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  • After Hours Action on Visa

    The Fast Money traders with the play on Visa's earnings beat, reporting a Q1 EPS of $1.49 vs. $1.45 estimates.

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    MasterCard beat its earnings forecast on Thursday, causing its shares to jump in trading, but one analyst said investors should own the company’s stock and Visa’s shares equally.

  • Herb on the Street: Plastic & Jeans

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains why he has plastic and jeans on his radar screen.

  • Cashing in on Credit Card Stocks

    Robert Napoli, William Blair & Company discusses whether the play in credit card stocks is over.

  • Finerman Fine Print: Credit Card Migration to Chips

    The play on MasterCard and Visa pushing stores to allow high tech credit and debit cards, with Karen Finerman, Metropolitan Capital Advisors.

  • Capital One Misses Estimates

    Capital One Financial sees shares down due to a miss on its quarterly report. Insight from Robert Napoli, William Blair.

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    A couple of years ago, the words “American consumer” cast a shadow over global markets. No wonder. Back in the days of the credit bubble, American consumer borrowing helped to create a crazy debt binge, the Financial Times reports.

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    Whether you are twenty-something and in your first job or sixty-plus and and retired, there are steps you should be taking.

  • Invest in Financials on Credit Cards?

    A comparison between bank stocks and credit card stocks, with Donald Fandetti, Citi and Todd Hagerman, Sterne Agee, who weigh in on which is the better investment.

  • Finding Attractive Stocks

    Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners, assesses whether current stock prices are attractive.

  • Credit Cards Gain Favor Over Debit

    Credit card use is now up 10.6% in the third quarter while debt card use has declined 5.9%, according to First Data. Greg Smith, a financial services analyst at Sterne Agee is bullish on credit card stocks now.

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    With the holidays looming, it’s easy to fall prey to retail tactics that coax you to spend more as you frantically gather gifts for those on your list. Here are some tips to avoid these spending traps.

  • Of the two credit card companies, Cramer decides which is the better buy.

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    Shoppers will pick through the after-holiday sales, and then put their wallets away for the rest of the year.

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    Ameriprise Financial examined where consumers are most confident about retirement. Many expressed a nagging sense that they hadn’t saved enough money to keep them afloat. They’re right to worry, but they still have time for corrections.

  • Alliance Data's Strategic Vision

    Ed Heffernan, president & CEO, Alliance Data Systems, discusses his company's focus on branded retailer credit cards and one-to-one marketing campaigns.

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    Withdrawing money from a retirement account can carry a high price. Besides jeopardizing long-term savings, withdrawals can incur a 10 percent penalty. Still, if you’re in a financial pinch there are some options for cracking your nest egg that are better than others.

  • CNBC Business News Headlines

    KNTV's Scott Budman, reports Ruth Madoff said in an interview, she and her husband Bernie were so distraught over his crimes, they considered suicide in 2009; BP got approval for a new offshore drilling permit; and earnings were up at Visa, as more people used their credit cards.

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    Visa's earnings beat analysts' expectations but revenue fell short. Shares fell slightly in after-hours trading.

  • Taking a Swipe at Credit Cards

    Chris Brendler, Stifel Nicolaus, and Moshe Orenbuch, Credit Suisse, discuss the surge in credit card stocks, those of both issuers and payment processors, this year. Do they have more room to run?