Merchant Account Services for the business owner

Dear Business Owner, I’m a business consultant that specializes in merchant processing. My ONLY job is to find the right merchant processor for different types of merchants in different circumstances. For example, I have several small business clients that have yearly credit card processing of less than $300,000 a year. These companies switched to a […]


U.S. securities regulators adopted a rule designed to avert another financial crisis

U.S. securities regulators adopted a rule on Wednesday designed to avert another financial crisis, but two officials dissented, saying it did not do enough to discourage banks from lending to borrowers with shaky credit and then passing the mortgage risk to investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the so-called “risk retention” rule by a […]


Professor Ballmer shows up on Tuesday and Thursday mornings

The truth is that Ballmer is a thoughtful man who operates not in one mode but four or five modes. Most of us oscillate among different flavors of our personalities, depending on the situation. Ballmer, I think, has more extreme shifts. There’s the bombastic guy everyone knows: He’s the Ballmer now running the Los Angeles […]


Tesla store on Tmall.com opens today

The Tesla store on Tmall.com opens today, offering a Model S for nearly $170,000.   Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) — Tesla Motors Inc. began taking online orders for its Model S electric car in China today, joining General Motors Co. and Volkswagen AG in selling vehicles through Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s online shopping mall. Buyers can place a […]


Cross border shopping or online?

Online shopping at CanAmShop Looking at the average Canadian going to the U.S. to shop is what we look at here at CanAmShop online shopping.  We have lots of quality products 16,500 and you don’t have to drive to the United States to get it.  However all your purchases will be shipped from Seattle Washington […]


shifting mentality about bonuses at the bank:

Top Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) executives are determined to keep compensation costs under control. And that means even when the bank’s revenue spikes higher, bankers’ bonuses won’t. On Thursday, Goldman reported a 25 percent increase in quarterly revenue, but the money it set aside for compensation and benefits rose only 18 percent from the […]


The W3C says its payments platform will cover "international low-value remittances

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is working to develop open standards that will enable companies and individuals to make secure payments over the web. Today (Wednesday 15 October) it launched a Payments Interest Group, which it hopes will attract industry participants from banks and card providers, e-commerce companies, merchants, the suppliers of browsers and […]


HBO will offer a stand-alone streaming service

english: This is the american HBO brand logo. ® 2008 Home Box Office, Inc. All Rights Reserved. português: Este é o logotipo da marca estadunidense HBO. ® 2008 Home Box Office, Inc. Todos os Direitos Rervados. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) HBO will offer a stand-alone streaming service to customers in the U.S. next year, removing a big brick from […]