Low Oil Prices Drive Murphy to $73.8M Quarterly Loss
Roger Jenkins

Low Oil Prices Drive Murphy to $73.8M Quarterly Loss

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $73.8 million, noting that earnings were "greatly impacted by the drop in WTI and Brent oil prices by 44 percent between the comparative quarterly periods."
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Task Force: Continue With Common Core But Review, Replace Where Needed

A task force is recommending Arkansas continue using Common Core as the state reviews the controversial education standards and looks at changing and replacing them where needed.
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Lee Rudofsky Hired as State's Solicitor General

Lee Rudofsky Hired as State's Solicitor General

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Thursday announced the hiring of Lee Rudofsky as the state's solicitor general.
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Sean Rochelle to Leave Executive Director Post at Razorback Foundation

Sean Rochelle to Leave Executive Director Post at Razorback Foundation

Sean Rochelle is stepping down from his post as executive director of the Razorback Foundation Inc., effective Sept. 1, according to a statement from the foundation on Thursday.
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The List Arkansas Banks by Return on Equity

Arkansas Banks ranked by return on equity also includes total assets and net income.

Rank Name ROE Net Income
1 First Federal Bank 34 21,921,000
2 Riverside Bank 21 1,691,000
3 Ozark Heritage Bank 16 1,621,000
4 Farmers Bank & Trust 16 9,019,000
5 First Security Bank 16 100,444,000

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EquityNet's Judd Hollas Sees Plenty of Room in Crowdfunding

Before founding EquityNet in 2005, Judd Hollas was division manager for Beta-Rubicon Inc. of Fayetteville, a consulting firm specializing in technology assessment and business due diligence services. He has 20 years of experience as an independent technology analyst and investment manager in the private and public domains.