Tag: credit

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

The convenience of buy now, pay later creates risks: Fitch

August 4, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

BNPL providers are rushing to the U.S. market as brands and retailers build the option into shopping experiences. The domestic market is still seen as relatively new by international players, making it a frontier for potential growth. Just this week, […]

Capital, Finance Tech

Why some investors are holding onto Wirecard shares even after insolvency

July 9, 2020


Despite its spectacular descent into insolvency last month, Wirecard’s share price has not yet hit zero. Last week, Munich prosecutors raided the offices of the German payments giant, widening the investigation into the company to include fraud. It follows an […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

The Fed reveals which companies make its corporate-bonds shopping list

June 29, 2020

Via: Fortune

The Federal Reserve on Sunday released a list of roughly 750 companies, including Apple, Walmart and ExxonMobil, whose corporate bonds it will purchase in the coming months in an effort to keep borrowing costs low and smooth the flow of […]

Financial Services, Industries

JPMorgan says the coronavirus market rout has probably hit bottom already

March 30, 2020

Via: Fortune

Strategists at JPMorgan Chase & Co. have concluded that most risk assets — a universe that typically includes stocks and credit — have seen their low points for the recession that’s gripped economies around the world. Conditions that JPMorgan had […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Apple Card: release date and all we know about the new iPhone-centric credit card

July 31, 2019

Via: TechRadar

During a launch event that saw Apple unveil to the world a new news and magazine subscription service (Apple News Plus), a new offering of original content (Apple TV Plus) and a gaming subscription platform (Apple Arcade), a new, surprising […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

The credit of British companies is declining in quality and austerity and Brexit are largely to blame

February 21, 2019

Via: Business Insider

The credit of British companies is declining in quality and austerity and Brexit are largely to blame, according to David Carruthers, the head of research at Credit Benchmark, a firm which tracks corporate debt. The weakness of the pound — […]


SOCGEN: The good times are coming to an end in 2018

November 30, 2017

Via: Business Insider

The party’s almost over, Societe Generale strategists say. A strong earnings recovery and a growing economy have fueled investor interest in buying risky corporate bonds this year. Societe Generale’s credit strategists see 2018 as a transition year for the credit […]

Finance Tech, Financial Services, Industries, Liquidity

Finance, Meet Your New Match: FinTech Trends to Watch in 2016

February 18, 2016


The fintech industry saw an extraordinary explosion in 2015. According to the Pitchbook, about $7.6 billion was invested in fintech companies in 2015; a substantial increase as compared to $4.7 billion in 2014 and $1.5 billion in 2013. These numbers are […]

Mobile Banking & Payments

Americans are afraid of having their identities stolen but don’t do much about it

October 19, 2015

Via: itCurated

If constant headlines about data breaches have made you fear your identity might be stolen, you’re not alone. About 77% of Americans are frightened by the prospect of having their identities stolen, according to a survey released Monday by, […]