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.
UBS Meets Investors About Potential Subordinated Tier 2 Bond Issue
Swiss bank UBS AG (UBS) is meeting with investors about a possible subordinated Tier-2 bond issue, the bank said Wednesday.
Rio Tinto Still Seeking Exit From Some Aluminum Assets, Diamonds
Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) continues to look at ways to exit some of its aluminum assets and its diamonds business and has had interest from potential buyers in individual operations as well as collectively, the mining giant's chief financial officer said Wednesday.
5 credit cards to turn your wallet into a workhorse
Pay for your everyday purchases with a plain vanilla debit or credit card, and you could be leaving as much as 6 percent of your household budget in the cashier's till each month.
Abertis to Sell Stake in Brisa to Tagus Holdings
Spanish infrastructure operator Abertis Infraestructuras SA (ABE.MC) Wednesday said it has agreed to sell its 15% stake in Portugal's Brisa-Autoestradas de Portugal SA (BRI.LB) to Tagus Holdings.
Australia Sees No Need For Bank Ring-Fencing Regulations
Australian regulators see no need to follow their U.S. and European counterparts in debating whether to ring-fence the retail and investment banking operations of the country's major lenders.
ING May Carve Up Asian Insurance Unit
ING Groep NV (INGA.AE) Wednesday confirmed that the sale of its Asian insurance operations may take place through multiple transactions and said it has received interest for all units.
Cathay Pacific Swings to 1st-Half Net Loss on High Oil Prices, Weak Demand
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. (0293.HK) Wednesday posted its biggest interim net loss in nearly a decade, as it reeled under high fuel prices and a weak global economy that battered demand for passenger and freight services.
Rio to Close Australia's Blair Athol Coal Mine
Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) said Wednesday the fall in coal prices means it will close its Blair Athol coal mine in central Queensland this year after almost 30 years of production, rather than seek to extend the life of the operation by mining poorer quality coal and harder-to-reach seams for a few more