Category: Financial Services

Financial Services, Industries

Coinbase Launches ‘Prime’ Service in Push to Lure Big Institutional Investors

May 15, 2018

Via: Fortune

Coinbase has unveiled a spate of products and services aimed at major players in the financial industry. Tuesday’s announcement, which included a new “white glove” offering called Coinbase Prime, comes as the San Francisco digital currency exchange seeks to entrench […]

Finance Tech, Financial Services, Industries, Trading

Tax cuts were supposed to juice the economy, but banks aren’t seeing it

April 16, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Is the tax revamp signed into law in December helping banks? One quarter in, earnings results show that it’s complicated. On Friday, JPMorgan Chase JPM, -2.71% said its quarterly profit jumped by more than one-third to an all-time high, helped […]

Finance Tech, Financial Services, Industries, Mobile Banking & Payments

The best e-commerce platform of 2018

February 6, 2018

Via: TechRadar

As more and more folks head online to shop, it’s not surprising that the e-commerce sector is thriving. However, with so much choice in how you set up your online store, it can be difficult finding the right platform for […]

Financial Services, Industries

How Tax Reform Makes Goldman Sachs a Winner – and a Loser

January 30, 2018

Via: Fortune

Confused about the new tax law? Join the crowd. The tax reforms are having wildly different impacts on different companies–and no company illustrates those discrepancies better than Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs. Marquee names from Comcast to Verizon and Wells […]

Financial Services, Industries

Delta rolls out new no-fee AmEx amid hot airline credit card market

September 6, 2017


Delta Air Lines is rolling out a new frequent-flier credit card with no annual fee, part of an effort to court new customers in the increasingly lucrative market for airline-branded credit cards. The new “Blue Delta SkyMiles Credit Card” will […]

Education, Financial Services, Industries

Visa, MasterCard, Discover Offer Secured Credit Cards, a Tool for College Kids

September 1, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Far too many college students shy away from credit cards. In fact, only 33% of people between 18 and 29 even have one. Yet, not having a credit card has serious implications for your financial future. For one, without a […]

Financial Services, Industries

AmEx Pays $96 Million to Cardholders to Settle Discrimination Claim

August 24, 2017

Via: TheStreet

American Express Co. (AXP) is resolving a government watchdog’s discrimination review by paying at least $96 million to customers in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories who were charged higher fees and interest rates than cardholders in the rest of […]

Financial Services, Industries

Wells Fargo raises its year-end S&P 500 target

August 23, 2017


Wells Fargo raised its year-end S&P 500 price target citing strong overseas growth and strong second-quarter earnings. The new forecast still calls for lower prices from here. “Earlier this year, we had concerns that investors might fret over potential for […]

Financial Services, Industries

These 17 US companies have the biggest piles of cash

August 22, 2017

Via: Business Insider

American companies are hoarding cash like crazy. In the second quarter of 2017, twenty-four of the largest American companies are holding on to a whopping $1.01 trillion in cash reserves, up 1.63% from the first quarter, according to analysis of […]

Financial Services, Industries, News

Here’s how the Fed’s decisions will begin impacting the market

August 17, 2017


The Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes published Wednesday afternoon revealed the central bank is quite divided when it comes to future interest rate increases, and one portfolio manager laid out in a interview with CNBC’s “Trading Nation” how the Fed’s upcoming hikes may […]