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A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.
*Third-quarter profit $2.17/ Class A share vs est. July 24- Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, cut its revenue forecast for the year, as growth in cross-border transactions slowed amid a strengthening of the U.S. dollar.
Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly profit.
Many investors, including Jim Cramer, found the relative strength in stocks somewhat curious, given the widespread geopolitical unrest.
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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The U.S. government imposed sanctions on Wednesday on some major players in the Russian economy over what Washington says is Moscow's reluctance to curb violence in Ukraine. News that nearly 300 were killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine came after the market close.
MOSCOW, July 17- Gazprombank, Russia's third largest bank by assets, said on Thursday new U.S. sanctions were not affecting the stability of its operations and finances, and the central bank promised support if needed.
MOSCOW, July 17- Russian assets fell on Thursday after Washington imposed its toughest economic sanctions yet on Russian energy, financial and defense firms, also hitting the rouble and the country's sovereign dollar bonds.
Visa Checkout is the latest effort to make the company relevant in a world of digital payments, reports Re/code.
Mobile-pay start-ups have yet to offer a compelling experience that would cause consumers with bank accounts to leave their cards behind.
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NEW YORK, July 3- American Express Co is set to face off against the U.S. government and 17 states in a trial that begins on Monday over claims that it stifles competition from credit card providers that charge lower processing fees.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
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NEW YORK, July 1- The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Tuesday as manufacturing activity picked up in the United States and Asia and increased optimism about the global economy's health.
July 1- Card companies Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc may be able to avoid paying heavy security deposits to operate in Russia if they can find local processing partners by the end of October, Russian media outlets reported.
While stocks have generally moved higher, winning themes have emerged for the second half of the year.
Although near-field communication has struggled to go mainstream for a decade, the technology is gaining ground in payments.