Banking & Finance


Tyronza Bancshares Acquisition Tops $8.4M

Tyronza Bancshares Acquisition Tops $8.4M

Banking & Finance

The purchase of Tyronza Bancshares Inc. by Big Creek Bancshares Inc. represents a nearly $8.5 million transaction. The acquisition of the parent company of Marked Tree's First Delta Bank is an all-cash deal. read more >

Riverdale Retail Land Tops $8.3M (Real Deals)

Riverdale Retail Land Tops $8.3M (Real Deals)

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodReal Deals

Kappa Realty LLC, led by Chris Robertson, bought the 17.6-acre home of the Riverdale Shopping Center at 2500-2610 Cantrell Road from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Little Rock. read more >

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

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Median incomes of U.S. households are rising again, and “those headed by a Millennial (someone age 22 to 37) now earn more than young adult households did at nearly any time in the past 50 years,” according to the Pew Research Center. read more >

Fake It Till You Break It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Fake It Till You Break It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTechnology & TelecomOpinionEditor's Note

Overestimating one's own competence is not really the news here. What's new is the consistency with which other people — complete strangers, even — interpret confidence as competence. read more >

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

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We have suggested to Michael Pakko, the state economic forecaster, that the volume of Movers & Shakers landing in our queue be considered an economic indicator. By that indication, Arkansas' economy is humming. read more >

First Security Bancorp Burgeons Into Big Time

First Security Bancorp Burgeons Into Big Time

Banking & FinanceCover Story

These days, the First Security name is shared among 21 lenders in 15 states around the nation. But the biggest in the land by far is the $5.3 billion-asset financial institution that makes its home in Searcy. read more >

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

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The departures of five companies that were acquired in the past year made room at the bottom of the list for companies that had not made the cutoff last year — or ever. The price of entry to the list? $100 million read more >