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...

Business

Friday PM February 22nd, 2008

Posted on · NatWest Three receive 37-month prison sentences for Enron-related crimes...Some analysts predicting $3.75 to $4 per gallon gasoline prices this spring...Alaska's governor continues legal efforts to shut out companies from developing North Slope natural gas field...

Business

Thursday AM February 21st, 2008

Posted on · Applications for new home construction fell sharply in January...Increases in food and health care costs push consumer prices up more than expected in January...Texas ranchers say beef recall involves animal treatment that's not typical in the industry...

Business

Thursday PM February 21st, 2008

Posted on · Study says nearby residents claim being affected by BP refinery explosion...Venezuelan state-run oil company to challenge court injunction obtained by ExxonMobil in British court...Record-high crude oil prices cause gasoline prices to skyrocket in Texas and nationally...

Business

Tuesday AM February 19th, 2008

Posted on · Texas energy firms rank among most shareholder-friendly...Study points to $1 trillion carbon emission market by 2020...Collapse of Enron inspires musical in Las Cruces, New Mexico...

Business

Tuesday PM February 19th, 2008

Posted on · Houston property sales continue slowdown...Venezuela values Exxon assets at less than $1 billion...Crude oil futures prices end at new record, closing at $100.01 a barrel...