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PayPal Vs. Block: 2 Top Dogs In Fintech

Mar. 03, 2022 4:31 AM ETPayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), SQ7 Comments


  • PayPal and Block are leading fintech companies. As the war on cash continues, it'll be interesting to see their businesses play out.
  • PayPal and Block are in different stages of growth, which is important to consider when comparing the two investment opportunities.
  • The global mobile payment market is forecasted to surpass $11 trillion by 2028. We're still in the early innings of a long-lasting secular growth trend.
  • Let's discuss each company and determine which stock is the better investment opportunity for you today. I choose PYPL.

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Both PayPal (NASDAQ:NASDAQ:PYPL) and Block (NSYE:NYSE:SQ), two of the world's leading fintech companies, have gotten off to a rough start in 2022. PayPal and Block are down 45% and 24% year to date, respectively, as tech stocks

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