Houston Economic Outlook Positive With Banks Boosting Loans, More Metals Jobs: Dallas Fed

Houston’s economy showed signs of growth in recent months as oil and gas-related employment grew and bank lending significantly outpaced growth in Texas and the United States. Trends in the Houston economy remained positive in the three months ending in February, according to the latest Houston business-cycle index by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, which analyzes economic indicators, such as job growth and oil and fuel prices. Click to read more at www.houstonchronicle.com.