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Americans rack up $7.4 billion in payday loans annually. Silicon Valley has a plan to make what critics call extortion palatable.
Sam's Club is just weeks away from becoming the first national retailer to offer its customers a chip-enabled "smart card."
Stocks extended a record climb on Friday after the May jobs report.
The median pay package for a CEO rose above eight figures for the first time last year.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
In addition to customer data points, there is an enormous amount of money to be made for businesses catering to the cash-free consumer.
The Corporate Angel Network, which gets cancer patients free flights on corporate jets, recently flew its 45,000th passenger.
Assembled two of Wall Street's great financial conglomerates, Shearson and Citigroup, shattering Glass-Steagall on the way, but would see both crumble.
Built Berkshire Hathaway into a moneyspinning investment vehicle-cum-holding company, enshrining his reputation as America's most successful investor.
In the world of finance, the landscape is likely to be a lot different in 25 years than it is today
With the wipeout in growth stocks, many investors turned their attention to big-cap and value names, and the trend is expected to continue.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Some high profile earnings beats by General Electric, Pepsico and Morgan Stanley helped counterbalance the hangover of Wednesday's big tech earnings misses.
Headlines after the bell Wednesday: GOOG, AMEX, IBM
U.S. bonds fell back on Wednesday, as the previous session's stock market rally caused investors' bid for "safe-haven" assets to wane.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Wednesday, ahead of a busy day for bank, tech and pharmaceutical earnings.
The sharp stock market decline last week doesn't look like it will continue this week, Jonathan Golub, chief U.S. market strategist at RBC Capital, told CNBC on Monday.
Like thunderstorms cooling an overheated landscape, more selling could rumble through the stock market in the coming week.