posted: 04/23/2014 1:56 p.m.
The Osceola City Council has scheduled a meeting to discuss issuing $1.5 billion of economic development bonds for the Big River Steel mill.
posted: 04/23/2014 11:23 a.m.
FAYETTEVILLE — An electronics company affiliated with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has received a $3.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a power module for a fighter jet.
posted: 04/23/2014 11:07 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans buying new homes plummeted in March to the slowest pace in eight months, a sign that real estate's spring buying season is off to a weak start.
posted: 04/23/2014 5:15 a.m.
General Motors Co. and a team of trial lawyers are preparing for a court fight over whether the automaker is liable for the sins of its corporate past.
posted: 04/23/2014 5:06 a.m.
The American middle class, long the most affluent in the world, has lost that distinction.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:15 a.m.
Urban Garden Montessori School has leased space in a building at 610 Main St. as a temporary home for kindergarten through fourth grade classes starting in August.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:14 a.m.
Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG started an overhaul of its business Tuesday, unveiling multibillion-dollar deals with Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the U.S.’s Eli Lilly & Co.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:12 a.m.
The number of new vehicles registered in Arkansas jumped 38 percent in March to 9,573 compared with the same month last year, Cross-Sell of Lexington, Ky., said Tuesday.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:10 a.m.
Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered vaporizers to get their nicotine fix. They’re about to find out what federal regulators have to say about them.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:09 a.m.
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many potential buyers.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:07 a.m.
Workers on strike at a Chinese factory owned by the world’s largest maker of athletic shoes have rejected management’s latest offer in an ongoing labor dispute that is crimping production for brands such as Nike and Adidas.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:04 a.m.
Corporate deals and some solid earnings reports propelled the stock market to its sixth-straight gain Tuesday.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:03 a.m.
Companies reporting quarterly earnings Tuesday included: Comcast Corp., the largest U.S. cable company, a profit of $1.87 billion, or 71 cents a share, up from $1.44 billion, or 54 cents a share, a year ago.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:02 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “Sales are showing some lingering effects of the weather. It’s probably going to take a couple more months until you see a bounce.” Kevin Cummins, UBS Securities LLC economist, on March sales of previously owned homes
posted: 04/23/2014 2:59 a.m.
3 state banks make best-performing list Three of the 10 best performing regional banks in the country last year were based in Arkansas, according to research by SNL Financial of Charlottesville, Va.