How Fintech is Digitally Disrupting the Financial World

  The market for fintech, or financial technology software, was one of the hottest sectors in 2015. The time is ripe for financial innovation: new technologies are helping end users skip past gatekeepers and intermediaries to customize their use of financial products. Meanwhile, many of the same technologies are also erasing the inefficiencies of banks […]

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Warren Stephens on capitalism, market ups and downs, and a new healthcare paradigm

Stephens Inc. CEO Warren Stephens continues to expand his “This is Capitalism” video series, a digital effort he started to respond to the 2016 Presidential election cycle. Stephens said he was alarmed by how well Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a declared socialist, did in the race and wanted to remind younger voters that capitalism has […]

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Small businesses to see smaller share of tax cuts, trucking group praises House plan

The U.S. Senate might vote on tax reform later this week, but the U.S. House of Representative’s tax plan that recently passed might not mean as much for small businesses as compared to larger corporations. Yet, the House plan has the support of trade organization American Trucking Associations, which recently praised approval of the plan. […]

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Tyson Foods to mark 83 years with record share price, sustained growth

Springdale-based Tyson Foods will hold its annual shareholder meeting Thursday (Feb. 8) morning at its new offices on Emma Avenue in downtown Springdale – near the spot where the company was once headquartered. Investors and company execs have plenty to celebrate behind CEO Tom Hayes’ first year at the helm. It’s the 83rd birthday for […]

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Are Millennials More Entrepreneurial Than Previous Generations?

The relationship between millennials and the concept of “entrepreneurship” is nuanced and complex. Millennials clearly value entrepreneurship, and 67% of this group says that their goals involve eventually starting a business. Statistics show that millennials are always “on”, motivated to make a difference, and consider flexible hours to be a key to boosting productivity. Unfortunately, […]

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