ZURICH, Nov 24- Swatch Group Chief Executive Nick Hayek has signed a contract with credit card company Visa Inc. in connection with the Swiss firm's new watch that enables wearers to make payments, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. Swatch has already introduced the watch in China and aims to introduce a similar device in 2016 in Switzerland and the United States,...» Read More
Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO of LendingClub.com, discusses his online "matchmaking" business for borrowers and investors.
Howard Archer, chief U.K. & European economist at IHS Global Insight, talks about the pick-up in U.K. data but advises against investing in "pure, domestic exposure" to the U.K..
Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank Securities, expects U.K's GDP to strengthen but highlights that there are still many imbalances in the economy that need to be dealt with.
Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at RBS and Luciano Janelli, chief economist at MIG Bank, question the sustainability of the U.K. recovery and whether more stimulus is needed in Europe.
Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.
The Supreme Court ruled that an arbitration agreement prevents merchants from bringing class action claims against American Express.
As investors rely increasingly on Finra’s database to vet Wall Street professionals, some brokers and executives are trying to remove complaints.
Free money is mighty appealing and a number of banks and credit unions will pay you $50, $100 or even more to become a new customer, but there is a catch.
The Republican-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.
Americans think that a family of four needs to bring in at least $58,000 a year to get by in their community, a new Gallup survey finds.
Visa Europe, the European licensee of Visa Inc., has offered to cap its inter-bank credit card fees at 0.3 percent of transaction value for four years, the same level as the rival MasterCard network, to end a European Union competition investigation and stave off a possible fine.
Thanks to fast action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, spouses and unmarried partners who run the home will no longer be penalized for lack of income when they apply for cards.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expanded its probe into the car loan industry by issuing subpoenas to auto lenders over the sale of financial products like extended warranties, the WSJ reported.
Visa reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations. Shares rose after-hours.
Six- and seven-year loans are becoming an increasingly popular choice — and some lenders will even stretch that out to eight years. These long-term loans allow buyers buy the vehicle they want, but it also costs them more.
Parents always want their children to succeed, but a survey from T. Rowe Price shows many parents are "unrealistically optimistic" about their children's financial future.
J.C. Penney shares surged Monday after a research note flagged promising early customer response to the department store chain's weekend launch of Joe Fresh shops within its stores.
The fact is, if you want to get your customer service problem solved, you need to speak up and stand your ground until the company makes you happy.
About 3.6 million Americans were earning at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour in 2012, and those weren't all high school students flipping burgers, about half of them were 25 or older. How do they do that? NBC reports.
The latest research busts some everyday beliefs about handling our money that even the smartest of savers may believe.