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Transaction Fees

Aggressive High-Frequency Trading in Stocks

Irene Aldridge | Posted 02.07.2015 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Why does aggressive HFT participation matter? Multiple academic studies have confirmed that aggressive HFTs worsen market conditions for institutional investors.

How Small Fees Add Up to Big Problems for Small Businesses

Greg Voakes | Posted 12.08.2013 | Small Business
Greg Voakes

While running your own small business can be a deeply rewarding and exciting enterprise, you definitely need to play it smart to stay ahead of your competitors, even if they have far more resources at their disposal than you do.

How Chase Ripped Off Its Own Credit Card Customers

Larry Bodine | Posted 10.01.2012 | Money
Larry Bodine

Consumer fraud and unfair business practices have become the hallmarks of how banks have been treating their customers.

What The Massive Credit Card Settlement Could Cost You

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Money

By Beth Pinsker Gladstone NEW YORK, July 16 (Reuters) - Cash or credit? That is a familiar choice at the gas pump, with ...

Loren Berlin

Higher One, Student Financial Aid Company, Under Fire For Charging Students Excessive Fees | Loren Berlin | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business

As student loan debt soars, so do profits at a little-known company that manages students' financial aid disbursements for some of the nation's larges...

Senate Signs Debit Card Death Certificate

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

The first and most obvious implication of the impending limit on debit card interchange fees is the significant revenue reduction for the affected banks -- those with at least $10 billion in revenue.

A Penny on the Dollar Can Buy Us a Debt Free America

Rep. Chaka Fattah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Chaka Fattah

We hear a lot of talk from my Republican colleagues in the House about fighting the problem of our national debt. Unfortunately, we hear little about solutions.

Laura Bassett

Transaction Fee On Haiti Donation Leads College Student To Create Anti-Wachovia Facebook Page | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Several days after 21-year-old Heather Lynn used her Wachovia debit card to donate $10 to Yele Haiti's earthquake fund, she noticed on her online bill...

Laura Bassett

Credit Card Companies Waive Fees For Select Haiti Charities | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

All four major credit card companies -- Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover -- have waived or rebated their processing fees on donations ...