NEW YORK (CNN) -- CNN Money's Maribel Aber has your top business and financial news on this Monday, August 12.
Here's what we know about Monday's jobs announcement in Arkadelphia
Gov. Mike Beebe's office has scheduled a "significant job creation announcement" at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Clark County Commerce Park in Arkadelphia.
Arkansas ranked twice in Forbes' business list
Forbes Magazine this week ranked two Arkansas regions on its list of "Best Places for Business and Careers." The list ranked 200 metropolitan areas. Northwest Arkansas ranked no. 28 and central Arkansas ranked no. 32.
Stocks: Wal-Mart earnings, housing in play this week
Investors are hoping that a fresh batch of economic data will breathe life back into stock markets this week. All three major indexes shed about 1% last week.
Travel and tourism hiring grows, but are they good jobs?
Hiring for travel and tourism jobs has surged so much in the last few years that the industry has recovered 92% of the positions lost during the recession while the rest of the economy has only recovered 77%.