Big banks, Big Tech face off over swipe fees


A showdown between megabanks such as JPMorgan Chase and the likes of Apple and PayPal could be the prelude to a broader fight.


CFPB probe of Venmo complicates PayPal's plans


The inquiry into Venmo's debt collection practices is a taste of what PayPal can expect as it expands to other categories that increasingly face regulatory pressure.


PayPal's record year helped by rapid rollout of new products


Its success was driven by its support for buying and selling cryptocurrencies, and its entry into the buy now/pay later market.


PayPal blocks group that helped Trump supporters travel to D.C.


PayPal Holdings closed an account held by Joy In Liberty, one of the groups that paid for supporters of President Donald Trump to travel to Washington, where mobs stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.


PayPal inks deal letting U.S. workers get paid before payday


PayPal's U.S. employees will gain access to their compensation as soon as they earn it through an agreement the company made with Even Responsible Finance.


How PayPal’s approach to crypto breaks with precedent


PayPal isn’t the first company to open its platform to cryptocurrencies, but its technique is more hands-on than most payment providers.


Why Visa and Mastercard are suddenly keen on installment lending


The card networks, along with PayPal and Citi, are responding to competition from the likes of Affirm, Afterpay and other "buy now, pay later" lenders. Should traditional credit card lenders be worried?


PayPal vows action after advocates flag ties to unaccredited schools


A borrower advocacy group is asking federal banking regulators to investigate PayPal and Synchrony Financial, which partner on a product that is used to offer high-cost education financing.


Amid a crisis, PayPal has its best quarter since its IPO


The company's results put firm numbers on one of the most discussed business trends of the pandemic economy — the acceleration of digital payments.


Bank stocks slump on Fed forecast; Quicken going public


Financials drop 8.2% on prediction of low rates through 2022 and dim economic outlook; the largest mortgage originator and a top challenger to traditional lenders has filed what may end up being the year's largest initial public offering.