Financial Services

North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks

Aug 11, 2017

Global stock markets have slumped as President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks on North Korea prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise

Egypt inflation soars to near 33 percent amid subsidy cuts

Aug 10, 2017

Egypt's inflation rate jumps to almost 33 percent in July as nation struggles with subsidy cuts

A look at credit card skimmers and how to prevent fraud

Aug 10, 2017

A look at credit card skimming, how authorities are trying to prevent this fraud, and what consumers can do

Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse Media

Aug 9, 2017

Morris Communications is selling its 11 daily newspapers to New Media Investment Group, parent company of GateHouse Media Inc.

Insurer: Miami is more vulnerable to hurricanes like Andrew

Aug 9, 2017

Almost 25 years after Hurricane Andrew struck south of Miami, a new insurance underwriters' analysis says the city's vulnerability to another Category 5 hurricane has grown exponentially

Shoppers have many high-end card options, but for how long?

Aug 9, 2017

Shoppers with means have their choice right now of high-end credit cards, but for how long?

Malaysia launches inquiry over forex losses under Mahathir

Aug 8, 2017

Malaysia's government has launched an inquiry into massive foreign exchange losses by the central bank more than two decades ago, in a probe that could lead to criminal prosecution for former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Bipartisan experts urge next steps on health care push

Aug 7, 2017

A group of conservative and liberal health policy experts want the Trump administration and Congress to shore up coverage under the Obama health care law

Puerto Rico hit with 2 lawsuits challenging board's power

Aug 7, 2017

Puerto Rico has been hit with two lawsuits that for the first time challenge the constitutionality of a federal control board overseeing the island's finances and its power to start a bankruptcy-like court process for some of the U.S. territory's debts

Court hearing for boater whose relatives died mysteriously

Aug 7, 2017

Lawyers for a man suspected of killing his millionaire grandfather in 2013 have met with a judge in a lawsuit over the sinking of his boat with his mother onboard

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

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Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

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