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Compass Report: Rapid Pace Of Growth Continues For NWA Economy

Continued gains in employment and sales tax collections helped the Northwest Arkansas economy finish 2013 with a strong fourth quarter,  Continue Reading »

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Issues $4 Billion In New Debt

Mass retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently secured $4 billion in new debt in two separate underwritings completed this month. Wal-Mart  Continue Reading »

2014 First Quarter Unkind To Most Arkansas-based Stocks

Just seven of the 17 publicly held companies based in Arkansas enjoyed a share price gain during the first quarter of 2014, a reversal from the 13 of the 16 followed in 2013 that had share price gains for the year.

Arkansas’ Jobless Rate Falls To 7.1% In February

An almost 5% decline in the estimated number of out-of-work Arkansans and a 0.59% increase in the number of Arkansans  Continue Reading »

February Home Sales Up 7.3% In Arkansas Despite Winter Weather

Two months is not a trend, but home sales in Arkansas’ four largest metro areas are up almost 7% for  Continue Reading »

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