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The Week in Business: Stocks Hit a Record High, and Facebook Wants to Replace Your Bank

What’s Up? (June 16-22) Social Currency Maybe you don’t trust Facebook with your personal information. But what about your money? On Tuesday, the tech giant…

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3 Top Tech Stocks to Buy Right Now

Alibaba, Shopify, and Activision Blizzard are tech sector survivors. Escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China torpedoed many tech stocks over the past few…

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3 Cannabis Stocks That Could Benefit the Most from U.S. Legalization

Cannabis continues making progress in the U.S. as Illinois recently passed into law a bill that will see it become the 11th state to legalize…

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Arvest Bank regional executive Lisa Ray retires

Lisa Ray moved from California to Northwest Arkansas in 1988, and met and married her husband that same year. The newlyweds did something else that…

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Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Rally Despite Sluggish Market

Bitcoin and ethereum continued to rally on Wednesday, pushing the total value of all cryptocurrencies higher even as the wider markets were mostly red. The…

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XRP Posts 6% Gains as Japan and Brazil Adopt Ripple Tech for Payments

Ripple’s XRP token has a posted a 6 percent profit to establish a fresh weekly high towards $0.534. The bullish behavior also got the coin close…

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Is Your Startup Idea Already Taken?

There’s an ongoing joke in the startup world about how aspiring founders pitch their new ventures. Every startup idea is reduced to an “Uber for…

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Court decision could impact loan agreements between bankers and customers

In an opinion delivered on Dec. 7, the Arkansas Supreme Court determined, for the first time, that pre-dispute contractual waivers of the right to a…

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Following Arvest Bank acquisition, role of Bear State CEO still unclear

In April, eight months after the deal was announced, Arvest Bank completed its all-cash purchase — for $391 million — of Bear State Financial Inc.,…

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F1 Champion Fernando Alonso Moves Entire Digital Library to a Kodak Blockchain

Formula One world champion and recent Les Mans 24 winner Fernando Alonso will be one of the first known sportspersons to move his entire digital…

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