011
Data collected by Chandler Reports, which has been publishing Real Estate Market Data since 1968.
That year, Chandler began collecting residential sales information for the Chandler Residential Report, considered the authoritative source for residential real estate sales information. Over the next three decades, the publications have been continually refined, enhanced and expanded, growing to include lot sales data, new residential construction and absorption information, and commercial sales. In 1987, Chandler Reports began one of the first on-line real estate market data services in the country, and is a nationally recognized leader in the industry. In 2004, Chandler Reports was purchased by The Daily News Publishing Co. In 2007, Chandler introduced RegionPlus, including property research for Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Visit online at chandlerreports.com.