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    Company & Industry Overviews

    General Electric’s Mission, Vision, and Strategy

    General Electric’s strategy is to reshape its portfolio from a broad conglomerate to a more focused industrial leader.

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Discover Financial Services: Assessing Analysts’ Ratings

    Five analysts suggested a “hold,” one recommended a “strong sell,” and nine recommended a “strong buy” on DFS stock.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PayPal Continues to Invest in India Expansion

    PayPal (PYPL) has continued to make more investments in India since it launched domestic operations in the country last year.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How PayPal Used Government Shutdown to Market Service

    The government shutdown gave PayPal (PYPL) an opportunity to draw more attention to its services.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Lending Good Business for PayPal?

    In the third quarter, PayPal reported Other Value-Added Services revenue of $340 million, representing a fall of 11% YoY (year-over-year).

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    S&P 500’s Top Losses: Nielsen Holdings and Facebook

    Nielsen Holdings, which is a global information, data, and measurement company, was the S&P 500’s top loss on July 26.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Visa Has Premium Valuations

    Visa’s (V) price-to-book ratio stands at 6.83x on a next-12-month basis, implying a premium valuation compared to its peer average of 3.09x.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Visa Ready Enters New Partnerships, Outlook on Fintechs

    On February 27, 2018, Visa (V) announced that it had added 14 technology companies to its Visa Ready for Transit program.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Analysis of These Components of Visa’s Net Operating Revenue

    Of its total fiscal 1Q18 net operating revenue of $4.9 billion, Visa’s service revenue made up $2.1 billion, or 44.1%.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Major Concern: Visa’s Share in This Market Is Diluting

    The demonetization effect in India has created the need for digital payments, and Visa has seen a substantial rise in transactions as a result.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    American Express: Income Rise for Global Merchant Services

    In the first three quarters of 2017, American Express’s (AXP) Global Merchant Services division rose 7% in income compared to the same period in 2016.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PayPal Lightens Portfolio by Offloading US Credit Assets

    PayPal sells credit assets PayPal (PYPL) is seeking to sell $5.8 billion of its US credit assets to Synchrony Financial (SYF) to reduce its credit burden and increase its cash liquidity. Synchrony will buy participation interests worth $1 billion in PayPal receivables, which will allow PayPal to continue to provide consumer credit products without taking […]

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Fund Managers

    Inside the Invesco American Franchise Fund Portfolio

    Information technology, consumer discretionary, and healthcare make up the core holdings of VAFAX. These three make up a combined 77% of the fund’s assets.

    By David Ashworth
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    Financials

    How Big Is General Electric’s Capital Segment?

    GE Capital is the financial services unit of the American conglomerate General Electric (GE). It contributed ~9% to GE’s total consolidated revenue in 2015.

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why General Electric Is Focusing on Industrials?

    Originally incorporated in 1892, General Electric is one of the largest and most diversified industrials and financial services corporations in the world.

    By Jessica Stephans
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    Earnings Report

    How Did GE Capital Perform in 3Q15?

    Due to its sheer size and reliance on wholesale funding, GE Capital Corporation has been on the radar of regulators and shareholders in recent years

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Earnings Report

    GE’s 3Q15 Earnings: Why Are They Particularly Significant?

    GE’s 3Q15 earnings carry a special significance. GE is undergoing a transformation to substantially reduce its dependence on the financial services business

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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