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Posts Tagged ‘Discover Financial Services (DFS)’

Covalis Capital's Returns, AUM and Holdings

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Crispin Odey, Paulson & Co., Renaissance Technologies, Discover Financial Services (DFS), Oritani Financial Corp. (ORIT), and More

Hedge Fund Bear Crispin Odey Made $18 Million Betting Against Wirecard (Bloomberg) Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey’s winning run with his short-selling......(read more)
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Discover Financial Services (DFS): The Rodney Dangerfield of the Credit Industry

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) doesn’t get no respect. That’s the message from Burr Capital LLC’s Rahul Ray, who discussed the......(read more)
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We All Know Sprott Loves Materials Stocks; Now See What Else It Likes

Sprott Inc. is a Toronto-based alternative asset manager founded by billionaire Eric Sprott back in 1981. The firm manages approximately $7.4 billion......(read more)
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Five Credit Services Stocks With Strong Hedge Fund Support: Visa Inc. (V), MasterCard Inc (MA) & Others

Consumer spending accounts for around two-thirds of U.S. GDP. Consumer spending though had taken a hit in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008. As......(read more)
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Stocks to Watch Wednesday: Exponent, Discover Financial, Canadian Pacific Railway, More

The U.S market is showing signs of positivity on Wednesday, following strong earnings results from Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Morgan......(read more)
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Eric Sprott’s Top Five Bets Include Tech, Healthcare Stocks

Even though Eric Sprott bets most of Sprott Asset Management‘s capital on precious metals such as gold and silver, he still invests a portion in......(read more)
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Are High Profile Executives Pointing to Grim Prospects at These 3 Companies? eBay Inc. (EBAY) Among Them

Extensive research has provided evidence that insider purchases and sales serve as accurate predictors of future stock performance. It is true that insider......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Showering Their Blessings On These Credit Services Companies

The credit services industry has posted gains of more than 20% over the last 12 months, while year-to-date returns stand at nearly 4%. In order to uncover......(read more)
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Levin Capital Made A Big Investment In These Stocks In Q2

Levin Capital is a hedge fund that was founded in 200 and is managed by John A. Levin, a former manager of Levin Management and President of BKF Capital......(read more)
Shanda Games

GLG Partners Reveals New Stake in China-based Shanda Games Limited (ADR) (GAME)

Noam Gottesman‘s GLG Partners has reported a new stake in Shanda Games Limited (ADR) (NASDAQ:GAME). The fund revealed a passive stake in the......(read more)
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Billionaire Noam Gottesman Is Betting on These Stocks

In its latest 13F, Noam Gottesman‘s Glg Partners, has disclosed its holdings as held at the end of the fourth quarter of 2013. The total value of......(read more)
Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Discover Financial Services (DFS), eBay Inc (EBAY), And How Apple Inc. (AAPL) Can Help

Source: Apple. Press wires were abuzz this week as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced its latest iteration of the iPhone, and while the mainstream media......(read more)
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American Express Company (AXP)’s Prepaid Cards, Mastercard Inc (MA) & Visa Inc (V)’s Antitrust Settlement

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA), Visa Inc (NYSE:V), American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), Discover Financial Services (......(read more)
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Billionaire Ken Griffin Thinks Apple Inc. (AAPL) Is Cheap. What About His Other Picks?

Many investors and market watchers claim that quarterly 13Fs from hedge funds are of limited use to mom-and-pop traders. However, we have done extensive......(read more)
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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Discover Financial Services (DFS): One Company Charging Into the Student Loan Business

Student loans are a hotly debated and contested product across the financial services industry, a key gripe of the Occupy Wall Street protestors, and......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Mastercard Inc (MA), Visa Inc (V), American Express Company (AXP): A Priceless Investment Opportunity

Plastic will continue replacing cash as a payment method all over the world for years to come, and this is a strong secular tailwind benefiting the major......(read more)
Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)

Discover Financial Services (DFS), Bank of America Corp (BAC), Capital One Financial Corp. (COF): Three Credit Cards for Your College Freshman

Source: Nazareth College. It’s back-to-college season, and parents are weeping (or celebrating) as their college freshmen head off to school. One......(read more)
Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), Discover Financial Services (DFS), American Express Company (AXP): Three Stocks Poised to Continue Rising

The term “credit score” is tossed around like it’s going out of style. Even with the plethora of knowledge available on improving this......(read more)
SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM)

SLM Corp (SLM): Hedge Funds Are Bullish and Insiders Are Undecided, What Should You Do?

Is SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) worth buying now? Now, according to many investors, hedge funds are assumed to be overrated, old investment tools of a period......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

Hedge Funds Are Dumping The Western Union Company (WU)

Why are hedgies dumping The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)? In the financial world, there are many metrics shareholders can use to watch stocks. A duo......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Selling CIT Group Inc. (CIT)

Is CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) a sell? Hedge funds sure think so, At the moment, there are tons of metrics shareholders can use to monitor publicly traded......(read more)
Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Discover Financial Services (DFS)

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) investors have a plethora of indicators at their collective disposal. We’ll give you one you might not have......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Discover Financial Services (DFS): Warren Buffett’s Next Big Buy

The StressTest column appears every Thursday on Fool.com. Check back weekly and follow @TMFStressTest. “Confidential information has been omitted......(read more)
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Ken Griffin’s Citadel Is Confident In Apple Inc. (AAPL), Discover Financial Services (DFS)

We track quarterly 13F filings from hundreds of hedge funds, including billionaire Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group, as part of our work developing......(read more)
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BB&T Corporation (BBT), Citigroup Inc. (C): The Simple Solution for Busy Investors

If you’re like most people, you probably have at least one checking account, a savings account or two, and a couple of credit cards — possibly......(read more)
Nelnet, Inc.

SLM Corp (SLM), Nelnet, Inc. (NNI), Discover Financial Services (DFS): College, the American Dream, and Wall Street

In an effort to achieve the “American Dream,” college students are amassing student loan debt at an alarming rate. So, the student loan business is......(read more)
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Visa Inc (V), Mastercard Inc (MA): A Stellar Quarter if You Ignore the Missing $1 Billion

I hate it when $1 billion goes missing don’t you? Much to my surprise, in Visa Inc (NYSE:V)’s most recent earnings, the company reported stellar......(read more)
eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)

eBay Inc (EBAY): They Should Rename it PayPal

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s second quarter results were overshadowed by the company’s subdued outlook for earnings for the second half of the......(read more)
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Visa Inc (V), American Express Company (AXP), Discover Financial Services (DFS): These Financial Stocks Beat the Odds Again

The payments industry has seen significant secular changes, from cash-based payments to check-based. Now, card-based payments are witnessing another secular......(read more)
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Mastercard Inc (MA): Can a Near $600 Stock Be Cheap?

When I see a stock trading for nearly $600 a share, I have the same reaction many investors probably have. It’s frustrating that the company chooses......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Mastercard Inc (MA), Visa Inc (V), Discover Financial Services (DFS): Is There Still Time to Get in on the Payment Processing Boom?

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) is one of the leaders in payment solutions, providing services related to credit, debit, and other payment methods for about......(read more)
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Should American Express Company (AXP) Be in Your Portfolio?

Consumer spending took a hit when the recession took hold in 2007-2008. Since then, however, consumer spending in the United States has been making a......(read more)
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Visa Inc (V), Mastercard Inc (MA): Give More Credit to This Credit Card Company!

The economic recovery in the United States and consistent growth in emerging economies like China have resulted in higher consumer spending across the......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Visa Inc (V), Discover Financial Services (DFS): Tailwinds Set to Benefit Credit Companies

Are you one of the many shoppers finding yourself using plastic more often? In some of my recent articles, I’ve highlighted the financial sector......(read more)
eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)

The Right Time to Buy eBay Inc (EBAY)

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) fell by more than 6% after the company missed earnings estimates by a cent last week. The market usually overreacts to short-term......(read more)
Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF): Is it Time to Reconsider What’s in Your Wallet?

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)’s famous slogan is “what’s in your wallet?”, but I’m less concerned with what’......(read more)
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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Discover Financial Services (DFS), Citigroup Inc (C): Banking on Banks Amid Higher Rates

Over the last couple of weeks, interest rates across the bond market have rising fairly drastically as a result of fears concerning tighter monetary......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Billionaire Louis Bacon’s Cheap Stock Picks Include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

In May, billionaire Louis Bacon’s Moore Global filed its 13F with the SEC for the first quarter of 2013. We don’t recommend blindly following hedge......(read more)
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Visa Inc (V), Mastercard Inc (MA), Discover Financial Services (DFS): An Industry in Which All Companies Make Huge Profits

In a world regulatory framework designed to maximize competition among firms, it is a wonder that any company earns outsized profits. However, some industries......(read more)
eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)

eBay Inc (EBAY), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Why Is One of the E-Commerce Leaders Cheap and the Other Is Not?

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) is one of the internet’s most popular e-commerce destinations, whose business has evolved well beyond the early years as an auction......(read more)
Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Discover Financial Services (DFS), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Three Potential Suitors for a Sallie Mae Spinoff

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM), the nation’s largest non-government student loan lender, is considering splitting itself into two entities via an IPO later......(read more)
FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT)

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT), Discover Financial Services (DFS), Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) – Cash or Credit? Why Not Both? Part II

Just in case you didn’t like the more traditional credit cards that I recommended in the first part of this article, here are some other, less well-......(read more)
Best Financial Services Companies to Work For

American Express Company (AXP): This Credit Card and Travel Company Still Has Growing To Do

With the strong gains in financials so far this year, it may seem like the sector may be running out of gas. While this may be true for some companies......(read more)
Best Financial Services Companies to Work For

American Express Company (AXP): Don’t Leave Home Without This Stock

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) saw a 6.5% pullback last week, which was driven by a downgrade at Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) due to valuation......(read more)
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Basic Needs Portfolio Selection: Mastercard Inc (MA)

Four weeks ago, I outlined my plans to create a portfolio of 10 companies that all have one thing in common: They provide a basic need or deliver life......(read more)
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What I Learned Reading Visa Inc (V)’s Annual Report

“Other guys read Playboy. I read annual reports.” — Warren Buffett I’m not quite as fanatical as Warren, but I do enjoy digging......(read more)
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What Does Billionaire Ken Griffin’s Citadel See In Visa Inc (V)?

We track quarterly 13F filings from hundreds of hedge funds, including billionaire Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group (see Griffin’s stock......(read more)
eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)

eBay Inc (EBAY), Discover Financial Services (DFS): Why Can’t We Be Pals?

I’ve recently moved from my home way out in the country to one that’s a bit closer to town. While country living was great most of the time......(read more)
Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Capital One Financial Corp (COF), American Express Company (AXP): What’s in Your Portfolio?

I know what you are thinking, and believe me, I find it hard to believe as well. However, I’ve been following many banks for a while, and I believe......(read more)
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Mastercard Inc (MA): Is Visa Inc (V) Winning the Battle?

During the recent Investor Day conference hosted by Visa Inc (NYSE:V) , the company’s management shed some light on its emerging and developed market......(read more)