posted: 10/26/2016 5:45 a.m.
Entergy Arkansas and the four parties to its request to increase 2017 electric rates have reached a settlement.
updated: 10/22/2016 3:53 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 4 percent in September after five straight months below 4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
posted: 10/21/2016 2:04 a.m.
Home BancShares Inc., which owns Centennial Bank offices in four states, made record net income of $43.6 million in the third quarter, the Conway firm said Thursday.
posted: 10/20/2016 2:11 a.m.
Simmons First National Corp. earned $23.4 million in the third quarter that ended Sept. 30, up 8.5 percent from $21.6 million for the same period last year, the Pine Bluff firm said Wednesday.
posted: 10/17/2016 5:45 a.m.
Automotive technology has advanced to the point that some vehicles can operate without a driver, and extensive testing of autonomous vehicles has already begun.
posted: 10/12/2016 5:45 a.m.
Bank of the Ozarks had record earnings of $76 million for the third quarter, up 65 percent from profit of $46.1 million in the same period last year, the Little Rock bank said Tuesday.
posted: 10/05/2016 2:19 a.m.
The Arkansas Public Service Commission should eliminate uncertainty in regulations concerning the use of renewable energy in the state, the chief executive officer of solar energy firm said Tuesday.
posted: 10/01/2016 2:11 a.m.
America's Car-Mart, the Bentonville-based retailer of used vehicles, had the best return among Arkansas' largest public companies in the third quarter, rising 28.9 percent.
posted: 10/01/2016 2:09 a.m.
Arvest Bank remains the largest bank in Arkansas based on deposits in the state, but Bank of the Ozarks jumped ahead of five banks to take the No. 2 spot, according to annual figures released Friday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
posted: 09/25/2016 2:21 a.m.
Most banks are considered to be efficient if they operate with an efficiency ratio of 50 percent, said Randy Dennis, president of Little Rock bank consulting firm DD&F Consulting Group.
posted: 09/24/2016 4:10 a.m.
CARTI in Little Rock has hired a Baltimore consultant to help it address serious financial problems, the facility's top executive said Friday.
posted: 09/24/2016 2:14 a.m.
Allied Bank of Mulberry, which had been in financial trouble since 2012 when it was sanctioned by the Federal Reserve, was closed Friday by the Arkansas State Bank Department.
posted: 09/21/2016 2:13 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.9 percent in August, the fifth straight month it has been below 4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday.
posted: 09/18/2016 2:25 a.m.
Jean Chatzky, the longtime financial editor for NBC's Today Show and a personal finance editor for 25 years, wrote the handbook Money Rules: The Simple Path to Lifelong Security in 2012.
posted: 09/17/2016 1:50 a.m.
Apartment vacancies in Pulaski County dropped to 7.4 percent in the second quarter, down from 8.1 percent in the second quarter last year, according to The Multifamily Group, which follows the Pulaski County apartment market.