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Arkansas Bankers Engage in Efficiency Contest

by George Waldon 10/26/2015 12:00 am

The sub-40 percent efficiency ratio, which has grown in profile in the post-2008 finance world, reflects how many pennies it costs a company to make a buck. The average efficiency ratio among all Arkansas banks through the first half of 2015 is about 70 percent.

Cash-Stock Combo Offers Liberty Bank Stockholders Quick Reward

by George Waldon 7/1/2013 12:00 am

The combination of cash and stock in the proposed $280 million buyout of Liberty Bancshares offers stockholders in the Jonesboro bank holding company immediate reward and tax-deferred possibilities.

NW Arkansas Real Estate Rebounds, But Benton County OREO Stacks Up

by George Waldon 6/24/2013 12:00 am

The northwest Arkansas housing market may be rebounding, but lenders remain a familiar sight among the ownership rolls of residential lots and undeveloped acreage all over Benton County.