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The Finanser’s Week: 6th August 2018 – 12th August 2018

The main blog headlines are … Millennials: STOP EATING AVOCADOS!!! I’ve spotted a couple of interesting discussions about millennials and money in the last week, both of which say that the views on them are wrong. Stereotyped as avocado-crunching, cappuccino… Continue Reading →

According to one banker, banks are just like sewage

Now I didn’t make this statement, to be clear. A banker did. He was talking about the four quadrants of service, and said that banking needed to become like the sewage system: invisible, but incredibly important that it works especially… Continue Reading →

Things worth reading: 10th August 2018

Things we’re reading today include … HSBC’s China Focus Continues To Drive Profits, But Leaves The Bank Vulnerable To Trade War Specter of Criminal Charges Raised at Australian Bank Inquiry We Wanted Safer Banks. We Got More Inequality. Goldman Sachs… Continue Reading →

Venmo’s growing pains and the rise of Zelle

I know I’ve written a lot about China and the Chinese internet giants for the past couple of years, whilst leaving out much of what’s happening in the USA. It’s not to say the USA is boring, but it’s not… Continue Reading →

Things worth reading: 9th August 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Facebook wants you to do banking on its Messenger app Bank by bank, here’s where the hiring and firing will happen now Is Barclays Opening Crypto Trading? Activist investor Ed Bramson steps up Barclays… Continue Reading →

Millennials: STOP EATING AVOCADOS!!!

I’ve spotted a couple of interesting discussions about millennials and money in the last week, both of which say that the views on them are wrong. Stereotyped as avocado-crunching, cappuccino drinking, needies, the general media view is that this is… Continue Reading →

Why cryptocurrencies are more trusted than banks

I spotted a chart the other day showing the millions of dollars lost on cryptocurrency platforms … Source: The Wall Street Journal Since 2011, there have been 56 cyberattacks directed at cryptocurrency exchanges, initial coin offerings and other digital-currency platforms… Continue Reading →

The EU’s policy on FinTech competition is …

I cannot post a 222-page PDF from the US Government on FinTech and competition without also posting a 136-page PDF from the European Commission on FinTech and competition. Also released last week, the EU document has a different focus to the US… Continue Reading →

The Finanser’s Week: 30th July 2018 – 5th August 2018

The main blog headlines this week are … Why we need to define: ‘challenger’ bank After my recent blog about challenger banks, I received an interesting email from David Parker challenging the idea that a start-up is actually a challenger. Chris… Continue Reading →

Banks can now be born in the USA

The USA is a little bit confusing. On the one hand, they have some of the fittest people in the world; on the other, they have some of the fattest. On the one hand, they’ve championed the banning of cigarettes… Continue Reading →

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