Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, October 07, 2015, 10:50 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
RSS Feed

David Smith

Photo of David Smith

Business reporter

Business reporter

Recent Stories by David Smith

Apartment market tightens in Pulaski County

posted: 10/06/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Apartment vacancies in Pulaski County dropped to 8.1 percent in the second quarter, compared with 8.8 percent in the first three months of the year, owners of a Little Rock firm that tracks the central Arkansas apartment market said.

Banking giant cuts down on drive-up lanes in Arkansas

posted: 10/05/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Bank of America has been closing the drive-thru lanes at some of its 23 branches in Arkansas, a bank spokesman said last week.

U.S., LR bank, family settle suit on insurance payout

posted: 10/01/2015 10:34 a.m. Discuss

The federal government, One Bank & Trust of Little Rock and the family of the late Layton Stuart have reached a settlement in two lawsuits, the government said Wednesday.

Acxiom index's leader for 3Q

posted: 10/01/2015 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Even with a last-day rally, only four publicly traded Arkansas companies had gains in the third quarter, which ended Wednesday. Nine firms had double-digit losses for the period.

Arvest's deposits still lead in state

posted: 09/29/2015 2:22 a.m. Discuss

Arvest Bank Group remains the largest bank in Arkansas, based on an annual federal deposit report released Monday, and Bank of America jumped from sixth to second, adding $785 million in deposits.

Nucor to spend $75M on mill update

posted: 09/26/2015 2:51 a.m. Discuss

Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. of Blytheville will spend $75 million to install a modern tempering process in its Mississippi County mill, John Ferriola, chief executive officer of Nucor Corp., said Friday.

Entergy is OK'd for solar contract

posted: 09/25/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Public Service Commission on Thursday ruled that Entergy Arkansas can buy 20 years of solar power from a solar park to be built near Stuttgart.

Ex-owners of trucking firm found not liable in taxes suit

posted: 09/25/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza ruled Thursday that officials with Continental Express trucking firm and a sister company are not liable for the companies' unpaid payroll taxes.

$108M to fund projects in state

posted: 09/24/2015 2:13 a.m. Discuss

More than $108 million -- including almost $100 million in private funds -- will be invested in nine projects that will add jobs and help retain jobs throughout Arkansas, federal, state and local officials said Wednesday at a news conference at the state Capitol.

Consolidations, regulations pare banks, execs say

posted: 09/20/2015 3:30 a.m. Discuss

Burdensome bank regulations and bank consolidation are causing a decline in the number of branches in rural Arkansas, say executives with one of the largest rural banks in Arkansas.




Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online