posted: 04/28/2016 2:04 a.m.
Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. jumped Wednesday on reports that the maker of the Shrek and Kung Fu Panda movies is seeking a buyer.
posted: 04/28/2016 2:03 a.m.
Facebook Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings and sales that beat Wall Street's expectations.
updated: 04/28/2016 2:01 a.m.
U.S. stocks rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged, as investors expected. Energy companies climbed again as the price of oil neared a six-month high. Technology stocks were battered by weak results from Apple and Twitter.
posted: 04/28/2016 2 a.m.
Companies reporting quarterly earnings Wednesday included: Boeing Co., the aircraft manufacturer, a profit of $1.2 billion, or $1.83 a share, down from $1.34 billion, or $1.87 a share a year ago. Revenue rose 2 percent to $22.6 billion. Shares rose $3.84 to close Wednesday at $137.08.
updated: 04/28/2016 2 a.m.
Mexico's jobless rate hits 8-year low Mexico's unemployment rate fell in March to the lowest in almost eight years, the latest sign of stronger growth in Latin America's second-largest economy.
updated: 04/28/2016 1:59 a.m.
March jobless rate 2.9% in NW region The seven metropolitan areas in Arkansas registered unemployment rates in March that were the lowest since at least 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday.
posted: 04/28/2016 1 a.m.
Health insurer Anthem aims to pull a small profit this year from the Affordable Care Act's public insurance exchanges, and its CEO said Wednesday that he's "really glad" to be serving nearly 1 million people in this still-developing market.
posted: 04/27/2016 5:45 a.m.
Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co. will build a $1 billion pulp mill in Clark County near Arkadelphia, the Chinese company and Arkansas officials said Tuesday.
posted: 04/27/2016 5:45 a.m.
Robert Young III had a full-time role with ArcBest Corp. for 52 years, including 45 on the company's board of directors.
posted: 04/27/2016 2:09 a.m.
Ozarks Electric Cooperative will offer fiber-optic Internet, telephone and television service throughout the cooperative's service area. The Fayetteville-based company will use a wholly owned subsidiary to keep that service separate from its electric service.
posted: 04/27/2016 2:08 a.m.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in March, but a key category that tracks business investment plans was weak for a second month.
posted: 04/27/2016 2:07 a.m.
Apple Inc. posted its first quarterly revenue drop in more than a decade on Tuesday and forecast another decline in the current period, dragged down by waning demand for the iPhone.
posted: 04/27/2016 2:06 a.m.
Mitsubishi Motors admitted Tuesday that it had used improper methods to test the fuel economy of cars sold in Japan for 25 years, drastically widening the scope of a mileage-doctoring scandal gripping the company.
posted: 04/27/2016 2:04 a.m.
States and cities whose lawmakers passed "living wage" laws are finding it difficult to make sure employers actually pay their workers accordingly.
posted: 04/27/2016 2:02 a.m.
Stocks finished mostly higher Tuesday in another cautious day of trading. Energy companies climbed in tandem with the price of oil, but technology companies fell.