Texas jobless rate falls to 5.5 percent in March

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

In Fort Worth-Arlington, the March jobless rate was 5.2 percent, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.

RadioShack stock sinks over report on talks with lenders

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

The Wall Street Journal reported that negotiations with lenders have grown tense over the company’s plan to close as many as 1,100 stores.

Michaels confirms breach of up to 2.6 million cards

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The Irving-based arts and crafts retailer says compromised data includes customer information such as payment card numbers and expiration dates.

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.

Former Frank Kent Cadillac site on Lancaster under contract to hotel developer

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

The hotel would have 120 to 140 rooms, says a real estate broker involved in the deal.

Neiman Marcus may be headed to Clearfork development

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

A commercial real estate professional slipped the news into his presentation during an industry forum in Fort Worth, but the developer and Neiman Marcus said no such announcement has been made.

First Cash earnings rise on higher pawn volume

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

The Arlington-based firm closed 37 payday loan stores in Texas in response to stricter regulations in several cities.

White House Black Market, Hoya Korean Kitchen plan July openings in Sundance Square

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

TheKorean restaurant will feature a retractable roof on Taylor Street to offer diners patio seating.

Southlake-based Sabre moves up in first day of trading on Nasdaq

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

The travel technology company, trading under the symbol SABR, priced its initial public offering at $16 a share, $2 less than expected.

Owner of Six Flags Mall property adds former Macy’s building

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Fort Worth investor G.L. “Buck” Harris wants to turn the mall into Plaza Central, a Hispanic-themed shopping center.