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Saturday July 22nd, 2017 2:43PM

AP Business - Consumer News

Republicans target arbitration rule for consumers
Republicans in Congress are targeting a rule that would let consumers band together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use an arbitrator to resolve a dispute
2:50PM ( 1 day ago )
DraftKings, FanDuel call off daily fantasy sports merger
DraftKings and FanDuel back out of proposed merger, scrapping potential partnership between daily fantasy sports companies
9:27PM ( 1 week ago )
Apple to open data center in China with government ties
Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government in a move likely to raise concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there
10:23PM ( 1 week ago )
Republicans say they'll move to halt consumer watchdog rule
Republicans say they'll move to halt consumer watchdog rule through same tool used to halt various Obama-era regulations
6:46PM ( 1 week ago )
Federal regulator moves to mostly ban arbitration clauses
Federal financial consumer watchdog agency moves to broadly ban the use of so-called arbitration clauses from financial products, setting up for showdown between agency and hostile GOP-led Congress
5:35PM ( 1 week ago )
Eurozone inflation holds up despite big energy drag
Inflation across the 19-country eurozone held up better than expected in June in the face of waning energy prices as the cost of other goods and services pushed higher
6:38AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Mexico consumer agency targets airline bag fees, delays
Mexico's consumer agency has announced fines and new rules meant to protect travelers from airlines, especially in the areas of bag fees and delays
10:56AM ( 3 weeks ago )
High court won't hear challenge to consumer agency actions
The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to enforcement actions the government's consumer finance watchdog agency took place while its director was serving under an invalid appointment
10:13AM ( 3 weeks ago )
France probes death reportedly from exploding cream canister
French authorities are investigating the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister that was withdrawn from the market in 2013, officials and the company that makes the product said Thursday
11:32AM ( 1 month ago )
Student loan servicer fights back as states eye protections
A company fighting to become the nation's single servicer of student loans under a plan backed by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has lobbied against licensing efforts in Maine and elsewhere this year
9:23PM ( 1 month ago )