Walmart's new wire service heightens competition with banks


Considering Walmart spent the better part of a decade trying to establish its own bank, it comes as no surprise that the retail giant is aiming big with its latest financial service.


Citi’s $22 billion tax hit; CFPB to revisit payday lending rule


Write-down clears the decks for better times ahead; the agency’s acting head is looking to revamp strict rule that went into effect on Tuesday.


Ant, MoneyGram deal killed; Hatch to retire


The two payments companies failed to win U.S. government approval for their merger; the head of the Senate Finance Committee says he will leave when his term ends.


Ant's MoneyGram deal dies under Trump's regulatory posture


After a year of trying to appease U.S. regulators, Ant Financial and MoneyGram have terminated their merger agreement, challenging the Chinese company's strategy for global expansion.


Does MoneyGram sale to Chinese firm pose cyber, AML risks?


The Trump administration must weigh risks to national security in its review of the $1.2 billion deal. Its decision will shed light on whether — given the president’s “America First” rhetoric — Chinese investment is still welcome in the U.S. financial services sector.


Euronet bids to take over MoneyGram, topping Jack Ma's Ant


Euronet Worldwide Inc. offered to buy MoneyGram International Inc. in a cash deal that the firm said values the company at a higher premium than a competing bid from billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Financial.


Ant Financial buying MoneyGram in first big U.S. move


Ant Financial, the company that operates Alipay, is buying MoneyGram for $880 million, its boldest move yet in a series of partnerships and investments that signal an international ambition.