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3 No-Brainer Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy Right Now

finance.yahoo.com If you're looking for your next great all-around stock pick, you can't go wrong borrowing one or two ideas from Warren Buffett. At Berkshire Hathaway, his investment…

Marketing Briefing: As M&A rebounds, ‘it all hinges upon the CMO having a seat at the table’

digiday.com This Marketing Briefing covers the latest in marketing for Digiday+ members and is distributed over email every Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET. More from the series → This year,…

JPMorgan CEO Dimon cautious about soft landing for economy

aol.com said the market sentiment is improving for equities as well as mergers and acquisitions, even as he maintained a cautious outlook about the economy at large in an interview…

Congressional Democrats urge U.S. to block Capital One-Discover deal

washingtonpost.com Thirteen top Democrats in Congress urged the Biden administration on Sunday to reject the proposed merger between Capital One and Discover Financial Services, warning that…

Stock buybacks are rising this earnings season

aol.com Stock buybacks are increasing in a sign that companies are feeling better about the trajectory of the US economy. Companies such as Meta (META), Disney (DIS), and Uber…

Jamie Dimon on Capital One's $35.3 billion Discover acquisition: 'Let them compete’

cnbc.com Jamie Dimon, President & CEO,Chairman & CEO JPMorgan Chase, speaking on CNBC's Squawk Box at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 17th,…

Democrats urge Biden administration to block Capital One, Discover merger

thehill.com Several Democrats urged the Biden administration on Sunday to block a proposed merger between Capital One and Discover Financial Services, arguing that it would consolidate…

Crypto is pretty bad internet cash

blockworks.co There’s still no version of cold hard cash on the internet. There’s no way, person-to-person, to give someone cash money. Not a way to spot someone who’s having a hard time…

FIS Eyes Recurring Banking Solutions Growth After Sale of Worldpay Stake

pymnts.com Fidelity National Information Systems (FIS) reported fourth-quarter earnings results that showed momentum in recurring revenue metrics as financial institutions expand their…

Report: Customers Feel Tricked by Banks’ Savings Offerings

pymnts.com Consumers are reportedly taking legal action after allegedly being deceived by their banks’ savings offerings. As The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Sunday (Feb. 25),…

Is Capital One Trying to Become the Next American Express?

finance.yahoo.com The big news in banking this week is that Capital One Financial (NYSE: COF) is acquiring Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS). Capital One is the ninth-largest U.S. bank…

2 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy Hand Over Fist and 1 to Avoid

finance.yahoo.com You could certainly do worse than ride Warren Buffett's stock-picking coattails. His Berkshire Hathaway portfolio boasts a market-beating long-term track record, after all.…

Capital One VentureOne vs. Venture vs. Venture X

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Lower your expenses by getting one of these credit cards with no annual fee

edition.cnn.com 20,000 miles after spending $500 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $200 in travels 1.25 Miles per dollar on every purchase, every day; 5 Miles per…

Capital One to buy Discover Financial for $35 billion in deal that combines two of the largest US credit card companies

abcnews.go.com Capital One to buy Discover Financial for $35 billion in deal that combines two of the largest US credit card companies Capital One to buy Discover Financial for $35 billion…

AT&T's outage nightmare, Nvidia smashes records, Capital One-Discover merger

aol.com A nationwide cell phone outage stemmed from AT&T and left customers holding the phone — Nvidia smashes records taking the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq along for the ride —…

Americans' reliance on credit cards is the key to Capital One's bid for Discover

abcnews.go.com NEW YORK -- Americans have become increasingly reliant on their credit cards since the pandemic. So much so that Capital One is willing to bet more than $30 billion that…

Capital One-Discover merger: Here's what it means for consumers and the Credit Card Competition Act

thepointsguy.com It's a giant banking merger that would create the nation's sixth-largest bank and have potentially significant implications for your credit cards. Capital One this week said…

Business loan vs. line of credit

aol.com None A business loan provides one-time funding to help start or grow a business • None Lines of credit cover short-term financing needs and let businesses borrow funds…

WMT Stock Alert: Senator Elizabeth Warren Takes Aim at Walmart’s Vizio Deal

investorplace.com No stranger to major acquisitions, Walmart (NYSE:WMT) shook Wall Street earlier this week when it announced that it was buying television manufacturer Vizio (NYSE:VZIO).…

How to rent a car with points and miles

bostonherald.com Stephanie Zito | Bankrate.com (TNS) Although many analysts predicted that post-COVID “revenge travel” would peak in 2022, ongoing research suggests consumers are still…

Bank branches are not going away even if consumers mostly use apps

marketwatch.com Banks may have cut back on some of their branches, but maintaining a retail presence remains a priority even in the age of the smartphone. That’s the message from PNC…

Paycheck-to-Paycheck Consumers Could Benefit From Capital One/Discover Deal

pymnts.com In what could be one of the largest acquisitions of the decade, Capital One recently announced it wants to purchase Discover Financial in a deal valued at more than $35…

Capital One's purchase of Discover faces political and regulatory hurdles

aol.com Capital One is plowing forward with plans to purchase Discover Financial, but the proposed acquisition is expected to face major pushback from regulators – and whether it…

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Amex review: Marriott diehards will need to eat up the benefits to glean enough value for the sky-high annual fee

fortune.com Our take: With disappointing rewards and a shrunken welcome bonus, the $650 Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card forces you to use up its benefits to justify…

Capital One's purchase of Discovery faces political and regulatory hurdles

foxbusiness.com Capital One is plowing forward with plans to purchase Discover Financial, but the proposed acquisition is expected to face major pushback from regulators – and whether it…

Capital One’s Discover deal includes $1.38 billion breakup fee

chicagotribune.com Capital One Financial Corp.’s proposed acquisition of Discover Financial Services includes a $1.38 billion termination fee. The fee would be payable by either company “in…

Capital One-Discover Merger Agreement Includes $1.38 Billion Termination Fee

pymnts.com If Capital One’s planned acquisition of Discover Financial falls through, one firm or the other could pay a termination fee of $1.38 billion. This termination fee will be…

Capital One, Truist, Walmart Announce Billion Dollar Deals

entrepreneur.com A trio of transactions from Capital One, Truist, and Walmart have lifted the value of deals announced worldwide this year to $425 billion, a 55% increase from the same…

Capital One’s acquisition has $1.4 billion breakup fee if rival bid emerges, but none if regulators kill deal

cnbc.com Capital One 's blockbuster takeover proposal for Discover Financial includes a $1.38 billion breakup fee if Discover decides to go with another buyer, but no such fee if…

Why are credit-card APRs so high? ‘There’s no reason other than greed,’ consumer advocates say

marketwatch.com Credit-card issuers have been padding their interest rates, causing cardholders to pay inflated borrowing costs, according to new research from federal regulators. Though…

Credit cards are charging more 'excess' interest than ever, consumer watchdog says

nbcnews.com Credit card companies are hiking rates to record highs to pad their profits, according to a government report released Thursday. The share of annual percentage rates (APR)…

6 ways to use a tax refund to jump-start financial goals

siliconvalley.com By Melissa Lambarena | NerdWallet The investing information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet, Inc. does not offer advisory or brokerage…

StrawberryFrog Launches Transformation Company

mediapost.com StrawberryFrog, the New York ad agency that bills itself as the pioneer of “Movement Thinking” (a term that it has trademarked), has unveiled a new transformation company…

Dealmaking is showing signs of life, but it comes with some downsides

aol.com None This post originally appeared in the Insider Today newsletter. • None You can sign up for Business Insider's daily newsletter here. Almost Friday! We're fully…

‘Do we need another too-big-to-fail bank?’ Capital One

marketwatch.com Capital One Financial Corp. is aiming to become the largest credit-card issuer in the U.S. through a takeover of Discover Financial Services, in a combination that would…

Record-high credit card interest rates cost consumers $25 billion in 2023: report

thehill.com The average annual percentage rate (APR) on credit cards nearly doubled to 22.8 percent in 2023 from 12.9 percent in 2013, costing consumers around $25 billion in interest…

Capital One Venture X Business Card review: A premium travel card with a reasonable annual fee

fortune.com Fortune Recommends™ has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Fortune Recommends™ and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers.…

Demand and administrative costs are driving up the cost of college

aol.com The Biden administration on Tuesday announced it's forgiving around $1.2 billion in student loans for more than 150,000 borrowers. A much-needed lifeline for some burdened…

Regulators keep blocking mergers, but here’s why Capital One and Discover could get a pass

fastcompany.com When Capital One announced Monday evening that it would be acquiring Discover for $35.3 billion, the question that came immediately to mind was, “Will regulators allow this…

Big banks needed M&A to roar back in 2024. It’s happening

aol.com Wall Street banks really needed dealmaking to make a comeback. It may finally be happening. The volume of US mergers and acquisitions is up 130% so far this quarter, at $288…

Gabby Petito's parents resolve civil lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents

aol.com The parents of Gabby Petito have reached an agreement with Brian Laundrie's parents to resolve a civil lawsuit and avoid a trial, the families' attorneys confirmed…

Congresswoman Waters, Senator Hawley Oppose Capital One-Discover Deal

pymnts.com Democrat Congresswoman Maxine Waters has called on banking regulators to block the $35.3 billion planned acquisition of Discover Financial by Capital One Financial. Waters,…

The Capital One-Discover deal is an audacious bet on a second Trump term

msnbc.com Earlier this week, Capital One announced it would buy financial services provider Discover for $35.3 billion. If regulators approve the deal, the merger would leave Capital…

Senate Republican demands Biden block credit card company merger

axios.com Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) is demanding that the Biden administration block Capitol One from its proposed acquisition of Discover Financial Services, according to a letter…

How Capital One's acquisition of Discover could impact consumers

foxbusiness.com In the wake of Capital One announcing plans to purchase Discover earlier this week, opposing views have already emerged over whether the deal – if it goes through – will be…

Congresswoman Maxine Waters 'deeply opposed' to Capital One-Discover deal

aol.com Democrat Congresswoman Maxine Waters said on Wednesday she was "deeply opposed" to Capital One Financial's $35.3 billion planned acquisition of Discover Financial and called…

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