Financial

(New York, NY) -- US Customs at Kennedy Airport in New York has seized more than 200-thousand-dollars in counterfeit hundred-dollar bills. On July 15th, agents examined a consignment shipment manifested as "Handycraft Pictures" that contained 20 laminated pictures and found a...
(San Francisco, CA) -- Stock in Twitter is up more than 25 percent in after-hours trading after it announced second-quarter revenue of 312-million dollars. Incoming Twitter CFO Anthony Noto said Twitter continues to add new partners. Second quarter revenue was up more than 120-...
(Undated) -- The news is not good for RadioShack. Moody's says the struggling electronics retailer may run out of cash next year. The credit ratings service says unless RadioShack gets an infusion of capital, it could run out of cash by November of 2015. The Texas-based company...
(New York, NY) -- American Express is reporting a second quarter net income of one-and-a-half-billion dollars. That's about 100-million dollars more than the same quarter a year ago. American Express says card member spending rose about nine-percent from a year ago. Stock in the...
(New York, NY) -- Stocks are closing in negative territory today as investors await a decision on interest rates from the Fed. President Obama also expanded sanctions against Russia for its support of Ukrainian rebels. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a loss of 70...
(Greenwich, CT) -- The Connecticut mansion that hotel heiress Leona Helmsley called home is on the market for 65-million dollars. Dunnellen Hall is on 40 acres in Greenwich with views of Long Island Sound in the distance. The estate underwent a three-year renovation that added...
(New York, NY) -- Stocks are starting higher on positive news about earnings and the housing market. Big pharma companies Merck and Pfizer each posted numbers that beat analysts' expectations, while single-family home prices rose more than expected in May. The Dow Jones...
(Cupertino, CA) -- Apple is updating its MacBook Pro line of laptops and trimming the price of an older model. New features include a high-resolution retina display, faster processors and more memory with prices starting at just under 13-hundred dollars. The technology giant...
(Undated) -- Home prices are posting weaker-than-expected results. The latest S&P/Case Shiller composite shows a seasonally-adjusted dip of zero-point-three percent. Despite the slip, prices were up just over nine-percent compared to the same period last year.