posted: 06/24/2016 5:45 a.m.
BHL Financing LLC, a Benton County firm owned by billionaire Johnelle Hunt, has agreed to transfer its interest in One Financial Corp., the parent company of One Bank & Trust Co. of Little Rock, to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, court documents indicate.
posted: 06/19/2016 2:05 a.m.
Four of the largest banks in Arkansas are so profitable that they are masking the overall profitability of the state's banking industry, an executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis said last week.
posted: 06/18/2016 5:45 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate slipped to 3.8 percent in May, the lowest since records dating to 1957, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
posted: 06/15/2016 5:41 a.m.
Martha Peine of Eureka Springs started a regulatory battle against one of the largest electric companies in the country two years ago and reached a $4.2 million settlement Monday.
posted: 06/05/2016 1:51 a.m.
Millennials, the generation between ages 18 and 35, are changing the way real estate firms market their homes.
posted: 05/30/2016 2:11 a.m.
Only hours before he was to make a presentation about his startup business, Greg Ellis decided to change the focus of the firm, Mortgage Peer Network.
posted: 05/25/2016 2:10 a.m.
Oscar Cozzini started his Arkansas stone company, RH Preyda, only 2½ years ago, and he has already more than tripled revenue and doubled the number of employees.
posted: 05/21/2016 2:02 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in April, dropping below 4 percent for the first time since reports were issued, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
posted: 05/20/2016 2:08 a.m.
With its agreement to buy an east Tennessee bank, Simmons First National Corp. now has a base to build business in two nearby metropolitan areas -- Chattanooga and Knoxville -- George Makris, Simmons' chairman and chief executive officer, said Thursday.
posted: 05/19/2016 2:12 a.m.
Simmons First National Corp. has agreed to acquire Citizens National Bank of Athens, Tenn., the Pine Bluff bank said Wednesday.
posted: 05/18/2016 5:45 a.m.
Lockheed Martin's East Camden plant will restart production this year of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher and the Tactical Missile System, the Bethesda, Md., firm said Tuesday.
posted: 05/17/2016 2:12 a.m.
Ten startup companies -- with headquarters from North Little Rock to Nigeria and Switzerland -- have been chosen to participate in a 12-week program collaborating with the Venture Center and FIS Global, the Venture Center said Monday.
updated: 05/14/2016 3:16 a.m.
Arkansas was hours away from losing a $1 billion pulp mill project near Arkadelphia last month, Gov. Asa Hutchinson says, in what would have been a disappointing end to a five-year courtship. But last-minute meetings to promote the state's resources prevented the project from landing in Mississippi.
posted: 05/13/2016 1:58 a.m.
Arkansas' economy is booming -- with an unemployment rate of 4 percent that hasn't been seen in almost 60 years -- but there's some concern about the state's shrinking workforce, an economist said Thursday at an annual meeting of the Arkansas Bankers Association.
posted: 05/06/2016 2:12 a.m.
Bank of the Ozarks' shares dropped almost 15 percent during the trading day Wednesday after an investor at an investment conference said he was short-selling the stock.