Builders Optimism Slides for 3rd Consecutive Month

Builders Optimism Slides for 3rd Consecutive Month

A new survey reveals fading optimism among homebuilders, and a downward revision in sentiment from February suggests a more sustained perception of deterioration.
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FedEx Investing $1B to Modernize Memphis Hub

FedEx says it is investing more than $1 billion to modernize its Tennessee hub, in a move the shipping giant says will improve its efficiency and reliability as it delivers packages throughout the world.
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Fairfield Bay's First Hotel to Begin Construction in April

Fairfield Bay, the retirement community that straddles the Van Buren-Cleburne county line on the north side of Greers Ferry Lake, is getting its first hotel.
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