Archive for tag: Credit Cards

3 Reasons Why Data Breaches Should be Combated with Card Instant Issuance

February 17, 2014

By Bill Dinker According to Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC),, the number of data breaches in 2013 increased 41 percent compared to 2012 causing the number of compromised cards to skyrocket from 2.65 million to an alarming 46.5 million this past year. Illustrative of the compounding problem, Javelin’s 2013 Data Breach Fraud Report concluded that […]

After Market: Credit Cards Get Credit for Lifting the Dow

February 5, 2014

By DailyFinance Staff Two giant credit card companies helped lift the Dow Friday. American Express (AXP) gained 3.5 percent as fourth-quarter earnings doubled. The company cited strong consumer spending during the holidays. That in turn lifted Visa (V) by 4.5 percent. Both are among the 30 stocks in the Dow Industrials. As a result, the […]

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