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Wall St opens higher as earnings whip up risk appetite

U.S. stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday (October 19) as upbeat quarterly reports from Johnson & Johnson and Travelers fired up risk appetite, after big banks kicked off the third-quarter earnings season on a positive note last...

Top three Texas laws effective September 1st- a rundown

1st- MEDICAL MARIJUANA (HB 1535) Beginning September 1st, 2021 relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and...

Wall Street skids after weak retail sales, Home Depot results

Wall Street's main indexes slid on Tuesday (August 17), weighed down by a drop in U.S. retail sales that raised concerns about the economic recovery, as well as by disappointing results from Home Depot .

Wall Street closes to snap 3-day losing streak as technology stocks rise

Wall Street's main indexes regained their footing on Thursday (May 20) after a three-day slide, buoyed by gains in technology stocks as the smallest weekly jobless claims since the start of a pandemic-driven recession lifted the mood.

Wall Street closes higher in ‘buy the dip’ session

Wall Street ended sharply higher at the close of a broad rally on Thursday (May 13), bouncing back from three straight days of selling on upbeat labor market data. All three major U.S. stock...

Three major indexes of New York stock market fall on Wednesday

U.S. stocks finished lower on Wednesday with three major indexes seeing significant decreases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 681.50 points, or 1.99 percent, to 33,587.66. The Standard and Poor's 500 lost 89.06 points,...

Dow closes at record high after upbeat jobless claims report

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high on Thursday (May 6), bolstered by an upbeat weekly jobless claims report, while shares of vaccine makers dipped after U.S. President Joe Biden backed plans to waive...

Mattress Mack gets his own ice cream flavor at Red Circle

HOUSTON - Houston hero and Gallery Furniture owner Jim McIngvale, well known as Mattress Mack, now has his own ice cream flavor. Red Circle Ice Cream in Chinatown is now honoring his legacy...

Mayor Turner Announces Implementation of Task Force on Policing Reform Recommendations

HOUSTON - In a sweeping announcement today, Mayor Sylvester Turner outlined his plans to implement a significant number of the recommendations submitted by the Mayor's Task Force on Policing Reform to improve accountability, transparency, change police policies and...

City of Houston Selected for U.S. Green Building Council 2021 LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program

HOUSTON - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building rating system, have announced Houston as one of 15 cities and counties that will commence certification in a national cohort supported by the LEED for Cities Local Government...

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Bitcoin rallies to new all-time-high at 66.3k; 70k now targeted

Bitcoin hit a record high of $66,074 on Wednesday (October 20) a day after the first U.S....

‘Espionage Book’, ‘Old People’s App’ – new corporate names suggested for Facebook

As reports emerged that Facebook is about to introduce a new corporate name, citizens from around the world offered on Wednesday (October...

Man shot dead in southeast Houston

HOUSTON - Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in southeast Houston.  The incident was reported...

Burnt body found in north Houston

HOUSTON – Investigation has been initiated after Houston police found a burnt body in a ditch in north Houston Tuesday night. 

Suspect shoots woman multiple times during SWAT standoff

HOUSTON – A SWAT standoff ended after more than four hours with one woman landing in the hospital early Wednesday.