March 4, 2009 11:33 pm
Thursday AM March 5th, 2009
Representatives of New York-based directory assistance firm kgb are in Houston to introduce their service. They're visiting high traffic areas, local events, sports arenas, concert venues and bars and night spots. Ed Mayberry reports.
March 4, 2009 9:33 pm
Wednesday PM March 4th, 2009
Homeowners set to enroll for $75 billion loan modification program…Houston Chronicle to reduce staff by ten per cent…Equistar Chemicals to lay off 229 employees…
March 3, 2009 9:51 pm
Wednesday AM March 4th, 2009
Houston has added Karachi, Pakistan, as its seventeenth sister city. Ed Mayberry reports.
March 3, 2009 9:44 pm
Tuesday PM March 3rd, 2009
Pending U.S. home sales sink to new record low…Texans pay almost twice the national average in home insurance rates…Democratic lawmakers call on Governor Perry to accept unemployment money in federal stimulus package…
March 2, 2009 8:58 pm
Tuesday AM March 3rd, 2009
New Jersey based NRG Energy has agreed to buy Houston-based Reliant Energy's retail electricity business for 287-million in cash. Jack Williams reports.
February 27, 2009 9:16 pm
Monday AM March 2th, 2009
Smith Graham Investment Advisors of Houston has acquired the equity assets of a New York management company. That doubles smith graham's assets under management, to nearly six billion dollars. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 27, 2009 9:00 pm
Friday PM February 27th, 2009
Stanford chief investment officer appears in Houston court…JPMorgan Chase plans further job cuts and branch reductions…NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage plans almost 400 job cuts nationwide…
February 26, 2009 10:57 pm
Friday AM February 27th, 2009
President Barack Obama's proposed budget would slow Medicaid and Medicare growth to help create a fund billed as a "down payment" on healthcare reform. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 26, 2009 9:09 pm
Thursday PM February 26th, 2009
President Obama unveils $3.55 trillion budget…Texas moves forward with road maintenance based on federal economic stimulus money…Texas gasoline prices drop eight cents in past week…
February 25, 2009 11:35 pm
Thursday AM February 26th, 2009
The University of Houston's friends of Women's Studies is staging a table talk event next Tuesday. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 25, 2009 10:58 pm
Wednesday PM February 25th, 2009
Sales of existing homes plunge as buyers wait for government action…Executives from Shell and others tell Congress expanded offshore drilling will generate thousands of jobs…Small Business Administration closing its post-Ike business assistance center…
February 24, 2009 10:29 pm
Wednesday PM February 25th, 2009
An author, who has looked at Google, says companies would do well to study and copy them. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 24, 2009 10:12 pm
Tuesday PM February 24th, 2009
President Barack Obama delivers first State of the Union address tonight…Conference Board's consumer confidence index shows consumers fearful over job cuts and shrinking retirement accounts…Airlines launch fare sale for flights through fall…
February 23, 2009 9:52 pm
Tuesday AM February 24th, 2009
The Asia Society looks at U.S.-China relations in an event this week here in Houston. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 23, 2009 9:39 pm
Monday PM February 23rd, 2009
Feds consider option of government ownership of banks...French investment leader meets with Houston corporate leaders and government officials...National Association for Business Economics paints glum picture for this year...
February 20, 2009 10:22 pm
Monday AM February 23rd, 2009
There are some signs that can indicate you're targeted for a layoff, according to Robert Half International's OfficeTeam. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 20, 2009 10:16 pm
Friday PM February 20th, 2009
Authorities track investor funds entrusted to Stanford International Bank…Mayor Bill White attends U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C….Lee High School hosts first Alternative Energy Ideas Festival on Saturday…
February 19, 2009 10:57 pm
Friday AM February 20th, 2009
A former Google executive spoke in Houston last night about the future of social networking businesses. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 19, 2009 11:00 am
Thursday PM February 19th, 2009
Robert Stanford served civil legal papers in Virginia…BP agrees to almost $180 million pollution settlement…Enron story becomes play in Chichester, England, heading for London’s West End…
February 18, 2009 11:39 pm
Thursday AM February 19th, 2009
Microsoft has released a survey looking at the energy industry's use of collaboration technology. Ed Mayberry attended the Microsoft's sixth annual Global Energy Forum.
February 18, 2009 10:51 pm
Wednesday PM February 18th, 2009
Caribbean and Latin American Stanford banks see run by depositors following SEC probe…Federal Reserve predicts economy will shrink and unemployment will rise…Houston Advanced Research Center creates collaborative research program promoting technology for low-impact oil and gas drilling…
February 17, 2009 10:24 pm
Wednesday AM February 18th, 2009
Text messaging is evolving into a content delivery system. Ed Mayberry reports that one entrepreneur thinks texting can be useful in the business world.
February 17, 2009 9:12 pm
Tuesday PM February 17th, 2009
SEC charges Stanford over high-interest rate CDs; Stanford’s Galleria offices closes doors as U.S. Marshalls guard computers and documents…Governor says Texas should be cautious about taking money from federal economic stimulus package…President Obama signs $787 billion bill…
February 16, 2009 11:00 pm
Tuesday AM February 17th, 2009
A telemedicine health service provider has launched an offshore medical service to connect remote workers with live physicians. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 16, 2009 9:35 pm
Monday PM February 16th, 2009
President Obama ready to sign $787 billion economic stimulus bill; automakers to submit restructuring plans…Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac suspend residential foreclosure sales of occupied homes through March 6th…Gasoline prices continue rise as crude oil prices drop…
February 16, 2009 4:13 am
Monday AM February 16th, 2009
Coal will continue to be an important resource in power generation, according to speakers at the recent Cambridge Energy Research Associates conference. But technology could help make it environmentally acceptable. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 13, 2009 10:16 pm
Friday PM February 13th, 2009
House passes $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act…Texas plant operated by Peanut Corporation of America closes in wake of salmonella outbreak; parent company files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy…Career and Technical Education Career Expo and ExxonMobil girls in engineering events set for Valentine’s Day…
February 12, 2009 10:04 pm
Friday AM February 13th, 2009
The Cambridge Energy Research Associates conference in Houston has been spotlighting the power industry. Renewables have been the underlying theme this week. Ed Mayberry reports.
February 12, 2009 9:46 pm
Thursday PM February 12th, 2009
Retail sales end six-month decline, posting one per cent jump in January…Citgo, Equistar cutting jobs…Jeff Skilling denied request for hearing before entire appeals court; attorney prepares Supreme Court petition…
February 12, 2009 12:02 am
Thursday AM February 12th, 2009
The Texas Petro Index has declined over the past three months. That's a composite index based on oil and gas employment, rig counts and production statistics. Ed Mayberry reports.