Subprime lending is making a comeback.
TransUnion's Q2 2016 Industry Insights Report, released on Tuesday August 16, found that 10 million new consumers have entered the credit card marketplace in the last year, bringing the overall total number of consumers with a balance on at least one credit card to 133 million.
Aside from a pair of federal-level regulations on certain types of fireworks, what you can or can’t set off this Fourth of July weekend will depend on which state you’re in.
According to the American Pyrotechnics Association, only a few states — Delaware, Massachusetts, and New Jersey — have bans on all consumer fireworks. Yes, that even means sparklers.
FRANKFURT/HELSINKI: Nokia is hiring software experts, testing new products and seeking sales partners as it plots its return to the mobile phone and consumer tech arena it abandoned with the sale of its handset business. Once the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, the Finnish firm was wrongfooted by the rise of smartphones and eclipsed by Apple and Samsung. It sold its handset business to Microsoft in late 2013 and has since focused squarely on making telecoms network equipment. Now Nokia boss Rajeev Suri is planning a comeback.
The word "Dubai" has pretty much become synonymous with "bubble" these days, with stories you heard just a few years ago about the country's grand projects and epic ambitions replaced by stories of empty offices and halted construction.
Video ad company Adap.TV should be congratulated for its deal to be acquired by AOL for $405 million. The company had raised $48.5 million from investors — now they have their money back and Adap.TV has a whole new gigantic customer base to serve. But the deal will not be celebrated at Adap.TV's competitors.