Houston Chronicle: Business

  • Business calendar
    Sunday - 03/29/2015 - 02:25 AM

    Business calendar

    Increasing your profit by optimizing your shopping and moving costs.

    Houston CrossRoads Business Building Breakfast: 7:15-8:30 a.m., H.E.S.S. Club, 5430 Westheimer.

    Speaker: C. Dean Kring, director of research, Services Cooperative Association.

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  • Stock market activity this week
    Saturday - 03/28/2015 - 12:45 AM

    Declared stock splits

    Stock splits this week

    Announced spinoff

    Journal Communications-.5176 Scripps EW class A and .195 Journal Media Group for each JRN held.

    Scripps E.W. - .25 Journal Media Group and 1 new Scripps E.W.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Why managing sucks — and how to fix it
    Thursday - 03/26/2015 - 10:27 AM

    According to Gallup's State of the American Workplace report, only 22% of American employees are engaged and thriving in their jobs, a

    The CEO of Popeyes says becoming a 'servant leader' helped her turn around the struggling restaurant chainPsychologists say that power does 4 crazy things to your mindThe 21 coolest new businesses in Boston

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  • These NBA players raked in the dough with their shoe deals
    Tuesday - 03/24/2015 - 11:07 PM
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  • Consumer prices dip along with energy prices
    Tuesday - 03/24/2015 - 01:26 PM

    Overall consumer prices in Houston fell 0.9 percent in January and February, thanks to lower prices for electricity and gasoline, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.

    The January-February dip marked the second consecutive bimonthly decline of overall consumer prices in the Houston area, according to the bureau.

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  • People in Business
    Sunday - 03/22/2015 - 02:58 AM

    Roth is a partner in the real estate practice group, and Ghauri is a partner in the business and commercial transactions practice group.

    Sheryl Falk, a data protection and cybersecurity lawyer, and Dustin Edwards, a patent and intellectual property lawyer, have been made partners in the Houston office of law firm Winston & Strawn.

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  • Stock market activity this week
    Friday - 03/20/2015 - 09:19 PM

    Increased dividends

    Declared stock splits

    Stock splits this week

    Announced spinoff

    NexPoint Credit Strategies Fd-1/3 share NexPoint Residential Trust

    Annual earnings higher

    GAAP fully diluted

    Public Storage 6.875pc pfO Apr. 15

    NexPoint Residential Trust wi (spinoff)

    National Commerce Corp (IPO)

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  • I drove a $400,000 Rolls-Royce in a snowstorm to get Thai food
    Friday - 03/20/2015 - 08:30 AM

    In the days I spent behind the wheel of the $400,000 luxury icon, the Rolls remained poised and unflinching in virtually every driving condition. The day after I took delivery of our claret-red Ghost Series II test car, my friends and I met up in Hoboken, New Jersey (just across the Hudson River from Manhattan).More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 48 tips on becoming more powerful
    Friday - 03/20/2015 - 08:30 AM

    Power is "the measure of the degree of control you have over circumstances in your life and the actions of the people around you," Greene tells Business Insider.

    [...] you have more to fear from friends than from enemies.

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  • 7 scientifically proven ways to capture someone's attention
    Thursday - 03/19/2015 - 11:07 AM

    [...] the color of a corporate logo is partially responsible for how a consumer perceives the brand — red can evoke intensity and aggression; blue can evoke comfort and clarity; yellow can evoke energy and freshness.

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