Feds may take breather after seven rate cuts

Federal Reserve officials are betting that seven interest-rate cuts and emergency loans to banks may be just about enough to pull the economy through the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression. More

Patience wearing thin over Bells Bend plans

Residents of Bells Bend wasted little time expressing frustration and anger at a neighborhood meeting last night over a community plan process that integrates a 500-acre corporate office, retail and residential development into their otherwise sparse, rural landscape. More

Urban Outfitters opening in The Gulch

The Gulch has landed its first national retailer, an apparel and furnishings store that targets the trendy crowd. But it means the concert venue City Hall goes away. More

Consumer confidence has biggest drop since 2001

Confidence among Americans fell to a five-year low this month after home prices dropped by the most since at least 2001, signaling a deepening threat to consumer spending. More

Buffett backs sweet deal as Mars to buy Wrigley for $23B

Mars Inc., backed by billionaire Warren Buffett, agreed Monday to buy Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. for $23 billion to create the world’s biggest candy maker. More

Award-winning producer launches new music institute

Before he produced even a demo disc, Steve Fishell was traveling, recording and performing with Emmylou Harris’s Hot Band. More

North Nashville developer sells Fisk-area homes

North Nashville developer Virgil Gordon sold 26 town homes he developed near Fisk University to a California investor for $2.6 million. More

Sage shows sage move enlisting local companies

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. More

Legal downloads shrinking, but George sets all-genre record Strait

At the Leadership Music Digital Summit, held Tuesday at Belmont University, NPD Group VP/Sr. Industry Analyst Russ Crupnick presented a compelling entertainment industry look titled, Ten Years After: America & Digital Music. More

Brentwood’s ‘corner’ market

A prominent Brentwood corner has been the target of attempts for a substantial mixed-use development of retail, residential, office and a hotel that would be a tax boon to the city if it could be built. More
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