Banking & Finance


Arkansas Banks Ready for Opportunity Amid Chaos

Arkansas Banks Ready for Opportunity Amid Chaos This article is available only in print.

by George Waldon – 2 days ago

The three publicly traded financial companies headquartered in Arkansas were jolted last month by the global market uncertainty, but executives are looking past the daily market prices to the future opportunities that could shake out of the coronavirus pandemic.

$11M Judgment Lands on Would-be Heartland Suitor This article is available only in print.

$11M Judgment Lands on Would-be Heartland Suitor
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A California businessman who in late 2015 was going to work a deal to rescue the now-defunct Heartland Bank was hit last month with an $11 million default judgment in a lawsuit brought by CTHC Holdings LLC, led by Richard “Rick” Williams of Hot Springs.


Solar Jobs on the Line, Insiders Fear

Solar Jobs on the Line, Insiders Fear This article is available only in print.

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With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking economic havoc, former Lt. Gov. Bill Halter fears a long-awaited state ruling on solar power policy could threaten $125 million in projects by his firm alone. read more >

Bank Offers Go Viral In Pandemic

Bank Offers Go Viral In Pandemic

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The rollout of temporary deals for business and consumer borrowers alike are all over the board as banks adjust their products to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. read more >

Unemployment Claims Soar to 3.28 Million

Unemployment Claims Soar to 3.28 Million

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This chart highlights the dramatic effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the job market in the United States. read more >

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

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Businesses can begin preparing now to apply for assistance under the federal rescue package signed last week by President Trump, but it will be about two weeks before they can turn in their paperwork. read more >

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

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Employment in the United States is forecast to grow by 8.4 million jobs to 169.4 million jobs during the decade of 2018-28, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Or it was; the report was released months before the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread job losses. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents 2020 40 Under 40 Honorees

Arkansas Business Presents 2020 40 Under 40 Honorees

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Arkansas Business announces the 40 honorees in this year's 40 Under 40 class, which honors people in business, nonprofits and government making a significant impact. read more >

Bella Vista Apartments in SWLR Sold for $7.9M

Bella Vista Apartments in SWLR Sold for $7.9M

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This week's group represents a varied roster with a multifamily property in Little Rock, eateries in North Little Rock and west Little Rock, Conway homes, a west Little Rock office building and duplexes in Benton. read more >