by Paul Gatling -

Walmart hires 1st chief economist

Bentonville-based Walmart Inc. has added to its economic team by hiring its first chief economist. John List, a distinguished professor at the University of Chicago, fills that role for the…

by Roby Brock -

Murphy USA Q1 profits nearly triple

Murphy USA Inc. reported first quarter net income of $152.4 million, nearly three times higher than a year ago when profits topped $55.3 million. On Tuesday (May 3), the El…