SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook shares edged between gains and losses after-hours as executives spoke during a conference call about their Street-beating quarter, where sales and users - as well as expenses - grew.
Congress has been fighting over the Iran trade deal, a highway bill and Puerto Rico's debt crisis. On Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew sent legislative leaders a little reminder about another contentious item: the debt ceiling.
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee decided to keep the federal funds rate at zero to 0.25%, they announced Wednesday at the end of a two-day meeting in Washington.
Yanis Varoufakis had a brief yet eventful spell as Greek finance minister but history may remember him best for making hearts flutter when he visited George Osborne in February dressed as if he'd come from a nightclub.
Whole Foods Market Inc on Wednesday said same-store sales growth cooled again in the third quarter as it battles competition in the natural and organic grocery category it dominates, sending its shares tumbling 10 percent in after-hours trade.