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  • Hack attack prevention tips: Expert

    Stephen Boyer, Bitsight Technologies, shares ways to keep your personal information safe while doing last minute shopping online.

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.4 pct. By Kit Rees and Alistair Smout. LONDON, Dec 20- Britain's top share index rose to a two-month high on Tuesday, helped by gains in Carnival and strength in the bank sector after Lloyds rose after a deal to buy a credit card business.

  • LONDON, Dec 20- Lloyds Banking Group is buying the MBNA UK credit card business from Bank of America for 1.9 billion pounds in an effort to increase profit and reduce its reliance on mortgage lending. Analysts said the move represented a good use of the bank's excess cash, but warned it carried some risks given Britain's uncertain economic outlook following the...

  • TABLE-DELINQUENCY RATES ROSE AT 5 MAJOR U.S. Dec 15- Delinquency rates rose at five major U.S. banks and credit card companies in November, and remained unchanged at one, American Express Co. Charge-offs rose at four companies, fell at JPMorgan Chase and remained unchanged at American Express. Net charge off rate Delinquency Rate.

  • Globe with market prices

    WalletHub released 10 financial predictions for 2017 to prepare you for the opportunities and challenges in the year ahead.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 15- Some Mexican banks are lowering credit card spending limits and raising consumer lending standards in the face of an economic slowdown, rising interest rates and the U.S. election victory of Donald Trump. After a period of robust overall credit growth, Mexican banks are cutting credit card exposure to counter a potential rise in consumer...

  • Scammers buy diamond necklaces with your credit card

    An analysis by Forter found that hackers are purchasing high-end luxury items with stolen credit card information.

  • US households now carry more than $16-thousand of credit card debt on average.

  • Wells Fargo's sales practices have been under a spotlight since September when regulators ordered the bank to pay $190 million in fines and restitution to settle charges that its employees opened as many as 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customers' permission. Former Wells Fargo employees have blamed the San Francisco- based bank's...

  • *China's millennials among most indebted of their peers in Asia. *Boost consumption, economy, but a risk for China's debt. SHANGHAI, Dec 12- Ma Yiqing, 24, is typical of China's younger generation- he uses his credit card frequently and borrows from online platforms to fund his shopping habits.

  • *China's millennials among most indebted of their peers in Asia. *Boost consumption, economy, but a risk for China's debt. SHANGHAI, Dec 12- Ma Yiqing, 24, is typical of China's younger generation- he uses his credit card frequently and borrows from online platforms to fund his shopping habits.

  • Credit cards and the Trump rally

    Discussing the performance in big credit card names post-election and what the upcoming Trump administration could mean for these financial stocks, with Andrew Jeffrey, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey.

  • Spend your year-end bonus in smarter ways

    Experts suggests using the extra income to tackle debt or beef up your emergency fund.

  • *Macau to halve daily limit for UnionPay cardholders- SCMP. *Macau says to cut limit per transaction, not per day. MACAU, Dec 9- Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, moved on Friday to clarify it had not tightened daily cash withdrawal limits for Chinese gamblers, after fears of a crackdown on illicit money outflows sent shares in casino operators tumbling.

  • Couple doing paperwork

    People saddled with different types of debt struggle to pare down their balances in the most strategic way, but financial advisors can help.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 7- Want to save a few quick bucks on your holiday shopping? Your credit card may offer some little-known perks that could save you money both upfront and after the purchase. "These perks can really help in certain circumstances, but most people don't know that they are there to be taken," said Matt Schulz, senior industry analyst at creditcards.com.

  • The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is reflected in an ornament hanging from a Christmas tree on Broad Street in New York.

    These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell on Tuesday, including: Dave & Buster's, Mastercard, Western Digital and more.

  • CANNES, France, Dec 1- British shoppers will soon be able to decide to spread the cost of a purchase over a series of monthly instalments at the point of making a payment with their credit card, in a new partnership between Mastercard Inc card machine maker VeriFone Systems Inc.. The "Mastercard Intalments" app- the first of its kind in Britain- will launch on VeriFone...

  • Taking the pulse of holiday retail

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest data on consumer spending for the Thanksgiving weekend.

  • American Express will now charge its customers late fees of as much as $38 if they are late on more than one payment in a six-month period.