lending, an area that is seeing great growth and is getting healthy degree of focus in the financial markets. Discover (NYSE: DFS ) for example is making a big push on this front. Most of Synchrony's business right now is focused on providing promotional
By Ryan Jones : There's little doubt that Apple Pay has captured the imagination of investors since unveiling it on September 9th at Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL ) big event. Discussions regarding the efficacy and eventual success of the new payment method have wide-ranging predictions on the bottom line.
American credit card brand by cards in circulation, Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS ) , operator of the Discover and Pulse networks ..... Discover remains a distant fourth. Investors in DFS stock shouldn’t fret about the Apple snub
http://online.barrons.com/public/page/9_0210-investorsentimentreadings.html Bullish stories: Discover [ DFS ; pg 14]; Diebold [ DBD ; pg 14]; ThermoFischer Scientific [ TMO ; pg 15]; USG [pg 16]; Synaptics [ SYNA ; pg 17; see
substantial layer of costs, passing savings on to customers and gaining market share from traditional banks. Discover Financial Services DFS and Ally Financial ALLY are already leaders in this field, with potentially significant cost advantages
Discover ( DFS -0.5% ) now ties with American Express for the highest customer-satisfaction ranking by cardholders, according to J.D
August 21 (Fitch) The USD300m settlement between Standard Chartered (SC) and the New York Department of Financial Services ( DFS ), announced on 19 August, again highlights operational and regulatory risks for the bank, says Fitch Ratings. SC's agreement
OTCPK:SCBFF -0.4% ) paid a combined $667M to federal and state authorities over similar charges. At issue today, says DFS boss Ben Lawsky, is StanChart's failure to remediate the its problems as required by the 2012 settlement. As part of this
By Ashleigh Rogers : Capital One Financial (NYSE: COF ) is probably best known by consumers for their often hilarious credit card commercials, but the ~$45B market cap company actually offers a pretty wide array of consumer and commercial lending services. The company is today about the sixth ...
By Ashleigh Rogers : I first wrote about Springleaf Holdings (NYSE: LEAF ) last February. Since that time, not a lot happened with the stock as LEAF continued to execute on its overall business strategy, and the share price didn't go much of anywhere. Then Springleaf reported 2Q earnings, and the