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Amfuel indicates Arkansas jobs stay into '17

posted: 09/30/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Some 250 workers at the Amfuel plant in Magnolia who last week feared the imminent loss of their jobs will be keeping them well into next year.

Wells Fargo chief grilled again

posted: 09/30/2016 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Lawmakers continued to attack Wells Fargo's chief executive officer on Thursday, pressing for details about what senior managers knew about illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed.

Carmakers rev up electric push

posted: 09/30/2016 2:02 a.m. Discuss

When will electric-powered cars become a practical mass market choice? The question hangs in the air at the Paris auto show, where Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and General Motors are showing off electric cars they hope are the on-ramp to a profitable future.

2Q growth in GDP revised to 1.4% from earlier 1.1% estimate

posted: 09/30/2016 2:01 a.m. Discuss

The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the spring than previously reported, aided by newfound strength in business construction.

High court takes case akin to Redskins fray

posted: 09/30/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

The Supreme Court is taking up a First Amendment clash over the government's refusal to register trademarks it deems offensive, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name.

PepsiCo credits product 'innovation' in topping 3Q forecasts

posted: 09/30/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

PepsiCo sold more of its beverages and Frito-Lay snacks in North America during the third quarter, helping it deliver a profit that beat Wall Street expectations.

Ex-mogul must pay $286M, judge says

posted: 09/30/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

A U.S. judge has ordered a former luxury real estate mogul to pay $286 million to the creditors of a Montana club for the ultrarich that he is accused of fleecing for personal gain before driving it into bankruptcy.

Market report: Bank, Rx sectors pull down stocks

posted: 09/30/2016 1:56 a.m. Discuss

U.S. stocks skidded Thursday as drug companies and banks absorbed large losses. Drugmakers faced scrutiny over price increases, and banks fell as investors worried about the stability of Deutsche Bank and other financial institutions.

Business news in brief

posted: 09/30/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

FCC cancels vote to revamp set-top box

News in brief

posted: 09/30/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

For NW Arkansas, News in brief

House lawmakers continue criticism of Wells Fargo CEO

posted: 09/29/2016 11:37 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers heaped another round of criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed.

Wells Fargo CEO to forfeit $41M

posted: 09/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf will forgo more than $41 million of stock and salary as the bank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers.

Fed's independent, Yellen assures

posted: 09/29/2016 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen's defense of the central bank as nonpartisan was questioned Wednesday by a Republican congressman who cornered her on whether a key policymaker would have a conflict of interest in discussing a potential post in the next U.S. president's administration.

Rice part of Puerto Rico farm revival

posted: 09/29/2016 2:17 a.m. Discuss

Puerto Ricans are buying rice produced on the island for the first time in nearly 30 years. They are also eating locally grown mushrooms, kale and even arugula, along with more traditional crops such as plantains and pineapples.

'15 data: Incomes in state up 1.6:

posted: 09/29/2016 2:16 a.m. Discuss

Arkansans saw their incomes rise in 2015, but not as dramatically as the rest of the nation, the White House said Wednesday.

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