posted: 12/17/2014 4:26 a.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cautioned investors Tuesday that its earnings per share for the fourth quarter could be pared by as much as 6 cents in the wake of a class-action lawsuit ruling in Pennsylvania.
posted: 12/17/2014 2:17 a.m.
The State Plant Board will hold two public hearings Thursday on proposals to allow row crop farmers the option of using two new weed control systems based on the 2,4-D and dicamba herbicides.
posted: 12/17/2014 2:16 a.m.
The Russian ruble was under intense selling pressure Tuesday, falling at one point by 20 percent to a historic low despite a huge pre-dawn interest-rate increase from Russia's central bank. Russian officials were clearly rattled even though state television urged citizens not to panic.
posted: 12/17/2014 2:15 a.m.
A jury has decided that Apple did not use software to block songs sold by competing music stores from playing on the iPod so that it could secure a monopoly over the digital music market.
posted: 12/17/2014 2:14 a.m.
Construction of new homes fell slightly in November, reflecting weakness in construction of single-family homes.
posted: 12/17/2014 2:14 a.m.
A Michigan boot-maker, potato farmers and more than 1,200 contractors that supply parts for a next-generation fighter plane are among the many winners in the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill passed by Congress.
posted: 12/17/2014 2:13 a.m.
Sudden twists in the price of oil and currency trading turned the stock market into a roller-coaster ride Tuesday.
posted: 12/17/2014 2:09 a.m.
Plant board to hold ash-tree hearing The state Plant Board will hold a public hearing Thursday on a proposal to make permanent an emergency order barring the shipment of firewood as well as raw wood products from ash trees because of the presence of the emerald ash borer in Arkansas.
posted: 12/17/2014 2:07 a.m.
Abshure leaving securities post Gov-elect Asa Hutchinson will replace Heath Abshure as Arkansas securities commissioner, Hutchinson spokesman J.R. Davis said Tuesday.
posted: 12/16/2014 3:12 p.m.
Wachter Inc. announced Tuesday that it will expand its Lowell facility, adding 20 new jobs.
posted: 12/16/2014 10:15 a.m.
MEMPHIS — Ikea is coming to Memphis.
posted: 12/16/2014 6:53 a.m.
MOSCOW — A large interest-rate increase by Russia's Central Bank on Tuesday failed to stem the selling pressure on the ruble, which slid another 20 percent to new historic lows.
posted: 12/16/2014 3:40 a.m.
Unbowed by a global slowdown or rising dollar, U.S. manufacturing roared ahead in November, giving the world's largest economy a charge heading into 2015.
posted: 12/16/2014 1:55 a.m.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has asked news outlets to stop disclosing material released from a November computer hack.
posted: 12/16/2014 1:54 a.m.
Trucking companies and others in the industry are working to get drivers up to speed on looming changes to hours of service rules.