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What Is A High Risk Merchant Account?

Any business dealing online must have a merchant account to accept payment, typically by debit or credit cards. These accounts are allotted between a bank and a payment facility company, also known as a payment processor. High risk merchant account Every bank and merchant provider will look at an applicant’s nature of business and evaluate(…)

American Express Launches New Amex EveryDay Credit Card

In order to expand and capture a potentially new market, American Express is launching a brand new credit card this coming April 2, 2014. Amex EveryDay will reward card holders according to how much they spend, as well as how often they use the card. The card benefits include: 1. Waive on credit card annual(…)

What Is Bitcoin? How Does A Digital Currency Work? What Are The Risks?

Bitcoin is a digital currency encrypted by programming code, which was introduced in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto. It is free of all governmental oversight, instead its value is fully monitored by a peer-to-peer Internet protocol. Bitcoin is free to be traded by anyone in any country, with low transaction fees and no risk of an(…)

TRUSTe Privacy Index – 2014 Consumer Confidence Edition

How confident are you when making online purchases? Do you worry about privacy leaks? According to the latest survey in US, consumer concern remains high at 92%. The trust level continues to fall in comparison to last year. This result has high impact on online businesses, because 89% of users will discontinue transactions with companies(…)

UnionPay Prepaid Debit

UnionPay established the independent brand of UnionPay cards in cooperation with commercial banks and its growth has been jointly pushed upon since 2004.  In 2004, UnionPay built up a national unified inter-bank transaction settlement system with independent intellectual property. An international-accepted system of standards and regulations for bankcards has been primarily established and intensively applied(…)

Binary Options Industry

Binary options are an easy way to trade price changes in multiple markets in the world, but any trader will need to understand the risks and rewards of these often misunderstood instruments. Binary options are very different from the traditional options. When traded, you will find these options have different types of payouts, fees and(…)

Foreign Exchange Industry (Forex) Industry

Foreign Exchange, also known as Forex or FX, is the trade and investment on currency markets and its fluctuation in relative value between the traded currencies. The main participants in the market are larger banks and financial institutions who function as trading anchors between many different types of buyers and sellers. Electronic trading is becoming(…)

Peer-to-Peer or P2P

Peer-to-peer or rather most commonly known for its short abbreviation, P2P, is a type of network communication between users or peers. A P2P network is most commonly used to download torrents or other P2P files. Data and files are directly available to other networks as a P2P network does not require a centralized server or(…)

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