Business

Tuesday AM March 4th, 2008

Posted on · Swiss lecturer explains business and research value of "grid computing" to UH students...IRS says one of four tax returns so far has come from home computers...Merck says 44,000 people taking part in $5 billion Vioxx settlement...

Business

Tuesday PM March 4th, 2008

Posted on · Energy Department blames market speculation for oil price spikes...BP increases funds reserved to settle claims from 2005 Texas City refinery blast...Pride International discloses evidence of payments to government officials in ten countries...

Business

Monday AM March 3rd, 2008

Posted on · Congressman Nick Lampson's Subcommittee on Energy and Environment holds field hearing at Rice University...Houston firm receives money from Emerging Technology Fund...Treasury Secretary would like to see the penny disappear...

Business

Monday PM March 3rd, 2008

Posted on · Construction spending drops in January; manufacturing activity declines...Pride International uncovers evidence of possible bribes...Warren Buffett says economy is in recession, even if it hasn't met technical definition...

Business

Friday AM February 29th, 2008

Posted on · Energy industry leaders gather for Houston's presidential summit...Commerce Department reports economy skidded to near halt in final quarter of last year...GE Energy announces $700 million agreement with Austin company for wind power turbines...

Business

Friday PM February 29th, 2008

Posted on · Texas average gasoline prices just two cents from setting record...Oil prices hover around $103 a barrel...Consumer spending flat for second straight month...

Business

Thursday AM February 28th, 2008

Posted on · Houston conference looks at climate change effect on business...Energy security summit gets underway at George R. Brown Convention Center; Hillary Clinton to address group...White House promises veto for follow-up economic stimulus bill...

Business

Thursday PM February 28th, 2008

Posted on · Houston stages presidential summit on energy security...House approves $18 billion in new taxes on largest oil companies...Valero Energy approves expansion of refinery in Port Arthur...

Business

Wednesday AM February 27th, 2008

Posted on · Consumer confidence plunges in February...Food, energy and medicine costs jump sharply in January...Two-day 10th annual U.S.-Norway Technology Partnership Conference begins in Houston...

Business

Wednesday PM February 27th, 2008

Posted on · Climate change effect on business discussed at British Consulate event in Houston...Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke tells House Financial Services Committee "economic situation has become distinctly less favorable'' since summer...Euro hits record high against dollar, peaking at nearly $1.51...

Business

Tuesday AM February 26th, 2008

Posted on · Survey points to Tuesday as most productive work day...Executive recruiter confidence increases...Offshore Technology Conference announces 14 technologies receiving 2008 Spotlight on New Technology awards...

Business

Tuesday PM February 26th, 2008

Posted on · Jeff Skilling appeal to be heard in April by 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller sees lowest drop in home price index in 20 years...Federal Reserve auctions another $30 billion in funds to commercial banks to fight credit crisis...

Business

Monday AM February 25th, 2008

Posted on · KPMG survey finds energy companies view sustainability as material business risk, but few view their companies as sustainable businesses...Microsoft's Bill Gates says computer users will increasingly use speech or touch screens rather than keyboards...

Business

Monday PM February 25th, 2008

Posted on · National Association for Business Economics: 45 percent of its economic forecasting panel expect recession this year...National Association of Realtors: sales of existing homes fell to lowest level in nearly a decade in January...Lundberg Survey: gasoline averaging 16 cents higher than two weeks ago...

Business

Friday AM February 22nd, 2008

Posted on · NatWest Three to be sentenced for Enron-related crimes today...Irving firm fined for U.N. Oil-for-Food violations...Index of Leading Economic Indicators falls slightly...