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Q2 Holdings To Ride Cloud Banking Adoption Trend

Research Question: Can Q2 Holdings’ increased sales force bring on enough banking clients to sustain its growth? Companies: ACIW, BAC, EPAY, FIS, FISV, JKHY, NCR, QTWO, STZ, TBBK, WFC By: Susan Jennings Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings All sources agree cloud banking is a trend that will continue to grow over […]

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Q2 Holdings Whisper

Q2 Holdings Whisper

Research Question: Can Q2 Holdings’ increased sales force bring on enough banking clients to sustain its growth? Companies Covered: Q2 Holdings (QTWO), NCR Corporation (NCR), ACI Worldwide (ACIW), Bottomline Technologies (EPAY), Jack Henry and Associates (JKHY), Fiserv (FISV), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Wells Fargo (WFC), Bank of America (BAC) Report Available: March 13, 2015   Blueshift’s initial […]

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Cardtronics Reaches Limit in U.S. But International Markets Still Open

Research Question: Will the possible loss of the 7-Eleven account, declining same-store sales and decelerating sector growth spell doom for Cardtronics? Or can it offset these issues through acquisitions and organic growth? Companies: C, CATM, DBD, FISV, MA, NCR, TYO:3382, TYO:8410, V By: Susan Jennings Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Given […]

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PayPal Mobile Payments Effort Faces Many Challenges

Research Question: Can eBay’s PayPal remain the dominant mobile payment provider in light of slow consumer adoption and increasing competition? Companies: AAPL, AMZN, DFS, EBAY, EPA:ING, GOOG, HYC, INTU, MA, NCR, PAY, SBUX, V, VOD By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Sources are split regarding eBay Inc.’s. (EBAY) PayPal […]

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Bitcoin Innovation Will Alter But Not Undermine Traditional Payment Services

Research Question: Will Bitcoin’s emergence be the downfall of traditional payment services, or will existing payment companies benefit from integrating the cryptocurrency? Companies: AMZN, AXP, BAC, DFS, EBAY, GOOG, JPM, MA, V, WU By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The emergence of Bitcoin will not be the total downfall of […]

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Small Business Credit and Hiring Whisper

Small Business Credit and Hiring Whisper

Research Question: Are the increases in credit availability for small businesses leading to an increase in hiring in the next six months? Companies: Bank of America (BAC), Capital One (COF), Citigroup (C), JP Morgan Chase (JPM), Mastercard (MA), Visa (V), Wells Fargo (WFC)   Initial research by Blueshift indicates that despite small businesses’ increased access to credit, it remains […]

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May 10 2012 Banking, Financial

Consumer Lending Explodes in Q1; Commercial Lending Sees Positive Signs

Research Question: Have lenders turned the corner on their conservative lending approach, and do businesses and consumers have access to more credit? By:  Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: BAC, C, JPM, WFC Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Credit availability for credit cards, auto loans and mortgage refinancing has increased as much […]

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Jan 26 2012 Banking, Financial

Green Dot to Benefit from Industry Growth; Regulation Looms (GDOT)

Research Question: Will Green Dot’s recent bank purchase, expanded retail footprint, and fallout from the Dodd-Frank Act be catalysts for continued growth? By:  Susan Jennings Kantari Companies:  ADP, COF, GDOT, WMT, NTSP Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Ten of 12 sources expect continued growth in the prepaid card market which […]

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Mobile POS Payments Slow to Take Off, eBay Sellers Using Amazon and Craigslist (AMZN, EBAY)

Research Questions: Will more shoppers and brick-and-mortar merchants find it advantageous to pay with their PayPal account? Will Amazon.com be able to lure buyers and sellers away from eBay? By: David Franklin Companies: AAPL, AMZN, AXP, EBAY, GDOT, GOOG, GRPN, INTU, JSD:4755, MA, PAY, V, YHOO Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings […]

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Green Dot Holds Prepaid Card Lead, Banks Slow to Enter Market (GDOT)

Research Question: How are sales for Green Dot and NetSpend, and what new products are emerging in the unbanked market? By: David Franklin Companies:  AXP, BAC, COF, EBAY, EEFT, GDOT, GOOG, LIN:BAZC1, MA, MGI, NTSP, TYO:3382, WMT, WU Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Growing demand for prepaid cards is expected to […]

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