Economy

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson speaks at a press conference. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Exxon CEO: Get Used To Lower Oil Prices

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson expects the price of oil to remain low over the next two years because of ample global supplies and relatively weak economic growth.

03/04/2015

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US Running Out Of Room To Store Oil; Price Collapse Next?

The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.

03/03/2015

US Capitol Building

Congress Clears Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, Setting Up Veto

The Republican-controlled Congress approved a bill Wednesday to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.

02/11/2015

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Report Shows US Added 257K Jobs, Unemployment Up To 5.7%

U.S. employers hired at a stellar pace last month, wages rose by the most in six years, and Americans responded by streaming into the job market to find work.

02/06/2015

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Aviation Company Moving Into Vacant Alliance Airport Hanger

City of Fort Worth sources say approval of a deal to move an aviation company into the massive hanger left vacant at Alliance Airport is a “slam dunk” that will add hundreds of jobs.

01/27/2015

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Texas Unemployment Rate Drops In December

The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 4.6 percent in December for a fourth straight month of declines.

01/23/2015

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Texas Comptroller: Plunging Oil Prices ‘Dampened’ Budget Outlook

The first legislative session under Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott will begin with lawmakers having a so-called budget surplus of $7.5 billion.

01/12/2015

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Rick Perry: Jobs Juggernaut Meets ‘Governor Oops’

Gov. Rick Perry would like to run for president in 2016 as a proven job-creator who molded Texas’ strong economy in his own political gunslinger image.

12/30/2014

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U.S. Looks Into RadioShack Retirement Plans

The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating how RadioShack manages its retirement plan for employees, according to a regulatory filing.

12/26/2014

New houses under construction in Frisco. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Why Areas With Good Jobs Have Hard-To-Afford Homes

Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.

12/09/2014

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States Differ On Need For Bitcoin Oversight

The Texas Food and Beverage Commission approved bitcoin as an acceptable form of payment for food and alcohol, and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott accepted bitcoin campaign donations.

11/28/2014

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Gas Prices Drop Across Texas Amid Busy Travel Time

Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped again as motorists take to the road for the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/25/2014

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