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Rogers Daisy plant to expand as joint headquarters with Gamo Outdoor USA

posted: 01/18/2017 12:01 p.m. Discuss

The Daisy plant in Rogers will be expanded and become U.S. headquarters for Gamo Outdoor USA and Daisy, the president of the companies announced Wednesday.

After pesticide drift, Arkansas lawmakers advance dicamba restrictions

posted: 01/18/2017 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A legislative panel on Tuesday signed off on new restrictions by the state Plant Board for dicamba-based herbicides that can be used on crops this year.

Wal-Mart adding 10,000 retail jobs

posted: 01/18/2017 2:15 a.m. Comment 1

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will add 10,000 retail positions in 2017, the Bentonville-based retailer said in a news release Tuesday.

GM to add U.S. jobs, spend $1B

posted: 01/18/2017 2:14 a.m. Discuss

General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but were announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump.

Lender's quarter earnings up 71%

posted: 01/18/2017 2:13 a.m. Discuss

Bank of the Ozarks earned a record $87.8 million in the fourth quarter last year, a 71 percent increase from $51.5 million in the same period of 2015, the Little Rock firm said Tuesday.

'Pot' growers push to cut costs

posted: 01/18/2017 2:10 a.m. Discuss

The increasing supply and plunging price of legal marijuana are turning into a major buzz kill for growers -- and an opportunity for companies that can help cut production costs.

German bank to pay $7.2B, admits misleading investors

posted: 01/18/2017 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Deutsche Bank AG has reached a final settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over its handling of mortgage-backed securities before 2008, resolving one of its biggest litigation risks.

Market report: Financial sector a drag on market

posted: 01/18/2017 2:07 a.m. Discuss

A bad day for bank stocks pulled the Dow Jones industrial average to its third-straight loss Tuesday as many of the patterns that have propelled markets since Election Day last year snapped into reverse.

Business news in brief

posted: 01/18/2017 2:06 a.m. Discuss

Saudis ready to bid solar, wind project

News in brief

posted: 01/18/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Kirkpatrick to lead auto-dealers group

British tobacco firm to take over Reynolds

posted: 01/18/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. in a deal to create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company.

GM to add or keep 7,000 U.S. jobs, make $1B factory investment

posted: 01/17/2017 11 a.m. Comment 1

DETROIT — General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but were announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump.

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S.

posted: 01/17/2017 7:03 a.m. Comment 1

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.

Wage chief: Shoring up gig economy risky

posted: 01/16/2017 2:01 a.m. Discuss

President Barack Obama's outgoing wage and hour enforcement chief says fellow Democrats who want to revamp labor laws to accommodate a market increasingly populated with short-term contract and freelance workers in the so-called the gig economy are making a big mistake.

To give site new life, bids rolling in

posted: 01/16/2017 2 a.m. Discuss

Chinese and Germans are among dozens of investors taking Ukraine up on its offer to turn the grounds of one of the world's worst nuclear disasters into a solar park.

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