GM looks to new vehicles, China to boost profit

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM plans a raft of new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to drive profits in coming years, as the biggest U.S. automaker tries to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small cars.

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

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

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?

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

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.

Gambling industry says it paid $58B in U.S., state, local taxes

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The gambling industry nationwide paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013, according to a report from the American Gaming Association.

Viagra ads target women for 1st time

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.

Texas Health Resources to oversee care at Target clinics

| |Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

Target will have clinics inside stores in Hurst and Watauga, and six other Dallas-area locations, as it brings the service to Texas.

Alice Walton still ranked as richest person in Texas

| |Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

The Bass brothers, Jerry Jones and Texas Rangers co-owner Ray Davis are among North Texans on Forbes magazine’s annual ranking.

ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

| |Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

The average fee for using an out-of-network ATM climbed to a new high of $4.35 per transaction.

Encana buying Fort Worth’s Athlon Energy for $5.93 billion

|Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

Encana will get access to about 140,000 net acres in the booming Permian Basin by buying Fort Worth-based Athlon, which went public a little more than a year ago.

FAA: 2 weeks to reopen Chicago-area control center

|Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will take about two weeks to fully reopen a Chicago-area control center where an act of sabotage brought the city's two international airports to a halt last week.