<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Business News]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:04:53 -0600 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:04:53 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[JC Penney Explores Possible HQ Sale, Partial Leaseback]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:06:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_450830623.jpg
Plano-based J.C. Penney is considering selling and partially leasing back its headquarters to help lower debt and create long-term savings.

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<![CDATA[Job Seekers Turn to Twitter for Openings: Experts]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:34:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+marketing+twitter.jpg
College seniors around the country are starting that big push to find jobs for after graduation. Many of them are using Twitter as their primary search tool.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Pilots Picket Outside Love Field]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:05:36 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/swa+pilots+protest.JPG
For the first time ever, pilots for Southwest Airlines picketed outside their home base at Dallas Love Field.

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<![CDATA[Free Airline Snacks Are Back]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 06:59:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aa-snacks.jpg
Free snacks are making a comeback in the main cabins of major U.S. airlines.

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<![CDATA[Addison Company Helps Brands' Reputations Online]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:06:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/splash+media+addison.jpg
Ignoring negative comments on social media can cost companies a fortune as customers turn away. Now, many are paying big bucks to social media specialists to build and protect their online reputation.

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<![CDATA[FCC Proposes New Competition to Set-Top TV Box Market]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:50:29 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CableBox-AP_070531053315.jpg
The Federal Communications Commission may open up competition for cable and satellite TV companies, NBC News reported. The FCC proposed regulation Wednesday to allow consumers to get services through devices...

<![CDATA[Tax Changes Ahead For 2016]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:14:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_taxchanges0122_1500x845.jpg
Filing your taxes this year will be different than years past. For starters, you're going to have four extra days to file this year. The deadline's been moved to April 18th. Watch for all the changes to filing...]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. Stocks Post First Positive Week of the Year]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:19:55 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_757203335586.jpg
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, marking the first positive week in 2016, thanks to a recovery in oil prices, CNBC reported. The Standard & Poor’s 500 closed higher, with gains from energy leading all sectors...

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<![CDATA[DISH Could Face Up to $24 BIllion in Fines for Calls]]> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:55:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DishNetwork-496014842.jpg
DISH Network Corp. could face up to $24 billion in fines for violating national Do-Not-Call registry laws, NBC News reported. The company is on trial in Illinois, where a U.S.

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<![CDATA[Customers on Old Netflix HD Plan Expect to Pay More]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:20:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-124755248.jpg
Longtime Netflix customer? You could get hit with a $2 increase in your monthly bill. On Tuesday, the company revealed in its quarterly earnings report that customers streaming under the grandfathered $7.99...

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<![CDATA[Dallas Wealth Manager Talks Market Turmoil]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:06:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/market-worries.jpg
One of Dallas' top wealth managers Ed Butowsky joins NBC 5 live in studio to talk about market turmoil in the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Tax Season Begins Jan. 19: Things to Know]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:25:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/210*120/GettyImages-88160312.jpg
It’s time to get back to regular routines and take care of January chores, including gathering your tax information.

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<![CDATA[Lots of Kids Eat Free Offerings Can Save You Plenty]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:43:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kids+Eat+Free+011516.jpg
We check out one kids eat free offering and list lots of others. Makes sense for families and restaurants.

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<![CDATA[Exclusive Brands for Cheap At Local Resale Shops]]> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 23:12:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/High_End_Retail.jpg
Thanks to local resale stores, you can take home the glamour and luxury of Golden Globes fashion without taking out a second mortgage.

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<![CDATA[Woman Loses Home, Business to Tornado]]> Sat, 09 Jan 2016 22:36:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pickelicious.jpg
A North Texas woman seeking help at the Garland Disaster Recovery Center lost her home and business in the tornado.

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<![CDATA[Trader Joe's Accused of Underfilling Cans of Tuna]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 19:49:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TraderJoes-GettyImages-536072783.jpg
A new lawsuit claims Trader Joe’s under filled 5-ounce cans of its store-brand tuna, violating federally mandated minimum standards, NBC News reported. The class action was filed Tuesday against the company and...

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<![CDATA[Chinese Stock Market Tanks, Trading Halted]]> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:55:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ChinaStocks-AP_255538557568.jpg
China opted to keep guiding its currency lower, pushing Asian stocks to a three-month low on Thursday, NBC News reported. Fears for the health of the Chinese economy has been reflected in the sharply lower yuan,...

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<![CDATA[Low Gas Prices Forecast For 2016]]> Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:09:21 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_gasprices0104_1500x845.jpg
Analysts expect gasoline prices to remain close to $2 per gallon throughout 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[December Expected to Smash Auto Sales Records]]> Fri, 18 Dec 2015 23:12:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new+car+generic+kia.jpg
Auto sales in the United States are on the verge of breaking the industry's single-year record by more than 100,000 vehicles.

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<![CDATA[Money Monday: Credit or Debit?]]> Mon, 14 Dec 2015 07:51:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/credit+cards2.jpg
'Tis the season to break out the plastic, but which is better to use, credit or debit?

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<![CDATA[$130B Megadeal: Dow, DuPont to Merge]]> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 07:50:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/182*120/dow+chemical.jpg
Chemical giants DuPont and Dow Chemical agreed to merge in a $130 billion all-stock deal. The company would be renamed DowDuPont then split itself into three independent publicly traded companies focused...

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<![CDATA[Wind to Power GM Arlington Plant]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:18:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GM_Arlington_Plant_1210152.png
General Motors announced Thursday it will soon be able to manufacture more than half of the SUV's it produces at the Arlington Assembly Plant using wind power.]]>
<![CDATA[Groundbreaking for New Shops Near AT&T Stadium]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:23:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/Arlington_Champions_Park_121015.jpg
Arlington leaders and developers broke ground Thursday morning on a new 54,000 square foot shopping center in the city's Entertainment District. They hope it will entice people to spend more time in Arlington...

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<![CDATA[Retailers Settle Labeling Lawsuit]]> Wed, 09 Dec 2015 18:18:49 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JCPENNEY4.jpg
Nordstrom, J.C. Penney, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Backcountry.com agreed to pay penalties totaling $1.3 million for falsely labeling fibers in some of their products, according to the Federal Trade...

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