updated: 02/21/2017 4:30 a.m.
Tokyo-based SoftBank Group Corp. has agreed to pay $3.3 billion in cash to acquire Fortress Investment Group of New York, an owner of more than 120 newspapers nationwide, including 33 in Arkansas.
posted: 02/12/2017 1:50 a.m.
Arkansas bankers have several suggestions for changes to the 24,000-page Dodd-Frank Act, but they realize any changes will take time.
posted: 02/07/2017 1:55 a.m.
House sales jumped almost 9 percent last year in Arkansas to 34,229, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Monday.
posted: 02/05/2017 1:57 a.m.
A business and technology accelerator grant program and a small business innovative research matching grant program are part of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission's agenda for the current legislative session.
posted: 02/04/2017 2:14 a.m.
Arkansas' gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the third quarter last year, finishing 41st among the 50 states, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
posted: 02/01/2017 2:06 a.m.
Heartland Bank lost $7.9 million last year, according to its annual filing Tuesday with federal regulators.
posted: 01/31/2017 2:17 a.m.
First Electric Cooperative Corp. of Jacksonville asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission on Monday for a 2.38 percent rate increase.
posted: 01/31/2017 2:16 a.m.
A bill to change the way an employer is defined in the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 is being debated in the state House of Representatives.
posted: 01/25/2017 5:45 a.m.
Simmons First National Corp. expects to more than double its assets to $20 billion within three years, the Pine Bluff bank's chief executive said during a conference call Tuesday.
posted: 01/24/2017 5:45 a.m.
Windstream Holdings eliminated the jobs of 164 employees Monday, including 25 in Little Rock, the firm's spokesman said.
posted: 01/22/2017 2:08 a.m.
Last year, Little Rock-based Bank of the Ozarks became the largest bank in the state and now has $18.9 billion in assets.
posted: 01/21/2017 2:10 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate slipped to 3.9 percent in December from 4 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
posted: 01/20/2017 1:59 a.m.
Home BancShares, which has 142 Centennial Bank branches in Arkansas, Florida, Alabama and New York, earned a record $48.6 million in the fourth quarter, the Conway-based bank said Thursday.
posted: 01/19/2017 2:16 a.m.
Home sales in Arkansas jumped almost 25 percent in November compared with November 2015, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Wednesday.
posted: 01/19/2017 2:15 a.m.
Simmons First National Corp. had a net income of $27 million in the fourth quarter last year, the Pine Bluff-based bank said Wednesday.