NEW YORK, Dec 13- A U.S. federal judge on Friday approved an estimated $5.7 billion class action settlement between merchants and Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc over credit card fees despite objections from thousands of retailers who complained it was inadequate.» Read More
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The worst of the credit crunch is over, but the Federal Reserve is likely to keep interest rates on hold for a long time despite a surge in oil prices, as the U.S. economy still has to prove it is stabilizing, money manager Bob Doll said on Tuesday.
U.S. consumer borrowing rose by $8.95 billion in April, more than expected, as closed-end consumer loan growth overshadowed the smallest rise in credit card borrowing in nearly three years.
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Target says it is selling an interest in its credit-card receivables business to JPMorgan Chase for about $3.6 billion.
The Federal Reserve on Friday joined other U.S. banking regulators in backing new limits on certain billing practices by credit card companies.
Visa reported earnings that easily outstripped expectations in its first ever results as a publicly traded company, but the company's shares declined in extended trading.
American Express said its net income fell 6 percent but earnings beat expectations and revenue increased amid higher card-member spending.
Capital One Financial, a credit card and banking company, said on Thursday that first quarter earnings fell, as it set aside three times as much money for credit losses as the same quarter last year.
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Visa shares jumped as much as 38 percent in the world's largest credit card network's market debut on Wednesday, as eager investors handed some beleaguered U.S. banks a much-needed payday.
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Visa, the world's largest credit card network, raised $17.9 billion in its initial public offering Tuesday night, making it the largest US IPO ever