Texas Governor Rick Perry hired a criminal-defense lawyer to represent him in a prosecutor’s probe of claims that he violated state law by vetoing funding for the state ethics office, his spokeswoman said.
Maria Sharapova is expanding the business holdings that have made a four-time tennis Grand Slam champion into the world’s highest-paid female athlete, joining sunscreen maker Supergoop! as an equity owner.
U.S. stocks gained as a recovery in technology shares helped the Nasdaq 100 Index rebound from its worst three-day drop since 2011. Oil, gold and Treasuries rose while the Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index slid to a five-month low.
In San Antonio, 41 percent of the population rents and the remaining 59 percent are homeowners. And in the past year the San Antonio real estate market has seen an 2.9 percent increase in value, with a median sales price of $0, according to Zillow.