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Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets
Rob Walton, Jim Walton, Alice Walton and Greg Penner presenting the Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 2019 Walmart shareholders meeting June 7 at Bud Walton Arena.

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

by Gwen Moritz – 2 weeks ago

It's been almost two years since Arkansas Business listed the state's top stockholders based on the value of publicly disclosed stock. Since then, the Walton family's fortune — the part disclosed publicly — has increased by more than $20 billion.


Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

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Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

NABE Survey: 34% of Economists Expect Recession in 2021

NABE Survey: 34% of Economists Expect Recession in 2021

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A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. read more >

Western Financial Was Allowed to Leave Case Early

Western Financial Was Allowed to Leave Case Early This article is available only in print.

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Before WestFax Inc. was hit last year with a $21.1 million class-action judgment in Arkansas involving unwanted faxes, the client company that made the fax solicitation was allowed to exit the case by saying it couldn't afford even a modest judgment. read more >

Hidden Search of Schwyhart Assets Probes Attorney Files

Hidden Search of Schwyhart Assets Probes Attorney Files This article is available only in print.

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The search for nearly $3.2 million from a once-secret 2013 settlement and possession of a grand home valued at $1.9 million by the Benton County assessor remain at center stage in the bankruptcy of Bill and Carolyn Schwyhart. read more >

Not a Good Look (Editorial)

Not a Good Look (Editorial)

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It takes some doing to make Wells Fargo look like a sympathetic victim, but the legal community in Pope County has managed it. read more >

Pair of WLR Apartments Sold for Combined $56.5M

Pair of WLR Apartments Sold for Combined $56.5M

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The sale of west Little Rock apartment developments starts this week's procession of million-dollar real estate transactions, followed by a Searcy hotel and three Sherwood properties. read more >

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

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The unemployment rates in most of Arkansas' metro areas continued to move downward or stay stable in June, with Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock and Texarkana seeing declines. read more >

Lonoke County Farmland, Conway Hardee's Lead Recent Seven-Digit Deals

Lonoke County Farmland, Conway Hardee's Lead Recent Seven-Digit Deals

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Farmland in south-central Lonoke County, a fast-food eatery in Conway, a mini-storage project in downtown Little Rock, a medical office building in west Little Rock and commercial sites in Benton form this week's list of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

Distribution Center Tops $20.7M Mark (Real Deals)

Distribution Center Tops $20.7M Mark (Real Deals)

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Glen Una Holdings Little Rock LLC of Los Gatos, California, purchased the 104 Champs Blvd. project from RCS-Little Rock LLC, an affiliate of Real Capital Solutions of Louisville, Colorado. read more >

Fed Cuts Key Rate in First Reduction in More Than Decade

Fed Cuts Key Rate in First Reduction in More Than Decade

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The Federal Reserve cut its key interest rate Wednesday for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump's trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. read more >