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  • Feb 10- Western Union Co said it would cut prices for money transfers within the United States to help fend off fierce competition and would buy back up to $1.2 billion of shares. Western Union is cutting prices in parts of the United States where it is experiencing the maximum competitive pressures, company executives said on a conference call.

  • Feb 10- Western Union, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cuts and a lower tax bill, and it said it would buy back up to $1.2 billion of shares. Western Union, which gets most of its business from migrant workers sending money home, also forecast 2015 profit above analysts' estimates.

  • Western Union's profit rises 28 pct Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 4:15 PM ET

    Feb 10- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a 28 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by cost cuts and a lower tax bill. The company also raised its quarterly dividend and announced a $1.2 billion share buyback plan. Western Union's net income rose to $221.5 million, or 42 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from...

  • Wall Street watches Coca-Cola, Greece debt woes Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 5:57 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Tuesday, as negotiations over Greece's bailout program continue to keep investors cautious.

  • LONDON, Jan 16- Sterling held near a seven-year high against a weakened euro on Friday as expectations grew that the European Central Bank would resort to further monetary easing next week. The SNB decision comes ahead of key event risks in the euro zone--the ECB decision and the snap Greek elections, "said Nawaz Ali, UK market analyst at Western Union.

  • Sterling stumbles as dollar tears higher Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 11:21 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 5- Sterling slipped against a rallying dollar on Monday, after yet another set of weaker-than-expected economic UK data boosted bets that the Bank of England will not raise interest rates any time this year. Numbers released on Monday showed Britain's construction sector grew last month at its slowest rate since July 2013, well below economists'...

  • LONDON, Jan 5- Sterling fell against the dollar, hovering near a 17- month low struck earlier on Monday, as subdued economic data bolstered bets that the Bank of England will not raise interest rates until 2016.. The pound was also hurt by growing political uncertainty after Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that he would like to bring forward a planned...

  • Small- and mid-cap stocks to watch in 2015: Pros Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 5:44 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    While many big-name stocks are poised to surge next year, some smaller companies will sneak higher in 2015, stock pickers said.

  • SQUEEZED FX BROKERS FACE CHOICE: MERGE OR SPEND BIG ON TECH@* Boom in M&A for mostly London- based specialist brokers* Brokers made millions undercutting banks on corporate FX* But squeeze coming from spread of multi-dealer platforms. LONDON, Dec 12- Next year may prove a watershed for a generation of London forex entrepreneurs who have made millions undercutting...

  • LONDON, Nov 16- Working out of a shared office near London's Euston station, Michael Kent is part of a revolution that may be driven on by this year's row over alleged currency market manipulation by major banks. Kent's online business, Azimo, and more than 30 others in the United Kingdom are building on the success of firms like Western Union and MoneyGram...

  • 9 reasons you may never use cash again Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 7:29 AM ET
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    Some cash alternatives have been around for more than 50 years; others are just popping up. A look at 10 that will shift the paradigm.

  • Oct 31- MoneyGram International Inc, the world's second-largest money transfer company, cut prices for transfers within the United States as it loses business to Wal-Mart Stores Inc's new rival service. Wal-Mart was MoneyGram's largest agent in the United States until the world's largest retailer launched its own money transfer service in April.

  • Oct 30- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as lower prices drew more customers, particularly to its digital money transfer business. Western Union has cut prices and invested heavily in its online and mobile businesses to better compete with fast-growing rivals such as MoneyGram...

  • After-hours buzz: Citigroup, GoPro, Starbucks & more Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Citigroup, GoPro, Starbucks & more.

  • Oct 30- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the company benefited from its digital money transfer services. Western Union has cut prices and invested heavily in its online and mobile businesses to better compete with fast-growing rivals such as MoneyGram International Inc,...

  • Western Union profit rises 9 pct Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    Oct 30- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a 9 percent rise in quarterly profit as more people transferred money using its services. The company's net income rose to $234.1 million, or 44 cents per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from $214.4 million, or 39 cents per share, a year earlier. Total revenue rose 2 percent to $1.44...

  • Cramer Remix: 2 stocks to buy and an energy play Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:03 PM ET

    Given negatives in the market, it only makes sense to revisit investments. Should you stay the course?

  • Despite seeming value, Cramer says ‘sell’ Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:38 PM ET
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    Sometimes a stock looks like a value play when it’s actually a value trap.

  • After-hours buzz: Expedia, GoPro & more Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
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  • Getting banks out of the forex business Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann, founders of TransferWise

    When two friends living in Europe got fed up with money-transfer fees, they knew there had to be a better way, and PayPal's founder agreed.