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Global Payments to Buy Total System Services in $21.5 Billion Deal
Electronic payment technology company Global Payments formally announces it will buy credit card transaction firm Total System Services in an all-stock deal, marking the third big merger in the electronic payments industry this year.
Apple Trying to Persuade Wall Street It's Not a Tech Company
Apple needs to head off Facebook, convince investors it is pursuing other business models and rebrand itself to get out of the way of potential regulation.
First Data Drops on Report Bank of America Considering Scrapping Partnership
A report says Bank of America is considering dissolving its nearly 10-year partnership with First Data.
Facebook Launches Intense New Battle to Serve as Your Wallet
The social media giant is exploring ways to allow its two billion users to exchange money in an ecosystem that makes cash obsolete.
Facebook Reportedly Developing a Cryptocurrency Payment System
The social media giant's effort would likely represent the most mainstream application yet of cryptocurrency.
What Are Mergers and Acquisitions? Definitions and What You Need to Know
Mergers and acquisitions are a huge part of business activity and transactions - and have created some of the biggest conglomerates in the world. So, what are they, and what do they do?
Fiserv and First Data Megadeal Could Drive More Fintech M&A
The $22-billion merger between Fiserv and First Data is the first megadeal of the year, and it could also pressure other fintech companies to consider consolidating.
Cisco Systems Stock Leaps On Q4 Earnings Beat, 2023 Sales Outlook As Supply Chain Pressures Ease
"Overall supply constraints began to ease slightly at the back half of the fourth quarter and continuing into the start of the first quarter," said CEO Chuck Robbins.
Ransomware Suspect Charged in U.S. as Incidents Surge
A Russian citizen is charged in the U.S. for his alleged role in an international cryptocurrency money laundering conspiracy.
TheStreet's Doug Kass: Don't Be Fooled by Stock Rally
The S&P 500 index has jumped 11% in the past month, 'reducing the general attraction of equities,' investor Doug Kass says.