AmEx Profit Beats Estimates on Credit-Card Spending

April 17 (Bloomberg) -- American Express, the biggest U.S. credit-card issuer by purchases, posted a first-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates as consumers stepped up spending. Julie Hyman reports on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
Maryland Declares Emergency as Riots Erupt in Baltimore
52:15 - Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency after riots erupted in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of injuries suffered while he was in police custody. Hogan, speaking at a news conference, condemned those responsible for the violence and called in the National Guard. (Source: Bloomberg)
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