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  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 1:24 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $78.12. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 44 or. 5 percent, to $82.20. Discover Financial Services rose$. 57 or 1.0 percent, to $58.46.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 11:02 AM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 43 or. 5 percent, to $78.01. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 01 or percent, to $81.77. Discover Financial Services rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $57.96.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 6:13 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose $1.16 or 1.5 percent, to $78.44. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $81.76. Discover Financial Services fell $1.37 or 2.3 percent, to $57.89.

  • WASHINGTON— The Republican-controlled House Wednesday passed legislation modestly curbing the growth of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency established by the 2010 overhaul of financial regulations to enforce laws aimed at protecting consumers from unfair or illegal practices by banks, mortgage lenders and other financial services...

  • Visa, Mastercard may crack China's $7T(!) market Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    The China UnionPay logo is displayed outside a restaurant in Beijing.

    China will open up its $6.84 trillion market for domestic bank card transactions.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:39 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose $1.13 or 1.5 percent, to $78.41. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $81.56. Discover Financial Services fell $1.28 or 2.2 percent, to $57.98.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $77.39. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $81.42. Discover Financial Services fell $1.28 or 2.2 percent, to $57.98.

  • After a sluggish start, US stocks finish higher Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:05 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Investors cheered moves by Google and credit-card companies on Wednesday and sent the stock market to a solid gain. Google's new wireless service, dubbed "Project Fi," costs around $20 a month for basic service and charges customers for the amount of data they use. Google's stock gained $6.25, or 1 percent, to $549.18.

  • BEIJING, April 22- China will allow foreign firms to apply for licenses to establish bank card clearing businesses starting from June 1, the State Council said in a statement on its website on Wednesday. China said in October last year that it would open its credit card market to foreign players following a World Trade Organization ruling in 2012 that it...

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $77.28. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 66 or. 8 percent, to $81.53. Discover Financial Services fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $59.26.

  • Discover Financial's quarterly profit falls 7 pct Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 4:27 PM ET

    April 21- Credit card issuer Discover Financial Services Inc reported a 7.3 percent fall in quarterly profit as it set aside more money to cover bad loans. The company increased provision for loan losses by about 43 percent to $390 million in the first quarter ended March 31. Net income attributable to common shareholders fell to $573 million, or $1.28 per share,...

  • RIVERWOODS, Ill.— Discover Financial Services said Tuesday that its profit fell 7 percent in the first three months of the year, as the credit card issuer and lender increased its reserves against potential loan losses and booked higher expenses. Even so, the Riverwoods, Illinois company's earnings beat Wall Street expectations. Discover has been trying to get a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- President Barack Obama will veto a bill requiring the U.S. consumer watchdog to establish special advisory groups if the final version of the legislation cuts the level of funding available to the agency, the White House said on Tuesday. But after a Republican-backed provision was added that would lower the consumer bureau's budget cap...

  • President Barack Obama would veto the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Boards Act if the final legislation by Congress cuts the level of funding that the director of the consumer bureau could request. The House of Representatives passed a special amendment to the bill, which is intended to create advisory groups for community banks, credit...

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 48 or. 6 percent, to $77.71. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $81.99. Discover Financial Services rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $59.56.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:51 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 35 or. 5 percent, to $77.58. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $82.11. Discover Financial Services rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $59.57.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 7:11 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $77.23. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $82.19. Discover Financial Services rose$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $59.49.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $77.12. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 31 or. 4 percent, to $82.31. Discover Financial Services rose$. 48 or. 8 percent, to $59.56.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:38 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $77.68. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 40 or. 5 percent, to $82.40. Discover Financial Services rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $59.22.

  • *Kotak, Axis Bank targeting strong growth. MUMBAI, April 20- Indian banks, hoping to offset a slow recovery in corporate lending, are pushing into credit cards and personal loans, using blanket advertising, cold call campaigns and even sending employees to malls to lure customers. India's 20 million credit cards-- for a population of 1.3 billion-- amount to just 0.5...