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.
McDonald's Sales Disappoint in July
The world's largest hamburger chain said austerity measures in Europe and global economic volatility hurt sales in July.
Macy's Posts 2Q Beat, Boosts FY Outlook
The retailer posted sales of $6.12 billion in the second quarter and lifted its full-year guidance to a range of between $3.30 to $3.35 from $3.25 to $3.30.
PPL 2nd-Quarter Profit Rises 38% On Strength At UK Regulated Operations
PPL Corp.'s (PPL) second-quarter earnings rose 38% as strong growth at its U.K. regulated businesses offset declines at its competitive domestic electricity generation and energy marketing operations.
Stock Futures Drift Lower; Traders Take a Breather
After climbing for three straight days to the highest level since May, stock-index futures signaled a pause for Wall Street as traders took profits and digested news on Britain's economy.
SodaStream Beat Street Expectations; Raises 2012 Outlook
The company posted solid earnings on strong U.S. and Western Europe sales and expects 2012 profit to grow 55% and revenue 40%.
Banca Generali Appoints Paolo Vagnone Chairman
Banca Generali (BGN.MI) said Wednesday it has appointed a new chairman, Paolo Vagnone, replacing Giorgio Girelli, who resigned in July.
Pain in Spain Prompts European Companies to Reduce Exposure
Corporate storm clouds gathered over Spain again Wednesday as two major European companies joined the ranks of those saying they were taking steps to reduce exposure to the recession-hit country.
Carlyle Posts $59M Loss in 2Q as Assets Suffer
The private equity firm swung to a second-quarter loss as the value of its fund assets dropped, more than offsetting an increase in cash from fees.