How does Visa compare to MasterCard? Is Visa a better buy?
By Learn To Invest  •  August 13, 2022
2022 is a year that will go down in history. Every month, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increases tremendously, with the latest June report increasing 9.1% over the past year. On top of that, the Federal Reserve has delivered the biggest rate increase since 1994, a 0.75 basis point increase, to tackle the ever hotter U.S. inflation. In times like this, companies in the consumer staples industry usually thrive. This is because companies in the consumer staples industry  are seen as recession-resistant. Moreover, payment technology companies, such as Visa and Mastercard, are businesses that are highly reliant on consumer spending activities. Recent market corrections have somewhat deflated the bubbles in many growth stocks, bringing their valuations to much more reasonable levels. PayPal Holdings and Visa are two representatives. Paypal has declined over 70%, while Visa has declined to a lesser degree, by about 20% off its peak. Thus, we would...
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Not an investment genius, but someone who is learning and sharing my findings on personal finance and investing. I have amassed my knowledge through internships, amazing mentors and books. I developed this blog to document my investment path and demonstrate to the general public that anyone can learn to manage and increase their own money with the right framework of investing and thinking. In that spirit, I intend to share my thoughts and opinions as open as possible in this blog. Because of familiarity and my knowledge with the SG companies, I began my investing in SG markets in 2019. I eventually expanded to invest in the Hong Kong and the United States markets.

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