Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Visa reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations. Shares rose after-hours.
Stocks kicked off May with a big thud, with major averages dropping nearly 1 percent across the board, as a batch of weaker-than-expected economic data overshadowed the Federal Reserve's plan to maintain its stimulus program.
U.S. stock index futures were flat ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting and after the S&P 500 set a fresh all-time high in the previous session.
Gilles Ubaghs, mobile payment analyst at Ovum, talks about the challenges facing the mobile payment sector ahead of Mastercard and Visa's quarterly results.
Stocks exit April on a new high, and with the promise of continuing easy money policies, investors could be tempted to rethink the "sell in May and go away" strategy of recent years.
In 2013, the NFL was the most popular—and profitable—league in the US. It's managed to turn a six-month season into a 12-month business.
Visa said prom spending this year will average $1,139. That's up nearly six percent from 2012, and up a whopping 41 percent from 2011.
American Express reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations, while revenue fell short of forecasts.
Hoping to attract coveted elite frequent fliers from other airlines, Virgin America has extended its status match program.
After a day off, the "Fast Money Madness" match-ups return with two big-name financials facing off.
Across the country, investment clubs are making a slow and steady comeback. They once numbered in the hundreds of thousands, but they nearly disappeared after the dotcom bubble burst, followed by the housing bust, the banking disaster, and the market dive.
Free to play games don't make a lot of sense to some investors but free-to-play titles are fast becoming one of the most lucrative areas in gaming.
The "Fast Money Madness" Round of 16 wraps with Visa facing off against Citigroup.
The last few stocks that will make it into Fast Money Madness quarterfinals, with the "Fast Money" traders. Analyzing Visa and Citigroup's stocks.
The second round of the "Fast Money Madness" continues with match-ups between big-name financials.
"Fast Money Madness" Round 1 continues, with "Fast Money" Twitter followers providing another tiebreaker.
Bank stocks have outperformed the broad market so far this year, and employment growth in the U.S. may not be strong enough to support a continued rally.
The difference between MasterCard and Visa these days comes down to offense vs. defense, reports the TheStreet.com.
Jim McCarthy, global head of product management at Visa, talks to CNBC about the company's plans to turn a smartphone into a payment card.