Investments Archive

Eat. Drink. Play: A Timeline of Dave & Buster's

by Jan Cottingham 8/31/2015 12:00 am

A look at 41 years in the life of one of America's most successful restaurant and game parlors.

Jeannette Balleza Collins on the Agility of Arkansas Startups

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Jeannette Balleza Collins is a freelance strategic consultant with Scribe Marketing, which she founded in 2004, as well as the manager of the Tonic NWA Fund, an angel investment fund she co-founded.

Grain Mostly Higher, Livestock Mixed

by Associated Press 8/27/2015 12:38 pm

Grain futures were mostly higher in early trading Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

US Stocks Give Up Early Gains after Opening Surge

by Associated Press 8/26/2015 10:52 am

U.S. stocks are have surrendered some of their early surge at midday Wednesday after slumping for six straight days amid concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought.

US Stocks Extend Losses as Early Rally Fades

by Associated Press 8/25/2015 05:26 pm

A rally in U.S. stocks evaporated in the minutes before the closing bell Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 200 points and extending Wall Street's losing streak to six days.

Jeff Gardner Has New Job, Named CEO of Monitronics International

by Gwen Moritz 8/25/2015 04:46 pm

The former CEO of Windstream Holdings has been named CEO of Monitronics International, the home security alarm monitoring company based in Dallas.

US Stocks Surge after China Cuts Rates to Help Economy

by Associated Press 8/25/2015 11:50 am

Stocks surged Tuesday morning on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world's second-largest economy.

Mike Huckabee Criticizes China, Trade Deals after Market Drop

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/25/2015 07:07 am

Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee accused China on Monday of reneging on trade deals and continued his push for a national sales tax.

Global Markets Rebound as China Cuts Interest Rates to Help Economy

by Associated Press 8/25/2015 06:52 am

Global markets rebounded Tuesday after China's central bank cut its key interest rate to support growth in the world's second-largest economy. Earlier, China's main stock index closed sharply lower for a fourth day.

US Stocks Pare Losses after 1,000-Point Dow Plunge

by Associated Press 8/24/2015 11:27 am

Though the Dow's declines eased significantly as the morning went on, it sent a shiver of fear through Americans with retirement accounts or saving to buy a home that the bull market is over.

Here's Why Stocks Are Tumbling 6 Years into the Bull Market

by Associated Press 8/24/2015 06:57 am

For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threats — a government shutdown, fear of a euro collapse, a near U.S. debt default — and just kept on buying. Now, buyers are hard to find.

Chinese Stock Market Plunge Causes Global Rout

by Associated Press 8/24/2015 06:56 am

World stock markets plunged on Monday after China's main index sank 8.5 percent — its biggest drop since the early days of the global financial crisis — amid deepening fears over the health of the world's second-largest economy.

Apartments in Northwest Arkansas Still in High Demand

by Marty Cook 8/24/2015 12:00 am

A recent apartment market study reported that occupancy rates for northwest Arkansas were 98 percent or higher in each of the four major cities.

Peck Family Trust Squabble in Court Again

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock restaurateur Capi Peck and her sisters, Ashley Peck O'Dell of Little Rock and Alison Ashley Peck of White Plains, New York, have both taken legal shots against their father's widow, Hannah Peck, concerning her actions as trustee of the Peck Family Trust.

Being Interesting to Buyers (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 8/24/2015 12:00 am

The rules of customer engagement have changed dramatically in recent years: Your potential buyers know more — or at least believe that they know more — than ever.

Securities Department Issues Third Order Against Timothy Lilly

by Gwen Moritz 8/21/2015 03:49 pm

A Mayflower man with a history of problems with state regulators is the subject of a cease-and-desist order issued Thursday by Arkansas Securities Commissioner Edmond Waters.

Big River Tabs David Stickler as New CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2015 03:41 pm

Stickler is a member of Big River's board of directors and had served as its chief administrative officer. In addition, board member Dan Murray was appointed chairman and Big River Construction Manager Jim Bell was elected to the board.

Big River's John Correnti Found Dead in Chicago

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2015 09:01 am

John Correnti, CEO of Big River Steel, was found dead Tuesday in Chicago. He was 68. A cause of death has not been released. Correnti was leading the $1.3 billion steel mill project being built south of Osceola in Mississippi County.

Tom Dalton: ARK Challenge Will Continue

by Mark Carter 8/18/2015 09:45 am

Despite laying low since graduating its 2014 classes, one in Fayetteville and one in Little Rock, the ARK Challenge tech startup accelerator will continue in northwest Arkansas.

Wal-Mart Cuts Earnings; Reports 2Q Drop

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2015 07:02 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville cut its earnings outlook early Tuesday, reporting an 11.4 percent drop in second-quarter profit.