Category: Financial Services

Financial Services, Industries

Mastercard is acquiring Transactis to deepen its bill pay play (MA)

May 6, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Mastercard announced that it will acquire bill pay platform Transactis for an undisclosed amount. Transactis’ technology is used by bank and nonbank partners to enable businesses to streamline their bill collection digitally — including firms that typically don’t support digital bill pay, […]

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

Apple Credit Card to Come With Juicy Rewards – But Only on the iPhone

March 26, 2019

Via: TheStreet

When people talk about the future, what they usually care most about is what that means for people — how they’ll live, if they’ll adapt. Apple (AAPL – Get Report) has helped to transform human behavior so that now nearly […]

Financial Services, Industries

Customer Experience ‘disconnect’ puts pressure on financial services to modernise

February 25, 2019

Via: TechRadar

The collective rise of the tech giants and challenger banks is placing significant pressure on traditional financial institutions. Disruptive digital savvy ‘newbies’ are designing their entire ethos around simplifying and enriching the customer experience, and anyone slow to respond could […]

Financial Services, Industries

The best credit card processing services of 2018

December 20, 2018

Via: TechRadar

It’s never been easier to set up shop on the web and sell your wares to the world. The US is a global leader in e-commerce and the sector is characterized by constant innovation, so it’s worth investing time and […]

Financial Services, Industries, News

Why Trump Should Fear Maxine Waters Leading The Financial Services Committee

November 8, 2018

Via: Fortune

With her re-election this week, California Rep. Maxine Waters is set to lead the House Financial Services Committee when the next session of Congress begins in January, and that is potentially bad news for President Donald Trump. As head of […]

Financial Services, Industries

PayPal Rises on New Partnership With Walmart

October 11, 2018

Via: TheStreet

PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) is going brick-and-mortar. The digital payment service announced a partnership with Walmart Inc. (WMT) that will allow customers to withdraw and deposit funds to and from their accounts at Walmart stores. PayPal shares were up 1.7% […]

Financial Services, Industries

Banking: Wells Fargo, Chime, Empower banks fight for millennial accounts

September 20, 2018


Are you between 21 and 37? Please bank with us. That’s the message millennials are hearing as the battle between the big banks and fintech companies for their hearts and deposits heats up. The newest entrant in the fray – […]

Financial Services, Industries, News

Visa and Mastercard Will Pay $6 Billion to End a Massive Price-Fixing Lawsuit

September 18, 2018

Via: Fortune

Visa and Mastercard agreed to pay as much as $6.2 billion to end a long-running price-fixing case brought by merchants over card fees, the largest-ever class action settlement of an antitrust case. The two card companies will pay between $5.54 […]

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 […]