DFS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Credit Card Review: Discover it

    July 29, 2015
    Learn why the Discover it card provides a great balance between cost effectiveness and robust rewards, especially for those ...
  2. The 10 Richest Women In Finance

    July 24, 2015
    Who are the top 10 women in the financial industry?
  3. The Best Industries for Interns in 2015

    May 28, 2015
    While the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates 50.5 million jobs openings will be created between 2012 and 2022, there ...
  4. American Express's Main Competition

    May 14, 2015
    American Express competes with Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Financial Services in the credit card space. It also competes ...
  5. Review: Discover it Miles Card

    April 7, 2015
    This rewards card could be one of the most generous yet. See if it makes sense for you.
  6. How Is Cashback Profitable For Credit Card Companies?

    April 7, 2015
    Cashback rewards are not as beneficial to the consumer as they might initially seem.
  7. How MasterCard Likely Earned a Spot in Your Wallet

    March 26, 2015
    An in depth look at MasterCard and its future prospects as an investment.
  8. Profit From High Consumer Spending With Visa Or Mastercard

    March 9, 2015
    American consumers have more money to spend thanks to falling gas prices. Investing in Visa and MasterCard may give investors ...
  9. Which Are The Best Credit Cards To Take To China?

    February 23, 2015
    Credit cards are now much more widely accepted in China – and one issuer leads the pack, due to its deal with China UnionPay, ...
  10. Generate Up To 6.9% In 58 Days From Buffett's Favorite Bank

    February 17, 2015
    It's not always easy to go against the crowd, especially when it comes to investing. But some of the best investments ever ...
  11. Visa vs. MasterCard: Is There a Difference?

    February 2, 2015
    Visa and MasterCard are two of the most widely used credit card brands. But are the differences between the two significant ...
  12. Do Your Card's Travel Benefits Make The Grade?

    October 28, 2014
    If you take frequent trips, it pays to evaluate the different travel benefits that a credit card offers – from airline miles ...
  13. Credit Cards With Travel Insurance

    October 24, 2014
    Some credit cards offer travel coverage, which may include trip cancellations, lost baggage and rental-car damages. Just ...
  14. Is Cash Or Credit Better For European Trips?

    October 23, 2014
    If you're traveling to Europe, make sure you have a widely accepted credit card that uses chip technology. It doesn't hurt ...
  15. How To Cash In On Credit Cards

    August 28, 2014
    How can an investor cash in on rising credit card use? There isn't an ETF yet, so let's look at the companies themselves.
  16. How To Trade Credit Card Stocks

    July 31, 2014
    The four major credit card stocks have been doing some interesting things lately. Here's how to trade them, where to buy ...
  17. Invest In Share Buybacks With This ETF

    June 13, 2014
    In most cases, when a company buys its own shares on the open market it's a signal to investors that they're undervalued. ...
  18. The Best Credit Card Stock You Can Buy

    April 24, 2014
    When a company is referred to as a "poor man's American Express (NYSE: AXP)," it may seem like a backhanded compliment. ...
  19. Four Strong Stocks in Rising Trend Channels

    October 23, 2013
    Even with the S&P 500 rallying to new highs, a high quality entry and exit is still required to capitalize an a stocks uptrend. ...
  20. Discover Financial Services' Fourth Quarter Earnings Report

    December 20, 2012
    Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) announced its results for the most recent quarter on December 20, 2012. Discover Financial ...
  21. Disco and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 20, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has declined 0.4%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has decreased ...
  22. Trending Stocks And The January Effect

    December 19, 2012
    January is often attributed to a rise in stock prices, so here are some strong trending stocks which should profit from the ...
  23. American Express To Pay $85 Million In CFPB Settlement

    November 9, 2012
    American Express is being forced to refund money after it was found to have defrauded its customers with unnecessary fees.
  24. Uptrends Within Uptrends

    August 8, 2012
    Short-term and long-term, these stocks are moving higher. The trendlines created by short and long-term trends provide price ...
  25. Global Payments Riding The Credit Card Wave

    August 1, 2012
    Global Payments represents a very compelling way to gain exposure to the growing market for digital financial transactions.
  26. Waiting For A Better Price On Wright Express

    June 27, 2012
    Wright Express does well by many metrics, but its valuation is not very attractive.
  27. How Much Better Can It Get At Discover?

    June 21, 2012
    Discover is reaping excellent returns, but are they at a peak?
  28. Credit Card Stocks Are Charging Higher

    April 3, 2012
    Credit card debt is just an unfortunate fact of life for many Americans, but the savvy among us know that revenge can be ...
  29. Smart Stocks To Rally With

    March 28, 2012
    As the market advances, investing risk naturally increases but seeking out quality companies where you can pay below a reasonable ...
  30. Financial Stocks That Are Bucking The Trend

    November 28, 2011
    These four financial stocks are holding up well this year.
  31. Google's Not The Only Player In The Mobile Payment Business

    October 3, 2011
    Finally, a race Google isn't destined to win - at least in the long run.
  32. Cash-Rich Companies with Strong Charts

    July 7, 2011
    Investors looking for relative safety in the current environment should consider shares of these four companies, which have ...
  33. Can Capital One Get Real Value From ING Direct?

    June 22, 2011
    Capital One is making a high-risk, high-reward play by taking on ING Direct.
  34. 3 Fundamentally Sound Financials

    October 21, 2010
    The sector may be down, but there are some great buys as a result.
  35. Time To Act Locally On Global Payments?

    October 13, 2010
    Is GPN falling into turnaround territory, or just falling?
  36. Low P/E Stocks In Every Sector

    June 30, 2010
    There are low P/E stocks in every sector, and these are just a few of them.
  37. Was It Really A Bailout?

    March 23, 2010
    Although Americans are convinced that the TARP program was a waste of taxpayer money, the latest report indicates that most ...
  38. Stocks Providing Value And Growth

    August 3, 2009
    Value and growth are usually considered opposites in the investing world. Well, here's some stocks that may boast both.
  39. Capital One: Debt's In Your Wallet?

    October 8, 2008
    Capital One offers attractive valuations, but charge-offs and delinquencies are on the rise.
  40. Next Credit Crisis - Consumer?

    September 2, 2008
    Is the credit crisis about to spill over to the consumer credit companies? If so, you need to keep an eye on these stocks.
  41. Cashless Is King (AXP, MA)

    October 2, 2007
    Despite the prospects of a spending slowdown, credit card companies could still see healthy profit growth over the next few ...
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