The company plans to offer stores a payment system based around the tablets, according to reports.
The US is stuck on old-school magnetic-stripe technology, even though other countries upgraded years ago.
With so many unknowns regarding the company's execution it's hard to get excited about VeriFone -- even after a 75 percent jump in the last 6 months.
Mid-caps offer a unique combination of growth and stability, and these stocks are hitting especially hard on the growth front.
VeriFone is upgraded to 'outperform,' and MannKind is downgraded to 'underperform.'
August employment figures should provide insight into the US labor market and the next possible Fed moves.
Geopolitical concerns remain in focus as investors are set to examine several economic reports ahead of Friday's payroll data.
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