NEW YORK (AP) — For stocks on Monday, the path of least resistance was up.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average both edged up to all-time highs on a day that was light on economic news and company releases.
12. US stocks gain as the price of crude oil rebounds - Friday, October 31, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks returned to record levels on Wednesday as a rebound in oil prices boosted energy stocks. The stock market also gained after the completion of midterm elections that saw Republicans take control of the Senate.13. Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB - Friday, October 24, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will start rookie Zach Mettenberger at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday, switching away from Jake Locker who has missed three of the past four games with injuries.14. Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere - Friday, October 17, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there — why would anyone sign up now for cable?15. HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts - Friday, October 10, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — No cable? No problem. Viewers longing to watch "Game of Thrones", "True Detective" and "Veep" will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts.
Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV.16. How Frenchman's Nobel research could aid consumers - Friday, October 10, 2014
U.S. consumers might be paying less than they are for cable and Internet access if regulators had followed the guidance of Jean Tirole in promoting industry competition.
So say experts in assessing the work of Tirole, a 61-year-old Frenchmen who won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for showing how to encourage better products and competitive prices in industries dominated by a few companies.17. Everyone wants Locker to succeed, but can he? - Friday, September 26, 2014
Perhaps the best thing that Jake Locker has going for him right now is Coach Ken Whisenhunt’s profession of faith.
There is no question that virtually everyone at St. Thomas Sports Park is pulling for Locker to make good in his final chance to be the Titans long-term answer at quarterback.18. Events - Friday, September 05, 2014
Real Estate Investors Network. Wholesaling Subgroup. Network with wholesalers and buyers of single-family and multi-family real estate. Today, 6 p.m., REIN Center - 4525 Harding Rd., Suite 200, Nashville. Information: www.reintn.org. Upcoming events:19. Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved - Friday, August 22, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable said Wednesday service was largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours.20. US stocks edge lower in late morning trading - Friday, August 01, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower in late morning trading as investors assessed the latest company earnings and the outlook for the economy. Investors are still troubled by the potential for escalating tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine.21. Titans can feel new attitude, attention to detail - Friday, August 08, 2014
Slowly but surely, the landscape appears to be changing for the Tennessee Titans.
Sure, everyone is optimistic at this time of year, believing that the upcoming season is going to help erase the pain of past failures.22. Stocks stabilize; Molson Coors jumps on earnings - Friday, August 01, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks stabilized on Wednesday after energy stocks and earnings from a major beer brewer helped the market stem its recent declines.
The stock market ended the day little changed after a sizable drop a day earlier, when Russia massed troops near its border with Ukraine.
23. 21st Century Fox abandons pursuit of Time Warner - Friday, August 01, 2014
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is abandoning its attempt to take over Time Warner in a proposed deal that would have combined two of the world's biggest media companies.
The about-face announced Tuesday comes three weeks after Time Warner Inc. revealed that it had rejected 21st Century Fox's unsolicited $76 billion buyout offer.24. US stocks sink on renewed Russia-Ukraine tensions - Friday, August 01, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Renewed concerns that tensions could flare up between Russian and Ukraine pushed U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday.
The market had been moderately lower all day, weighed down by a disappointing earnings forecast from retail giant Target and a report on China that showed the world's second-largest economy was slowing down.
25. Gannett splits publishing, broadcasting in two - Friday, August 01, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The game of survival is on for newspapers, as USA Today owner Gannett on Tuesday became the most recent major media entity to say it will divide its print and broadcast divisions into separate companies.26. Journal Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal - Friday, August 01, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have agreed to combine their broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public entity.27. Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups - Friday, July 18, 2014
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated.28. Rejected Fox bid for Time Warner shows growth mood - Friday, July 11, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — In a move that aims to counter consolidation among TV distributors, Rupert Murdoch's Fox has made an unsolicited takeover offer for rival media giant Time Warner for about $76 billion in cash and stock.29. US stocks close higher; Time Warner soars - Friday, July 11, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing higher following strong earnings results and deal news from big U.S. companies.
The gains pushed the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record high close this month.
30. More 'headline-grabbing' corporate deals expected - Friday, July 11, 2014
LONDON (AP) — More "headline-grabbing" acquisitions are likely over the coming year as businesses take advantage of a period of improving economic growth and cheap financing.
That's the conclusion of business consulting firm EY, which says the value of takeover deals announced in the first half of 2014 struck its highest level since the end of the boom years in 2007.31. More 'headline-grabbing' corporate deals expected - Friday, July 04, 2014
LONDON (AP) — More "headline-grabbing" acquisitions are likely over the coming year as businesses take advantage of a period of improving economic growth and cheap financing.
That's the conclusion of a survey by business consulting firm EY, which says the value of takeover deals announced in the first half of 2014 struck its highest level since the end of the boom years in 2007.32. Birth of an icon: Essence magazine overcomes - Friday, July 11, 2014
It’s never been done before.
It’s never been done, it’s never been tried. Maybe it’s never been thought of, either, but that hasn’t stopped you. Once a valid idea pops into your head, it’s not long before the idea becomes more.33. Energetic stock market pushes toward milestones - Friday, June 20, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is back to setting records.
After treading water for most of March and April, stocks are nudging deeper into record territory and are closing in on milestones with lots of zeros attached to them. The Dow Jones industrial average is within 30 points of 17,000 while the Standard & Poor's 500 is just shy of 2,000 after rising 6 percent this year.
34. FCC examining reasons for Internet traffic jams - Friday, June 13, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is setting out to unravel the mystery behind the Internet traffic jams bogging down the delivery of Netflix videos and other online content.35. 5 reasons why media execs top CEO pay lists - Friday, May 23, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once again, media company CEOs are among the highest paid executives in the nation, occupying six of the top 10 earning spots according to an Associated Press/Equilar study.
Compensation experts say a variety of factors are at play, including the gain in media stocks, the intangible value of talent in a hit-or-miss business, the control of shareholder power in very few hands, and the decline of the financial sector.36. Top 10 highest-paid CEOs - Friday, May 23, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2013, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm:
1. Anthony Petrello, Nabors Industries, $68.2 million, up 246 percent37. How Jack White changed Nashville’s music industry - Friday, May 23, 2014
The change in the Nashville music scene in the few scant years since Jack White and his Third Man team settled here is palpable.
In some cases, it’s simply sonic. Get away from the steel guitars and fiddles of the PG-rated honky-tonk Disney World that is Lower Broadway, visitors are as likely to hear rock guitars and drums as they are to hear the rootsier sounds of country or even Americana.38. ATT, DirecTV: Antitrust experts say 2 big deals better than 1 - Friday, May 16, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger —the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable— makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.39. AT&T aims for TV's future with $48.5B DirecTV deal - Friday, May 16, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — AT&T says it views its planned $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV as a way to help redefine the video entertainment industry, giving it opportunities to bundle services and tap into growing Latin American markets.40. Comcast selling some cable systems to Charter - Friday, April 25, 2014
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast announced on Monday a series of transactions designed to lower its debt and help clear the way for its acquisition of Time Warner Cable, including the sale of cable systems with 1.4 million subscribers to Charter and the spinoff of an additional 2.5 million subscribers into a new company.41. Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO - Friday, April 18, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of classic HBO shows like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" will soon have access to those series and more through Amazon Prime in the first online streaming deal signed by the cable network.42. Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC results - Friday, April 18, 2014
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Jimmy Fallon's elevation as host of "The Tonight Show."43. 11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL - Friday, April 11, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested re-election races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.44. US companies spend heavily on big mergers in 2014 - Friday, February 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — So far, 2014 is looking like the year of the big deal.
Flush with cash and high stock prices, companies are buying up the competition at levels not seen since the dotcom bubble. And with Washington providing more clarity on government spending plans, CEOs are more confident their expansion hopes will pan out — especially if the economy keeps growing.45. For those who dare to ‘think different’: Budding entrepreneurs find a friend in Burcham - Friday, March 07, 2014
Michael Burcham accepted his Kiwanis Club’s 2013 Nashvillian of the Year award with a moving and resonant speech that was less about his own accomplishments than about creating opportunities for those who are marginalized by society.46. Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV - Friday, February 28, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.47. Getting a clearer picture on Netflix-Comcast deal - Friday, February 21, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After years of bickering, Netflix and Comcast are finally working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience when they're watching movies and old television shows over high-speed Internet connections.48. FCC won't appeal ruling on Internet neutrality - Friday, February 14, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission says it won't appeal a court decision that struck down rules it designed to ensure that the transmission of all Internet content be treated equally. The agency says it will fashion new rules.49. Google aims to provide broadband in Nashville, 33 other cities - Friday, February 14, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in Nashville and 33 other cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansion aimed at providing formidable competition to cable and telecommunication providers.50. Local entrepreneurs eye net neutrality battle - Friday, February 21, 2014
Net neutrality has been in the news for years, but talk has really ramped up since September, when Verizon challenged the Federal Communications Commission’s rules of net neutrality of the 2010 Open Internet Order.51. Comcast-TWC merger worries, outrages consumers - Friday, February 14, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cable subscribers don't give Comcast and Time Warner Cable good grades when it comes to customer satisfaction. So after Comcast announced its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Thursday, it didn't take long for consumers to start venting their frustrations over high prices, spotty service and fears of a monopoly.52. Stocks edge higher as investors assess earnings - Friday, February 07, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher Thursday as investors assessed the latest corporate earnings and some weak economic reports. Goodyear Tire & Rubber soared after reporting a big earnings gain, while Cisco Systems and Whole Foods dropped after releasing disappointing results.53. Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion - Friday, February 07, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comcast Corp. will buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for about $45.2 billion in a deal that would combine the nation's top two cable TV companies and create a dominant force in creating and delivering entertainment.54. Negatives aside, AOL CEO posts positive results - Friday, February 07, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — You've got gaffes.
AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong isn't one to mince words. Over the weekend, he apologized for insensitive comments and backtracked from an unpopular plan to pay matching 401(k) retirement contributions in a lump sum at the end of the year. Armstrong had previously defended the proposal by citing the high cost care for two "distressed babies" born to employee families.55. Whisenhunt the right choice to rebuild fan excitement - Friday, January 17, 2014
The Tennessee Titans made the only sensible move they could make in hiring Ken Whisenhunt. With the hire, the Titans have not only managed to land a head coach with solid credentials – if you can take the Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl, then you’ve performed enough miracles to earn sainthood – they’ve also re-energized a fan base that, quite frankly, had eroded nearly to the point of not caring.56. Charging Netflix at issue in open-Internet case - Friday, January 10, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?
A court ruling this week gives providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Verizon more flexibility to do that, even though immediate changes are unlikely.
57. Beanie Babies creator gets probation, no prison - Friday, January 10, 2014
CHICAGO (AP) — The billionaire creator of Beanie Babies was sentenced to two years of probation, but no prison time, on Tuesday for tax evasion on $25 million in income he had stashed away in Swiss bank accounts.58. US stocks bounce back a day after big loss - Friday, January 10, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The good followed the bad for the stock market on Tuesday.
One day after logging its worst performance of the year, the stock market bounced back with its best day of 2014. The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed more than 1 percent, erasing most of its loss from a day earlier.
59. Your next TV: Will it be Ultra HD? - Friday, January 03, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After attempts to hawk 3-D and OLED TVs fizzled in recent years, television manufacturers are taking small steps toward making a new technology, Ultra HD, more viable for mainstream consumers.60. Songwriting guild connects Irish, US artists - Friday, December 20, 2013
Nick Nichols’ story – familiar to any Nashville songwriter, waiter, construction worker, masseuse or bellhop – may be taking a turn for success thanks to the quixotic Internet song-plugging mission of an Irishman who lives in Spain.61. Experts: HealthCare.gov fix needs more time, money - Friday, November 22, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledges.
"It's going to cost a lot of tax dollars to get this done," says Bill Curtis, senior vice president and chief scientist at CAST, a French software analysis company with offices in the U.S.
62. Experts: HealthCare.gov fix needs more time, money - Friday, November 15, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledges.63. Netflix spruces up service for television screens - Friday, November 08, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is reprogramming the way its Internet video subscription service appears on millions of television screens in an attempt to hook viewers for even longer periods.
The makeover of Netflix's TV menu will start showing up Wednesday on televisions that connect to the Internet through recently released Blu-ray disc players, PlayStation and Xbox video game consoles and the Roku 3 set-top box.64. Obama meets with Senate Dems on health care - Friday, November 01, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama met Wednesday with Senate Democrats facing re-election next year to discuss the problem-plagued health care rollout that could affect their races.
The White House confirmed Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with 16 senators to describe fixes that are being made to the website for Americans to sign up for insurance under his signature health care law.65. Wealthy business executives eye political races - Friday, September 13, 2013
CHICAGO (AP) — He has never been elected to anything, not even "student council in high school," as he boasts. He has little patience for schmoozing. In dealing with people, he admits to being "pretty blunt" - more suited to running a large private equity firm, which Bruce Rauner did successfully for 30 years, than seeking votes for governor, which he intends to do in Illinois next year.66. Bicycle delivery helps magazine pedal greener path - Friday, September 13, 2013
Dave Thienel, 27, had only been operating Rush Bicycle Messengers for a few months when he inquired about advertising in the equally new Native magazine.
As Nashville’s only all-bicycle courier service, Thienel knew he offered a green alternative to local businesses looking for that as an option. The staff at Native was intrigued and had a better idea.67. CBS, Time Warner deal ends NY, LA, Dallas blackout - Friday, August 30, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — A monthlong standoff that prevented millions of viewers from watching hit shows like "Under the Dome" and "NCIS" — and threatened to interfere with the start of football season — ended Monday after Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. resolved a programming dispute.68. Stock market gains are checked by Syria concerns - Friday, August 30, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market logged modest gains Tuesday as renewed worries about a U.S.-led attack on Syria dampened an early rally.
Stocks surged in the opening minutes of trading as worries of an imminent attack on Syria appeared slimmer after President Barack Obama announced over the weekend that he would seek congressional approval for a strike.
69. Singing for their supper - Friday, August 23, 2013
Nashville rock stalwart Tommy Womack has brought hard-rocking poetry and late-night joy to fan-jammed clubs and halls, large and legendary, for decades thanks to splendid outfits like much-lamented Government Cheese, the bis-quits and – currently – DADDY.70. Al-Jazeera America prepares for Tuesday launch with Seigenthaler - Friday, August 16, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — In a warren of offices at a former bank building near Madison Square Garden, dozens of journalists are at work on gleaming new electronic equipment, ready to turn their test runs of Al-Jazeera America into the real thing.71. Closing Fannie, Freddie could boost mortgage rates - Friday, August 02, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuyers could feel the pinch if Congress follows through on plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage guarantee giants that were rescued by a $187 billion taxpayer bailout during the financial crisis.72. Time Warner 2Q net income jumps 87 pct - Friday, August 02, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner, owner of HBO, CNN, and Warner Bros., said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income jumped 87 percent, boosted by better results at its film and TV businesses.73. Obama heads to Phoenix to pitch mortgage reform - Friday, August 02, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is proposing to overhaul the nation's mortgage finance system, including shutting down government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — a plan with bipartisan support on Capitol Hill.74. Britt proposes CBS be sold 'a la carte' - Friday, August 02, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt has offered to end a four-day blackout of CBS stations, saying the cable operator would allow CBS to sell its stations' signal "a la carte" to consumers instead of being packaged with other channels.75. Stocks slip on a quiet day on Wall Street - Friday, August 02, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — A quiet day of trading left stock indexes mixed Monday.
There was little in the way of news to shake the market out of a summertime stupor, other than a report from the Institute for Supply Management that the U.S. service sector expanded in July, helped by a rise in new orders.
76. Owners call off Hulu sale, to inject cash instead - Friday, July 12, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The on-again, off-again sale of Hulu is off — again.
Hulu's owners, 21st Century Fox, Disney and NBCUniversal, said Friday that they will remain owners of the online video service, while providing a cash infusion of about $750 million to ensure its future growth.77. Stars pray for Randy Travis after brain surgery - Friday, July 12, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — Country music stars and fans joined together to urge prayers for Randy Travis on Thursday after he underwent brain surgery following a stroke at a Texas hospital.
Travis remained in critical condition Thursday after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain Wednesday night, publicist Kirt Webster said. The 54-year-old Grammy Award-winning singer had been improving while being treated for heart failure caused by a viral infection when he had the stroke.78. US stocks advance as stimulus concerns fade - Friday, June 28, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors have stopped worrying about the Federal Reserve. At least for now.
Stocks rose on Wall Street Monday as investors judged that the economy still isn't growing fast enough for the central bank to cut back on its stimulus program.
79. Johnson to direct Tennessee Justice Center - Friday, June 21, 2013
Managing attorney Michele Johnson will succeed Gordon Bonnyman as executive director of the Tennessee Justice Center at the end of 2013.
Bonnyman and Johnson co-founded the organization 17 years ago to advocate for Tennessee’s vulnerable populations, particularly those struggling to find access to health care.80. My kingdom for a house! Low supply hurts sales - Friday, June 07, 2013
The lack of inventory in the residential real estate market is driving many of the would-be buyers mad, forcing some to consider renting as an option. There, they find another obstacle: A roughly 2 percent vacancy rate.81. Small company stocks take the limelight - Friday, May 17, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Small-company stocks were a bright spot in a slow and choppy start to the week for Wall Street.
The Russell 2000, an index of small-company stocks, climbed above 1,000 points for the first time and ended higher Monday, even as the Dow Jones industrial average, the Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Nasdaq composite index all edged lower.
82. Time Warner 1Q earnings climb, beats Street - Friday, April 26, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Earnings at Time Warner Inc. grew 24 percent in the first three months of the year despite a slight drop in revenue, as the company benefited from strength in its television networks.83. Stocks gain for fifth day on unemployment report - Friday, March 01, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow pushed further into unchartered territory Thursday, having surpassed its previous all-time high two days ago. The catalyst was a government report on employment that gave succor to stock market bulls.84. Music, movie industry to warn copyright infringers - Friday, February 22, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet users who illegally share music, movies or TV shows online may soon get warning notices from their service providers that they are violating copyright law. Ignore the notices, and violators could face an Internet slow-down for 48 hours. Those who claim they're innocent can protest — for a fee.85. Reports: Meredith eyes buying Time Warner mags - Friday, February 08, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meredith Corp., the publisher of magazines such as Better Homes and Gardens and Fitness, is in early talks with Time Warner Inc. about buying several magazines from it, including People, InStyle and Real Simple, according to published reports.86. Online resource helps parents make football decisions - Friday, February 15, 2013
Vin Sehgal and Jeff Hemhauser started to notice over time that fewer children were trying out for their youth football league.
The two friends took their concern to a national audience in 2012 when they launched Youth Football Online, a nationwide website and movement that promotes youth football and educates parents, coaches and players.87. Comcast doubles down on TV in $16.7B deal for NBCU - Friday, February 08, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comcast's $16.7 billion deal to buy the remaining half of NBCUniversal ahead of schedule represents a resounding vote of confidence in the future of TV, even as the growth of Internet video reshapes the entertainment landscape.88. Preserving the Plowboy’s legacy - Friday, February 08, 2013
The record label chief, real estate tycoon and grandson of one of the most beloved men in country music history leans back in the chair at the end of a maple dining room table, the stout centerpiece of a cramped and haunted room tucked behind a downtown Brentwood insurance agency.89. Stocks erase losses and end near breakeven level - Friday, February 01, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are ending near the breakeven point on Wall Street, recovering from an early loss.
The Dow Jones industrial average ended with a gain of seven points Wednesday at 13,986. It was down as much as 66 points in the early going.90. Time cuts around 500 people, 6% of workforce - Friday, January 25, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Time Inc., the magazine unit of Time Warner Inc., says it is cutting 6 percent of its global staff of 8,000, or about 500 people.91. Ticket rush: Film fans hand Hollywood record cash - Friday, December 21, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big deal for Hollywood is not the record $10.8 billion that studios took in domestically in 2012. It's the fact that the number of tickets sold went up for the first time in three years.92. Voter disdain spreads as 'fiscal cliff' looms - Friday, December 07, 2012
HOOKSET, N.H. (AP) — Fear and frustration course through the lunch crowd at Robie's Country Store and Deli, a popular outpost 500 miles from where Washington is again locked in tense negotiations over taxes and spending as a critical deadline looms.93. Fiscal cliff offers hint at more defense cuts - Friday, November 30, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans' "fiscal cliff" counteroffer to President Barack Obama hints at billions of dollars in military cuts on top of the nearly $500 billion that the White House and Congress backed last year, and even the fiercest defense hawks acknowledge that the Pentagon faces another financial hit.94. Things that matter - Friday, November 30, 2012
This morning I read that John Gagliardi, the somewhat maverick coach of the St. John’s “Johnnies” Division III football team, is retiring after 64 years of coaching.
In addition to holding the record for coaching longevity, there is one more little thing about Gagliardi that is worth noting.95. Time Warner 3Q earnings beat Street, revenue short - Friday, November 02, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner said Wednesday that its third-quarter earnings grew 2 percent, as a strong performance in its cable television channels offset declines in the Warner Bros. movie business following the final Harry Potter movie last summer.96. Stock market edges up a day ahead of election - Friday, November 02, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — On the day before the U.S. presidential election, stock indexes managed slight gains in thin trading.
After wavering between small gains and losses, the Dow Jones industrial average ended with a gain of 19.28 points to start the week, closing at 13,112.44 on Monday.97. Sandy takes out 25 pct of cell towers - Friday, October 26, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Hurricane Sandy knocked out a quarter of the cell towers in an area spreading across ten states, and the situation could get worse, federal regulators said Tuesday.
Many cell towers that are still working are doing so with the help of generators and could run out of fuel before commercial power is restored, the Federal Communications Commission said.98. Flooded data center takes down websites - Friday, October 26, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Water welling into southern Manhattan drenched one of the world's densest communications nodes, taking out popular websites and forcing carriers to reroute international traffic.99. What Middle Tennessee's stars accomplished - Friday, October 19, 2012
Eleven individuals and one team combined to make this a dream summer for area sports fans. Here's what they accomplished:
Nashville connections: Vanderbilt100. Stocks mixed after FedEx gives a glum outlook - Friday, September 14, 2012
Glum economic news from FedEx left stocks mixed on Tuesday.
The Dow Jones industrial average posted a slight gain, but other indexes fell. Declining stocks outnumbered those that advanced. And seven of the 10 industries tracked by the Standard & Poor's 500 index declined.