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  • LONDON, March 5- Fraudsters are slick and smooth when they request new bank accounts or credit cards-- a characteristic an Israeli company wants to use against them. Banks and other financial firms are coming under sustained attacks from increasingly sophisticated cyber criminals, forcing them to spend more money and resources trying to fight hackers.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Citigroup Inc had at least one advantage in its successful bid for the exclusive right to issue credit cards for Costco Wholesale Corp, rivals and tax specialists say: it lost so much money during the financial crisis that it has billions of dollars of tax credits. Citigroup and Costco have not disclosed terms of the deal, and outsiders can only...

  • NEW YORK— Upscale hotel chain Mandarin Oriental says it is investigating a potential credit card breach at its hotels. Mandarin Oriental said it is coordinating with credit card agencies and forensic specialists. Mandarin Oriental operates hotels across the world including Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, London, New York, Miami, San Francisco, Prague, Boston, Las...

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell $1.28 or 1.6 percent, to $80.63. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 49 or. 6 percent, to $78.65. Discover Financial Services fell$. 64 or 1.1 percent, to $59.31.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 78 or. 9 percent, to $81.14. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 38 or. 5 percent, to $78.76. Discover Financial Services fell$. 51 or. 9 percent, to $59.44.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 10:36 AM ET

    American Express Co. fell $1.01 or 1.2 percent, to $80.90. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 68 or. 9 percent, to $78.46. Discover Financial Services fell$. 71 or 1.2 percent, to $59.24.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $81.91. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $79.14. Discover Financial Services fell$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $59.95.

  • Get ready for only one credit card (and a phone) Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 3:26 PM ET

    If your mobile payment app isn't accepted everywhere, one company has come up with a fix.

  • Shift to new credit cards won't fix security issues Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:24 PM ET

    New technology by credit card companies will address only a narrow range of security issues.

  • The super credit card  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:10 PM ET

    A startup called Stratos has designed a single credit card for all your accounts, enabled to your smartphone using Bluetooth. Is it safe?

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Prospective Ohio drivers would see added training requirements and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles would be allowed to accept credit and debit cards under a state transportation budget that easily cleared the Ohio House on Tuesday. The $7 billion, two-year spending blueprint lays out priorities for Ohio highway, road, bridge and public safety...

  • CHICAGO, March 3- New technology about to be deployed by credit card companies will require U.S. consumers to carry a new kind of card and retailers across the nation to upgrade payment terminals. Anre Williams, president of global merchants services at American Express, cited cost and complexity as reasons for not issuing PIN numbers, which would require a much...

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:08 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 44 or. 5 percent, to $82.03. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 44 or. 6 percent, to $79.15. Discover Financial Services fell$. 72 or 1.2 percent, to $60.26.

  • NEW YORK— If you're shopping at Costco, you'll need a new credit card to pay for those family-sized packs of chicken breasts or toilet paper. After only accepting American Express the last 16 years, the retailer is switching to Visa and will use Citigroup as its exclusive provider of co-branded credit cards. Costco is a large and influential chain.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 41 or. 5 percent, to $82.00. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $78.95. Discover Financial Services fell$. 54 or. 9 percent, to $60.44.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 47 or. 6 percent, to $82.06. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $78.67. Mastercard rose$. 46 or. 5 percent, to $90.59.

  • Costco strikes credit card deal with Citi, Visa Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 8:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Costco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards, with Visa replacing American Express as the card network. Costco and American Express ended their partnership after failing to reach an agreement on renewal terms. David Sherwood, Costco's director of finance and investor relations, said in a phone...

  • March 2- Warehouse club retailer Costco Wholesale Corp said on Monday it had entered into agreements with Citigroup Inc and Visa Inc for co-branded credit cards. Citigroup will become the exclusive issuer of Costco's co-brand credit cards and Visa will replace American Express Co as the credit card network for Costco in the United States and Puerto Rico from...

  • Costco announced on Monday a new credit card program with Citi in a deal that will go into effect in April 2016. Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett reacts to the deal.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell $1.66 or 2.0 percent, to $81.59. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 44 or. 6 percent, to $78.71. Discover Financial Services fell$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $60.98.