Consumer Reports rates top-earning rewards cards
here is a dizzying array of rewards cards to choose from, each with different terms and conditions. Consumer Reports sifted through more than 90 rewards programs and came up with the cards that-if you play them right-can give you the most in cash back and free goods and services.
US Consumer confidence slips in October
Americans turned slightly more anxious about the job market this month. The Conference Board's consumer confidence index fell to 97.6 in October, down from a nine-month high of 102.6 in September.
AmEx Reorganizes Consumer, Merchant Units as Silverman Exits
American Express Co., bracing for a decline in profit after the loss of a key retail partner, made a series of organizational changes including combining U.S. and international units and said that consumer product head Josh Silverman is leaving the firm.
Consumer panel head resigns for lack of infrastructure
The president of the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Justice (Ret) R C Chavan, has resigned from his post following government's lack of interest in developing the infrastructure for the consumer forums across the state.
Consumer groups attack TalkTalk over curtailed compensation
High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. has come under fire from consumer groups for the hard line it has taken over compensation demands from consumers following last week’s massive cyber attack — a move that cheered nervous investors in the UK telecoms group.
Company earnings suggest stronger Chinese Consumer
China remains a focal point for global growth and also of course for the Fed, as it cited macro global uncertainties as a big driver behind its delay to increase interest rates. The leadership in the country is meeting this week to set their economic priorities for the next year and five years.
After RushCard Fiasco, Consumer Advocates Urge More Oversight Of Prepaid Cards
For the better part of two weeks, thousands of unbanked consumers who rely on prepaid RushCards have been unable to access their funds because of a technical glitch. While the company run by Russell Simmons continues to fix the issue, consumer advocates are pointing at the incident as evidence that federal regulators need to do more to protect prepaid cardholders.
Alibaba Q2 to dim outlook for China Consumer spending
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's second-quarter revenue growth is likely to have slumped to half the year-earlier rate, undermining hopes consumer spending will temper a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy.
Clear Labs uses kickstarter to fund Consumer reports for food quality
Have you ever spent a little more money on a supposed “premium” brand of hot dogs? You know, the ones that claim to be all-natural and contain 100 percent beef? The truly unnerving thing about hot dogs is you still don’t quite know if spending a few extra bucks means you’re getting something more healthy. It’s something food analysis startup Clear Labs aims to do something about, and today has launched a crowdfunding campaign to make it happen.
23andMe Relaunches Direct-to-Consumer Gene Test
23andMe Inc. said it is relaunching its direct-to-consumer genetic test two years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered it to stop marketing health-related information from the test without agency approval.
Consumer Reports Pulls Recommendation on Tesla Model S
Consumer Reports has yanked its recommendation of the Tesla Model S after owners of the plug-in electric luxury car reported reliability problems, a development that dings the Silicon Valley auto maker’s reputation for quality.