First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes... the credit card bill
Long before you start discussing the invitation list, bridesmaid dress colors and possible honeymoon destinations, you and your spouse-to-be should have a heart-to-heart talk about something much more mundane -- the wedding budget.
Visa, MasterCard settlement won't change swipe fee structure for retailers
Visa, MasterCard, and a coalition of member banks signed a memorandum of understanding to end a seven year legal battle over credit card processing fees.
Rio Tinto Eyes China Steel Demand Peak In 2030
China's transition to consumer-led economic growth is forecast to result in growing steel demand--peaking in 2030--as the world's largest consumer of many commodities moves away from investment-led growth, the chief economist of mining titan Rio Tinto (RIO) said Wednesday.
Discover U.S. Spending Monitor: Consumer Confidence Falls in July
Consumer spending in the U.S. continued to decline during July as consumer sentiment about the economy waned and expectations about personal finances were unchanged, according to Discover Financial Services' (DFS) U.S. Spending Monitor.
Macy's Net Up 16% on Strong Revenue
Macy's Inc.'s (M) second-quarter profit surged 16% as the department store saw revenue, and particularly online sales, rise.
Macy's Tops Views With 16% Jump in 2Q Net
Powered by a healthy bump in same-store sales, Macy’s logged a stronger-than-expected 16% rise in second-quarter profits and unveiled a more bullish outlook for the full year.
BlackRock Holds 5.03% in Italy's Unipol
Investment management firm BlackRock Inc. (BLK) holds 5.03% in Italian Unipol Gruppo Finanziario SpA (UNI.MI), Italian regulator Consob said Wednesday.
EARNINGS FORECAST TABLE: Sky Deutschland 2Q 2012
The following is a summary of analysts' forecasts for Sky Deutschland AG (SKYD.XE) second-quarter results, based on a poll of eight analysts conducted by Dow Jones Newswires (figures in million euros; EPS, ARPU and target price in euro, according to IFRS).
Kumba Iron Ore Names Fani Titi Non-Executive Chairman from Oct
Kumba Iron Ore Ltd. (KIO.JO), a value-adding supplier of iron ore to the global steel industry and a member of the Anglo American PLC (AAL.LN) group, said Wednesday it has appointed Mr. Fani Titi non-executive chairman with effect from Oct. 1, replacing Mr. Allen Morgan who has served as the
McDonald's Reports Flat July Same-Store Sales; All Regions Miss Expectations
McDonald's Corp.'s (MCD) global same-store sales were flat in July as the fast-food chain posted declining sales across all three of its regions.