How to Keep Payment Fees Low for Your Small Business

The best part of business is getting paid, but getting paid isn’t always as easy or simple as it should be. In addition to figuring out the logistics of how to get paid, you may have to pay multiple vendors different payment processing fees. Those fees can add up fast. But you…

Asia shares fall after North Korea’s latest missile launch

Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment. Keeping score: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged up 0.1% to 19,835.30 but South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.4% to 2,369.32. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.7% to 27,571.42 and…

Chinese bitcoin exchange announces it is ending trading

One of China’s biggest bitcoin exchanges says it will end trading after news reports regulators have ordered all Chinese exchanges to close caused the price of the digital currency to plunge. BTC China said on its website it will “stop all trading business” on Sept. 30. The exchange said it…

Airbus faces lengthy probe, no quick fine: Sources

Airbus faces years of investigation by French and UK authorities into allegations of corruption over jet sales, people familiar with the case said on Friday, playing down a newspaper report of a potentially rapid settlement. The London-based Evening Standard reported British and French prosecutors met last month to discuss the…