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Bats Global Has Major Hurdles to Catching NYSE and Nasdaq

Research Question: Will Bats Global Markets monetize its platform to successfully close the gap with Nasdaq and NYSE? Companies: AMTD, AXP, BAC, BATS, BCS, BLK, CME, CS, DB, GS, IAP, ICE, IVZ, JPM, KCG, MS, NDAQ, SCHW, STT, TRI, TYO:8604, VIRT By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Bats Global […]

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Bats Global Markets Idea Proposal

Bats Global Markets Idea Proposal

Will Bats Global Markets monetize its platform to successfully close the gap with Nasdaq and NYSE? Report Available: August 10, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research showed BATS with an opportunity to gain ground on its primary competitors, NDAQ and NYSE. It has substantial room to grow its market data offering, it can potentially increase revenue […]

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Jun 29 2016 Financial Services

EMV Compliance Delays Will Continue to Hurt HAWK’s Gift Card Sales

Research Question: Will the delay in retailers becoming EMV-compliant derail Blackhawk’s U.S. gift card business? Companies: AXP, C, DFS, EPA:ING, FDC, GPN, HAWK, JPM, MA, NCR, ORCL, PYPL, TSS, USB, V, VNTV By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings EMV compliance delays show no signs of being resolved this year […]

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Deck is Stacked Against FICO’s Decision Management Software

Research Question: Will FICO’s decision management platform transform the company into an analytics leader in the next 2 to 3 years? Companies: ADBE, EFX, EXPN, FICO, IBM, ORCL, PEGA, SAP By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Fair Isaac Corp.’s (FICO) Decision Management Suite 2.0 is a promising entry in […]

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Fair Isaac Corp. Idea Proposal

Fair Isaac Corp. Idea Proposal

Will FICO’s decision management platform transform the company into an analytics leader in the next 2 to 3 years? Report Available: June 2, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows FICO continuing its efforts to become a leader in advanced analytics and broaden its business beyond credit scores, with its Decision Management Suite a key part […]

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PayPal Use to Grow Among Consumers, Merchants Based on Recognition, Reliability

Research Question: Will PayPal’s latest moves increase use among merchants and shoppers, and how will it be affected by recent developments with Apple Pay and Amazon Payments? Companies: AAPL, AMZN, AXP, DFS, FB, FDC, GOOG/GOOGL, HPY, KRX:005935, MA, OSTK, PYPL, SQ, TWTR, TYO:4755, V, WFC By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf) […]

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PayPal Idea Proposal

PayPal Idea Proposal

Will PayPal’s latest moves increase use among merchants and shoppers, and how will it be affected by Apple Pay launching on mobile sites? Report Available: April 21, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows PYPL off to a good start as a standalone company after its split from EBAY, including impressive total payment volume growth numbers […]

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No Bubble Set to Burst This Year in Subprime Auto Loans

Research Question: Is the subprime auto loan industry in a bubble that will burst this year? Companies: ALLY, CACC, COF, GM, KAR, LAD, PAG, SC, WFC By: Chris Jenks Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings An auto financing bubble that is set to burst in 2016 does not exist. Only three […]

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Subprime Auto Loan Idea Proposal

Subprime Auto Loan Idea Proposal

Research Question: Will the subprime auto loan bubble burst in 2016? Report Available: Feb. 4, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research finds speculators worrying about a subprime auto financing bubble, but government data has not yet shown rapidly increasing delinquencies, and several agencies and analysts predict a stable subprime auto loan market in 2016. Other economic indicators, […]

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Used Auto Financing Still in Drive, But Roadblocks Loom in 2016

Research Question: If a slowing auto sales cycle leads to higher used inventories and lower pricing, which sectors and companies will be most exposed? Companies: ALLY, CACC, CAR, COF, FIG, GM, HTZ, KAR, KMX, LAD, LEAF, PAG, SC, WFC By: Chris Jenks Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The used car […]

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