Stock market bulls have a reason to smile as they watch the Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite sink toward their lowest levels of the year. Each Dow Jones sell-off likely gives a slight boost to the chances that President Donald Trump will strike a China...
The U.S. economy grew at a robust pace of 3.4% in the third quarter, but was revised down 0.1% from earlier estimates as a government shutdown, rising interest rates and a bearish stock market slide has led some economists to trim fourth quarter and year-end 2018 forecasts. According to the...
You can find a wide range of opinions on Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s revised tax cut plan, which was unveiled last week. Hutchinson and key legislative leaders unveiled a smaller $97 million tax reduction proposal that would bring the state’s highest individual income tax rate to 5.9% within two years. While supportive...
Global growth, social media, and technology are allowing professional basketball to engage fans in the arena and online. Adam Silver is one of the longest-tenured team members in the National Basketball Association. But he doesn’t spend much time on the court. In more than 26 years, Silver, who briefly practiced...
Schedule flexibility and generous paid parental leave are key when it comes to gaining a place on the Working Mothers list. Takeda Pharmaceuticals said it was recognized for its strong leadership in creating progressive programs for its workforce in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid...
Running an Etsy shop is a popular way to sell products and earn income. For talented artists and crafty individuals, selling your goods in a third-party marketplace is a great way to pursue your passion and profit from it. But before taking the next step, and after reading Etsy's seller...
1. -- Stocks Slip as Trump Renews Threats of China Tariffs U.S. stock futures declined and global shares traded mixed on Tuesday, Nov. 27, with investors taking a cautious stance following comments from Donald Trump that suggested his weekend summit with China's President Xi Jinping may not yield a breakthrough in trade talks between the...
Becoming an entrepreneur takes hard work. For some, becoming an entrepreneur means leaving their job and pursuing a path outside the corporate world. Others might start a business directly out of college or as a side gig while they work at a different company full time. Regardless of how...
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe defended Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s work requirement for Arkansas Works recipients, while former Gov. Mike Huckabee said President Clinton was more helpful when he needed something for Arkansas than President George W. Bush’s administration was. The two spoke during a joint appearance celebrating the 20th anniversary...
As the trade war rages with China the real impacts to U.S. soybean farmers are starting to be felt. University of Arkansas agriculture economist Scott Stiles created a chart mapping how many bushels of soybeans were sold in China in 2017 as compared to 2018 when the trade war...