NEW YORK (AP) — Strong housing and earnings reports helped stocks rebound from their worst day of the year.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 157.58 points, or 1.1 percent, on Tuesday, to 14,756.78, winning back more than half of the 265 points it lost a day earlier. The Standard & Poor's 500 index logged its second-best day of the year.
7. Senate confirms White to head SEC - Friday, April 05, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed Mary Jo White's nomination as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, making her the first former prosecutor to lead the federal agency that oversees Wall Street.8. Financial discipline grows 5 years after crisis - Friday, March 29, 2013
BOSTON (AP) — The frugality and investing discipline that the 2008 financial crisis imposed on Americans appear to have led to permanent changes in behavior on money matters, according to a survey by the nation's second largest mutual fund company.9. The Cyprus is falling! - Friday, March 29, 2013
The Cyprus economy is $23 billion. (The Vermont economy is $26 billion.) Bank loans in Cyprus are eight times the size of GDP, compared with 3.5 times in the Eurozone and 1 times U.S. GDP. With leverage ratio’s that high, a small deterioration in loan performance can render the banking system insolvent.10. JPMorgan, MF Global trustee reach agreement - Friday, March 15, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase has agreed to a deal that will return $546 million to former customers of trading firm MF Global Holdings Ltd., which collapsed in 2011 with $1.6 billion missing from its accounts.11. US housing starts rise, permits at 4½-year high - Friday, March 15, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders started more houses and apartments in February and received building permits for future construction at the fastest pace in 4½ years. The increases point to a housing recovery that is gaining strength.12. White promises "unrelenting" enforcement at SEC - Friday, March 08, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary Jo White vowed Tuesday to make "bold and unrelenting" enforcement of Wall Street a high priority if she is confirmed chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.13. 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.14. Dow hits record, erasing Great Recession losses - Friday, March 01, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is back.
Five and a half years after the start of a frightening drop that erased $11 trillion from stock portfolios and made investors despair of ever getting their money back, the Dow Jones industrial average has regained all the losses suffered during the Great Recession and reached a new high. The blue-chip index rose 125.95 points Tuesday and closed at 14,253.77, topping the previous record of 14,164.53 on Oct. 9, 2007, by 89.24 points.15. Home Depot leads Dow average higher - Friday, February 22, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — A jump in home sales and strong earnings from Home Depot helped the Dow claw back more than half of its losses from Monday. Improving consumer confidence also brought back buyers to the market.16. GOP senators vow to block consumer office nominee - Friday, February 01, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Renewing a three-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans said Friday they will oppose President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the office created after the 2008 Wall Street financial meltdown is significantly changed.17. 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.18. New BlackBerrys coming to UK, Canada in next week - Friday, January 25, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — A new generation of more versatile BlackBerry smartphones is finally about to hit the market after excruciating delays allowed mobile devices made by Apple, Samsung and others to build commanding leads in a market that is redefining society.19. S&P 500 in longest winning streak since 2004 - Friday, January 25, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 1,500 on Friday for the first time since the start of the Great Recession in 2007, lifted by strong earnings from Procter & Gamble and Starbucks.20. Why Geithner's Treasury leadership proved divisive - Friday, January 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has saluted the outgoing Timothy Geithner as one of the best U.S. Treasury secretaries ever. He's surely been among the most contentious.
Not since the Great Depression had an administration inherited so many grave financial threats at once. To many, Geithner deserves credit for helping steady the banking system and helping restore investor confidence. Yet his toughest critics say Geithner's policies consistently favored big banks over ordinary struggling Americans.21. Practically human: Can smart machines do your job? - Friday, January 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Art Liscano knows he's an endangered species in the job market: He's a meter reader in Fresno, Calif. For 26 years, he's driven from house to house, checking how much electricity Pacific Gas & Electric customers have used.22. Can Apple maintain its shine? - Friday, January 18, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — For many investors, Apple's best days are behind it. Competitors are catching up, they believe, and the latest iPhone is stumbling.
The company's doubters have backed their conviction with billions of dollars. Last week, the stock fell below $500 for the first time in 11 months. Since Apple's stock peaked at $705.07 on Sept. 21 — the day of the iPhone 5's release — it has fallen nearly 30 percent, cutting Apple's market capitalization by nearly $200 billion.23. Transcripts show Fed underestimated crisis in 2007 - Friday, January 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials in 2007 underestimated the scope of the approaching financial crisis and how it would tip the U.S. economy into the worst recession since the Great Depression, transcripts of the Fed's policy meetings that year show.24. Surge in home construction likely to continue - Friday, January 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The aftermath of the housing bust forced many homebuilders to dramatically scale back construction on new homes to avoid the risk of ending up saddled with a trove of newly built, yet unsold properties.25. US home construction in 2012 highest in 4 years - Friday, January 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders started work on homes in December at the fastest pace in 4 ½ years and finished 2012 as their best year for residential construction since the early stages of the housing crisis.26. Stocks rise after better housing, jobless reports - Friday, January 11, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks advanced, pushing the Standard and Poor's 500 to another five-year high, after strong reports on housing starts and unemployment claims made investors more optimistic about the U.S. economy.27. Recession over, Sumner projects progress - Friday, January 11, 2013
For years, Rivergate Mall has the shopping destination of choice for Sumner County residents.
But an ambitious development proposed in the early 2000s could solve Sumner’s retail problem, as well as bring in new office space, dining and mixed-use residential. Indian Lake Village, a development on more than 400 acres, began construction in 2002. The land had previously been owned by one family, in their possession since the Civil War.28. Chevrolet Sonic tells story of Detroit comeback - Friday, January 04, 2013
DETROIT (AP) - When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster: General Motors, the biggest automaker in the world, had filed for bankruptcy protection.29. Retailers report higher December sales - Friday, January 04, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — A last-minute surge in spending seems to have saved the holiday shopping season.
Major retailers including Costco, Gap and Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected revenue in December. That comes as a relief for stores, which can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue in the last two months of the year.30. Retailers report higher December sales - Friday, December 28, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — A last-minute surge in spending seems to have saved the holiday shopping season for stores.
Major retailers including Costco, Gap and Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected revenue in December. That comes as a relief for stores that can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue during the winter holiday shopping period that runs from November through the end of December.31. US still faces political fights on spending, debt - Friday, December 28, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — A last-minute deal will keep the U.S. from driving off the so-called "fiscal cliff," but higher taxes and continued political fighting in Washington threaten to shake the fragile economy well into 2013.32. Ordinary folks losing faith in stocks - Friday, December 28, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Neitlich is the last person you'd expect to be rattled by the stock market.
He once worked as a financial analyst picking stocks for a mutual fund. He has huddled with dozens of CEOs in his current career as an executive coach. During the dot-com crash 12 years ago, he kept his wits and did not sell.33. Ordinary folks losing faith in stocks - Friday, December 21, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Neitlich is the last person you'd expect to be rattled by the stock market.
He once worked as a financial analyst picking stocks for a mutual fund. He has huddled with dozens of CEOs in his current career as an executive coach. During the dot-com crash 12 years ago, he kept his wits and did not sell.34. Stocks sink after Republicans cancel budget vote - Friday, December 21, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors sent Washington a reminder Friday that Wall Street is a power player in talks to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
Stocks fell sharply after House Republicans called off a vote on tax rates and left federal budget talks in disarray 10 days before sweeping tax increases and government spending cuts take effect.35. Be careful of cashing out before 2013 tax increases - Friday, December 21, 2012
While we may not know the details of next year’s tax increases, we do know that taxes will increase.
This has created a rush of year-end tax planning to sell assets, issue dividends and claw compensation forward.36. Stocks fall as sides snipe in 'cliff' talks - Friday, December 14, 2012
Stocks dipped Wednesday, recording their first loss of the week. President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress sniped at each other, and a deadline to avoid sweeping tax increases and government spending cuts drew closer.37. Stocks close higher as budget talks progress - Friday, December 14, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Wall Street as investors were encouraged by signs of progress in budget talks in Washington. Just two weeks remain before tax increases and government spending cuts take effect if no deal is reached.38. Avon to cut 4 pct of jobs in global restructuring - Friday, December 07, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Avon Products plans to cut about 1,500 jobs and exit two Asian markets, as the struggling beauty products seller starts on a broad restructuring plan in an effort to turn around results.39. Treasury sells remaining shares of AIG - Friday, December 07, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department said Tuesday that it has sold all of its remaining shares of American International Group Inc., moving to wrap up the government's biggest bailout of the 2008 financial crisis.40. Stocks gain on budget talk optimism, Fed stimulus - Friday, December 07, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose for a fifth straight day Tuesday as investors latched on to reports of progress in budget talks in Washington. The Standard & Poor's 500 index had its biggest gain this month.41. Stock market is a wild card in fiscal cliff talks - Friday, December 07, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress and the White House can significantly soften the initial impact of the "fiscal cliff" even if they fail to reach a compromise by Dec. 31. One thing they cannot control, however, is the financial markets' reaction, which possibly could be a panicky sell-off that triggers economic reversals worldwide.42. Retailers report weak sales gains for November - Friday, November 23, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday was no match for Sandy.
Major retailers such as Kohl's, Target and Macy's on Thursday reported weak sales in November as a strong start to the holiday shopping season — including a good showing on the day after Thanksgiving — wasn't enough to fully offset the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy earlier in the month.43. East vs. West: Firsthand look an eye opener - Friday, November 30, 2012
Yin and Yang Since Election Day, stock indices have fallen sharply, reflecting the Washington non-consensus. As we enter another legislative sausage session, investors can’t help but recall the 20 percent drawdown that marked the last high-stakes negotiation.44. Schapiro's SEC successor likely to follow her lead - Friday, November 23, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leadership of the Securities and Exchange Commission will change next month. Its approach to regulation probably won't.
Mary Schapiro will step down as chairwoman after a tumultuous tenure in which she helped lead the government's regulatory response to the 2008 financial crisis.45. Stocks slide on 'fiscal cliff' warning - Friday, November 23, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks slumped on Wall Street Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in talks over the U.S. budget impasse in Washington.46. SEC official Elisse Walter chosen to lead agency - Friday, November 23, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has chosen Elisse Walter, one of five members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to become chairman of the agency. Chairman Mary Schapiro will leave next month after a tumultuous tenure in which she helped lead the government's regulatory response to the 2008 financial crisis.47. Stocks soar on Black Friday; tech leads the way - Friday, November 23, 2012
The stock market enjoyed some Black Friday cheer, rising sharply as shoppers braved the annual post-Thanksgiving rush. Major stock indexes closed one of their best weeks of the year.
Traders were encouraged by positive economic news from Germany and China, two engines of global growth. Technology stocks soared after a few weeks of selling. And early reports from retailers suggested strong consumer spending.48. Top residential real estate transactions for October 2012 - Friday, November 16, 2012
October 2012 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.49. Fearing 'cliff,' investors finish brutal week - Friday, November 09, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is peering over the "fiscal cliff" and feeling vertigo.
The stock market finished one of the worst weeks of the year Friday, pushing Washington to work out a deal to avoid the tax increases and government spending cuts set to take effect Jan. 1.50. Stocks slide on Wall Street, extending sell-off - Friday, November 02, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks slid on Wall Street Thursday, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average logged its biggest one-day drop of the year, as investors fretted about the potential for gridlock in Washington.51. 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.52. Tennessee voters speak about the election - Friday, November 02, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) — Voters who cast ballots Tuesday or during Tennessee's 14-day early voting period talk about their selections and the general election.
The top race on the ticket, the contest for president between President Barack Obama, the Democrat, and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, helped send Tennessee voters to the polls even though the race wasn't close in this state.53. Saint Thomas Health’s Littrell sets retirement - Friday, November 02, 2012
Saint Thomas Health has announced that long-time health care executive Wes Littrell will retire at the end of the calendar year. Littrell is the chief strategy officer for Saint Thomas Health and chief executive officer of Saint Thomas Health Affiliates.54. Why Greg Smith left Goldman Sachs - Friday, October 19, 2012
Greg Smith wrote the essay that echoed across Wall Street like a thunderclap.
Smith was a vice president at Goldman Sachs until March. He announced his departure from the investment bank with a blistering editorial in The New York Times, accusing Goldman of routinely deceiving clients and relentlessly pursuing profit at the expense of morality.55. Are mortgages turning a corner? Maybe, says BofA - Friday, October 12, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — For banks, mortgage-making kept profits humming before the financial crisis, then blackened reputations and stamped out earnings when the crisis hit.
Now, the business of mortgage lending is more of a mixed bag.56. Stocks end mostly higher after housing starts jump - Friday, October 12, 2012
A surprisingly strong housing report helped push stocks modestly higher, even as weak earnings reports from Intel and IBM weighed on the Dow Jones industrial average.
The Dow eked out a gain of five points to close at 13,557.57. 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.58. Stocks head higher, despite Europe worries - Friday, October 05, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — One piece of good news on jobs was enough Thursday on Wall Street.
The stock market popped higher after the Labor Department reported an encouraging decline in weekly claims for unemployment insurance. That one piece of good news was enough to help traders forget about a drumbeat of worrisome developments, like a widening U.S. trade deficit, higher unemployment in Greece and a ratings cut for Spain.'59. Self reform can’t come soon enough - Friday, October 05, 2012
We Have Seen the Face of Reform: In 2008, a prolonged lack of credit scrutiny led to a financial crisis. While the clean-up of the financial system continues, the bulk of the rationalization happened very quickly. Massive institutions failed, while remainder institutions began internal austerity programs to reconstruct rotten balance sheets.60. Feds throw support behind lawsuit against JPMorgan - Friday, September 28, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government on Tuesday threw its support behind a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase accusing Bear Stearns, the investment bank JPMorgan bought in 2008, of engaging in massive fraud in deals involving billions in residential mortgage-backed securities.61. Stocks seal 3Q gains despite bumpy final days - Friday, September 28, 2012
Stocks posted solid gains for the third quarter, although the ride got bumpy at the end.
Stocks fell five days of the last six, including on Friday, the last trading day of the quarter. But the big indexes are still up 4 percent or more for the three months. They're ahead 10 percent or more for the year.62. WHY IT MATTERS: Wall Street regulation and reform - Friday, September 21, 2012
EDITOR'S NOTE _ One in a weekday series examining issues at stake in the election and their impact on people.
The 2008 financial crisis roiled the banking system and swamped the global economy, leaving millions of Americans jobless, underemployed or facing foreclosure. In its wake, Congress set out to overhaul how the government oversees Wall Street. The result was a sprawling law, the Dodd-Frank Act, which aims to prevent future crises by giving the government new tools and restricting banks' activities. The law may make future crises less likely, but it increases costs for companies, especially banks, and their customers.63. Obama boosted by upbeat housing reports, new polls - Friday, September 14, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh signs of a national housing rebound and growing support in public opinion polls boosted President Barack Obama's bid for a new term in the White House on Wednesday as Republican rival Mitt Romney struggled to quell his video controversy.64. US stocks surge after Fed announces more help - Friday, September 07, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market staged a huge rally Thursday after investors finally got the aggressive economic help they wanted from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average spiked almost 240 points.65. Silicon Valley isn't sharing Facebook's misery - Friday, September 07, 2012
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Silicon Valley, it turns out, doesn't revolve around the stock prices of Facebook and its playful sidekick, Zynga.
By most indications, tech companies in this hub of innovation are humming along, even as two of its rising stars endure steep declines in their stock prices that have wiped out more than $60 billion in wealth in the past six months.66. Treasury to cut AIG stake below half in $18B sale - Friday, September 07, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government is selling more of its shares in insurer American International Group Inc., in a move that should decrease its holdings below a majority stake for the first time since the $182 billion bailout in 2008.67. Stocks end lower ahead of Fed meeting - Friday, September 07, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks slipped on Wall Street as troubling economic news from China and the U.S. outweighed optimism about more stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 52.35 points to close at 13,254.29 on Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 slipped 8.84 points to 1,429.08 and the Nasdaq composite fell 32.40 points to 3,104.02.68. AIG to sell $2B in AIA shares to repay US government - Friday, August 31, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Insurance giant American International Group Inc. says it's begun the sale of part of its stake in Asian insurer AIA Group Ltd. and will use the funds raised to help pay off loans from the U.S. government.69. A word from Bernanke lifts stocks to higher close - Friday, August 24, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market keeps getting tossed around by the Fed.
Stocks opened lower Friday but reversed course after a letter surfaced from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggesting there was room for the central bank to do more to help the economy.70. Economy just needs better mechanics - Friday, August 17, 2012
Fedcasting: With the markets and the politicians currently co-dependent, vacation for one implies vacation for the other. Trading volumes have collapsed. For those who are manning their trading terminals, daily market activity amounts to position-squaring ahead of September’s central bank policy proclamations.71. Chinese companies pull out of US stock markets - Friday, August 10, 2012
BEIJING (AP) — Just a few years after Chinese companies lined up to sell shares on Wall Street, a growing number are reversing course and pulling out of U.S. exchanges.
This week, Focus Media Holding Ltd., announced its chairman and private equity firms want to buy back its U.S.-traded shares and take the Shanghai-based advertising company private. The deal would value Focus Media at $3.5 billion, according to financial information firm Dealogic.72. FTC finalizes privacy settlement with Facebook - Friday, August 10, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission voted Friday to finalize its settlement with Facebook, resolving charges that the social network exposed details about users' lives without getting the required legal consent.73. US seeks $162M in fines against American Airlines, American Air - Friday, August 03, 2012
DALLAS (AP) — Federal safety regulators are seeking up to $162.4 million in fines against American Airlines and its affiliates for alleged violations of U.S. safety standards going back several years. Those sanctions would dwarf any previous penalties against an airline.74. Big economies built by small businesses - Friday, August 03, 2012
While consumption expenditures account for 71 percent of our economy, investment activity (essentially delayed consumption) determines the magnitude of future consumption. When the economy generates a high level of investment activity, business productivity grows, innovations flourish and new employers create jobs. For these activities to occur, business owners must be willing to take risks. Within the U.S. economy, 65 percent of net new jobs created between 1992 and 2010 came from companies with fewer than 500 employees. In the U.S., as goes small business, so goes the economy.75. Entrepreneurs turn dog poop into profits - Friday, August 03, 2012
You’ve heard the expression, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.”
Several Tennessee entrepreneurs are combining that cliché with another (with a slight modification) – “Poop happens” – and the result is that businessmen are turning droppings into dollars.76. CEO says NBC set to 'break even' on Olympics - Friday, July 27, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Viewer excitement about the Olympics is translating into gold for NBC: The broadcaster now expects to break even on the London Games rather than take a loss.
"We are way ahead of where we thought we'd be," NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke said Wednesday.77. Big tech stocks rally after early earnings reports - Friday, July 20, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — That wasn't so bad, after all.
That's the sentiment among investors as they digest last week's smorgasbord of quarterly results from technology companies that included Intel Corp., IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. Although reports from the industry bellwethers all featured some troubling signs, their performances indicate the technology sector is largely holding up, even as Europe's debt crisis undercuts sales and threatens to topple a still-shaky U.S. economy into another recession.78. 2nd triple-digit loss for Dow in 2 days - Friday, July 20, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Fear that Spain may need a bailout sent its borrowing costs soaring, the euro to a two-year low against the dollar and stocks around the world tumbling as investors pulled back Monday from all manner of risk.79. 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.80. 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.81. 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.82. Bank of America swings to a profit in Q2 - Friday, July 13, 2012
Bank of America can't shake its mortgage headache.
In a reminder that the consequences from the financial crisis are far from over, the bank said Wednesday that investor disputes over bad mortgages and mortgage-backed bonds have more than doubled from a year ago.83. Jump in housing starts, earnings sending stocks up - Friday, July 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — A new sign of recovery in the housing market and strong corporate earnings sent stocks higher for a second day.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 103.16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 12,908.70 on Wednesday, a strong showing for what has been a mediocre July so far. The index has risen only four times in the last 12 trading days.84. JPMorgan traders may have sought to conceal losses - Friday, July 13, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase said Friday that its traders may have tried to conceal the losses from a soured bet that has embarrassed the bank and cost it almost $6 billion — far more than its CEO first suggested.85. Buffett says general economy slowing this summer - Friday, July 13, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Thursday that U.S. economic growth has slowed in the last two months as fears about Europe's debt woes mounted.
Buffett's comments during an interview Thursday on the cable TV network CNBC contrast with what he has been saying for a couple years. Buffett has said the economy was gradually improving since the fall of 2009 in every area except businesses related to housing.86. Buffett says general economy slowing this summer - Friday, July 06, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Thursday that U.S. economic growth has slowed in the last two months as fears about Europe's debt woes mounted.
Buffett's comments during an interview Thursday on the cable TV network CNBC contrast with what he has been saying for a couple years. Buffett has said the economy was gradually improving since the fall of 2009 in every area except businesses related to housing.87. Jobs data force delicate balancing act for Obama - Friday, July 06, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — A third straight month of weak hiring shows the U.S. economy is still struggling three years after the recession officially ended.
U.S. employers added just 80,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2 percent, the Labor Department said Friday.88. US hiring outlook improves, but economy still weak - Friday, July 06, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — The outlook for the U.S. job market brightened a little Thursday after the government said fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week and surveys of private companies showed hiring increased in June.89. Peter Madoff pleads guilty in NYC, blames brother - Friday, June 29, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The younger brother and business partner of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty Friday to charges he doctored documents for years, but he insisted he knew nothing about his brother's historic Ponzi scheme and was "in total shock" when he found out about it.90. US builders start more single-family homes - Friday, June 15, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders started work on more single-family homes in May and requested the most permits to build homes and apartments in three and a half years. The increase suggests the housing market is slowly recovering even as other areas of the economy have weakened.91. 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.92. JPMorgan CEO says execs may have pay taken back - Friday, June 08, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told Congress on Wednesday that senior bank executives responsible for a $2 billion trading loss will probably have some of their pay taken back by the company.93. Stocks rise on Wall Street after China cuts rate - Friday, June 01, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks on Wall Street got a boost Thursday from China's efforts to spur its economy. Highly anticipated testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke turned out to be a nonevent.94. US employers still waiting for sales to pick up - Friday, June 01, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy suddenly looks a lot weaker.
Only 69,000 jobs were added in May, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate rose from 8.1 percent to 8.2 percent.95. Europe worries stalk Wall Street; Dow loses 161 - Friday, May 25, 2012
Fearing a financial rupture in Europe, investors around the world fled from risk Wednesday. They punished stocks and the euro, and the yield on a benchmark U.S. bond hit its lowest point since World War II.96. SEC reviewing JPMorgan's filings after $2B loss - Friday, May 18, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are reviewing what JPMorgan Chase told investors about its finances and the risks it took weeks before suffering a multibillion-dollar trading loss.
Mary Schapiro, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, told the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday that the agency is examining JPMorgan's earnings statements and first-quarter financial reports to determine if they were "accurate and truthful."97. Facebook's IPO one of world's largest - Friday, May 18, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is about to find out just how much status updates, puppy photos and billions of "likes" are worth on Wall Street.
Facebook's stock is set to begin trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market on Friday, the day after the world's definitive online social network raised $16 billion in an initial public offering that valued the company at $104 billion. That's more than Amazon.com and other well-known companies such as Kraft, Walt Disney and McDonald's.98. Top residential sales for April 2012 - Friday, May 18, 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.99. JPMorgan loss could dominate bank overhaul debate - Friday, May 11, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — The $2 billion trading loss at JPMorgan Chase should feature prominently Wednesday when lawmakers debate how best to regulate banks big enough to bring down the broader financial system.100. 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.