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U.S. considering sanctions to restrict Visa, Mastercard in Venezuela: official

The United States is considering imposing financial sanctions that could prohibit Visa, Mastercard and other financial institutions from processing transactions in Venezuela, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

U.S. considering sanctions to restrict Visa, Mastercard in Venezuela: official

The United States is considering imposing financial sanctions that could prohibit Visa, Mastercard and other financial institutions from processing transactions in Venezuela, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

Cuba tells officials to reduce electricity consumption

An official newspaper in Cuba reports that officials are restricting electricity use at a time the economy is being squeezed by a series of setbacks, including reduced fuel shipments from Venezuela and tighter U.S. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 21st, 2019

Oil rises on Iran sanctions threat, Venezuela shutdown

Oil prices rose to fresh highs for the year on Tuesday, after a U.S. official said Washington is considering more sanctions on Iran and a key Venezuelan export terminal halted operations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 1st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. poised to file sanctions, criminal charges over Venezuela food-program fraud

The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal cha.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch9 hr. 33 min. ago

Venezuela Tries to Avoid US Sanctions By Trading In Rubles and Crypto

Caracas and Russia are in talks to disconnect from USD and exchange rubles and crypto......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 20th, 2019

Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich Venezuela

U.S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation's second-largest city, Maracaibo......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 19th, 2019

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says

Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the semi-official ILNA news agency......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 18th, 2019

Visa Vs Mastercard: Who Wins?

Visa Vs Mastercard: Who Wins?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 17th, 2019

Visa or Mastercard: Which Stock Looks Better Post Results?

Visa and Mastercard, by virtue of their brand name, vast network, expanding global presence and strong digital platforms, are key players in the p.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 15th, 2019

Oil sinks to a 5-week low as US-China trade war intensifies

Oil prices tumbled Tuesday as renewed doubts over U.S.-China trade talks stoked concerns over global growth, but U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela tightened supply and helped to stem losses......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 7th, 2019

Oil sinks to a 5-week low as US-China trade war intensifies

Oil prices tumbled Tuesday as renewed doubts over U.S.-China trade talks stoked concerns over global growth, but U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela tightened supply and helped to stem losses......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 7th, 2019

Cryptos Gain As Facebook Seeks Reported $1 Billion For FB Coin Amid Talks With Visa, MasterCard

Having erased, the dip from the BitFinex scandal, Bitcoin has pushed up to almost $5800 this morning - its highest since 11/14/18 - helped by reports that social media gia.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 3rd, 2019

Facebook in Talks to Build Ecosystem for Planned Stablecoin: WSJ

Facebook is said to be in talks with firms, including Visa and Mastercard, to support and fund its planned fiat-backed cryptocurrency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 3rd, 2019

Inflation In Venezuela Is Just A Harbinger Of What’s To Come

The Venezuela crisis continues after nearly a full week of protests and demonstrations. The U.S. and other countries have been working externally to cripple the nation’s economy via sanctions, but now opposition leader Juan Guaido is beginning .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 2nd, 2019

China PMI Falls In April

In another sign of the cooling of China’s economy, its April PMI fell. It is unclear how much this drop had to do with U.S. trade sanctions. Reuters commented: The official Purchasing Managers’........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 30th, 2019

EU accepts Visa, Mastercard offer to cut non-EU card fees to end antitrust probe

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 29th, 2019

EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe

The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 29th, 2019

EU accepts Visa, Mastercard offer to cut non-EU card fees to end antitrust probe

The European Union said on Monday that it has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 29th, 2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil

Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices for scarcer barrels and setting up a stand-off between buyers and sellers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 28th, 2019

Nicaraguan bank sanctioned by US shuts down

A Nicaraguan bank close to the government has shut down after the United States imposed sanctions for alleged financial misdeeds on behalf of Venezuela's state-owned oil company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 25th, 2019