EOG Resources said it would buy Yates Petroleum for $2.5 billion, the latest move by a U.S. energy firm to acquire acreage in the Permian Basin.
CNBC ranks the emerging hot spots for small businesses based on their tax and regulatory climate, low cost of living and skilled workforce.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan reversed a lower court judge's dismissal of investors' antitrust claims against 16 banks.
A historic storm brings more than 240 billion gallons of rainfall to the area.
Two Texas hospitals have developed a rapid test for the Zika virus that will provide results in just a few hours.
Two window washers have been rescued after getting stuck in scaffolding on the side of the tallest building in Houston; and Russian President Putin called for global cooperation in the fight against terrorism, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
As oil prices fell toward an 11-year low Tuesday, experts debated what this means for the Texas and broader global economy.
The Men's Wearhouse on Wednesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $27.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
Energy companies are choosing to store their crude oil stockpiles, rather than sell them on an oversupplied market at such low prices.
Retailers, automobile dealers and other companies in Texas are reporting weakness as a result of the slide in crude prices.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at how voters cast their ballots on hot button issues such as school funding in Mississippi, legalizing marijuana in Ohio, transgender rights in Houston, and short-term rentals in San Francisco.
Multifamily construction activity is above historical averages in more than one-quarter of the U.S.'s largest housing markets, according to Trulia.
The Houston Astros moved a Taylor Swift concert on October 13th to September 9th in the event they make the playoffs.
Out of 25 cities with the highest credit card debt burden, three cities were near the top of the list.
A barge carrying around 1 million gallons of naptha burst into flames after a collision in the Houston shipping channel, NBC News reports.
Columbia Pipeline Group executives rang the opening bell Wednesday, marking the start of trading at the NYSE.
Homes that sat vacant but not repossessed are now being pushed aggressively through the foreclosure process as home prices rise.
Despite talk of a hot real estate market, housing is affordable in much of the nation, the National Assoc. of Home Builders CEO says.
NBC's Charles Hadlock reports on the massive flooding occurring all across Houston.
Seven out of the top 100 metropolitan U.S. housing markets are considered overvalued, compared to four last fall.