In 2023, fintech is expected to grow rapidly as technology revolutionizes the financial industry. That should mean good things for fintech stocks. Investors should expect the continued integration of fintech into traditional financial institutions, such as banks. This will allow for a more seamless and efficient experience for customers, as they can access financial services through…

Financial technology (fintech) companies that facilitate online payments and digital banking services had a difficult time in 2022. Dragged lower by the broader market downturn and as investor sentiment soured on technology companies, many fintech stocks have seen their share price cut in half, or worse, over the last year. But despite the carnage, there are…

Let’s just forget 2022 ever happened. Over the last year, inflation hit a 40-year high. There were fears of a recession materializing, and those fears have persisted . Nearly 63% of U.S. consumers were living paycheck to paycheck. Markets were crushed. Home sales began to fall at the fastest rate in decades. Retail sales dropped,…

After a rough year, there are plenty of tech stocks to sell. Unfortunately, investors now know that inflation is persistent. Nearly all central banks around the world raised interest rates. Some fintech firms already showed signs of strain. And most are simply not prepared for the monetary tightening that could persist. Plus, there’s now a…

Source: Wright Studio / Shutterstock.com With the arrival of the new year, now is a great time to start looking ahead and considering potential market opportunities in 2023. Fintech was a major casualty during this downturn, but some of these companies are well-positioned for growth in the years to come. Therefore, the current downturn is…

Buy now, pay later stocks are a good way for investors to see a benefit from a growth in this form of financing. Buy now, pay later (BNPL) has become incredibly popular in recent years. Nearly 4% of online transactions in North America are done using this payment option, and usage skyrocketed during the Black…

The coronavirus pandemic combined with the rise of stock trading apps led to a sharp increase in the number of retail traders. Much has been written about these new investors — many of whom are younger than your typical investor — the types of investments they are interested in, and their risk tolerance. If you’re…

Source: shutterstock.com/ZinetroN Many sectors have been damaged in the train wreck of this year’s stock market. But few have been as hard hit as the stocks of financial technology (fintech) companies. These are companies using new technologies to compete with traditional banks and other financial institutions. Think payment apps, online lenders and digital exchanges. Most…

The easiest way to find the best fintech stocks to buy is to examine the holdings of fintech ETFs such as the passively managed Global X Fintech ETF (NASDAQ:FINX) or actively managed ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (NYSEARCA:ARKF), arguably America’s best-known fintech ETF due to portfolio manager Cathie Wood’s notoriety. The Global X Fintech ETF provides…

This might seem as the most inappropriate time to talk about crypto stocks. Investor confidence has plunged with the collapse of FTX (FTT-USD). Bitcoin (BTC-USD) has now consolidated well below the $20,000 level. This fact alone signals just how impactful the bankruptcy of FTX has been for the sector, triggering yet another leg downward for most…

The tech world is getting rocked with some huge news. Jack Dorsey, CEO and co-founder of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), is stepping down from his position at the company. But fear not, crypto bulls, for Dorsey is maintaining control of his second venture, Square (NYSE:SQ). The global payments company has been building momentum for a long while now.…

Up until two weeks ago, SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock was on a tear. Source: rafapress / Shutterstock.com After getting knocked back below $15 per share following its successful SPAC rollout, SOFI stock went on a strong run between late August and early November, delivering of strong quarterly results. The fintech company was also boosted by reduced…

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) has turned out quite the winner for many investors. AFRM stock more than doubled since August, making it one of the best performing tech plays. Now that the company is getting the recognition it deserves, the question is whether there is still upside left for AFRM stock. Source: Piotr Swat / Shutterstock.com I…

“This is a Cathie stock” is a new meme on Wall Street. It is at the heart of the three stocks to buy ideas today. Love it or hate it, Ark Invest is popular and it’s not going away soon. I consider these trade opportunities short term. However, they could also form a successful longer-term…

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the broader adoption of financial technology (fintech) solutions around the world. Combining financial services with information technology, fintech stocks promise to transform the financial industry by providing innovative solutions. Digital payment and lending players and card networks have directly benefited from the shift to digitalization as well as the growing…

The S&P 500 is on fire at the moment on the heels of an excellent earnings season. It seems that nothing can stop the current bull run as the markets have proved very resilient. But some are still sounding the alarm that a steep market correction is near, which means it is the right time…

Square (NYSE:SQ) stock is down 20% from its summer highs. This is the third time this year that it has fallen at least that much from about the same levels. As such, I consider this whole year as a consolidation effort. From a technical perspective, this means that the rally will be significant if and…

The pandemic has brought many shifts in personal and professional lives. Among the latest is the “phenomenon in recruitment and retention – the Great Resignation. News media has been increasingly absorbed with mass resignations that have occurred and their causes and potential impact, especially in the United States and United Kingdom,” highlights research led by…