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New Visa certification program to support payments industry professional development

Saturday, December 07, 2019 — 13:08:04 (EST)

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced plans to launch a new certification program and fund up to 500 scholarships, available to qualified applicants, that can be used toward obtaining this new professional certification. Visa’s new certification program is designed to train individuals as dispute resolution professionals, a role that is currently in high demand across the payments ecosystem. With 75 percent of HR professionals in the U.S. reporting1 a shortage ...

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Credit360 CEO authors a book on American credit system

Saturday, December 07, 2019 — 13:05:31 (EST)

MIAMI (PRWEB) DECEMBER 06, 2019 Representatives with Credit360 announced today that its Founder & CEO Andre Coakley, a professional, award-winning credit repair expert, has written a new book titled “An Attempt To Repair America's Broken Credit System” which is now available for purchase on Amazon. “I am delighted to be able to share my experience of American credit system with my reader,” said Andre Coakley, President of Credit360, a company with an elite team of credit experts that...

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Research and Markets issues 2019 ATM Benchmark Market Report

Saturday, December 07, 2019 — 13:02:35 (EST)

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "2019 ATM Benchmark Market Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Despite continued pressure from digital payment products, particularly person-to-person (P2P) applications like Zelle and Venmo that are used to pay back other individuals or to send a gift electronically, ATMs remain a fixture in the banking market. On the horizon is the growing threat of contactless cards, predicted to grow rapidly in the next two years, replacing smal...

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FIS discloses pricing terms of pending maximum tender offer

Saturday, December 07, 2019 — 13:00:42 (EST)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fidelity National Information Services, FIS™, (NYSE:FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, announced today the pricing terms of its previously announced cash tender offer (the “Maximum Tender Offer”) for up to an increased aggregate maximum repurchase amount of $811,972,000 principal amount (such increased principal amount, the “Aggregate Maximum Repurchase Amount”) of its outstanding 5.000% Senior Notes due 2025, its outstanding 4....

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Mogo launches newly designed mobile app and introduces Canadians to the 4 habits of financial health

Friday, December 06, 2019 — 15:08:53 (EST)

VANCOUVER, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Mogo Inc. (TSX:MOGO) (NASDAQ:MOGO) ("Mogo" or the "Company"), a financial technology company, today announced the launch of its newly redesigned mobile app that makes it easier than ever for Canadians to get in control of their financial health. Financial stress continues to be the number one stressor for Canadians and is even more pronounced among millennials, with surveys showing that 76% cite it as their top source of stress. Almost 6 in 10 Canadians now...

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Atento's Credit Ratings Affirmed by Fitch With Stable Outlooks

Friday, December 06, 2019 — 15:08:07 (EST)

SAO PAULO, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Atento S.A. (NYSE: ATTO), the leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services (CRM/BPO) in Latin America, and one of the top five providers worldwide, today announced that on December 06, 2019, Fitch Ratings affirmed the Long-term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating for Atento Luxco 1 S.A. at 'BB'/Outlook Stable. Fitch also affirmed Atento's USD500 million senior secured notes at 'BB' and Atento Brasil S.A...

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Vanguard Releases 2020 Economic and Market Outlook Report

Friday, December 06, 2019 — 15:07:18 (EST)

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard today released its comprehensive outlook and analysis on the global economy and financial markets. With ongoing trade tensions, geopolitical uncertainty, and unpredictable policymaking becoming the new normal, Vanguard expects U.S. growth to decelerate below trend to around 1% in 2020, with the risk of recession still elevated. "The current geopolitical environment is defining a new age of uncertainty, which we expect will weigh negativ...

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UPDATE: PayByPhone Launches in Metro Atlanta Market

Friday, December 06, 2019 — 15:06:24 (EST)

VANCOUVER, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - PayByPhone, a leading global provider of mobile parking payment solutions, now offers Atlanta residents and visitors a simpler and better parking experience. With PayByPhone, parkers in Atlanta have access to more than 2,700 on-street spaces throughout the city. Viewed as a great additional payment choice by the City of Atlanta and its partner ATLPlus Mobility, PayByPhone provides an optimal parking solution for drivers in Atlanta's most highly traveled ...

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Crusoe Energy Systems Announces $70 Million in Funding for Expansion of Digital Flare Mitigation Services

Friday, December 06, 2019 — 14:24:47 (EST)

DENVER, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Crusoe Energy Systems, Inc., a technology-driven flare mitigation provider, today announced the close of $30 million in equity funding and $40 million in project financing for a combined $70 million in new capital targeting the rapid expansion of Crusoe's proprietary Digital Flare Mitigation™ ("DFM") technology and services. The $30 million equity round was led by existing investor Bain Capital Ventures and new investor The KCK Group with additional partic...

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Ideanomics' MEG Division Forming Mobile Energy Service Ecosystem By Expanding Into New Areas of Potential Revenue

Friday, December 06, 2019 — 14:23:45 (EST)

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX) ("Ideanomics" or the "Company"), Mobile Energy Global (MEG) division has today announced its planned expansion into two additional key areas of Electric Vehicle (EV) enablement, including energy storage and energy management solutions, and the trading of manufacturing components essential in the future development of battery technology, such as Graphene. The combined mission for MEG's 4 business units is to use EV and EV battery sa...

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