The gulf between local chapters of the union and Houston employers could complicate a deal to end the national strike that has had Steelworkers’s members picketing nine chemical plants and refineries across the U.S., five of which are in Houston. More »
Steelworker strikes that began Sunday at seven U.S. oil refineries and two chemical plants have a slim chance of pumping up gasoline or crude prices dramatically in the near future, analysts say. More »
Now that oil prices have fallen below $45, any euphoria over cheaper energy will be tempered by losses that are starting to show up in investment funds, retirement accounts and bank balance sheets. More »
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