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Bank OZK Packs Little Rock With New Deposits
The $98.8 million Bank OZK headquarters in Little Rock is the largest office project under construction in Arkansas.

Bank OZK Packs Little Rock With New Deposits

by Gwen Moritz – 12 hours ago

Bank deposits in Arkansas grew by 6.5% in the 12-month period that ended June 30, outpacing the national growth rate of 4.2% and topping $70 billion for the first time, according to data released in September by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.


SAFE Banking and Cannabis (Dan Roda Commentary)

SAFE Banking and Cannabis (Dan Roda Commentary)

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SAFE Banking will also enable more banks to begin offering conventional loan products to cannabis operators, with a lower cost of capital than currently available from the mostly nonbank lenders filling this void today. read more >

U.S. Household Debt Reaches $13.67 Trillion

U.S. Household Debt Reaches $13.67 Trillion

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Household debt in the United States rose for the 19th straight quarter, reaching $13.67 trillion as of March 31. It's now 7.8% or $993 billion higher than the previous peak of $12.68 trillion, reached in the third quarter of 2008. read more >

Arkansas' Jobless Rate Rose to 3.5% in September

Arkansas' Jobless Rate Rose to 3.5% in September

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Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point, from 3.4 percent in August to 3.5 percent in September, the state Division of Workforce Services reports. read more >

PAM Profit Slides Amid GM Strike

PAM Profit Slides Amid GM Strike

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The carrier's largest customer, General Motors of Detroit, has been in negotiations over a new labor contract with the United Automobile Workers, which has been on strike since mid-September. read more >

Nonprofits Targeting Wealth of Boomers

Nonprofits Targeting Wealth of Boomers

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As the youngest baby boomers close in on retirement and begin to contemplate what their legacies will be, nonprofits and universities are looking to consistent donors for their slice of an expected multitrillion-dollar wealth transfer. read more >

In Age of Influencers, P. Allen Smith Faces Pay Cut

In Age of Influencers, P. Allen Smith Faces Pay Cut

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Instead of boosting his state pay for promoting Arkansas from $200,000 to $845,000 a year, gardening and lifestyle star P. Allen Smith appears likely to get 95% less than his previous contract provided — or perhaps nothing at all. read more >

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 >

Bentonville WeWork Still a Go

Bentonville WeWork Still a Go

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A planned 200,000-SF WeWork office project in downtown Bentonville should not be affected by the turmoil surrounding the parent company. read more >

Hospital Prices to Go Online, But Will Numbers Tell Story?

Hospital Prices to Go Online, But Will Numbers Tell Story?

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The idea of Americans scrolling through hospital websites to find the best deal on a mammogram or tonsillectomy sounds good to almost everybody. But the devil is in the details, and when federal plans emerged to force hospitals and insurers to reveal their negotiated rates for all kinds of medical services, the pitchforks came out. read more >