Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae plunge on capital concerns

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae fell to their lowest levels in 13 years in New York Stock Exchange composite trading as concerns grew the two largest U.S. mortgage-finance companies may need to raise more capital to overcome writedowns and satisfy new accounting rules. More

Microsoft may revive Yahoo talks

Microsoft Corp. said Monday it might revive takeover talks with Yahoo! Inc., the second most popular U.S. search engine, if investors back Carl Icahn’s attempt to oust the board and Chief Executive Officer Jerry Yang. More

On Music Row: Is country music an economic indicator?

The first half of 2008 is now officially in our rearview mirror and country music album sales, which started slipping in 2007, remain under duress — down 16.6 percent YTD and showing more hurt than the total industry which is down a less severe 11 percent. More

Marketplace: Hewlett’s not packing for anywhere else

Hewlett-Packard seems to be clearly staying in Nashville. More

Unique plan may help private aircraft business take flight

Private aircraft ownership has a variety of structures. Some work and some don’t. More

Suing the plaintiffs: AIG fires back at Stokes victims

The legal fallout from the collapse of employee benefits firm 1Point Solutions has drifted in a new direction. More

Creating Places: City fails to douse fire with Station 9

It’s a recent Tuesday morning in our ever-changing city, warm but with a soothing light breeze. More

The Chatter Class: May Town Center opponents positioned poorly

Opponents to May Town Center may have a tough time winning. More

New Businesses

City’s ‘green’ trend still years away

Increasingly across the country, the “green” trend in commercial real estate is extending beyond government tenants. More
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