Banking & Finance


Janet Yellen Wins Senate Approval As Treasury Secretary

Janet Yellen Wins Senate Approval As Treasury Secretary
2 days ago

The Senate approves President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th treasury secretary, making her the first woman to hold the job. Arkansas' Senators, John Boozman and Tom Cotton, voted "nay."

Quapaw House CEO Faces $1.2M Judgment This article is available only in print.

Quapaw House CEO Faces $1.2M Judgment
3 days ago

The former CEO of Quapaw House Inc., the troubled Hot Springs drug and alcohol treatment provider that is no longer operating, recently was hit with a $1.2 million default judgment.


2020 Rocks Home Loans Amid COVID-19

2020 Rocks Home Loans Amid COVID-19

Business ListBanking & FinanceCover Story

The surprise tandem that made home sales especially memorable for residential realty companies last year made 2020 equally unforgettable for mortgage lenders. read more >

Simmons Battles Encore Bank

Simmons Battles Encore Bank

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Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff has accused former employees of taking customer and proprietary bank information when they left to work for Encore Bank of Little Rock. read more >

Update: Second PPP Now Accepting Applications

Update: Second PPP Now Accepting Applications

Banking & Finance

The second $284 billion Paycheck Protection Program, which will offer more forgivable loans designed to soften job losses from the pandemic, began accepting applications from businesses today. read more >

Report: Companies Donated $170M to GOP Election Objectors

Report: Companies Donated $170M to GOP Election Objectors

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Corporations and industry groups have donated at least $170 million in recent years to Republicans who rejected President-elect Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump, according to a new report by a government watchdog group. read more >

Walmart Launching New Fintech Startup

Walmart Launching New Fintech Startup

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Walmart announced Monday the creation of a new fintech startup designed to develop and offer “modern, innovative and affordable financial solutions.” read more >