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Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

St. Louis Fed Announces New President & CEO, Changes to Little Rock Board

Alberto Musalem, an adjunct professor of finance at Georgetown University and technology investment executive, will succeed Jim Bullard as the St. Louis Fed's top official. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Government & Politics / Investments

Carter Malloy Named to St. Louis Fed Agribusiness Industry Council

Members' observations help ensure conditions at smaller independent businesses are represented in monetary policy deliberations in Washington. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

Jamie Anderson Named to St. Louis Fed’s Agribusiness Industry Council

He's the vice president of I.F. Anderson Farms Inc. in Lonoke. read more >
Elexus Jordan
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Tourism

Tiffany Wilkerson Named GM of the Arkansas State Fair (Movers & Shakers)

She is also the first woman and the youngest general manager in the history of the fair. read more >
Troy Wells, left, and Casey Willis
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Health Care

Troy Wells, Casey Willis Named to St. Louis Fed Council

The Health Care Industry Council is supported by the St. Louis Fed’s office in Louisville, Kentucky. read more >
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

2 in Arkansas Join St. Louis Fed Community Banking Council

They join a third Arkansas banker on the panel. read more >
Matuschka Lindo Briggs, Vice President and Regional Executive of the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

St. Louis Fed Promotes Matuschka Lindo Briggs to Senior VP

She's now senior vice president and regional executive of the bank's Little Rock branch. read more >
After giving a presentation on the U.S. economy, St. Louis Fed James Bullard takes questions last week from an overflow audience of mostly bankers attending the Arkansas Bankers Association's and Arkansas State Bank Department’s Day with the Commissioner in Little Rock. 
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

2 Fed Officials Favor Keeping Key Rate at Peak Through 2023

James Bullard, president of the St. Louis Fed, suggested that financial markets are underestimating the likelihood the Fed will have to be more aggressive. read more >
Banking & Finance / Investments / Small Business

Millennials Narrow Household Wealth Gap

This chart, prepared by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, shows average real family wealth of three different generations during their young- to mid-adult years. read more >
FIS CEO Gary Norcross, left, and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson discuss the state's rise as a fintech leader at the VenCent Fintech Summit in Little Rock on Aug. 16, 2022.
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Government & Politics / Small Business

Day 2 of Fintech Summit: Regulatory Advice, Data Strategy and Arkansas’ ‘Microhub’ Status

FIS CEO Gary Norcross and St. Louis Fed VP Allen North were among the speakers. read more >
Matuschka Lindo Briggs, Vice President and Regional Executive of the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

St. Louis Fed Names Matuschka Lindo Briggs VP, Regional Exec (Super Mover)

She will support the board of directors of the Little Rock Branch and represent the St. Louis Fed with business leaders, bankers, local government officials and other stakeholders. read more >
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

Matuschka Lindo Briggs Named Head of St. Louis Fed’s Little Rock Branch

She follows Robert Hopkins, who retired earlier this month after 38 years with the St. Louis Fed. read more >
Construction

Number of US Construction Employees Exceeds Pre-Pandemic High

Employment in the U.S. construction industry reached 7,628,000 in March, slightly exceeding the pre-pandemic total of 7,624,000 reached in February 2020. read more >
Millie Ward, volunteer and board member at Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Government & Politics

Stone Ward President Elected Chair of Little Rock Branch of St. Louis Fed

Millie Ward has served on the board since 2017. read more >
Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc.
Banking & Finance

Darrin Williams Named to St. Louis Fed’s Board

Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc. in Little Rock, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. read more >
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

St. Louis Fed Appoints 2 to Advisory Council

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has appointed two new members to its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council. read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies / Transportation

St. Louis Fed Names New Little Rock Branch Board

R. Andrew Clyde, president and CEO of Murphy USA Inc. in El Dorado, has been elected top a three-year term on the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis board, effective Jan.1. read more >
Michael Pakko
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Michael Pakko: Employment to Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels by Late 2022

Michael Pakko says the state could see a return to pre-pandemic employment by the end of 2022 — an outlook that could be affected by a vaccine, more stimulus and new shutdowns. read more >
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Investments

That Rainy-Day Fund (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

Who doesn’t have two months of income in ready cash? Most Americans. Even some of you who read Arkansas Business. read more >
Retail

Retail Sales Up 17.7% in May

Retail sales in the United States rose a record 17.7% in May, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, reflecting a surge in buying as businesses that had been shuttered because of the coronavirus pandemic reopened. read more >