Apple is moving into consumer finance with buy now, pay later (BNPL). Will they be the first tech company to become a bank? In any case, Apple’s foray into BNPL threatens incumbents like Klarna and Affirm. Is the BNPL business model even sustainable?
Plus, Coca-Cola has outperformed the S&P 500 so far this year. Another boost for the stock? It’s partnered Jack Daniels to sell the classic Jack-and-Coke cocktail in a can.
Host: Lavinia Tan
Episode guest: Grace Cheng, Director of Investment Research, Syfe
Producer: Eliezer Toh
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