The inaugural Houston India Conference, hosted by the Asia Society Texas Center and put together by India House, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General of India, took place Friday morning.
The owner of a local staffing firm pleaded guilty this week to failing to pay more than $18 million in employment taxes and using the money for ranch payments and personal travel.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate home loans fell to 4.23 percent from 4.30 percent last week. Investors bid rates up because they expect President Trump's plans to cut taxes and increase spending on defense and infrastructure to push economic growth and inflation higher.
For now, it seems that the best chance Houston has is teaching local people with money to burn how to invest in startups, and convincing them that it'll be worth their while.
Houston was named No. 5 on realtor.com's Top Cities for Millennials released Wednesday. The list also included, in order: Salt Lake City, Miami, Orlando, Fla., Seattle, Los Angeles, Buffalo, Albany, San Francisco and San Jose, Calif.
A former official of the Securities and Exchange Commission has joined Bracewell in Houston as senior counsel.
McDonald's restaurants in the Houston area will provide free breakfast to students taking the STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) test and their teachers Tuesday.
Typhoon Texas Houston is taking applications for 1,200 seasonal jobs in water safety, guest relations, food and beverage, programming, maintenance and park services for the water park near Katy Mills Mall
NEW YORK (AP) — The former chairman of Dean Foods told jurors at a criminal trial Tuesday that he fed secrets about the company to a professional gambler for over seven years, sometimes speaking in coded language over a prepaid cellular phone called the "bat phone." Prosecutors say Walters encouraged friends including professional golfer Phil Mickelson to buy stock in Dean Foods Co., a Dallas-based company that is one of the nation's largest processors of milk for retailers.
The bottom line is that insurers have been facing rising costs in the form of more claims than they expected.
Accidents (sometimes fatal ones) due to texting while driving are one problem, along with the general distraction of smartphones.
Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors has expanded its offerings with the acquisition of the Five Mile Capital Partners' Residential Mortgage team. The team, led by managing director Brian Tortorella, has invested more than $850 million in mortgage loans over nearly a decade.
A franchise company offerings franchises exclusively to military veterans and their families plans to open 10 Houston area location.
SAN FRANCISCO - Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family - the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing.
Thomas Friedkin, the founder of what is now Houston's largest private company, died last week.
U-Maki Sushi Burrito restaurant will open in Houston mid-April.
Millions of dollars have been funneled through the hedge fund of Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert to keep Sears afloat but with sales fading, it is burning through cash. According to a regulatory filing late Tuesday, Sears Holdings Corp.
JP Morgan Chase will close its bank on West 19th Street, selling the two-story building and 3.14 acres of land adjacent to a planned residential project at the historic Heights waterworks.
Exxon Mobil Corp. lost one year's worth of emails that former Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson used to discuss climate change risks and other issues under the alias Wayne Tracker, a lawyer for New York state told a judge.
City of Houston building permits totaled $387.0 million in February, down 16.8 percent from the same month last year, according to city of Houston' s Department of Public Works & Engineering Planning & Development Services.
La Madeleine will close its French country cafe in Rice Village after Sunday to make way for its replacement.
Juliet Breeze, M.D., CEO, Next Level Urgent Care.
Hosted by Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. 8:30 a.m., La Torretta Lake Resort & Conference Center, 600 La Tourretta Blvd., Montgomery.
Meredith Brown, general manager, Community Impact Newspaper, will moderate a panel of speakers.
Home values in the greater Houston area are up over the past year, but lag the national appreciation rate, a new report showed.
Homes in the greater Houston area rose 4.5 percent to a median value of $175,200 in February, according to the February Zillow Real Estate Market Reports.
Healthy job growth and a recovering economy have pushed up interest in new homes, while the prospect of rising mortgage rates since the November presidential election may have pulled some sales forward.
Houston-based Stage Stores is "seriously" exploring a potential bid for Gordmans Stores, a bankrupt retailer based in Omaha.
Houston's craft brewery scene is getting heated after the owner of Saint Arnold Brewing Company called out Karbach and their now-parent company Anheuser-Busch for trying to poach their sales team.
Targa Resources Corp. has signed a new office lease for four floors in 811 Louisiana, the downtown tower formerly known as Two Shell Plaza. The 127,734-square-foot lease represents the largest lease to be signed so far this year, according to Colvill Office Properties, which announced the deal Wednesday morning.
Vonlane, a Dallas-based luxury bus service, will add a San Antonio-Houston route April 5.
Panera Bread will ramp up hiring in Houston as it launches delivery service as part a national rollout.
Houston-based Baker Katz has acquired a two-acre site at 820 West Bay Area Boulevard near Baybrook Mall for two restaurant buildings with wrap around patios.
Houston's apartment market saw a slight improvement in rent growth in February, but it wasn't enough to lift rents out of negative territory, a new report shows.