LevelUp offers free credit card processing for restaurants and small merchants
Boston technology company SCVNGR announced a new pricing plan for merchants using its LevelUp platform that brings the cost of credit card processing to zero.
Staples Results Disappoint on Weak Global Demand
The office supply chain forecast flat sales for the fiscal year and reported lower-than-expected quarterly results on weak demand.
Carlyle in $3.3B Deal for Getty Images
Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP said it will form a partnership with the management of Getty Images to buy Getty Images Inc from Hellman & Friedman for $3.3 billion, the companies said on Wednesday. Carlyle will take a controlling stake in Getty, a distributor of photos, video and multimedia
Greece Seeking Budget Leeway
Greece is falling short of the budget cut and reform promises it made to obtain a bailout, and its prime minister is asking for more time to pull of austerity measures.
Standard Chartered Working on More Joint Deals with U.S. Agencies
The British bank is pursuing a collective settlement with other authorities after speedily agreeing to pay $340 million to New York's financial regulators.
Best credit cards for airport lounge access
Once marketed as havens for jet-setting executives, airport lounges now serve anyone who is willing to invest in a less stressful airport experience.
Netflix Upgraded; Broker Calls Sell-off 'overdone'
Netflix Inc. saw its shares rise fractionally to $62.16 in early trades on Wednesday after Bank of America/Merrill Lynch upgraded the stock to a buy rating from underperform.
TD Ameritrade Survey: Investors Less Willing to Take Risks
Investors are shying away from risk under the current economic environment, according to a recent survey released by TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD).
CORRECT(8/14): Buffett's Berkshire Cuts Stake in J&J, Kraft, P&G
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRKA, BRKB) partially liquidated massive holdings in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) and Kraft Foods Inc. (KFT) in the second quarter, decisions that may indicate the transfer of more investment duties to the next generation of Berkshire
Target Reports Flat 2Q Earnings, Tops Street
The discount chain reported flat earnings as strong retail sales were partially offset by a decline in its credit card business.