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Home sales in state up for March, group says

posted: 05/21/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

Home sales in Arkansas in March jumped almost 16 percent compared with March last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Wednesday.

March home sales up 16%

posted: 05/21/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Home sales in Arkansas in March jumped almost 16 percent compared with March last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Wednesday.

Global trade awards given to five Arkansas businesses

posted: 05/20/2015 2:07 a.m. Discuss

When Galley Support Innovations of Sherwood had only $10,000 in sales in its first year in 2005, the Sherwood manufacturer of interior hardware for airplanes, trains and yachts began to look for other sources of sales.

Bank of Ozarks 'pleased' with stature

posted: 05/19/2015 2:04 a.m. Discuss

For the past five years, Bank of the Ozarks has earned money at about twice the rate of the average banks nationally, George Gleason, the bank's chairman and chief executive officer, said Monday at the Little Rock bank's annual meeting.

Software helps job searchers reveal full skills

posted: 05/18/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services is using a computer program to assess occupational skills to help the unemployed find jobs.

County's vacancy rate flat at 8.8%

posted: 05/16/2015 2:03 a.m. Discuss

The apartment vacancy rate in Pulaski County was basically unchanged in the first quarter this year compared with the fourth quarter last year, owners of a Little Rock firm that tracks the central Arkansas apartment market said Friday.

Bourbon & Boots sold to XCelerate

posted: 05/15/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

XCelerate Capital, a venture-capital investor, has acquired North Little Rock-based Bourbon & Boots, an online merchant that sells gifts, jewelry and clothing, said Rod Ford, founder of XCelerate Capital.

Plant plan's rating-cellar exit

posted: 05/14/2015 2:22 a.m. Discuss

It will take Arkansas Nuclear One at least two years to shed its poor performance rating, a representative of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday.

Nuclear One earns worst rating

posted: 05/10/2015 2:33 a.m. Comments 17

Arkansas Nuclear One has the worst performance rating out of all 100 nuclear power plants in the country, the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission says.

Shoffner bond trader fined, license pulled

posted: 05/09/2015 3:09 a.m. Discuss

Steele Stephens, the bond trader who gave former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner $36,000 in exchange for bond business from the treasurer's office, has been fined $20,000 and his securities license has been revoked, according to an order released Friday.

Local banks have hurdles, advantages, investor says

posted: 05/08/2015 1:51 a.m. Comments 2

Community bankers are facing difficult challenges but also have advantages over larger banks, an investor in financial institutions in 49 states said Thursday.

New-vehicle titling in Arkansas falls off 18.3% in 1st quarter

posted: 04/30/2015 2:13 a.m. Discuss

New vehicle registrations in Arkansas dropped 18.3 percent in the first quarter this year, according to Cross-Sell of Lexington, Ky.

Red Alert raises archive bid to $1B

posted: 04/28/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Red Alert Media Matrix, which said in January it would pay $59 million to buy the newspaper and photo archives once owned by John Rogers of North Little Rock, has raised the bid to $1 billion, about 17 times more than its original offer, according to court documents released Monday.

Needs $167M boost in rates, Entergy says

posted: 04/25/2015 3:28 a.m. Discuss

Entergy Arkansas, the state's largest utility, is seeking a $167 million increase in its rates, the firm said Friday in a filing with the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

Entergy says it needs rate increase

posted: 04/25/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK -- Entergy Arkansas, the state's largest utility, is seeking a $167 million increase in its rates, the firm said Friday in a filing with the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

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