Tagged: Trends

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 >

Arkansas Lost at Least $22.6M in 2019 Internet Crimes

Arkansas Lost at Least $22.6M in 2019 Internet Crimes

LegalTechnology & Telecom

Arkansas ranked 34th in the nation in the number of victims of internet crimes reported last year with 1,991, according to the “2019 Internet Crime Report,” released by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center in February. read more >

Powell Says US Economy Facing Heightened Uncertainty

Powell Says US Economy Facing Heightened Uncertainty

Banking & Finance

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the outlook for the U.S. economy is “extraordinarily uncertain” and the success of the recovery effort will depend in large part on the country’s ability to contain the spread of the coronavirus. read more >

Remote Work: Pandemic & Beyond (Regina Young Commentary)

Remote Work: Pandemic & Beyond (Regina Young Commentary)

OpinionHealth CareLegalTechnology & Telecom

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that technology has made remote work viable for positions previously considered not suitable for such arrangements. And many employees who were previously apprehensive about remote work have now embraced it. Will employers now consider making remote work permanent for such positions? read more >