Micron boost tech shares after better-than expected guidance Micron’s stock popped about 13%, leading gains for chip makersMnuchin told CNBC ‘we were about 90% of the way there’ on China trade dealHealth care, utilities stocks fell about 1.1%, leading markets lower.
Weekly U.S. crude supplies drop nearly 13 mln bbls; key East Coast refinery plans to permanently close U.S. oil prices climbed by nearly 3% on Wednesday, as the U.S. government reported a weekly drop of nearly 13 million barrels in domestic crude stocks.
90% of shoppers polled said they left an e-commerce site that failed to load fast enough.57% of respondents said that, after leaving a slow site, they purchased products from a similar retailer, while 40% said they went to Amazon instead.Almost one-fourth of online shoppers said they never returned to...
Arkansas’ unemployment rate held for the second straight month at 3.6% as continued strong job growth across several industry sectors pushed nonfarm payroll jobs to record levels in May, state labor officials reported Friday (June 21). The jobs data posted Friday by the U.S....
Opening a business bank account requires more effort than opening a personal account – there are documents that need to be gathered, names to be determined and licenses to get in order – but all the work is worth it. "A business bank account is essential," said Joe Bailey, operations...
Arkansas’ overall ranking improved from 41st to 40th in the latest annual Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT Data Book. Its economic well-being ranking improved from 44th to 36th, but its health ranking fell from 30th to 37th after it experienced its first decline in children covered by health...
eal Energy Solutions, now Seal Solar, officially opened a new headquarters in Argenta last week. The Arkansas-based company, founded in 2012 by Josh Davenport and Heather Nelson, is focusing exclusively on solar design and installation, part of a partnership with LightWave Solar. The new focus centers on larger solar power...
The U.S. has had an extended and very impressive rally in the prices of U.S. Treasury securities. The 10-year U.S. Treasury has seen its yield move from a recent high over 3.20 percent in early October 2018, down to below 2.20 percent at the end of May 2019. One of...
Choosing the right merchant account provider can be a daunting task for any business owner. Providers may charge additional fees for processing credit cards online, closing an account early or even using a lower subscription plan. Businesses that operate seasonally often face larger credit card processing fees than those...
European markets were edging toward Friday’s session-closing figures as U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in the region for a U.K. visit, while firing trade-related salvos at Mexico and India. How did markets perform? The Stoxx 600 SXXP, -0.20%  retreated 0.2% to 368.4. It fell 0.8% Friday. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 UKX, +0.00%  moved down 0.3% to 7,143 after...