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  • Testing out Apple Pay  Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers not only walks us through how to download Apple Pay but also uses it for the first time at Whole Foods.

  • 'Massive' switch to new credit cards ahead Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Bank customers can expect a flurry of thick mail as credit companies rush to get chip cards into their hands ahead of the holiday season.

  • BofA: Sorry for double charging on Apple Pay Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:10 PM ET
    Apple Pay on display.

    Some Bank of America customers say they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new mobile payments system.

  • Oct 21- Staples Inc is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack. "Staples is in the process of investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and has contacted law enforcement," company spokesman Mark Cautela...

  • Oct 21- Staples Inc said late Monday evening it is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack. "Staples is in the process of investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and has contacted law enforcement,"...

  • Apple Pay goes live  Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:26 AM ET
    Apple Pay on display.

    MasterCard's Chief Emerging Payments Officer, Ed McLaughlin, discusses the partnership with Apple's mobile wallet.

  • Sorry, Mr. President. Your card was declined Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:34 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

    President Barack Obama said on Friday that his credit card was rejected at the classy Estela restaurant in Manhattan.

  • Obama's executive order comes after many large companies including Target, JPMorgan and Home Depot have suffered high-profile cybersecurity breaches. The White House said that Home Depot, Target, Walgreen and Wal-Mart Stores will roll out secure chip and PIN-compatible card terminals in all their stores, most by January. In addition, American Express plans...

  • President Obama's credit card rejected  Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    President Obama shared a story of his credit card being rejected in New York City. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • MasterCard in venture to launch fingerprint pay cards Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
    MasterCard and Zwipe have announced their partnership for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor.

    Mastercard is partnering with Zwipe to launch the first biometric, contactless payment card.

  • *Third-quarter net profit $1.86/ share vs est $1.94. Oct 16- Capital One Financial Corp, one of the largest credit card issuers in the United States, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as it set aside more money to cover soured loans. The company's net income attributable to shareholders fell 2.9 percent to $1.06 billion, or $1.86 per share, for the...

  • Oct 15- American Express Co, the world's largest credit card issuer, reported an 8.1 percent rise in quarterly profit due to higher spending by U.S. customers using its credit cards and a rise in its net interest income. AmEx, which issues its own cards unlike Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc that work through banks, benefits from its largely affluent customer base and...

  • American Express quarterly profit rises 8 pct Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    Oct 15- American Express Co, the world's largest credit card issuer, reported an 8.1 percent rise in quarterly profit as customers spent more using the company's credit cards. Net income rose to $1.48 billion, or $1.40 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $1.37 billion, or $1.25 per share, a year earlier. Total revenue, net of interest expense, remained...

  • AmEx profits beat Street as revenue lands in-line Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks by an American Express Travel Services office in San Francisco.

    American Express reported earnings of $1.40 per share on revenue of $8.33 billion.

  • JPMorgan Chase& Co, Citigroup Inc and other big banks are making more credit card loans, after years of focusing mainly on customers who paid off their balances each month. Bank of America and Citigroup now make about 25 percent or more of their income from credit cards, after excluding businesses they are shedding. They are primed after seeing Citigroup, for...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 7- U.S. consumer credit increased less than expected in August and growth for the prior month was revised lower, giving a cautious signal about the pace of economic expansion. Total consumer credit rose $13.5 billion to $3.25 trillion in August, the Federal Reserve said on Tuesday. The figure for July was revised down to show a gain of $21.6 billion.

  • Don't pay for college with credit cards! Here's why Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Alain Filiz

    Many families are forced to get creative to pay the staggering cost of college, TODAY reports.

  • Banks may use Facebook to determine credit scores Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    In the future, bank giants may require an eye or finger to pay for shopping and social network profiles may determine credit access.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Obama administration on Friday proposed changes to current lending rules toward military personnel and their families, to expand protections from predatory practices on a wider variety of loans and financial products such as credit cards.

  • US Bank to refund $48M for credit card rip-off Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    U.S. Bank is refunding about $48 million in the latest federal settlement over improper billing for products that customers didn't receive.