by Paul Gatling -

Oklahoman named DEI officer at Arvest Bank

Fayetteville-chartered Arvest Bank said Wednesday (Oct. 26) that Cinthya Allen of Norman, Okla., is the company’s new chief diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) officer, effective Nov. 1. Allen will join…

by Roby Brock -

Simmons First Q3 net income flat from year ago

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected for an error in comparison of third quarter financial information to year-ago figures. Simmons First National Corp. reported higher revenue and flat net…

by Robert Spears -

Stay the course

It’s been a turbulent year for many Americans, and the current market volatility probably isn’t giving many of us sweet dreams. Still, it will be vital that we stay the…

by Paul Gatling -

Banking income declines in 2Q

According to a recent Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) report, federally insured commercial banks and savings institutions saw net income decline by 8.5% to $64.4 billion in the second quarter….

by Paul Gatling -

Home foreclosures rise in Arkansas, across U.S.

California-based Attom Data Solutions, which tracks national housing and foreclosure data, recently released its August 2022 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report. It showed there were 177 Arkansas properties with foreclosure filings…