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Tuesday AM May 6th, 2008

Posted on · OTC continues at Reliant Park with attendees from 110 countries...ExxonMobil plans $100 million plant in Wyoming for testing carbon-capture technology...Federal Reserve says banks are tightening lending standards on home mortgages, consumer and business loans in response to credit crisis...

Business

Monday PM May 5th, 2008

Posted on · Offshore Technology Conference gets underway at Reliant Park...Lundberg Survey: national average price for regular gasoline rose about 15 cents in last two weeks...ISM says nation's service economy expanded in April after three-month contraction...

Business

Monday AM May 5th, 2008

Posted on · Offshore Technology Conference begins at Reliant Park...Litigation support professionals organize regional group...Hines Real Estate Investment Trust closes on $271.5 million purchase of Williams Tower...

Business

Friday PM May 2nd, 2008

Posted on · Federal Reserve proposes tougher rules for credit card companies...Houston's average gas prices rise another nickel...KBR says first-quarter profit more than doubled...

Business

Friday AM May 2nd, 2008

Posted on · Houston executives expect local economy to perform better than national economy...Consumer spending rises in March tied to increases in energy prices...Workers' strike affecting Nigeria's oil output ends...

Business

Thursday PM May 1st, 2008

Posted on · Houston City Council approves updated energy code for new commercial buildings...Home Depot, Disney Stores closing outlets...House Financial Services Committee approves $300 billion housing rescue package...

Business

Thursday AM May 1st, 2008

Posted on · Economy grows by six-tenths of a percent...Compensation grows at slowest pace in two years...International group of scientists say food crops should not be used to produce biofuels during world food crisis...

Business

Wednesday PM April 30th, 2008

Posted on · Fed cuts key interest rate by quarter point...Airlines consider next moves; United and US Airways in "advanced talks"...Urban Land Institute says Houston faces infrastructure challenge, just as driving becomes increasingly expensive...

Business

Wednesday AM April 30th, 2008

Posted on · Bush pressures Congress over economic proposals...Private commission says agriculture must move away from large, industrial farms...Kaiser Family Foundation says biggest economic worry for Americans is how to fill up the tank...

Business

Tuesday PM April 29th, 2008

Posted on · Home values plunge by double-digits compared to last year; foreclosures more than double...Consumer confidence slips to five-year low...Federal Reserve begins two-day policy-setting session; rate cut expected...

Business

Tuesday AM April 29th, 2008

Posted on · UK anti-corruption group rates oil firms on transparency...American Airlines joins other carriers in charging $25 for checking second bag...Postal Service reports brisk sales of "forever" stamp with postal rates go up in two weeks...

Business

Monday PM April 28th, 2008

Posted on · Percentage of vacant homes hits record high...United Airlines and US Airways in "advanced talks" as Continental rejects merger with United...IRS begins making direct deposits of tax rebates...

Business

Monday AM April 28th, 2008

Posted on · Tax rebates begin going out today...Harris County Judge on ten-day trip to India to promote international trade...U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform study shows a state's legal climate has an economic impact...

Business

Friday PM April 25th, 2008

Posted on · Contractor's ship fires warning shots in Persian Gulf...Gasoline averaging 12 to 13 cents higher than last week...First direct deposits of rebates to begin on Monday...

Business

Friday AM April 25th, 2008

Posted on · Order to factories fall; unemployment falls...Federal Reserve auctions $59.46 billion in treasury securities to big investment firms...Wendy's agrees to be purchased by Arby's in $2 billion deal...