Shares of eBay (EBAY +4.8%) and Discover Financial Services (DFS +4.5%) shoot higher with...

Shares of eBay (EBAY +4.8%) and Discover Financial Services (DFS +4.5%) shoot higher with investor enthusiasm stoked up by a mobile payment venture between the two firms. Win-win? The deal lets PayPal shoulder into Discover's existing stable of merchant bank processors and could mark the watershed moment for the service where it emerges into a more mainstream brick-and-mortar payment alternative. For its part, Discover diversifies by grabbing extra fees from processing transactions and hitches itself to a promising partner in the mobile wallet war.

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  • The Autonomous Guy #23
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    and when eBay (Pay Pal ) hooks up with McDonald's , I''


    really be "LOVIN IT" ..
    22 Aug 2012, 10:40 AM Reply Like
  • alphaman
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    Mr. Cohen:


    Close your short on EBAY and move on.
    22 Aug 2012, 10:36 PM Reply Like
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