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Archive for August, 2010

Posted by MartZee August 09, 2010

Visa launches mobile payments

Investors freaking out based on Bloomberg’s Boo-boo news about AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ) who announced development of their own mobile payment processing expecting to displace Visa’s (V) debit cards and thus threatening Visa and Mastercard (MA) and who were then selling those stocks – now be ready to buy them back. AT&T and Verizon Continue reading →

Picks 08/02 – 08/06

Picks 08/02 - 08/06

Another weekly review of my investing effort. You can review how my portfolios were doing this last week, review my Trading account, which is my aggressive portfolio where I buy individual stocks, my ROTH IRA retirement account which is my dividend investing portfolio (to which I am focusing the most right now) and my Lending Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee August 02, 2010

Will debit cards be displaced with smart phones?

The Bloomberg article says that AT&T and Verizon are “planning a venture plan” that is to displace credit and debit cards with smartphones, and such plan is posing a new threat to Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. The trial would be the carriers’ biggest effort to spur mobile payments in the U.S. and supplant more Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee August 02, 2010

Why is Visa a great buy opportunity?

Recently Visa (V) was pushed down several times and mostly because of boo news. Somebody is clearly manipulating the stock. Somebody is scared of Visas prospect. Why? Who knows and who cares. The best of all this is, that Visa is still a 100 dollars stock. Buying at these levels we experience today provide you Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee August 01, 2010

Picks 07/26 – 07/30

Picks 07/26 - 07/30

This week the stock market was like a ride on a Roller coaster. Stocks were driven by sentiment and news about earnings. One day a great optimism about companies making great money switched to a pessimism that those same companies didn’t make as great deal as originally claimed. Sometimes I feel like it would be Continue reading →