Want to buy a new coat without shelling out the entire cost upfront? For shoppers, that's becoming an increasingly popular payment option — generating a windfall for the handful of companies that facilitate such services.
CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday he believes investors should buy shares of Robinhood at their current levels. The "Mad Money" host said the company known for stock and crypto trading is well-positioned with younger generations as it eyes expansion into other services. CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday he believes shares...
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Shares of Afterpay are sharply higher after the deal was announced thanks to its implied premium, while shares of Square are up 7% in early-morning trading. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. every morning on Extra Crunch or get The Exchange newsletter every Saturday. Over the past year, we’ve...
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Afterpay and Square have the potential to build one of the world’s most important payments networks. Square has built a very significant merchant payment network, and, via Cash App, a thriving high-growth consumer payment service. However, these two lines of business have historically not been integrated. Together, Square and Afterpay will be able to weave all of these services together into a single integrated experience.
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Whether you’re getting your very first credit card or adding another rewards card to your collection, getting a new credit card can be an exciting experience. It usually takes a few days for your new card to arrive in the mail, but you might not have to wait that long to use it.
Stocks rose Monday but came off earlier highs that were propelled by solid corporate earnings and dealmaking. TheStreet's Jim Cramer shared his concerns about trading during August and his views on Square's (SQ) - Get Report $29 billion takeover of Australia's Afterpay. Cramer: 'There's always a swoon.'. While Julius Caesar...
(Reuters) - Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Cravath, Swaine & Moore are among four law firms guiding Square Inc’s roughly $29 billion purchase of payment plan business Afterpay Ltd, in the biggest buyout of an Australian firm. San Francisco-headquartered Square, founded and headed by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Square (SQ.N) is reversing into Wall Street’s front yard. The $29 billion purchase of buy-now-pay-later firm Afterpay (APT.AX) announced on Sunday makes Jack Dorsey’s financial technology outfit look more like a bank. Only unlike JPMorgan (JPM.N), Citigroup (C.N) or Bank of America (BAC.N), Square comes without historical baggage, dense regulation and a lengthy rap sheet. The big lenders can’t help but take this threat seriously.
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Square's Cash App saw gross profit rise 94% to $546 million in Q2, but booked a $45 million impairment on its bitcoin holdings
Square logged a $45 million impairment loss on its bitcoin holdings, a financial update Monday showed.
Financial technology, or fintech for short, is an increasingly vital industry in the world today. By extension, this would make fintech stocks increasingly relevant in the stock market today. This would be the case as fintech companies enable contactless payments along with other financial services directly accessible from consumers’ smartphones. When you couple this with the current pandemic, it is easy to understand why fintech has skyrocketed in popularity. With signs of another wave of coronavirus infections incoming, some would argue that fintech stocks could continue to thrive.
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Square Inc., the digital-payments platform led by Twitter Inc. founder Jack Dorsey, agreed to buy Australian buy-now, pay-later company Afterpay Ltd. for $29 billion in its largest-ever acquisition. The all-stock offer values Afterpay shares at $126.21 (Australian) each, 31% higher than Friday’s closing price of $96.66, the companies said in...
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Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Financial services company Square announced plans to purchase Australian firm Afterpay in a $29 billion deal. Square announced the all-stock deal in a statement Sunday evening, saying it plans to merge Afterpay's "buy now, pay later" service with its apps including Seller and Cash App. Afterpay's...
Square Inc. plans to acquire buy-now pay-later (BNPL) operator Afterpay Ltd. in what one analyst sees as a "game-changing" $29 billion deal that will help Square participate in a fintech wave that has transformed the payments experience in Afterpay's native Australia and that has started to gain traction in the U.S.