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FTC seeks credit freeze feedback

Daniel Ray

The Federal Trade Commission, as part of its effort to fight identity theft, wants feedback on one of the newest ID-theft tools — the credit freeze.
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The future is now: introducing the digital wallet

Emily Crone

In “Mission Impossible,” “Minority Report,” James Bond movies and even “The Terminator,” eyes, fingers and voices are scanned to identify people and give access to secure places and objects. This futuristic type of identification technology, called biometrics, has been featured in movies for decades. Now it is a reality, and it may be the way of the future when it comes to credit cards.
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AmEx sees fewer charges, greater delinquencies

Jeremy Simon

American Express sounded a serious warning for the payment card industry yesterday, acknowledging that its cardholders both reduced their spending and were less able to pay their credit card bills in the final month of 2007.
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Card delinquencies catch up to Cap One

Jeremy Simon

It looks like the subprime mortgage debacle has begun to spill over to credit cards, with issuer Capital One slashing its earnings outlook amid rising credit card delinquencies.
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Consumers went a-charging in November

Jeremy Simon

Consumers relied heavily on credit cards to drive their spending in the run-up to the holiday season, according to recently published consumer credit statistics from the Federal Reserve.
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