Texas politicians, regulators and industry representatives said at an Austin hearing that proposed federal legislation to combat climate change would cripple the state's economy. 1 hour ago | Houston Chronicle |  
Texas Children’s Pediatric Associates has named Dr. Elizabeth Smith as its first-ever chief medical officer. 14 hours ago | Business Journal |  
Enterprise Products Partners LP is offering 7.2 million units to the public. (EPD) 14 hours ago | Business Journal |  
Rick’s Bridal Couture is planning to open its doors in downtown Houston on Oct. 1. 15 hours ago | Business Journal |  
The dollar weakened for the first time in three days against the euro and fell to the lowest level in a year as signs that the global economy is recovering spurred investors to... 16 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
The price went below $70 this week. But one analysts is revealing a pattern that could see it go even to $58 a barrel. 16 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
AstraZeneca Plc's Zoladex and other prostate cancer treatments used to block the hormones that fuel tumor growth in men with advanced forms of the illness may leave them more... 17 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
U.S. stock-index futures rose, indicating the Standard & Poor's 500 Index will resume a six- month rally, amid signs the global economy is improving. 17 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
The government of President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that it is considering a lawsuit against U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips for seeking Venezuela's stake in a Texas oil refinery. 4 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
Regulators have approached big banks about borrowing billions to shore up the dwindling fund that insures regular deposit accounts. 6 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
The market appears to be following a well-established pattern where brief selloffs are met with more buying as investors fear missing out on a continued rally. 7 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
Environmental officials say BP Exploration (Alaska) will pay more than $1.7 million to settle oil spill containment violations on Alaska's North Slope. 8 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
Swiss bank UBS said it will inform American clients whether their bank accounts are among the 4,450 that will be revealed to the U.S. Justice Department in a tax evasion... 8 hours ago | Houston Chronicle |  
KAOS Worldwide has been awarded a second multiyear contract by the United States Army for 100,000 advanced sports bras to be shipped to Army outposts across the world. 8 hours ago | Business Journal |  
Though still regarded as a pro-business state, Texas has slipped slightly in the annual business tax climate rankings researched by the Tax Foundation. 9 hours ago | Business Journal |