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Twitter slashes staff with revenue under pressure

posted: 10/27/2016 12:36 p.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide.

Broadband privacy rules approved despite industry pushback

posted: 10/27/2016 11:48 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — Federal regulators have approved new broadband privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers' permission before using or sharing much of their data, potentially making it more difficult for them to grow advertising businesses.

Building in west Little Rock bought for $11.3M

posted: 10/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 5

Two Financial Centre Holding Co., owned by the families of John Flake and Hank Kelley, has purchased Two Financial Centre in west Little Rock for $11.3 million.

Deltic Timber profit rises to $1.5M in 3Q

posted: 10/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Deltic Timber on Wednesday reported net income of $1.5 million for the third quarter of 2016, or 12 cents a share, compared with a $38,000 profit and zero per share earnings in its 2015 third quarter.

State index up 1.64 to end day at 325.70

posted: 10/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, climbed 1.64 to 325.70 Wednesday.


posted: 10/27/2016 2:27 a.m. Discuss

Jaguars vs. Titans

Murphy Oil's 3Q loss shrinks

posted: 10/27/2016 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Murphy Oil Corp. posted a loss of $16.2 million for its 2016 third quarter, the El Dorado-based company said Wednesday.

Microsoft: New PC's for creators

posted: 10/27/2016 2:13 a.m. Discuss

Microsoft Corp. introduced an all-in-one desktop personal computer on Wednesday and previewed an update to Windows 10 software that focuses on new creative features for designers of virtual and augmented reality programs.

Owners of firms gear for pay law

posted: 10/27/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Small-business owners are rushing to get their companies -- in particular their employees -- ready for changing overtime rules.

P.A.M.'s profit in 3Q falls 40% to $3.5M, but revenue climbs

posted: 10/27/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. reported $3.5 million in net income in the third quarter of 2016, down 40.4 percent from the previous year.

Southwest Airlines' profit falls 33%

posted: 10/27/2016 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Southwest Airlines said its third-quarter profit fell 33 percent as the carrier flew more passengers who paid lower average fares.

To help startups blossom, General Mills unit invests

posted: 10/27/2016 2:10 a.m. Discuss

For several years, food industry leader General Mills had been trying to develop products to capture consumers' shifting, and fragmenting, preferences. But in October 2015, the company realized it would never be able to out-innovate the many small food startups entering the national market.

Hot Springs backs flights to Atlanta, Dallas

posted: 10/27/2016 2:09 a.m. Discuss

The Hot Springs Board of Directors adopted a resolution Tuesday supporting a proposal that would provide daily flights to Atlanta and Dallas from Hot Springs Memorial Field.

Market report: Weak late-day upturn slows slide

posted: 10/27/2016 2:07 a.m. Discuss

U.S. stocks dodged bigger losses Wednesday and finished barely lower. Health care companies fell and Apple pulled technology companies down, but bank shares rose.

Earnings report

posted: 10/27/2016 2:07 a.m. Discuss

Companies reporting quarterly earnings Wednesday included:




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