America First Credit Union will open its newest branch in Downtown Summerlin on Monday.
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For Dallas Haun, the economic indicators at his bank are showing that the Southern Nevada market is creeping out of the doldrums and slowly picking up momentum.
George Smith, market president for Bank of America Nevada, oversees companies who bring in a serious chunk of change.
Anna Martini, president of Montreal-based fashion retailer Dynamite, said she hopes the Las Vegas store, which opened May 1 at Fashion Show mall, will be the 30-year-old company’s flagship location.
A tall blue box tucked in the rear of The D casino in downtown Las Vegas could soon shake up the gambling industry. That’s the hope of Derek Stevens and Jordan Kelley, who met Wednesday as they prepared to launch the first Bitcoin ATM in a casino.
Should an economic collapse ever ruin the U.S. dollar, you could still shop for your cataclysmic needs at the Zombie Apocalypse Store. Behind the door protected by wrought-iron bars and near a couple of machetes, black and orange signs read: “Bitcoin accepted here.”
Southern Nevada’s credit freeze is thawing, and that means better times for small businesses that need financing. It’s also a boost for the region’s economy, because smaller companies employ most of the local workforce and help spur spending in every industry.
Meadows Bank on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $1.262 million, compared with $335,000 in the same period last year.
Nevada State Bank, a subsidiary of Zions Bancorp., on Friday reported loan growth of $33.1 million for the first quarter of 2014. The bank’s year-over-year loan growth was $233.9 million, and the company posted a net income of $2.3 million. That extended a positive trend of quarterly earnings since 2010, according to a news release.
First-quarter earnings reported this week have offered varying results for a trio of Southern Nevada’s biggest regional banks.