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.

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.

Pickens teaming up with Wyoming firm on natural gas engines

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Dallas oilman continues his push to use more natural gas as a fuel, investing in company that makes engines for drilling rigs.

Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy would likely attract bidders for Oncor

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Several electric companies would likely be interested in the regulated operator of power lines if Energy Future Holdings is forced to break up.

Yellen: Fed stimulus still needed for job market

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the U.S. job market still needs help from the Fed and that the central bank must remain intent on adjusting its policy to respond to unforeseen challenges.

Jimmy Carter urges Obama to reject Keystone XL pipeline

Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

The former president joins nine other Nobel Laureates in signing a letter to President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry urging rejection of the pipeline that would bring Canadian crude oil to Gulf Coast refineries.

New home construction jumps 27% in North Texas

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Bad weather in the fourth quarter pushed construction into January, February and March, boosting home-building activity beyond expectations.

US home building up in March after frigid winter

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.

Pump prices climb to eight-month high as supplies slide

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

In Fort Worth-Arlington, drivers were paying an average of $3.57 on Tuesday, up 9 cents from a week earlier and up 25 cents from a month ago.

US stocks close higher for third day in a row

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data.