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Insurance rates, scams stir up debate

A. Lee Graham lgraham@bizpress.netNorth Texans expect hail and the occasional tornado, but higher insurance premiums – not to mention shrinking coverage – are striking...

Bank Notes: Family business focus of forum

Family Business focus of new program TMAC’s Metroplex Region, a program within the University of Texas at Arlington Office of Research is rolling out...

Buffett’s Berkshire blows past expectations

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Warren Buffett hasn't lost a step.Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway handily beat analyst estimates with its first-quarter earnings on Friday, booking strong...

RadioShack plans new campaign, store remodels

Bill Bowen bbowen@bizpress.netRadioShack Corp. is still bleeding red ink, but new Chief Executive Joseph Magnacca is already poised to remodel stores and launch a...

Britain to honor Churchill on 5-pound note

Mark ThompsonLONDON (CNNMoney) -- Is Britain's fiver about to become a 'Winston'?Beginning in 2016, the U.K.'s smallest banknote -- the £5 note -- will...

AT&T reports 1Q; lost contract subscribers

 DALLAS (AP) — AT&T lost phone subscribers from its contract-based plans for the first time in the latest quarter, in a sign that growth...

GE Capital forms development group

A. Lee Graham Reporter lgraham@bizpress.netGE Capital’s Equipment Finance segment in Irving is forming a business development group, led by 28-year company veteran Jim Kelly....

Dell suitors disappear as PC sales slump

 MICHAEL LIEDTKE,AP Business Writers TOM MURPHY,AP Business WritersBuyout specialist Blackstone Group LP is dropping its effort to acquire Dell, and billionaire investor Carl Icahn...

GE 1Q down but energy investments up

JONATHAN FAHEY,AP Energy Writer  NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric's first quarter results were dragged down by deteriorating economic conditions in Europe, highlighting the danger...

American reports improved 1Q earnings

DAVID KOENIG,AP Airlines Writer  DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines parent AMR Corp. reported a smaller loss for the first quarter than a year ago on...

EECU passes $1 billion milestone in loans

EECU passes $1 billion milestone in loans The EECU Credit Union surpassed the $1 billion milestone in its loan portfolio near the end of 2012...

Dallas Fed calls for end of ‘Too big to fail’

Dallas Fed calls for end of ‘Too big to fail’ Early in 2012, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas made a plea in its annual...

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Fort Worth Council approves contract for COVID housing

The Fort Worth City Council approved a $9.3 million proposal to turn unused hotel space into permanent supportive housing for people impacted...

Court upholds murder sentence of ex-cop who shot Black teen

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and 15-year sentence of a white ex-police officer who fatally...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

The Associated Press undefinedBenchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 33 cents to settle at $41.61 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude...

Fort Worth City Council takes first look at $782M 2021 budget

The City Council got its first look at a proposed $782 million fiscal 2021 general fund budget Tuesday at the Fort Worth City Council...