eBay (EBAY) is hoping to win the business of gold (and silver and platinum) bugs through a new...

|About: eBay Inc. (EBAY)|By:, SA News Editor

eBay (EBAY) is hoping to win the business of gold (and silver and platinum) bugs through a new partnership with bullion exchange APMEX. The eBay-hosted APMEX Bullion Center provides listings on 200 precious metal products. Meanwhile, Gartner is predicting 1/3 of consumer brands will integrate payment options into their mobile apps by 2015 - that should benefit PayPal, whose mobile volumes are soaring in part because typing a PayPal login is more convenient on a phone than typing in credit card info.