With global reach and an incredibly strong balance sheet, this financial powerhouse is in a great position to benefit from the widespread consumer trend.
Adobe is upgraded to 'buy,' and Coca-Cola is initiated with an 'outperform.'
The tech giant has everything it needs, including more than a half-billion credit cards on file, to put an iBuck in your pocket.
Fertility treatments can cost thousands of dollars, but one family paid for those medical bills with the electronic money.
Shares of the online auctioneer look like a value as the fast-growing company transforms itself into a cutting-edge retailer.
It's still No. 1 among the world's 100 biggest names, whose combined worth is $2.6 trillion. No. 8 might surprise you.
These companies indulge our desire for instant gratification
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