The so-called "War on Cash" is likely to enter a new dimension in 2019 with the rollout of Amazon Pay. The Motley Fool team takes a look at a variety of challenges and opportunities in the financial services sector in 2019.
Although it’s been around for some time, Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) digital wallet, Amazon Pay, is just starting to surge in popularity on merchant websites. While Industry Focus: Financials host Jason Moser thinks PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) have clear technological advantages, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, thinks thatRead More
PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) reported third-quarter earnings that beat expectations on the top and bottom line, but that's not the main reason we're excited. It appears that PayPal now anticipates being able to monetize its popular Venmo platform sooner and more effectively than most investors had expected. In this Industry Focus:Read More
The big U.S. banks kicked off third-quarter earnings season, and the results are pretty strong. Plus, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) reported some much-needed good news. Elsewhere in the financials sector, it looks like zero-down subprime mortgages could be making a comeback, Paypal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is taking a big step towardsRead More
The AlphaCode Club is an interesting SA experiment bringing together traditional financial services heavyweights in the insurance and banking sectors and allowing them to interact with potential FinTech "disruptors". While there remains debate around how willing the South African market is to allow disruption into traditionally hyper-dominant industries, they areRead More