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6 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Sterne Agee Begins Coverage on Visa

Visa traded up 0.28% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $214.64. 1,759,233 shares of the company's stock traded hands.

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7 hrs ago | CNN

Alibaba lifts IPO price range to $66 to $68

The word in financial circles is that Alibaba's upcoming IPO is heavily in demand. Today that speculation was backed up by the numbers.

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Related Topix: Alibaba

20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Julius Malema Barred from Visiting Botswana

The Economic Freedom Fighters condemns the refusal by the autocratic military government of Botswana to grant the CIC Julius Malema a visa. There are absolutely no grounds for a so-called democratic country to refuse a person a VISA merely on the basis that he holds a different political view to that of the government.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News, Journalism

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Xinhuanet

Alibaba roadshow bodes well for record-breaking IPO

Investors' fever toward the Alibaba Group during its roadshow and all the hype surrounding the Chinese e-commerce behemoth are boding well for its record-breaking initial public offering in the U.S. market next week. "We believe that Alibaba will be a successful IPO.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, World News, Science / Technology, China, Asia, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

Fri Sep 12, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Zacks Reiterates Outperform Rating for Visa

's stock had its "outperform" rating reissued by Zacks in a research report issued on Friday. They currently have a $0.87 target price on the stock.

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The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

NYT details how Apple and the nation's top banks created Apple Pay in complete secrecy

Apple's effort to create a mobile payment system -- now known as Apple Pay -- truly began to pick up steam during the Summer 2013, according to the New York Times are often intent on bypassing established players in the payments space, the Times relays that Apple's willingness to work with traditional financial institutions was welcomed by participating banks and is perhaps why Apple was able to receive favorable rates in the process. While the Apple Pay process itself is relatively simple -- hold up your iPhone to a payment pad and verify your identity with Touch ID -- the work done behind the scenes was complex, required a tremendous amount of resources, and in typical Apple fashion, was kept as hush-hush as possible.

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Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Media, iPhone

GigaOM

From ripoff to kingmaker: How Alibaba's IPO could create a new Silicon Valley power broker

Alibaba is shoring up its war-chest with a massive IPO. But what does it mean for the American startups and tech companies with which Alibaba competes? The days in the U.S. when the word "Alibaba" represented a fabled Middle Eastern folk tale instead of a Chinese e-commerce giant are long over.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Startups, Yahoo!, World News, China

Finextra Research news

Visa tops up litigation escrow account to the tune of $450 million

Visa Inc. today announced it had decided to deposit $450 million into the litigation escrow account previously established under the Company's retrospective responsibility plan . Under the terms of the Plan, when the Company funds the litigation escrow account, the value of the Company's Class B shares - which are held exclusively by U.S. financial institutions and their affiliates and successors - are subject to dilution through an adjustment to the conversion rate of the shares of class B common stock to shares of class A common stock.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Freshnews

TrialPay fuels mobile growth after licensing deal with Visa by...

TrialPay, Inc., the leader in mobile monetization, announced the wide release of its Evergreen mobile SDK. Evergreen is a holistic mobile monetization platform, with unique advertising and engagement tools designed to grow revenue for developers, while optimizing their existing advertiser relationships.

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Related Topix: TrialPay, Zynga, Marketing

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Analysis: Apple Pay to benefit Visa and MasterCard

Though Visa and MasterCard are likely to only see a "modest" revenue boost as a result of their partnership with Apple's new payment system, the new service is an excellent defensive play against getting shut out of mobile payments, reasons Philip Van Doorn.

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Related Topix: Maestro, Financial Services, MasterCard

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Owned and pr... )--Visa Inc. , the global leader in payments, today announced the launch of Visa Token Service - an innovative technology that provides a secure environme... )--BDC Advisors Offers a Fresh Look at Medicaid. National healthcare consulting firm urges hospitals to examine potential impact and consider cost-effective strategies to meet ... )--Norse won the award for its Darklist solution, a live, continuously updated list of the highest risk IPs on the Internet, enabling organizations to protect their... )--CarMax, Inc. announced today the webcast and conference call access information for its upcoming earnings results.

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Related Topix: Visa Inc., Auto Dealers, Retail, CarMax Group

Hispanic Business

Visa Launches Innovative Token Service

Visa Token Service replaces sensitive payment account information found on plastic cards with a digital account number or 'token'. Because 'tokens' do not carry a consumer's payment account details, such as the 16-digit account number, they can be safely stored by online merchants or on mobile devices to facilitate ecommerce and mobile payments.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Publicis Buys Design Firm Turner Duckworth

Publicis Groupe has acquired packaging design firm Turner Duckworth, strengthening the advertising giant's abilities to grab shoppers' attention in crowded store aisles. The design and branding company founded by David Turner and Bruce Duckworth in 1992 counts Coca-Cola, Amazon and Visa among its clients.

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Related Topix: Publicis Groupe SA, Advertising, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, Marketing

WSJ Media and Advertising

Publicis Buys Design Firm Turner Duckworth

Publicis Groupe has acquired packaging design firm Turner Duckworth, strengthening the advertising giant's abilities to grab shoppers' attention in crowded store aisles. The design and branding company founded by David Turner and Bruce Duckworth in 1992 counts Coca-Cola, Amazon and Visa among its clients.

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Related Topix: Publicis Groupe SA, Advertising, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, Marketing

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Forbes.com

After Alibaba's IPO, Key Questions About Its International Expansion

Records are meant to be broken. Alibaba Group's IPO is set to become the biggest IPO in history , shattering the record set by Visa when it went public with a $19.7 billion offering in 2010.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Taobao, Business News

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Visa Stock Is A Good Investment Opportunity

Despite some headwinds from Russia and a strong U.S. dollar, Visa Inc. stock is, in my opinion, a good investment right now. Visa is benefiting as consumers globally replace cash with credit and debit cards.

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Related Topix: Visa Inc., 9

Business Journal

Alibaba sets IPO target at $60-$66, expects to raise up to $24B

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding set the stage for what could be the biggest IPO in history, setting price targets that would raise about $24 billion. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding set the stage for what could be the biggest IPO in history, setting price targets that would raise about $24 billion.

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Related Topix: Alibaba

Sys-Con Media

Upcoming Conferences, Anniversary Celebrations, Financial Grants, and ...

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Visa Inc. , The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. , American Express Company , Regions Financial Corporation and Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. . Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Visa Inc., Travelers Express Company, Cohen Group, Consulting, Banking, Regions Financial

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Mr. Timothy M. Klusas, TMA's Ch... )--Architecturally striking on the outside and with world-class acoustics on the inside, The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts opens Thursday, September 4 in the heart... )--Esaote North America announces the receipt of FDA 510 clearance for MyLab Six, an affordable new shared service ultrasound that is now available for sale in the USA. )--Walgreens had August sales of $6.39 billion, an increase of 3.6 percent from $6.16 billion for the same month in fiscal 2013.

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Related Topix: Genesys SA, Telecom, Android, iPod touch App, iPad App, Walgreens, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Visa Inc., Life, Food, Pizza

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Bloomberg

Canada Said to Be Near Pact for Lower Credit-Card Fees

Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver is pressing credit-card companies and banks to accept lower transaction fees paid by retailers, which the government claims are among the highest in the world, according to two people familiar with the talks. The government, which flagged the issue in its 2014 budget, wants MasterCard Inc. and Visa Inc. to voluntarily curb fees by about 10 percent, said one person, speaking on condition they not be identified because the talks aren't public.

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Related Topix: MasterCard, Financial Services, Visa Inc., Bank of Montreal, Banking, Canada,

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