posted: 04/24/2014 5:10 a.m.
Wal-Mart’s top earner for the retailer’s 2014 fiscal year is new President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, whose total compensation package doubled to $25.3 million, according to a Wednesday filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:20 a.m.
Steve Landers said Wednesday that he is in negotiations with baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez and former National Basketball Association great Karl Malone to form an auto group.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:19 a.m.
Arkansas farmers are dealing with a stop-and-go planting season, frequently halting operations as rain forces them to wait for fields to dry out.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:16 a.m.
Toyota outsold General Motors and Volkswagen for a third consecutive quarter, helped by rising demand in Japan and China.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:15 a.m.
The number of Americans buying new homes dropped in March to the slowest pace in eight months.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:12 a.m.
Apple Inc. took steps Wednesday to reassure its investors, reporting that it sold more iPhones than expected last quarter, increasing its payout to shareholders and announcing a split of its stock for the first time in nine years.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:11 a.m.
Veg Liquidation, formerly known as Allens Inc., is asking a federal Bankruptcy Court to shift its Chapter 11 bankruptcy status to Chapter 7 in a bid to help liquidate the remaining debt still owed after the sale of the company to Sager Creek Acquisition Corp.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:10 a.m.
Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:09 a.m.
Companies reporting quarterly earnings Wednesday included: Boeing Co., a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share, down from $1.1 billion, or $1.44 a share, a year ago.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:09 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “We expect Toyota to hold the No. 1 title in the industry until 2016 or 2017.” Masatoshi Nishimoto, IHS automotive analyst
posted: 04/24/2014 3:08 a.m.
Firm in Fayetteville lands F-35 contract Fayetteville-based tech company Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc. has been awarded a $3.5 million contract with the Air Force to develop components for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:07 a.m.
The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate.
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.