Archive | December 17th, 2012

No flattery from Forbes: Publication gives state dismal business ranking

December 17, 2012

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  Mississippi’s government and business leaders won’t find any glad tidings for the New Year in Forbes magazine’s annual list of “Best States for Business.” The business magazine’s December issue ranks Mississippi 46th overall and puts the state dead last in the “Growth Prospects” category. By contrast, Forbes proclaimed Utah the top state for business […]

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Moment of silence at NYSE honors Newtown victims

December 17, 2012

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The New York Stock Exchange remembered victims of Friday’s mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn. this morning with a moment of silence before the opening bell. Traders stood quietly as the floor remained inactive for about a minute. Twenty-six people were killed including twenty children between the ages of six and seven at Sandy Hook […]

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