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The goal of ISIS is to provide wireless services to more than 200 million consumers. If the roll-out, which is taking place over the next year, gains traction, it could stand to pad the pockets of several companies.
HDFC Bank Limited (NYSE:HDB) looks poised to outgrow its peers in 2011 as it captures more of the credit card market and continues to surprise analysts to the upside.
The stakes are enormous for NFC companies as they start chipping away at the 2 percent+ cut credit card companies have been siphoning off purchases for decades.
It astounds me that credit card companies like Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) haven’t made a strong push into the mobile payments arena. Bling Nation of Palo Alto appears to be doing just that.
The WikiLeaks press has helped thrust Flattr into the public consciousness, but more importantly, it could fuel the growth of micropayments for years to come.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) fell further than any stock in the S&P 500 yesterday as it bled off 4.13 percent. It was joined at the party by MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), which dropped 3.05 percent. The catalyst? Analysts at Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) downgraded the stock from “neutral” to the dreaded “underperform.”