Tomnitz retiring after 15 years as CEO at D.R. Horton

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The company names David Auld, who was promoted to chief operating officer in November, to CEO, effective immediately.

Oil, rail industries want 7 years to fix tank cars

The Transportation Department proposed that tank cars be retrofitted within two years, but industry groups say manufacturers need more time.

Demand keeps apartment rents rising in North Texas

Rents are growing at a 3.9 percent annual pace, reaching $1,600 a month in downtown Fort Worth, as occupancy levels hit a 13-year high, according to MPF Research.

DFW Airport to build parking garage at Terminal E

The DFW Airport board will vote Thursday on spending $96 million to build a 1,600-space garage as part of a terminal redevelopment program.

U.S. home prices rise at slowest pace in 20 months

The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index rose 6.7 percent in July from 12 months earlier, but the price index in Dallas-Fort Worth moved up 7.6 percent.

What's PayPal's first solo move?

PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division.

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It’s a great time to switch wireless plans, but do your homework

New offerings from T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon are some of the best deals for cellphone plans in 20 years, according to leading consumer advocates.

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Fort Worth had top apartment market in August

Rents grew 5.6 percent last month in the Fort Worth-Arlington area, but average rents are still lower than in Dallas.

Shlachter, Baker & Kaskovich

Chevy shows off Texas editions of Suburban and Tahoe at State Fair

The 2015 sport utility vehicles sporting the Texas brand are made at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington.



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