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The 5 Things Investors Are Watching After eBay Acquired Braintree

Stefan Cheplick

eBay (EBAY) acquired online payments company Braintree for $800 million. This could prove to be huge for eBay in the long run. Remember when they acquired PayPal back in 2002? Here are the 5 things investors and traders are watching on the StockTwits eBay Stream.

1.) eBay should be able to hit a key goal now. They expect to enable $300 billion in global commerce by 2015:

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2.) From a technical standpoint, this price level looks like it could be the next resistance before eBay moves higher:

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3.) eBay’s PayPal is slowly reassuring itself as one of the leaders in online payments:

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4.) This might be the most significant comment we saw. And yes, we bookmarked it in case eBay’s stock price starts running higher over the next few months:

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5.)  This acquisition by eBay might inspire more public companies to start acquiring growth and new services at earlier stages:

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