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.
In Some Markets, Renting Makes More Sense
How long you plan to stay in a home, the location and your financial situation should all play a role on whether you buy or rent.
Futures Stuck in the Red After Empire Data
U.S. stock futures remained in negative territory Wednesday morning after a new report show showed that manufacturing activity in the New York area unexpectedly contracted in August.
General Growth Properties Acquires Brazil's Aliansce Stake For $195.2 Million
U.S.-based General Growth Properties Inc. (GGP) acquired an additional stake of Brazilian shopping-center operator Aliansce Shopping Centers SA (ALSC3.BR) for $195.2 million, the company said Wednesday in a statement.
S&P Cuts Nokia Credit Rating Again, Keeps Outlook Negative
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's Wednesday further downgraded Nokia Corp.'s (NOK) credit rating, and warned that the Finnish handset maker might have to lower prices of its Lumia smartphones further in the coming quarters to defend its market position.