Banking & Finance


Business Hall of Fame Won't Add New Class in 2021

Business Hall of Fame Won't Add New Class in 2021
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Citing "continuing uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic," the board that oversees the University of Arkansas' Arkansas Business Hall of Fame says it won't induct a new class of honorees in 2021.


U.S. Bank Donates $250K to 2 LR Organizations

U.S. Bank Donates $250K to 2 LR Organizations

Banking & Finance

U.S. Bank has donated $250,000 in the Little Rock area as part of its $15 million U.S. Bank Foundation Rebuild and Transform Fund that aims to rebuild corridors impacted by social unrest and systemic racial inequities in small business, housing and workforce advancement. read more >

Encore Bank to Migrate West

Encore Bank to Migrate West

Banking & Finance

The main office of Little Rock's Encore Bank is on the move. The $584 million-asset lender is relocating its headquarters to Suite 100 at 1801 Rahling Road in west Little Rock. read more >

Quapaw House Officially Declared Insolvent

Quapaw House Officially Declared Insolvent

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An attorney for Quapaw House Inc., the troubled Hot Springs drug and alcohol treatment provider, says its liabilities "exceed its assets and it is unable to pay its debts as they come due." read more >

Jebaraj Gives Passing Grade to CARES Act

Jebaraj Gives Passing Grade to CARES Act

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Mervin Jebaraj works at the University of Arkansas' Walton College of Business so it is apropos that he has a grade for the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

State's Financial Firms Add Assets Under Management

State's Financial Firms Add Assets Under Management

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While two registered investment advisory firms associated with Stephens Inc. of Little Rock remain firmly atop the annual list of the state's largest money managers, even the second-tier firms are posting impressive new totals of assets under management. read more >

Landmark Gives $50K to UCA Fund

Landmark Gives $50K to UCA Fund

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Landmark PLC, Certified Public Accountants has given $50,000 to the University of Central Arkansas College of Business Enhancement Fund. read more >

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

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The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area now has a population of about 750,000, according to a report by Metroplan, the planning agency for Faulkner, Lonoke, Pulaski and Saline counties. read more >

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

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From Rogers to Jonesboro to Benton and McCrory, there is bright young talent across our state. For the 11th year, Arkansas Business is proud to introduce 20 of the freshest faces in business and community service. read more >

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

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Social media campaigns urged consumers to buy goods and services from Black-owned businesses following protests against racism and police brutality. But several African American business owners told Arkansas Business that they saw little, if any, boost in sales. read more >

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt's Exit

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt's Exit

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Thirteen years ago, word began leaking out that one of the most dynamic commercial development partnerships in fast-growing northwest Arkansas was breaking up. read more >