Archive | January 29th, 2012

Regions: Morgan Keegan sale lowers bank’s ‘overall risk profile’

January 29, 2012

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Regions Bank – Mississippi’s market leader — won’t be making a big payment to the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, with the $1.18 billion it is to gain through the pending sale of the Morgan Keegan investment brokerage. But the liquidity that the Birmingham bank’s holding company, Regions Financial, will gain from the sale […]

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Alcorn inaugurates embryo transfer breeding effort with bull sales

January 29, 2012

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Alcorn State University’s sale last week of nine bulls produced from embryo transfers marked the start of a program that will provide a handful of high-quality cattle for sale annually for years to come. “This is the first sale we’ve had from any of the bulls coming from our embryo transfer service,” said Melissa Mason, […]

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Downtown conversions – too much demand chasing too little product

January 29, 2012

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Ted Duckworth’s math tells him downtown residential is a-can’t-lose proposition. He’d be at the table but the dealer has no more cards to deal in a game that is all about converting decades-old commercial buildings instead of building anew. “Of the available buildings somebody else is already working on them,” said Duckworth, principal of Duckworth […]

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