Business/Economy

Business/Economy
6:50 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Chaplains For The Factory Floor And Company Cubicle

Hiring spiritual support, in the workplace?

Companies across the country have hired thousands of chaplains to offer spiritual support to employees. They say it's good for workers, and the bottom line.

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Business/Economy
1:40 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

This Dallas Startup Just Won $50,000

Rollout

Dallas startup Rollout walked away from a small business contest with $50,000 Thursday night. The company, founded in 2013, provides mobile tools for architects and construction teams to access digital documents and drawings.

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Business/Economy
3:11 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Two Billion Ways To Order A Pie? Pizza Hut Tries A Spicy Makeover

Pizza Hut is trying to make a splash with dozens of new ingredients, crust flavors and drizzles.
Lauren Silverman KERA News

Pizza Hut, the nation’s biggest pizza chain, is overhauling its brand. There’s a new logo, a more casual uniform, and fresh leadership. But the biggest upgrade is the menu.  

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Business/Economy
9:54 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Angel Investors Land In Dallas, Where Startups Are Booming

The National Angel Summit opening at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center.
Lauren Silverman KERA News

A group of angels is descending on Dallas this week -- angel investors. 

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One Crisis Away
6:19 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

New Alternative In Dallas To Payday Loans

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When faced with a financial emergency, some turn to payday or car title lenders. There’s about 175 of them in Dallas offering quick cash at great cost. The city and an Austin-based lender to small businesses have announced an alternative.

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Business/Economy
2:32 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

An Unvarnished Interview With T. Boone Pickens On Plunging Oil Prices

Legendary oilman T. Boone Pickens says operators are to blame for plunging oil prices.
Bob Daemmrich Texas Tribune

Crude oil prices are plunging, but T. Boone Pickens isn’t surprised. The billionaire oilman has seen plenty of spikes and dips during more than 60 years in the industry, including some he predicted.

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Business/Economy
6:51 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Toyota Says Hi To Plano With Party -- And $1 Million Donation

Toyota North America greeted Texas and Plano with a free block party, $1 million to Plano ISD's Plano Academy, and 6 pickups. In photo, l-r, CEO Jim Lentz, Olympian Nastia Liukin, Mayor Harry LaRosiliere, Governor Rick Perry
Bill Zeeble KERA News

Toyota gave Plano schools $1  million Monday and threw a block party for the public as it officially said "hello" to the city where it’s moving its North American headquarters. So, why Plano?

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Economy
12:55 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Texas Added Jobs And Unemployment In August

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Unemployment across Texas rose slightly to 5.3 percent in August.

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Business/Economy
10:57 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Southwest Airlines Unveils New Look For Its Planes

Southwest Airlines will put a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle age and faces many changes.
Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines will put a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle age and faces many changes. It's also adding a social media "Listening Center."

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Business/Economy
3:33 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Tesla Chooses Nevada Over Texas For Its $5 Billion Factory

Tesla has reportedly chosen Nevada over Texas for its $5 billion factory.
Tesla

Tesla Motors has selected Nevada over Texas for a massive $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.

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