LONDON, July 15- New rules will cap sky-high interest rates offered by payday lenders in Britain, bringing down the cost of short-term loans criticised for causing misery among borrowers and potentially wiping out almost half the companies' revenue.
WASHINGTON, July 10- The U.S. consumer watchdog on Thursday said payday lender ACE Cash Express must pay $10 million to settle accusations that it had used unfair debt collection practices, such as threatening to sue borrowers, to pressure them into taking out new loans.
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FORT WORTH, Texas-- Cash America, a pawn shop and payday lender, on Thursday reported a big drop in earnings but still beat Wall Street's expectations for the third quarter. Cash America International Inc. makes money from loans to consumers, from service fees and from selling jewelry, electronics and other goods in its pawn shops.
NEW YORK-- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:. Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., up $4.88 at $46.04. Owens Corning, down $2.83 at $31.12.
FORT WORTH, Texas-- Less than two weeks after announcing plans to slash its operations in Mexico, Cash America is adding new pawn shops in the U.S. The Fort Worth, Texas, company said Tuesday that it has signed two deals for 34 locations, in Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky and Arizona, for $68 million to $72 million.
Oct 9- Cash America International Inc:. *To add 34 pawn lending locations in the United States through two independent transactions. *The combined consideration is expected to be between $68 and $72 million in Cash.
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