Thursday Jul 24
Visa profit beats analysts' estimates as card spending increases
Visa Inc., the world's largest payments network, posted a fiscal third-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as card spending increased.
Thursday Jul 24
Retailers' Swipe-Fee Lawsuits Overcome Hurdle
Retailers who opted out of a class-action settlement with major credit-card companies over interchange fees will be allowed to pursue their separate lawsuits following a ruling this month in federal court.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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Win: Regina Folk Festivalweekend Passes
CFCR MEMBERS! Here's your chance to win a pair of weekend passes to the Regina Folk Festival , taking place in beautiful Victoria Park in downtown Regina.
Earnings Preview: Visa Q3 2014
Adjusted Earnings Per Share: The current Street estimate is $2.10 with a range of $1.99 to $2.17.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
National Parks of Arkansas
The stress of planning a family vacation this year is being felt by 89% of Americans, according to a recent study from Mastercard.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Visa, MasterCard lose ruling versus retailers over credit card fees
A federal judge declined on Friday to dismiss antitrust lawsuits filed against Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc by retailers who opted out of an estimated $5.7 billion class action settlement in 2012 over transaction fees.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Finextra Research news
Former MasterCard exec Selander joins Western Union board
The Western Union Company , a leader in global payment services, today announced that Robert W. Selander has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective July 17, 2014, to serve until the next annual election of directors in 2015.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Robert W. Selander Appointed to Western Union Board of Directors
'Mr. Selander has extensive global business, leadership and financial services experience gained during more than 13 years as CEO of MasterCard and in senior positions at .
The MasterCard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion Drives...
The aim is to encourage financial service providers to develop the most appropriate services and products that respond to the needs of the 2.5 billion people excluded from formal financial systems.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
London tops global destination cities index, BKK, Paris, Singapore and Dubai top five.
London tops the list as the destination of choice for international travelers for the third time in four years, now in its fourth year, the index provides a ranking of the 132 most travelled cities from around the world.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Investors Buy High Volume of Mastercard Call Options
Mastercard was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The China Post
Tourism income reaches record high in 2013: bureau
The nation's income from tourism reached a record high of NT$366.8 billion in 2013, the Tourism Bureau announced yesterday.
Bangkok slips as top destination
Bangkok may draw 16.4 million international overnight visitors this year, an 11% decline from 2013, the index showed.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mastercard Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Goldman Sachs
The firm set a "buy" rating and a $86.00 price target on the stock. Goldman Sachs' price target points to a potential upside of 12.89% from the company's current price.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
AmEx Accused by U.S. of Stifling Competition Among Firms
American Express Co.' s rules barring merchants from encouraging customers to use less-expensive credit cards stifle competition, a U.S. lawyer argued at the start of a landmark trial over whether the iconic company violates antitrust law.
JetBlue Appoints Nancy Elder Vice President, Communications
JetBlue Airways , New York's Hometown Airlinea , today announces the appointment of Nancy Elder to the role of Vice President, Communications.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
American Express - Take It or Leave It' Rule Goes on Trial
American Express Co. drives a hard bargain with businesses that want to attract its affluent cardholders: treat the card like any other form of payment despite higher processing costs if you want those customers.
Got Dinner Plans? Your Next Meal Could Help Raise up to $4 Million...
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Tue Jul 01, 2014
Visa, MasterCard may not pay Russia collateral if local partners found
Card companies Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc may be able to avoid paying heavy security deposits to operate in Russia if they can find local processing partners by the end of October, Russian media outlets reported.