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  • Futures lower as oil, Boeing weigh ahead of Fed statement Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 8:58 AM ET
    A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday as low oil prices and earnings reports weighed on stocks ahead of the expected release of the Fed meeting statement in the afternoon.

  • Street: S&P 500 prices in 50% chance of a recession Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 6:00 AM ET
    NYSE trader markets stocks

    Equity strategists at two major investment banks told clients Tuesday that the stock market is pricing in a high risk of a recession.

  • Wall Street catching up to fintech revolution Sunday, 10 Jan 2016 | 5:00 PM ET
    JPMorgan Chase headquarters building

    Big banks are battling to get ahead of the technology disruption unfolding in the banking industry.

  • BOSTON, Dec 16- African-Americans have become a shrinking presence in the boardrooms of the biggest U.S. companies in recent years, setting back a push by pension funds for greater diversity. African-Americans, who make up about 13 percent of the U.S. population, account for 8.6 percent of the directors on the boards of the largest 200 companies by revenue in the...

  • Oil falls towards 2015 low on OPEC inaction Monday, 7 Dec 2015 | 7:12 AM ET

    Meanwhile, U.S. stock futures were higher this morning, after the Dow surged 369 points, after Friday's solid jobs report and as ECB President Mario Draghi reassured markets.

  • Why it's smart to shop with credit cards Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 9:32 AM ET
    Credit card transaction

    Here are a few smart reasons to consider using credit cards over cash when shopping this holiday season. NBC News reports.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- The credit card industry won a big legal victory on Thursday as a federal appeals court rejected claims by a group of consumers that big issuers colluded to require that disputes be settled in arbitration rather than through class action lawsuits. By a 3-0 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld a lower court ruling that...

  • Morgan Stanley turns to bank accounts to boost profit Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 8:16 AM ET
    Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley plans to offer savings accounts and certificates of deposits next year to wring more profit from its wealth management clients.

  • How you can avoid painful credit costs Monday, 9 Nov 2015 | 4:39 PM ET

    Millennials think they know a lot about their credit score. Here's what they're missing.

  • Earnings 'recession' worries could be a drag Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 6:22 PM ET
    NYSE Trader

    "We're getting deeper into earnings season and not watching any one company, but the cumulative effect," said Mark Luschini at Janney Montgomery.

  • Market eyes earnings as Fed leaves it in confusion Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 6:33 PM ET
    NYSE Traders

    So far the earnings season has been lackluster, and some high-profile warnings have already given investors pause.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The U.S. consumer watchdog reported widespread failures in the servicing of student loans on Tuesday and urged new rules to protect borrowers. Among the problems cited by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: inaccurate loan statements; refinancing delays that kept borrowers in high-rate loans; lost payments; and surprise late fees.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 29- The majority of payment terminals at U.S. merchants will not be ready to accept cards with embedded microchips aimed at reducing fraud by Oct. 1, missing a deadline set by banks and credit card companies, according to the National Retail Federation. The urgency to meet the new standards, known as EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, for...

  • Sept 10- Google Inc said it would roll out Android Pay, a one-touch payment app on Android devices, in more than 1 million locations in the United States on Thursday. The company said the payment service could be used at stores operated by companies including Aeropostale Inc, Macy's Inc, GameStop Corp and Staples Inc.. Android Pay will support credit and debit cards...

  • Uh oh: We're back to pre-recession debt levels Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 2:45 PM ET
    Millennial personal finance financial stress

    Amerrica’s credit card debt is the largest it's been since the Great Recession, according to a new analysis.

  • Many US retailers not ready for fraud-proof cards Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 12:16 PM ET
    Credit cards with EMV chips.

    Many Americans are getting more high-tech, safer credit cards, but the change could spell disaster for small businesses.

  • Bruised tech could be drag for stocks Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 6:09 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Big tech could put a damper on stocks Wednesday, after earnings took an ugly turn late Tuesday and Apple's stock was crushed after the closing bell.

  • Bruised tech could be drag for stocks Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Big tech could put a damper on stocks Wednesday, after earnings took an ugly turn late Tuesday and Apple's stock was crushed after the closing bell.

  • Score! Sports team credit cards offer more perks Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 12:04 PM ET
    BBVA NBA American Express card

    Even if you're not a sports fan, many team credit cards are still offer lush cash-back benefits and low interest rates.

  • Financial stocks break out midyear on Fed Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 11:37 AM ET
    JPMorgan building in New York.

    Financial stocks are surging, thanks to the Fed's signals it is raising rates and recommendations by major Wall Street research shops.