For many people who do not have bank accounts, or cannot get a credit card, the pre-paid debit cards are irresistible. But their convenience comes with a catch. The New York Times reports.
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Stocks closed higher for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, sending the S&P 500 to its best finish so far this year.
Stocks closed higher after faltering for awhile on a Federal Reserve report that the economy will remain weak due largely to unemployment.
Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday as investors paused ahead of key U.S. data, having pushed markets to 11-month highs the previous day,
Banks and credit unions have long pitched debit cards as a convenient and prudent way to buy. But a growing number are now allowing consumers to exceed their balances — for a price.
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The recent rally in the stock market continued today, as the major indexes reached new heights for the year during intraday trading, with the Dow and S&P 500 up nearly 1 percent.