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TransFirst, LLC: Private Company Information - Bloomberg

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TransFirst, LLC provides payment transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies in the United States. The company offers online payment services; a mobile payment processing solution that includes PayFox, which transforms iPhone, iPad, or Android device into a credit card machine; wireless and telephone payment processing solutions; virtual terminal...

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Credit-Card Surcharge Laws Draw Review at U.S. High Court ...

Court to hear retailers' free-speech challenge to New York law

Merchants want to discourage card use due to 'swipe fees'

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up a free-speech clash with big stakes for retailers and credit-card companies, agreeing to decide the fate of laws in 10 states that limit how merchants can describe the lower prices they charge for cash transactions.

The court Thursday said it...

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Providian Financial Corporation: Private Company ...

As of October 03, 2005, Providian Financial Corporation was acquired by WMI Holdings Corp. Washington Mutual Card Services provides credit cards to American consumers. The company offers credit products, such as the Providian Visa Platinum card, which provides free access to, and information about, customers' FICO credit scores; Providian Real Rewards, a reward program for cardholders; Providian Cash Rewards, for cash back on purchases made with the card; and Premium PointsSM, a rewards program for cardholders to earn points for purchases....

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Wal-Mart Canada Launches Credit Card, Plans More Bank ...

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, plans to offer more banking services and products in Canada after introducing a new MasterCard rewards card across the country.

"Over time, we would expect to launch additional products in the financial services area," Trudy Fahie, president and chief executive officer of the Canadian banking unit, said in an interview in Bloomberg's Toronto office today. "For now, it's truly a singular focus on the cards."

The credit card is the first offering from the retailer's newly licensed bank in Canada, which...

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Bogus Charges, Surprise Fees: Inside Coinbase's Credit ...

Coinbase, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, risks seeing its burgeoning business choked if it doesn't work smoothly with the traditional finance industry.

Right now, both sides are bickering.

The troubles began snowballing early this month when several U.S. banks said they would

block credit-card purchases of Bitcoin and other digital currencies on venues around the world. Soon, Coinbase...

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Wave of Crypto Scams, Bitcoin's Crash Spook Card Issuers ...

See also: SEC freezes crypto assets of $600 million initial coin offering

Another worry is that a thief could open a credit-card account with a stolen or fake identity, or just poach someone else's number. The fraudster would then be able to convert the credit line into a hoard of digital cash that would be almost impossible to trace.

Of course, Bitcoin's plunge also creates a classic problem for...

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Coinbase Says Credit Card Fees Are Piling Up on Crypto ...

Financing cryptocurrency purchases on a credit card keeps getting harder.

Coinbase Inc. said customers are now getting slapped with "cash advance" charges when using credit cards to buy Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. The announcement in a

blog post Tuesday came just days after several big banks said they're starting to block the transactions entirely.

At...

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JPMorgan Chase to Buy Washington Mutual - Bloomberg

Washington Mutual's long, drawn-out struggle to find a buyer came to an end late Thursday, Sept. 25, when it was announced that the nation's largest savings and loan would be bought by an even larger rival, JPMorgan Chase (JPM). WaMu customers are not expected to see any disruption in service. The deal, brokered by federal regulators, resolves the largest bank failure in U.S. history. WaMu (WM)...

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Visa Approves Monaco Cryptocurrency Card for Singapore ...

Visa Inc. has approved a prepaid card backed by the cryptocurrency Monaco as the world's largest payments network continues its foray into digital currencies.

Monaco's prepaid card has been approved for issuance to Singaporean residents, Visa spokeswoman Lea Cademenos said in an email. Visa approved the program through Monaco's issuer,

Wirecard AG .

"The demand for the Monaco Visa prepaid cards has exceeded our expectations with over 17,000 cards reserved, based on word of mouth alone," Kris Marszalek, Monaco's chief...

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