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Houston's airports set record for passenger traffic in 2014
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Published in 30-1-2015
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The Houston Airport System announced Tuesday that the 4.5 percent increase in passenger traffic beat 2013's record of 51 million passengers in and out of Hobby and Bush Intercontinental Airports. The passenger traffic at Hobby reached an all-time high for the fifth consecutive year. "The record-setting passenger totals tell us that we're doing a good job in making sure that connecti ...>>

The Motley Fool: What return should you expect from stocks?
Business
Published in 30-1-2015
    749 Visits

Today, based in San Francisco, I'm America's oldest and largest health care services company, serving more than 50 percent of American hospitals, 20 percent of physicians and 100 per-cent of health plans. Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) has been an extremely volatile stock, scaring many away while retaining loyal believers. In the streaming video giant's third-quarter earnings report, m ...>>

Save by unbundling money management fees
Business
Published in 23-1-2015
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[...] you buy financial products that cost at least 1 percent a year by themselves. [...] to avoid commissions, you pay a "wrap" fee of about 1 percent to have the personal attention of a financial adviser. Wall Street gets all the interest and dividend income your money generates. The figures that follow, based on hourly fees of $100 to $200 an hour for professional time, translate into nice a ...>>
Challengers aim to crack open Texas' 'free market'
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Published in 23-1-2015
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For all its bluster about an open market, Texas has some markets completely locked up.

RentLingo adds Houston to professional apartment review service area
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Published in 23-1-2015
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The California-based company, founded by Dan Laufer and Byron Singh, hires local experts such as former property managers to tour apartment buildings and rate and review them on RentLingo.com. With most online apartment reviews, it's impossible to know if you're getting the complete, unbiased truth or if you're being influenced by one or more angry individuals with an axe to grind. ...>>
Vilsack pushes Pacific trade, at the exclusion of China
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Published in 23-1-2015
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A trans-Pacific trade agreement topped the agenda of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack during his visit to the Houston Chronicle boardroom today. He heralded the pact, which would break down trade barriers between the United States and 11 Pacific nations, excluding China.

The Motley Fool: Sending it to the brokerage
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Published in 16-1-2015
    425 Visits

Should I ask my brokerage to send me my stock certificates so I can store them in my safe, or is it OK for the brokerage to keep them? - C.D., Warsaw, Ind. Today I'm a leading global producer of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina, engaged in mining, refining, smelting, fabricating and recycling. If you are willing to take on more risk for a chance at a bigger reward, consi ...>>

Keeping up with the retired Joneses
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Published in 16-1-2015
    478 Visits
The differences can mean the younger couple is pinched and having a night out at Whataburger while the older couple hangs out at a restaurant that uses tablecloths. The working couple has income from a paycheck; the retired couple has income from a combination of Social Security and 401(k) withdrawals. The retirees also enjoy lower income taxes because part of their Social Security income won� ...>>
Energy industry layoffs have begun and will accelerate
Business
Published in 16-1-2015
    862 Visits

Four short months after industry leaders tried to soother concerns about the impact of low prices, companies are beginning to layoff workers and it's likely to accelerate. The faster the companies scale down both production and staff, the quicker the industry will get back on track.

GHP to work on skills, early childhood education, image in 2015
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Published in 16-1-2015
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Leaders of the Greater Houston Partnership laid out an ambitious plan for 2015 that includes continued focus on improving job skills of Houstonians, beefing up early childhood education efforts and using the city's new image campaign to encourage more college graduates to move here. The partnership is also working on trying to get more government funding to build Houston's transportatio ...>>
The high cost of politicians
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Published in 9-1-2015
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The passage of the omnibus spending bill guaranteed hyperinflation for the cost of political influence. [...] when they are devastating, it brings a public rescue by the Federal Reserve. [...] the bill wasn't written by a politician or by his office support staff. According to open-secrets.org, Citigroup's political action committee contributed $804,000 to congressional campaigns in 2 ...>>
The Motley Fool: Where to look for the best interest rates
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Published in 9-1-2015
    657 Visits

Where to look for the best interest rates Interest rates: where to look How can I find the best CD interest rates? - N.W., Broken Arrow, Okla. Recently it listed the national average rate for a one-year CD as 0.27 per-cent and 0.86 percent for a five-year one. Today I'm a leading global hospitality and gaming company, owning and operating a portfolio of 15 properties, which include Bel ...>>

Houston businesses owned by U.S. military veterans
Business
Published in 9-1-2015
    1181 Visits

When many former military men and women leave the battlefield and the military life they often open up their own businesses using the tools they acquired as soldiers, sailors, Marines, and airmen.

Manufacturer to build $417 million campus in Houston
Business
Published in 9-1-2015
    616 Visits
Daikin Industries, a manufacturer of heating, cooling and refrigerant products, will spend $417 million to build a campus near northwest Houston, the company announced Tuesday. The new campus will allow us to dramatically increase our production efficiencies and enable us to continue to serve our customers better than ever before from the leading market position that we hold today.
Small-business Q&A: Check suitable publications before pitching business stories
Business
Published in 2-1-2015
    640 Visits
Check suitable publications before pitching business stories Coverage in the press can certainly help get the word out about your business. [...] since putting out a newspaper or magazine on a daily, weekly or monthly basis means a lot of pages to fill, most local media are always on the lookout for good content. If you're just getting started, you might be able to get a local paper to cov ...>>


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