Daimler sells stake in Tesla for $780 million

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Daimler AG says it has sold its 4 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla for $780 million.

Growing F-35 production helps Lockheed profit beat estimates

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Net sales in the company’s Fort Worth-based aeronautics unit fell 2.4 percent to $3.54 billion despite increased production of its F-35.

A second hotel, more office space planned for AllianceTexas

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Hillwood Chairman Ross Perot Jr. says the developer is looking to add several national brand restaurants to the north Fort Worth project.

Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.

Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. The report is the final data on state unemployment before the Nov. 4 elections.

Sam Wyly, facing huge judgment, files for bankruptcy

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The Dallas entrepreneur, known for building Michaels Stores and supporting Republican causes, was ordered to forfeit $187.7 million, plus interest, for using offshore trusts to hide gains from stock trades.

CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that sell smokes.

Trinity Industries found liable in guardrail lawsuit

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Dallas company faces damages as high as $1 billion after federal jury in Marshall finds it withheld information on changes to guardrails that made them more dangerous.

Asian stocks meander after China growth slows

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Asian stock markets shrugged off China's weakest economic growth in five years, finding a silver lining in the fact it didn't slow as much as feared.

China's growth likely to slow, research group says

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

China's economic growth will decelerate to 4 percent a year between 2020 to 2025 — well below widespread expectations of steady 7 percent to 8 percent growth over the next decade, a business research group predicted.