When you swipe a debit card at a store, the bank or card issuer charges the retailer a fee, which is capped by the Federal Reserve. Before the Dodd-Frank Act was passed in 2010, companies like Visa (V) and Mastercard (MA) could set those fees, which critics alleged were anticompeRead More »
The Dow closed at a record high on Wednesday after notching gains for 9 straight sessions. The broad market benchmark (^DJI) is up nearly 12% since Donald Trump was elected president, and about 5% in the past month. Considering these summits and the 8-year-old bull market, ordinary investors might
Avoid painful surprises.