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.
John Deere Profit Misses on Weak International Sales
Shares of the world's largest agricultural equipment maker were down in premarket trading after it reported weak overseas sales cut into its profit.
Deere Net Jumps 11% on Revenue Growth
Deere & Co.'s (DE) fiscal third-quarter earnings jumped 11% on solid revenue growth, although the farm-machinery maker cut its view for the year as results missed Wall Street expectations.
Mortgage Application Activity Falls Flat
Mortgage demand for refinancing and home purchase fell 4.5% last week as rates for fixed 30-year mortgage rates continue to sit a low levels.
Mortgage-Application Volume Down 4.5% Last Week
The number of total mortgage applications filed in the U.S. last week fell 4.5% despite still low interest rates, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday.