Tag: financial

Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds? How ETFs Can Help The Crypto Market

Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds? How ETFs Can Help The Crypto Market

With the new pick for the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – Gary Gensler – bringing a wealth of crypto knowledge to the role, the time might be right for a crypto exchange traded fund (ETF).

Cryptocurrency Stocks Higher After Tough Week for Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Stocks Higher After Tough Week for Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency-exposed stocks began climbing again on Friday after a brutal week for the digital asset.

Five New Year’s Resolutions For Cryptocurrency

Five New Year’s Resolutions For Cryptocurrency

With a new President, Congress, and SEC Chair, the US can reset its approach and win the cryptocurrency race against China. Here are five resolutions to achieve those goals.

In-Memory Computing Can Digitally Transform Financial Services And FinTech Applications For Capital Markets

In-Memory Computing Can Digitally Transform Financial Services And FinTech Applications For Capital Markets

FinTech – Financial services companies in the capital markets face three major application performance challenges. They must squeeze value from every ounce of soaring amounts of data. They must handle an increasing number of asset classes, the use of automated quantitative trading algorithms and continually evolving regulatory and cybersecurity requirements. And to reach business goals, they require that multiple business applications have real-time, massively scalable access to operational and historical data from disparate sources.

Top 5 Banking And Fintech Trends For 2021

Top 5 Banking And Fintech Trends For 2021

FinTech – I’ve never been a big fan of “Year of the [fill-in-the-blank]” proclamations. Google the term “year of the customer” and you’ll find that every year for the past 15 years has been heralded as the year of the customer.

Chinese Fintech Mogul’s Wealth Soars 460% As Investors Flock To His Site

Chinese Fintech Mogul’s Wealth Soars 460% As Investors Flock To His Site

Chinese retail investors thronging to join Futu Holdings’ online brokerage during the pandemic have sent the company’s stock soaring this year, and boosted the wealth of its founder Leaf Li by nearly 460%.

How The Ethereum, EOS, And Polkadot Communities Got Divided Into Two: CeFi Vs. DeFi

How The Ethereum, EOS, And Polkadot Communities Got Divided Into Two: CeFi Vs. DeFi Crypto

There are two halves of the financial system from a crypto enthusiast’s perspective — traditional finance and cryptocurrency finance. But the crypto space now has two subspaces — centralized finance (CeFi) and decentralized finance (DeFi). Here’s how the divide happened.

Blockchain Solutions For The She-Cession

Blockchain Solutions For The She-Cession

Recent statistics show that the shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have affected women at a much higher rate than men – both financially and professionally.  This is deemed a she-cession by reports that have been following recessions since 1949.

3 Ways Small Businesses Can Quickly Embrace AI Without Big Data or Programmers

3 Ways Small Businesses Can Quickly Embrace AI Without Big Data or Programmers

When AI was first launched, it was perceived as a technology that could revolutionize business models by creating a full understanding of a clients’ profile and their needs. It would be a must-have technology for large businesses to boost their balances and a magic tool for small business owners to remove barriers between their product or service and the final user — using the right data, of course.

Vishing At The Ritz: There’s A New Type Of Cybercrime In Town

Vishing At The Ritz: There’s A New Type Of Cybercrime In Town

Cybercrime – There’s another clever fraud tactic to add to your library of security threats. Imagine a call or voice message that appears to come from a trusted source but is really a disguised attempt to compromise your identity, credentials or financial information. More of a social engineering scheme than a vulnerability, “vishing” is a highly effective and targeted form of phishing that uses voice as a means to lure victims into disclosing private information.