The recent 10-for-1 split announcement by MasterCard (MA)
should highlight the extreme profitability of facilitating financial
transactions around the world. In fact, the market appears desperate for
lower fee, cross border alternatives with the sudden rise in popularity
of the Bitcoin, yet for investors very few growth companies exist that
offer the opportunity to participate in the internet and mobile
financial transaction arena. The previous mentioned MasterCard and
competitor Visa (V) have already reached market values around $100 billion and don't exactly offer new opportunities.
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