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Two from Fort Worth appointed by Gov. Abbott to university boards

Steve Hicks, a University of Texas System regent who has been a vocal opponent of regents who have criticized the system’s flagship campus in Austin, was reappointed to the board by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday. 

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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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Fort Worth minority business receives nationwide grant

Cuevas Distribution Inc., a minority- and woman-owned business in Fort Worth, is one of 20 small businesses nationwide to receive a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of the Mission Main Street program.

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Museum District: Area’s evolution creating more interaction, public spaces

Fifteen years ago if someone had shot a cannon from Fort Worth’s world-renowned museum district, nobody would have noticed, joked Lori Eklund, senior deputy director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. But that has changed.

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Boeing and Diebold are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

The Boeing Co., up $2.28 to $138.36

The plane maker is the big winner at the opening day of the Dubai Airshow, landing $100 billion in orders, twice that of Airbus.

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., up $3.80 to $33.30

The Chinese solar company turned in its second-consecutive profitable quarter and raised its full-year module shipments forecast.

Tyson Foods Inc., up 65 cents to $29.42

The nation's biggest meat producer's quarterly profit jumped 41 percent and it issued a revenue forecast for next year above Wall Street expectations.

Consol Energy Inc., down $1.42 to $34.56

A bad stretch for coal miners with the TVA closing eight coal-fired boilers and the U.N.'s chief climate diplomat ripping the sector.

Diebold Inc., up $1.56 to $32.14

KeyBanc Capital upgrades the security services company as its turnaround story gathers momentum from extensive cost cuts.

Nasdaq

Renewable Energy Group Inc., down $1.96 to $11.42

Canaccord Genuity downgrades the company's stock following a proposal by federal regulators to ease 2014 renewable fuel standard targets.

Cell Therapeutics Inc., up 7 cents to $1.94

In licensing agreement with Baxter, the biopharmaceutical company expects at least $67 million in cash milestone payments.

Synchronoss Technologies Inc., down $1.13 to $32.77

R.W. Baird cuts its rating and target on the cloud services company citing concerns over limited international visibility.

 

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