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The Fed plans to create a system that would allow Americans to transfer money faster

Currently, bank customers have to wait up to several days for transactions to pull through to their accounts.

Square plummets 15% after selling its food-delivery business and saying it will spend more

The company sold its Caviar food delivery business for $410 million to DoorDash, just five years after buying it for $44.3 million.
Stripe CEO Patrick Collison.

Stripe CEO Patrick Collison announced his engagement over the weekend with a geeky joke on Twitter

Patrick Collison, CEO of payments company Stripe, announced his engagement in a way only industry insiders will understand.
Jennifer Bailey, Apple's vice president of Apple Pay, introduces Apple Card.

Apple is one step closer to launching its sleek, new credit card that’s all white and offers 2% cash back on every Apple Pay purchase — he...

Apple is launching its first credit card this summer. Here's how Apple Card will work and how you can sign up.
Traders celebrating a record-setting day of shorting volatility.

Bitcoin is surging and just crossed the $10,000 mark

Crossing the milestone means the cryptocurrency has recovered to more than half of its all-time high.

6 things we’re still wondering about Libra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency coming in 2020

Libra, a new cryptocurrency created in part by Facebook, isn't launching until 2020, and there are still a few unanswered questions.
Logos of China UnionPay are seen on bank cards in this photo illustration taken in Beijing

UK fintech Tribe Payments is partnering with UnionPay as part of the Chinese giant’s ‘aggressive’ push into Europe

"Visa and Mastercard run the show, but UnionPay have a big ambition in this region and we are the first to offer their platform here."
JPMorgan just made its largest acquisition since the financial crisis.

JPMorgan drops $500 million on healthcare payments firm InstaMed in its largest acquisition since the financial crisis

JPMorgan's $500 million deal for the healthcare payments tech company expands the bank's already vast corporate payments operation.
Mark Zuckerberg's had a rocky 2018.

Facebook is working on a secret plan — code-named ‘Project Libra’ — to build a cryptocurrency network

The social network reportedly plans to launch a digital coin that users can spend on and off its platform.
Rakuten sponsors Barcelona soccer team

The ‘Amazon of Japan’ is up 10% ahead of Pinterest’s IPO

Rakuten, an investor in Pinterest, saw its stock rise 10% ahead of the online scrapbooking site's public debut.