Tagged: Trends

Lost in Translation (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Lost in Translation (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

OpinionHealth Care

The current state of affairs — social, political — is in turmoil in part due to mixed messages from individuals and institutions. The viral pandemic has rendered impotent authoritative and instructive messaging. read more >

Be Careful Out There (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Be Careful Out There (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegalTransportationEditor's Note

A $2.4 million scam perpetrated against the Arkansas Department of Transportation is a particularly useful case for business executives to consider since it involves a simple, unsophisticated and yet exceptionally effective form of fraud, and any business that pays employees or vendors is vulnerable. read more >

Nonperforming Loans Far Better Than 2009-10

Nonperforming Loans Far Better Than 2009-10

Banking & Finance

In 2019, only 0.89% of the loans that banks in the United States held were nonperforming, a big improvement compared with the 5.3% of nonperforming loans in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2007-08. read more >

Arkansas Gets $40M for U.S. 67 Improvement

Arkansas Gets $40M for U.S. 67 Improvement

Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced last month that it was awarding $40 million to the Arkansas Transportation Department to reconstruct and improve two sections of U.S. Highway 67 in Jacksonville and Cabot. read more >

The $500 Billion Question (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The $500 Billion Question (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

There are enough women willing to pay $75 or $100 or $125 for a dozen or more eyeshadows that new “palette” releases from high-end brands are as anticipated as blockbuster movies. It’s all about the “color story,” you see. read more >