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.
Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park Secures $25 Million Loan From Standard Chartered Unit
Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park Joint Venture Co. said Wednesday it secured a $25 million loan from Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam Ltd. to help finance a property development project in southern Vietnam.
Rio Tinto Says Chinese Steel Demand To Peak In 2020
Chinese steel demand will continue to grow and will peak in 2030 as the world's largest consumer of many commodities starts to adjust to consumer-led economic growth from investment-led growth, the chief economist of mining titan Rio Tinto (RIO) said Wednesday.
OMV's CEO: Too Early to Discuss Nabucco Pricing Mechanism
OMV AG's (OMV.VI) Chief Executive Officer Gerhard Roiss said it is too early to discuss pricing mechanisms for natural gas to flow through the Nabucco West pipeline.
OMV Huijskes: Libyan Focus is Reliability in Production Levels
The current focus in Libya is on the reliability of production levels, said Jaap Huijske, head of exploration and production at Austrian oil and gas company OMV AG (OMV.VI) Wednesday.
Australia's Flagship Broadband Plan Gets Shaky Start as Costs Rise
The estimated cost of building Australia's national high-speed broadband network has risen, marking a wobbly start to a key policy initiative of a government struggling to survive.
Italy Bank Loans Slow to +0.2% on Year in June
New numbers on Italian bank lending suggest households and businesses are still not fully benefiting from the easy terms banks enjoy on their own financing.
Rio Tinto Cautious Near Term As Price Fall Hits Earnings
Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) said commodity markets are likely to remain volatile near term, after reporting a 22% drop in first-half earnings, but it stuck by a US$16 billion spending program this year even as rival miners cut or postpone investments.