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Western Union

An American financial services company. It provides wire transfers, money orders and similar services. It is especially popular among persons without bank accounts who need to transfer money. It began as a telegraph company in 1851. It is based in Englewood, Colorado.
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Western Union Co. tumbled 12 percent after saying costs tied to regulatory compliance will prevent operating profit from rising next year.
Western Union Co. is greatly expanding the number of agent locations in the United States that can send money transfers to Cuba.
The blocking of donations by Bank of America Corp , Visa Inc , MasterCard Inc , eBay Inc unit PayPal and Western Union Co had destroyed 95 percent of WikiLeaks' revenue, he added.
Western Union Co. (NYSE:WU) shares declined 1.95 percent to $21.11 in aftermarket trading session.
Money transfer company Western Union Co (NYSE: WU) has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Japan-based Seven Bank, a unit of Seven & I Holdings Co.
London-based Moneybookers competes with online auctioneer eBay's Paypal service, and with money transfer companies including Western Union Co for "peer-to-peer" business such as helping expatriates send money home.
Austrian oil and gas company OMV AG said Tuesday it has struck a deal to offer Western Union Co. money transfers at 1,800 filling stations in Central and Eastern Europe.
The Western Union Co. on April 15 said that its more than 3,000 Cuba-enabled Agents in the US and 153 Agents here are ready to continue supporting consumers following the decision by the Obama Administration to ease restrictions on sending money to family members in Cuba.
and McDermott International Inc., construction and building materials; Ameriprise Financial Inc., financial services; and Coca-Cola Enterprises (a bottler and marketer), food and beverage; Western Union Co., industrial goods and services; DIRECTV Group, media; Williams Companies, oil and gas; Jones Apparel Group Inc., personal household goods; CVS/Caremark Corp.
and the Western Union Co. said yesterday that they have rolled out Western Union services at more than 140 of the retailer's stores.
MDC 9 4,801,742 4,884,100 10 Western Union Co. WU 4,470,200 3,987,900 11 Level 3 Communications LVLT 12 3,378,000 3,613,000 Inc.
In 2014, The Western Union Co. completed 255m consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving USD 85bn of principal between consumers, and 484m business payments.

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