Mastercard Incorporated Class A (MA)

328.80
0.26 0.08
NYSE
Prev Close 328.54
Open 328.66
Day Low/High 328.00 / 331.40
52 Wk Low/High 199.99 / 347.25
Volume 208.98K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1001.06B
Market Cap 323.22B
P/E Ratio 44.72
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
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The technicals suggest an imminent upward reversal.

Monitise Update

The company could vault into a leadership position in the mobile payments and banking industries. Over the past two weeks, I have participated in several meetings that reinforced my view that Monitise (MONI.L/MONIF) possesses architectural benefits ...

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Why Is the Market So Resilient?

The consensus of positives is just too cute.

Don't Commit New Capital

Don't Commit New Capital

Betting that prices have bottomed off this crisis does seem more than a little glib.

A Peculiar Mix of Action

A Peculiar Mix of Action

And a paucity of perky charts.

One Decision to the Next

One Decision to the Next

Looking for a buy trigger on MasterCard.

A Heap of Wealth-Destroying Stupidity

A Heap of Wealth-Destroying Stupidity

Be sure to ignore any 'World Cup' investment pitches.

Fitz Bits: Do Not Try to Top-Tick

Fitz Bits: Do Not Try to Top-Tick

For now, just let the market do the heavy lifting for you.

MA Investor Mtg.

Tighten Up MasterCard Stops

Tighten Up MasterCard Stops

Also consider the pullback zones for another possible entry.

MasterCard Traces a Playable Zigzag

MasterCard Traces a Playable Zigzag

The daily chart shows a two-step pattern that points to an upside target.

Scanning Future of MasterCard and Visa

Scanning Future of MasterCard and Visa

Big margins go away when a better mousetrap appears.

Bidding for Monitise

On a scale lower. Monitise (MONI.L/MONIF) is now trading near 60 pence in London. That is more than 10% under the price of the recent private placement purchased by Omega Adivsors, Mastercard (MA) and others. I am bidding on a scale lower.

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Pfizer's Blockbuster Bid, Yahoo's Laugh Track & Americans Take Off

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Buy Your Visa Shares

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2 Financials Added to My Shopping List

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Can We Have It Both Ways?

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The cheapest segment rallied simultaneously with the most expensive.

Mastercard upgraded at Baird

The Trader Daily

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Visa's Prom Spending Numbers Show Double Digit Decline

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Prom spending has gone down for the first time since 2010, dropping more than 14% to $978 spent per family in 2014.

Monitise's Price Drop

The big names paid a bit more for the shares during last week's private placement. Mastercard (MA), Omega Advisors et al. paid 68 pence for Monitise (MONI.L) in last week's private placement. This morning, Monitise is trading at 62.50 pence in Londo...

Wal-Mart Sues Visa for $5 Billion Over Credit Card Swipe Fees

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Wal-Mart is suing Visa for $5 billion for allegedly conspiring with banks to illegally fix and inflate credit card processing fees.