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Plant Board votes to curb weedkiller

posted: 10/01/2016 2:13 a.m. Discuss

The state Plant Board on Friday voted to restrict the use of certain herbicides in the state after some farmers this summer illegally sprayed the weedkiller dicamba and damaged their neighbors' crops.

Car-Mart stock rises 28.9% in 3Q

posted: 10/01/2016 2:11 a.m. Discuss

America's Car-Mart, the Bentonville-based retailer of used vehicles, had the best return among Arkansas' largest public companies in the third quarter, rising 28.9 percent.

Deutsche Bank sees record low, rebound on settlement talks

posted: 10/01/2016 2:10 a.m. Discuss

BERLIN -- Shares in Deutsche Bank swung wildly on Friday, touching a record low before roaring back to life, as investors speculated about the stability of Germany's biggest bank and the European financial system.

Bank of Ozarks takes No. 2 spot

posted: 10/01/2016 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Arvest Bank remains the largest bank in Arkansas based on deposits in the state, but Bank of the Ozarks jumped ahead of five banks to take the No. 2 spot, according to annual figures released Friday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

In Colorado, 'T-H-C' stamp now required on edible 'pot'

posted: 10/01/2016 2:08 a.m. Discuss

DENVER -- A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C -- not just on the packaging but on the brownies, candies and other edibles themselves -- takes effect today.

Market report: Bank, energy stocks lead rebound

posted: 10/01/2016 2:07 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks climbed Friday as banks made a rapid recovery after Thursday's steep fall. Investors hoped Deutsche Bank and the financial system in general were in better shape than they had feared.

American will switch flight technology

posted: 10/01/2016 2:06 a.m. Discuss

DALLAS -- American Airlines will make a big technology change this weekend involving planes and pilots, but passengers won't notice a thing if all goes well.

Business news in brief

posted: 10/01/2016 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Urology to build surgery center

News in brief

posted: 10/01/2016 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Crop-damage loans OK'd in 12 counties

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.

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