Finance & Markets

The 2019 Stock pick challenge.

Slack Channel on Irish Finance Markets

On 12/31/18 picks are frozen with the goal of picking 10 winners.

Here are my 2019 picks (prices reflected 5/24/19) with current prices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mid-year

It has has been a very interesting year with the longest bull run in history extending, trade wars with China and a massive batch of tech unicorns entering the public market.

Unicorns

So far, we have seen several large IPOs, Pintrest, Uber, Lyft, and Zoom as a few of the large ones.

2019 Year of the Unicorns

Payments

Card networks and how they are remaining strong amongst all the Big Tech initiatives to attack the wallet

Card Networks  – Market value of ~$706B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t forget to look at the 10Ks from Q1 2019 for both MA and V, the cross border transactions are increasing for MA, but declining for V, why? This is a significant portion of the revenue, ~23% for V

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