Longing for hotel elite status? Visa has partnered up with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts to offer its Signature cardholders a taste of the upgraded amenities Platinum members receive in the hotel chain's Gold Passport program.
Take a look at some of Tuesday’s morning movers:
Kevin McVeigh, Macquarie senior analyst, discusses his "outperform" rating on Global Payments, despite its recent security breach, with the Fast Money crew.
A recent data breach may affect less than 1.5 million credit cards in North America, according to the card processor involved.
Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:
If the MasterCard and Visa security breach is real as many as 10 million cardholders may get phone calls about suspicious activity on their accounts.
Stocks closed mixed in a quiet session Friday, but the Dow and S&P logged their best quarterly gain in almost 14 years. The Nasdaq posted its best quarterly performance since 1991.
Somewhere on the Eastern Seaboard – Prisons are easier to enter than Visa's top-secret Operations Center East, its biggest, newest and most advanced U.S. data center.
Hundreds of online complaints saying that Apple’s iTunes Store, and in particular its App Store, which the company portrays as the safest of shopping environments, is not so secure, the New York Times reports.
Despite their gains, Visa and MasterCard still lag behing the sector's rally.
A "contrarian" investment approach can yield big returns if investors target quality stocks that have fallen out of favor for one reason or another. TheStreet.com details three "contrarian" stocks that investors can still get in on.
In his annual investor letter Warren Buffett expressed his disinterest in gold, but also sang the praises of other investments he considers “productive assets,” of which he lumped companies, real estate, and farms. With the release of his most recent 13F filing, it is apparent that Buffett has been putting his words into practice.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reports today it owned 20.3 million shares of DIRECTV as of December 31, the end of the fourth quarter. That's up 379 percent from the 4.2 million it reported owning as of the end of Q3. Berkshire also reports a sizable decrease in its Johnson & Johnson stake. It fell by 8.4 million shares, or 23 percent. That cut stake would be worth $544.6 million at today's close.
The Fast pros are always watching for developments that could signal a sea change in a business or industry. And Karen Finerman thinks she's spotted something.
Stephanie Erickson, Visa Inc. head of authentication product integration, discusses Visa's migration to new chip technology, saying it provides more security for customers. Also, the Fast Money traders with the play on companies that are likely to benefit from the new technology.
Stocks squeezed out a small gain for the third-straight session Thursday, but the day's gains were limited as enthusiasm over reports over a Greek deal faded and investors were unmoved following some better-than-expected economic news.
Stocks in the S&P 1,500 that displayed unusual volume in Thursday's trading session.
The new bill, entitled the STOCK Act, which stands for Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge, bans members of Congress and executive branch officials from insider trading. But critics from both parties say the bill does not go far enough to regulate offenders.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Visa reported better-than-expected earnings Wednesday — and one “Fast Money” trader said the results were foreshadowed if you knew where to look.