Six Flags set to announce new attraction in Arlington

| Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Theme park has been tweeting about new ride and posted signs near the Adventure Theater, which closed in 2011.

Survey: US consumer confidence near a 7-year high

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains.

US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

RadioShack stock rebounds to $1 on report of rescue package

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

According to sources, Standard General — which acquired more than 7 percent of RadioShack shares — is trying to line up financing from investors to stave off a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

Hillwood to add more speculative industrial space at Alliance

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

The developer will build two industrial buildings totaling 230,000 square feet to meet strong demand for such space.

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.

SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Federal regulators on Wednesday voted to require financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, to give investors details on borrowers' credit records and income.

Kurds can bring oil ashore in Texas

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

The Kurdistan Regional Government can bring $100 million in crude ashore in Texas now that a U.S. judge threw out a court order requested by the Iraq Oil Ministry that federal agents seize and hold the cargo until an Iraqi court decides which government owns it.

Video games come of age as spectator sport

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros."

American Airlines pulls fares off Orbitz travel website

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

At issue are the fees that American and other airlines pay travel reservation systems to display flights and make bookings.