Long the Toyota Corolla of NYC real estate, affordable and unassuming Queens is finally getting some respect, The New York Times reports.» Read More
A new law is Spain's latest effort to make the country more attractive to people outside the EU who want to start a businesses, invest or work there. The NYT reports.
Sinclair Community College officials say the 40- foot high pavilion resembling a traditional aircraft hangar will be built adjacent to a building in Dayton that houses some of its education and training programs in unmanned aerial systems and aviation. The indoor pavilion will allow students to fly drones without having to deal with weather issues or...
NEW YORK— A year into New York's operation of a medical insurance exchange, more than half of the people with new coverage qualified for Medicaid— the federal program for the poor— and many didn't know they were eligible until the push under the Affordable Care Act. Overall, 370,604 people were enrolled with commercial and nonprofit insurers, 525,283 in Medicaid;...
NEW YORK— Prosecutors say a California man has pleaded guilty in New York City for his role marketing malware that federal authorities say infected more than a half-million computers worldwide. Brendan Johnston entered his plea to a charge of conspiracy to commit computer hacking before a Manhattan federal judge Friday. Attorney Preet Bharara says the 24-...
The FCC had asked media companies to disclose their contracts with pay-TV providers as it reviewed AT&T Inc's acquisition of DirecTV and Comcast Corp's merger with Time Warner Cable Inc.. Media companies including Time Warner, Walt Disney Co and CBS Corp had approached the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, saying the FCC's order would...
SYRACUSE, N.Y.— An attorney for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been sentenced to 18 months in prison on tax charges. Stanley Cohen was sentenced Friday in federal court in Syracuse, New York, after pleading guilty to impeding the U.S. tax agency and failing to file tax returns. In September, Cohen's client Sulaiman Abu Ghaith received life in prison for acting as...
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 47 or. 3 percent, to $139.72. Target rose$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $71.51. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $84.65.
Apollo Group rose$. 51 or 1.7 percent, to $30.81. Career Education Corp. rose$. 13 or 2.3 percent, to $5.78. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $75.69.
Apple Inc s rose$. 16 or. 1 percent, to $116.47. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 33 or. 9 percent, to $37.26. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 28 or. 2 percent, to $160.92.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $15.43. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 58 or 1.9 percent, to $31.74. Toyota Motor Corp. rose $1.57 or 1.3 percent, to $121.29.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 400 shares changed hands, a 88.5 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 02 or. 2 percent to $7.19.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $68.34. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 88 or. 8 percent, to $113.61. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $88.60.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. unchanged at $35.28. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $50.21.
American Express Co. fell$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $90.39. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $81.21. Mastercard rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $84.72.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. rose 19.6 percent to $23.15. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. rose 13.1 percent to $9.91.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 38 or. 5 percent, to $72.10. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose$. 58 or. 3 percent, to $204.53. Kansas City Southern fell$. 03 or percent, to $124.17.
Citigroup Inc. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $53.66. JPMorgan Chase rose$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $60.45. Morgan Stanley rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $35.53.
BP PLC rose$. 65 or 1.6 percent, to $42.42. ConocoPhillips rose$. 43 or. 6 percent, to $73.64. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 99 or 1.0 percent, to $96.81.
Boeing rose $1.08 or. 8 percent, to $132.78. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $2.37 or 1.3 percent, to $187.93. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 68 or. 5 percent, to $139.13.
Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 18 or 1.1 percent, to $15.91. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 63 or 2.4 percent, to $27.00. ManpowerGroup rose $1.58 or 2.4 percent, to $68.04.