Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
The economic data reports were mixed. Existing home sales fell slightly in July. New home sales jumped 8.3% (although figures for the two previous months were revised lower and the July increase was not statistically different from zero). A measure of manufacturing activity in China weakened in July, but the same measure for the euro area was about flat.
Next week, no changes are expected from the Federal Open Market Committee, but investors will be sensitive to any changes in the wording of the policy statement. Future Fed policy decisions will be driven by the economic data (or more precisely, the implications that the data will have for the economic outlook). «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – With Austin Peay State University football set to open camp this weekend, new head coach Kirby Cannon has announced two promotions within his staff.
Longtime defensive coordinator Granville Eastman now has the title of assistant head coach while Marcus Gildersleeve, who has been an offensive assistant for the past seven seasons, now will hold the title of offensive coordinator.
Clarksville, TN – On Monday July 29th, 2013, Officers from District 1 of the Clarksville Police Department used Officers in plain clothes to stakeout Mimi Storage businesses in the north Clarksville area.
At around 1:00am Officer John Matos, who had ACE Mini Storage (519 Lafayette Road) under surveillance, observed a suspect with a large pry bar attempting to burglarize a storage unit.
Nashville, TN – During the offseason, Tennessee Titans general manager Ruston Webster oversaw the reconstruction of the roster, adding key pieces through free agency and the draft.
In late February, the Titans signed former Buffalo Bills safety George Wilson. In mid-March, Webster moved quickly once the unrestricted free agent signing period was underway, inking guard Andy Levitre (Buffalo), running back Shonn Greene (New York Jets), tight end Delanie Walker (San Francisco 49ers), linebacker Moise Fokou (Indianapolis Colts) and defensive tackle Sammie Hill (Detroit Lions) within 24 hours.
Crye-Leike’s Middle Tennessee agents have been Backpack Heroes for 13 consecutive years
Nashville, TN – Children in the care of Youth Villages throughout Middle Tennessee will be going back to school in style thanks to Crye-Leike Realtors across the mid-state.
For the 13th consecutive year, agents and staff from the company’s Middle Tennessee offices went back to school shopping to help prepare children in need for the new school year.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team has announced a change to the 2013 schedule. The Lady Govs scheduled match against Jackson State has been canceled, and will be replaced by an exhibition match versus the University of Alabama.
Fort Campbell, KY – The kids will be back in school so why don’t you let Guenette Arts & Crafts Center help keep you cool while you discover your inner artist.
Guenette has classes that the entire Family will enjoy. Mark your calendars for the next crafting event!
Framing Classes will be held on Saturdays from 12:30pm to 4:00pm and the cost is $10.00 plus the cost of materials. Please bring your own art work to frame. «Read the rest of this article»
Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Clarksville, TN – A Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section of Pond Apple Road from the Villas to Springlot Road to repair a water service line. The work is anticipated to be finished by approximately 12:30pm.
Traffic will be detoured to Springlot Road and Memorial Drive.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is looking for a few good men and women to help out with an upcoming project!
Volunteers are needed to help with the construction of the Blueway boardwalk at the Robert Clark Park and Natural Area, located along Tiny Town Road. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Friday, July 26th, Rainbow, Inc celebrated its ten (10) year anniversary in the Clarksville Industrial Park.
Rainbow Inc. was introduced in the Clarksville community in 2003 as an initiative of Iride, which operates in the Sassuolo region of Italy and has more than 28 years experience in cutting, grinding, polishing, and lapping ceramic tile.
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