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  • 7 holiday retail plays Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 7:27 PM ET
    A GoPro Hero 4 camera is displayed at the 2015 International CES in January.

    "Fast Money" traders shared top stock picks for the holiday shopping season.

  • 4 stocks to watch after volatile week Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 6:51 PM ET
    Shoppers at a Los Angeles Walmart as the store prepares for Black Friday, Nov. 24, 2014.

    After a rough week for U.S. stocks, "Fast Money" traders looked at companies that may hold upside into next year.

  • Stocks take cues from rollercoaster crude Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 7:32 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were looking over their shoulders at the energy markets this morning, after two days of whiplash from falling oil prices.

  • After-hours buzz: Yahoo, Krispy Kreme & more Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 5:29 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Yahoo, Smith & Wesson & more.

  • Mastercard-backed mobile ticketing app raises $12M Monday, 7 Dec 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    A mobile ticketing company for public transport, aiming to get rid of paper tickets across the world, has raised $12 million.

  • 3 things department stores must do: Ex-Saks CEO Sunday, 6 Dec 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    People shop in the Manhattan Mall in New York City.

    Former Saks CEO Steve Sadove reflects on what can fix department store sales.

  • *Proposals follow Paris attacks on Nov. 13. BRUSSELS, Dec 4- European Union states should clamp down on prepaid cards and virtual currencies to cut terrorist financing and have direct access to bank transfers data, France proposed before an EU finance ministers meeting next week. The suggested crackdown follows the Paris attacks on Nov. 13 that killed 130 people...

  • Number26 is entering France, Italy, Spain, Slovakia, Greece and Ireland, the latter being a test for moving into Britain, and eventually plans to develop a continent-wide bank. Founded by two Austrians and based in Berlin, the company revealed plans to offer a MasterCard and basic current accounts via a license from its partner Wirecard Bank of Germany, which...

  • Dec 2- Target Corp has agreed to pay $39.4 million to resolve claims by banks that said they lost money because of the retailer's late 2013 data breach. Wednesday's settlement calls for Target to pay as much as $20.25 million directly to banks, and $19.11 million to fund a MasterCard Inc program related to the breach. In afternoon trading, Target shares were down 30...

  • Best trades on an improving jobs outlook Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 9:03 AM ET
    A Bank of America branch in Laguna Beach, California.

    Using the Kensho quantitative tool, CNBC Pro found the stocks with the best performance following the ADP Employment report.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 30- U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line. Sales on Cyber Monday, traditionally the busiest day of the year for Internet shopping, were up 14 percent from a...

  • Nov 30- A federal appeals court on Monday ordered an injunction blocking the Cook County, Illinois, sheriff from pursuing any effort to stop credit card companies from handling transactions for, a classified ad website that the sheriff said promotes sex trafficking. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said Sheriff Thomas Dart, whose...

  • FACTBOX-U.S. holiday sales data and forecasts Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 4:17 PM ET

    Nov 30- The United States holiday shopping season started in earnest on Thanksgiving weekend, which ran from Thursday, Nov. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 30 and includes Black Friday, which often ranks as the busiest shopping day of the year. On Sunday, the National Retail Federation said that 151 million people shopped over the Thanksgiving weekend, beating its own forecast...

  • FACTBOX-U.S. holiday sales data and forecasts Saturday, 28 Nov 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    Nov 28- The United States holiday shopping season started in earnest with the Thanksgiving weekend, which runs from Thursday, Nov. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 30 and includes Black Friday, which often ranks as the busiest shopping day of the year. On Saturday, retail analytics firm ShopperTrak projected that combined sales in physical stores stood at $12.1 billion over...

  • LONDON, Nov 27- The euro's slide against the dollar this year has been a competitive boon for corporate Europe, but it has also opened up an alternative financing window for corporate America. This will be a record year for U.S. companies raising funds in euros, a financing option that should be widely used again next year if the euro weakens further against the...

  • 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.

  • Fantasy sports fans sue Visa, MasterCard Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 8:33 AM ET
    Nevada, America's gambling capital, banned daily fantasy sports late Thursday, dealing another blow to the booming but embattled industry.

    A class action suit claims that FanDuel and DraftKings could not have succeeded had it not been for the help of the credit card industry.

  • Hedge funds pile into Amazon, ditch eBay Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 5:33 AM ET
    Activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman at the 2014 Delivering Alpha conference in New York.

    Ebay was the most sold stock among the 10 largest U.S. hedge funds, after Carl Icahn offloaded all of his 47 million shares in the firm, worth some $1.6 billion.

  • What can Anonymous really do to ISIS? Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 10:57 AM ET
    Man holding out mask Anonymous

    Hacker group Anonymous has declared war on ISIS after the attacks in Paris, and this time it may be more than just social media.

  • BEIJING, Nov 10- China will not impose tough licensing restrictions on overseas bank card providers seeking to enter the country's $7 trillion card payment market, a senior central bank official said on Tuesday. Foreign card companies, including Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc, have been lobbying for more than a decade for direct access to China's fast-growing...