Visa (NYSE:V)

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Why Warren Buffett Wants to Own the Credit Card Space

Owning a piece of the credit card industry has turned out to be a very lucrative business for those investors who have had a long-term eye on the sector. If ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Friday

February 6, 2015: Markets opened mixed on Friday following the monthly report on unemployment that showed the rate rising to 5.7%, new jobs growing faster than expected, and hourly wage ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Thursday

February 5, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday on news that the Bank of Greece would continue to be able to access funds from the European Central Bank, at least ...
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The 4 Stocks That Kept the DJIA Afloat

February 4, 2015: Markets opened lower on Wednesday following a weaker than expected report from ADP on employment gains. Crude oil had lost a sharp gain by the time the ...
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Why MasterCard and Visa Are Both Earnings Winners

Before markets opened Friday morning, MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) reported its fourth-quarter results as $0.69 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.42 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cameron, Dollar General, Genworth, Groupon, SunPower, Visa, Yahoo and More

Stocks were hit hard early Friday before the preliminary fourth-quarter gross domestic product reading. What has been observed over and over is that investors have bought the dips and pullbacks ...
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Visa May Normalize the DJIA With Split on Earnings

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) has delivered in more ways than one on earnings. The credit card processing giant reported earnings above estimates, but more importantly it has announced a four-for-one ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down the DJIA on Monday

January 26, 2015: Markets opened lower on Monday as markets were able to gin up little enthusiasm ahead of the forecast winter storm that is headed for the Northeast. Earnings ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked Wednesday’s Market

January 14, 2015: Markets opened lower on Wednesday after the Commerce Department’s report on retail sales came in below expectations. The crude oil inventory report came in at an 80-year ...
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The 4 Stocks That Toppled the DJIA on Friday

January 9, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday after the government’s report on payrolls revealed good news (unemployment rate fell to 5.6%) and bad news (wages shrunk 0.2%). Oil traded ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Visa in 2015

The bull market has been running for nearly six years now. In 2014, the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted a gain of 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index was up ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated Thursday’s Market

December 11, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday following an upbeat report on retail sales from the U.S. Census Bureau. Only energy and basic materials sectors are trading lower today, ...
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Solid December for Dividend Hikes and Big Stock Buybacks

December can be an odd month for many investors and corporations alike. While tax planning can always come up as an issue for investors, and while December can be a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market on Friday

December 4, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday after the federal government released a better-than-expected report on employment. Job gains rose to their highest level since 2012, and aggregate wages ...
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