Business

Friday AM February 18th, 2011

Posted on · Unrest in Bahrain is creating fresh challenges for the U.S. As in Egypt, the Obama Administration is caught between its desire to support pro-democracy demonstrators and its need to stand by a key regional ally. Andrew Schneider reports on how turmoil in Bahrain could affect local business.

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Bauer Business Focus: Jim Hawkins

Posted on · The Credit CARD Act of 2009 was meant to block aggressive marketing of credit cards to college students. That's not what's happening, according to a study by Professor Jim Hawkins of the University of Houston Law Center. Hawkins joins Andrew Schneider on this week's "Bauer Business Focus."

Business

Thursday PM February 17th, 2011

Posted on · Federal crackdown on employers of illegal immigrants...ExxonMobil rolls out new system to contain undersea oil spills...Help for oil rig workers hurt by deepwater drilling moratorium...

Business

Wednesday PM February 16th, 2011

Posted on · Noble announces possible large natural gas find off Cyprus...British subsidiary of KBR fined 11 million in Nigerian bribery case...R360 Environmental Solutions buys oilfield waste treatment faciilty in Cheyenne...Roadway construction at Dallas' Love Field...

Business

Tuesday PM February 15th, 2011

Posted on · World Bank calls global food prices dangerously high...Suit alleges ex-BP official resigned before rig explosion in dispute over safety practices...JPMorgan Chase seeks to win back military customers...Houston Film Commission chief on proposed budget cuts...

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Bauer Business Focus: Janine Iannarelli

Posted on · In the wake of the financial meltdown, the private jet became a stand in for luxury and waste. But the money a business traveler saves by flying coach may be small change compared to contracts lost because of travel delays. Janine Iannarelli — founder and president of Houston-based Par Avion Limited — joins Andrew Schneider on this week's "Bauer Business Focus" to discuss how business aviation can be a cost saver.

Business

Friday AM February 11th, 2011

Posted on · Cybersecurity firm McAfee reports that China-based hackers are hitting global oil and petrochemical companies. Andrew Schneider looks at the scope of the attacks and what companies can do to protect themselves.

Business

Thursday PM February 10th, 2011

Posted on · McAfee says Chinese hackers are targeting U.S. oil companies...Amazon to close Dallas distribution center...Blockbuster putting itself on the block...Business inventories and 30-year mortgage rates up, unemployment claims down...