The meteoric rise and fall of gas station credit cards

Gone are the days when the only credit cards gas stations accepted were their own private label cards. Today, most people who buy gas on credit use general purpose credit cards. And it’s no wonder: exclusive gas cards, which can only be used at certain gas stations such as Shell, …

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Why Quidel Corporation shares rose today

What happened? Shares of Quidel Company ( QDEL -1.61% ) rose sharply on Monday and closed the day’s trading session up 6.1% despite the company reporting no news. Meanwhile, the broader market had a rough day today, largely due to a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. Perhaps that’s why Quidel stock …

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Coronavirus: the latest airline cancellation policies

Major US airlines are waiving their usual flight change fees amid international travel restrictions and widespread fear over the coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. Normally, airlines charge a fee of up to $200 when a customer changes a flight. But the spread of the coronavirus – which has caused plunged …

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Irish regulator considered top candidate for key ECB post

The European Central Bank (ECB) has narrowed the field of contenders to become its next head of banking supervision. Sharon Donnery, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Andrea Enria, president of the European Banking Authority, and Robert Ophele, head of the French markets regulator, are on the shortlist …

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Why Vipshop stock crashed today

What happened Shares of Vipshop Holdings (VIP -0.34% ) was crushed on Wednesday after the company reported its results for the second quarter of 2020. The Chinese e-commerce company demonstrated revenue growth in the second quarter. But investors were likely expecting a greater acceleration due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, …

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Identity Theft: Getting a Mortgage Approved When Your Credit is Stolen

Lenders have rules in place for victims of credit theft If you are a victim of identity theft, getting a mortgage will be more difficult, but not impossible. More than 17 million Americans – seven percent of adults – experienced at least one incident of identity theft in 2014, according …

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Do General Mills partners have milk? To Highlight the Benefits of Cereals and Milk – Quick Facts

(RTTNews) – General Mills Big G cereal and milk? said on Tuesday they had formed a partnership intended to highlight the benefits of cereals and milk, including nutrition, affordability and simplicity. To celebrate the partnership, General Mills is releasing special limited-edition cereal packaging featuring characters such as Buzz, Lucky, Trix …

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Server stunned at receiving $1,000 tip in Venmo challenge

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. CONCORD, California (KPIX) – A Concord waiter got some much-needed help this week when a customer tipped him $1,000, …

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Best Nintendo Switch deals: October 2020 update

[UPDATE October 2020: The coronavirus pandemic has had drastic implications for retailers and online shopping. Among other things, consumer demand for video games and consoles such as the Nintendo Switch has soared as schools remain closed and people restrict activities due to stay-at-home orders. The Nintendo Switch has been virtually …

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