Business

Monday AM March 24th, 2008

Posted on · Proposed college tuition hikes are more than five percent cap set last year...Comcast begins offering bundled commercial telephone service for businesses...Western Union closes money-transfer office in Dallas...

Business

Friday AM March 21st, 2008

Posted on · Federal Reserve plans another $75 billion in treasury securities for investment firms next week...Dynegy to draft report on efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions...NASA's Constellation Program selects five companies to receive contract awards for evaluation of lunar lander design concept...

Business

Friday PM March 21st, 2008

Posted on · Gasoline price average up another two cents in Houston...Houston Organization of Public Employees union ratifies contract with city of Houston...AT&T paying initial $1.3 billion to FCC for portion of wireless spectrum...

Business

Thursday AM March 20th, 2008

Posted on · Female representation on corporate boards in Houston unchanged from last year; Spencer Stuart issues snapshot of Houston's 100 largest companies...FCC approves rule banning exclusive telephone service agreements in apartments...

Business

Thursday PM March 20th, 2008

Posted on · Decline in Index of Leading Economic Indicators means economic signals "are flashing yellow"...Number of newly laid off workers filing for unemployment benefits rises to highest level in nearly two months...Three former Merrill Lunch executives seek notes taken by FBI agents during interviews with former Enron finance chief Andy Fastow...

Business

Wednesday AM March 19th, 2008

Posted on · Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison discusses national and local economy with Greater Houston Partnership...Wholesale prices rise with increase in energy costs offsetting falling food prices...FAA orders check of maintenance records at all U.S. airlines...

Business

Wednesday PM March 19th, 2008

Posted on · More corporate boards in Houston instituting mandatory retirement; Spencer Stuart issues snapshot of Houston's 100 largest companies...Air fares to Europe this summer will be double or more...

Business

Tuesday AM March 18th, 2008

Posted on · Stronger exports help offset soaring foreign oil bill...Industrial output falls by sharpest amount since October...BMC Software purchases BladeLogic in $800 million transaction...

Business

Monday PM March 17th, 2008

Posted on · JPMorgan Chase acquiring Bear Stearns in $236.2 million deal...Federal Reserve lowers lending rate to financial institutions to 3.25 percent...President Bush says economic slump may be challenging, but nation's financial institutions are strong...

Business

Tuesday PM March 18th, 2008

Posted on · Fed cuts interest rate by three-quarters of a point...Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison delivers upbeat State of the Senate address to Greater Houston Partnership...Delta Air Lines will offer voluntary severance payouts to more than half its workforce...

Business

Friday PM March 14th, 2008

Posted on · Federal Reserve poised to help troubled investment house Bear Stearns...$11 million restored to settlement fund for former Enron employees...Toyota's San Antonio truck production plant reduces Tundra output...

Business

Thursday AM March 13th, 2008

Posted on · Southwest Airlines grounds 43 planes following FAA penalty on missed inspections...University of Houston to offer carbon trading course next spring...Forbes ranks Houston as #4 Up and Coming Tech City in the U.S...

Business

Thursday PM March 13th, 2008

Posted on · Treasury secretary pushes for stronger regulatory oversight of mortgage lenders...Chrysler tells employees worldwide to take mandatory two-week vacation in July...Dollar continues slide against the Euro and yen...

Business

Wednesday PM March 12th, 2008

Posted on · French prosecutors seek to try Continental Airlines for 2000 Concorde crash that killed 113...Congress considers dueling budget plans...Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling seeks FBI notes of statements made by former finance chief Andy Fastow...

Business

Wednesday AM March 12th, 2008

Posted on · Anderson Forecast anticipates slumping housing market will lead to higher unemployment rate and less consumer spending...IRS gets word out about economic stimulus package to fixed-income taxpayers...Inspection results from retail food establishments now available online...