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Jay Jenkins

Jay Jenkins

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Anticipating opportunity, filtering out the noise, and figuring out what it all has to do with the price of rice in China. Like me on Facebook here!

Recent articles

How Paying Can Make Money

Every month trillions of dollars of transactions move around digital networks between consumers, merchants, and banks. Payment processors are the companies that make all that commerce possible, and in 2016, the business of payment processing is good.


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Forget American Express Company: Here Are 3 Better Dividend Stocks

For those disappointed with American Express' underwhelming 1.82% dividend yield.


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3 Top Bank Stocks to Buy Now

Bank stock valuations are looking increasingly attractive. Here are three options worth a closer look.


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Better Buy: Visa Inc. vs. Discover

The difference between these stocks is a whole lot more than choosing which card to pull out of your wallet.


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5 Low-Risk Investments to Buy and Never Sell

These safe investment options are among the best we could find that fit the criteria of great stocks with a high return, low-risk profile.

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Better Buy: PayPal Holdings, Inc. vs. Visa

PayPal Holdings and Visa, Inc. are two huge players in digital payments, but which one should you buy?


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3 Beaten-Up Bank Stocks: Are They Bargains?

Banco Santander, Capital One Financial, and Huntington Bancshares have all seen their stocks fall significantly this year. But even at these discounts, they may not be smart buys.


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How to Buy High-Risk Investments Without Losing Your Shirt

Many types of high-risk investments can yield big returns, but investors should focus instead on managing the high-risk, high-reward value proposition.


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12 Reasons to Hate Bank Stocks

Bank stocks are the worst. Here’s why.


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Better Buy: Wells Fargo & Company vs. Bank of America

A heads-up match between two of Warren Buffett's largest holdings.

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Better Buy: Bank of America Corporation vs. JPMorgan Chase

Breaking down this megabank match-up by the numbers.


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9 Reasons to Buy Starbucks Corporation and Never Sell

Because, hey, who doesn't enjoy a great cup of coffee to go along with a multibagger stock?


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These 4 Bank Stocks Are Ridiculously Cheap -- But Are They a Bargain or a Nightmare?

These prices hardly make sense, until you see the problems facing each of these banks.


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5 Hot Stocks to Buy in July

Sell in May and go away? Not this summer, and not these five stocks.


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Don't Buy Any Bank Stocks Until You Read This

Key accounting rules are about to change, and the fallout will impact every single bank in the U.S.

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6 Incredibly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks

When huge yields meet cheap prices, you get these six stocks.


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6 Things Lending Club's Co-Founder Wants You to Know

John Donovan is the chief strategy officer at CircleBack Lending, and he was formerly a co-founder and executive at Lending Club. Here's his response to the lender's troubles this year.


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Why This Lending Club Co-Founder Thinks the Market Is Wrong About Online Lenders

In this interview, John Donovan, co-founder and former executive of Lending Club, gives investors a peek behind the curtain of today's marketplace lenders.


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Why Self-Driving Cars Will Disrupt More Than Just the Auto Industry

The auto insurance industry is not exactly excited about self-driving cars.


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How This Billionaire Plans to Cash in on Brexit

Wilbur Ross is still as contrarian as ever.