Mastercard

Mastercard Hints at Plans for Blockchain Settlement System

A new patent application from global card issuer Mastercard indicates that the company may be looking to integrate blockchain into its payments …

Bitcoin

More Good News for PayPal and Mastercard

Mastercard and PayPal are among the big payments companies whose stocks have enjoyed nice run ups this year, and this week brought a new wave of …

Banking

Visa Vs. MasterCard: Which Is The Better Buy?

Visa and MasterCard are the leading retail electronic payment network players.<p>Both companies have high operating margin and are able to grow its …

Stocks

MasterCard declares $0.22 dividend

MasterCard (NYSE:MA) declares $0.22/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 0.62%<p>Payable Nov. 9; for shareholders of record …

Business

Easy win: 5X + $15 back on $300 in Mastercard gift cards

Through Saturday, September 23rd, Staples is offering a <b>$15 Staples gift card rebate on $300 or more in Mastercard gift cards</b>. While this isn’t as …

Shopping

Visa and Mastercard warn on stolen credit card accounts

• Visa (V +0.3%) and Mastercard (MA +1%) have warned financial institutions in the U.S. that over 200K credit card accounts were stolen as part of the …

Stock Markets

MasterCard tests cardless cash pick-up

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>MasterCard is testing MasterCard Cash Pick-Up, a mobile cash disbursement service that allows users to access cash from a participating ATM using only a mobile phone.<p>The …

Banking

Wall Street Likes Mastercard’s Speedy New Service

Mastercard is wooing a new group of customers, and investors are thrilled. The company recently talked about Fast ACH, a way to send money …

Banking

Stack partners with Mastercard to offer prepaid cards with mobile tap-to-pay functionality

Toronto-based Stack has partnered with Mastercard as it prepares to launch its beta.<p>Stack provides users with an all-encompassing banking platform, …

Banking

Mastercard: Now…and Later

Last Thursday, <b>Mastercard</b> (MA) held its investor day, one that was well received by investors, as the stock gained 2.7% that day. So what can it do …

Banking

Guggenheim sees more gains for Mastercard

Guggenheim lifts Mastercard (NYSE:MA) to a Buy rating after having the payments stock set at Neutral.<p>The investment firm hikes its price target to …

Business

Mastercard: A New Reason to Check Out the Stock

Mastercard investors have caught a glimpse at the company’s future beyond credit cards, and they like what they see.<p>The company spent the bulk of its …

Banking

Pay mortgage by Mastercard w/ 1.5% fee after rebate

Plastiq is a bill payment service that lets you pay almost any bill with a credit card for a 2.5% fee. For an overview of Plastiq, please see: …

Mortgages

Groupon debuts Groupon+, voucherless meal deals with Visa and Mastercard

Restaurant deals are some of the most popular offers on Groupon, the platform that lets you buy discounted experiences and goods from retailers near you. Today the company is launching a new service to help promote that vertical more. Groupon+, as it is called, will let people use Groupon meal …

Groupon

Mastercard is ignoring flaw that allows hackers to spoof payments

Vendors relying on Mastercard’s Internet Gateway Service (MIGS) for processing online payments ought to double-check every transaction before they send out items to customers: There is a critical flaw in the system’s validation protocol and it appears the company is completely ignoring …

Technology

Garmin partners with Mastercard and Visa to enable contactless payments, on its vivoactive 3 smartwatch

Garmin has partnered with Mastercard and Visa to enable NFC payments through the company’s new smartwatch, Garmin vivoactive 3.<p>Garmin vivoactive 3 …

Technology (India)

PayPal's New Cash Back Mastercard Could Encourage Your Customers to Buy More from You

PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) has announced a new cashback Mastercard credit card. The new card may encourage your customers to make more purchases with cash …

Banking

Mastercard is WeWork's newest enterprise customer

WeWork, the co-working company that recently raised a total of $4.4 billion from SoftBank, has a new "enterprise" customer: Mastercard. The two …

Business

Mastercard: ‘We Like MA Into Investor Day’

<b>Mastercard</b> (MA) has been on a run this year, and you don't have to look far for reasons for its strength. Earnings have been solid. It was selected …

Banking

9 Companies That Nailed The Whole "Surprise and Delight" Thing

Surprises are only delightful when they are done right.<p>I'm not sure who first coined the catchphrase "surprise and delight," but whoever it was, created a pretty excellent distinction. It's worth noting that not everyone likes surprises...(as I slowly raise my hand). Honestly, they just make me …

Taco Bell

Beating The Market With Quality Stocks: MasterCard

Backtested data shows that companies with above-average profitability tend to outperform the market.<p>Measuring a company's profitability levels is not …

Stocks

MasterCard and Visa Investors Should Watch This Trend

Visa and Mastercard have thrived in the past few years, as Americans have become more financially secure and slowly become more comfortable taking …

Finance

Staples gift card rebates may not be working properly

Yesterday, we posted a quick deal for a $15 rebate on $300 or more in Mastercard gift cards at Staples. This rebate was advertised in the Staples …

Shopping

Visa And MasterCard Will Keep Crushing The Market

Visa and MasterCard have delivered extraordinary gains for investors.<p>Both companies offer rock-solid competitive strengths and outstanding …

Stocks

PayPal and Mastercard extend their partnership to Asia Pacific region

Last year, PayPal and Mastercard decided to end their feud. PayPal had been urging customers in the US to use Automated Clearing House (ACH), a …

Banking

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The Mobile Bank<p>A bank account for your phone<p>The N26 bank account and Mastercard<p>It’s a bank account for your phone. Get an IBAN and do everything you …

Banking

100 Trillion Reasons To Buy PayPal

PayPal is making lots of alliances with other players in the payments sector, including both tech corporations and financial services firms.<p>These …

Stocks

MasterCard Keeps Delivering Record Results

For a long time, many have seen <b>MasterCard</b> (NYSE: MA) merely as the also-ran to <b>Visa</b>, its chief competitor in the credit card space. Yet MasterCard has been working hard to get the better of its larger rival, following a slightly different strategic vision that's focused on international markets that …

Stocks

Mastercard £14bn 'overcharge' legal action fails

<b>A £14bn class action lawsuit against Mastercard has been thrown out by the Competition Appeals Tribunal.</b><p>The former financial ombudsman, Walter Merricks, had claimed that 46 million consumers had been overcharged by Mastercard over a 16-year period.<p>But the court ruled that the case could not proceed …

Business

Mastercard £14bn 'overcharge' legal action fails

<b>A £14bn class action lawsuit against Mastercard has been thrown out by the Competition Appeals Tribunal.</b><p>The former financial ombudsman, Walter Merricks, had claimed that 46 million consumers had been overcharged by Mastercard over a 16-year period.<p>But the court ruled that the case could not proceed …

Business