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  • WASHINGTON— A federal appeals court said Thursday it will reconsider an earlier ruling that would have made it easier for President Donald Trump to fire the head of the government's consumer finance watchdog agency. The decision offers at least temporary job security for Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who has been...

  • Spying

    About 32 million consumers haven't switched cards in more than a decade, potentially missing out on fatter rewards and better rates.

  • Credit card users who feel helpless when dealing with merchants that provide shoddy goods and services should know they have a powerful tool available to them: chargebacks. A chargeback occurs when a credit card holder disputes a charge and the transaction is reversed. When Consumers' Checkbook, a nonprofit rater of local service vendors, asked its members to...

  • Visa beats on top & bottom lines

    Earnings are out for Visa. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the details. Stephanie Link, TIAA Investments, weighs in.

  • Mastercard demonstrates the future of payments.

    MasterCard reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped analysts' expectations by a penny a share on Tuesday.

  • Man walking past American Express Travel Services office

    Keefe, Bruyette & Woods says American Express' customer billings growth surged 7 percentage points after President Bush's 2003 tax cuts.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 26- Brazil's top monetary policy body approved on Thursday restrictions to revolving credit lines offered by credit card companies, in a long-expected move aimed at reducing interest rates for consumers. The National Monetary Council said consumers could only use for one month the high-cost revolving credit lines that automatically finance...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 26- Brazil's top monetary policy body approved on Thursday restrictions to revolving credit lines offered by credit card companies, in a long expected move aimed at reducing interest rates for consumers. The National Monetary Council, known as CMN, said consumers could only use for one month the high cost revolving credit lines that...

  • Which is better for investors: Visa or Amex?

    John Williams, Compass Point Research, and James Sinegal, Morningstar, debate which credit card giant is a better investment.

  • CNBC's Susan Li reports on American Express after-hours, including what CFO Jeffrey Campbell had to say on the earnings conference call. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.

  • The company gave fiscal 2017 guidance that was more optimistic than analyst expectations, but missed on earnings per share.

  • Jan 19- American Express Co's quarterly profit fell 8.2 percent as the credit card issuer boosted spending on marketing and promotion to fend off rising competition. Net income attributable to common shareholders fell to $825 million, or 88 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $899 million, or 89 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Mastercard has proposed a series of measures that should alleviate its concerns about the credit card giant's takeover of payments processing company VocaLink. The Competition and Markets Authority said earlier this month that it was worried the deal could lead to the combined group...

  • Cyber security credit card theft

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com sees another way to play the financial rally.

  • Amazon unveils Prime credit card with 5% back

    The tech giant launches a new rewards credit card for Prime members that combines 5% back with other perks.

  • Amazon's new Amazon Prime Visa Signature card, and Amazon Visa Signature card from Chase.

    Amazon now offering a rewards-based credit card to Prime subscribers with 5% back rewards, USAToday reports.

  • Financials: Room to run?

    Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital, discusses how the "healthier consumer" will translate to overall financial growth.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struggled over how to decide a challenge to a state law barring retailers from charging more to buy with credit instead of cash, debating whether it merely regulates prices or violates merchants' constitutional rights. The eight justices heard an hour of arguments in an appeal brought by merchants to a lower...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struggled over how to decide a challenge to a New York state law barring retailers from imposing surcharges on customers who make purchases with a credit card instead of cash. The court heard a one-hour argument in an appeal filed by a group of merchants to a 2015 ruling by the New York- based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court...

  • American Express cards

    Oppenheimer forecasts American Express' corporate tax rate will fall to 28 percent in 2018 from 35 percent.