Top

Tag: Featured


Education, Industries

Target to offer debt-free education to front-line workers

August 4, 2021

Via: ABC News

Target Corp. is joining a growing list of retailers and restaurant chains offering educational assistance at select online institutions for its front-line employees in a fiercely competitive job market. The Minneapolis-based discounter said Wednesday that it plans to spend $200 […]


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, […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Cryptocurrencies Trim Weekend Gains, Ethereum (ETH) Outperformance Continues

August 2, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The cryptocurrency market is giving back some of this weekend’s gains with market leader Bitcoin continuing to battle a zone of resistance between $42k and $43.5k. Cardano (ADA) jumped by nearly 50% over the weekend, before paring its gains, while […]


News

Flush with COVID stimulus money and boosted by reopenings, the U.S. economy grew sharply in the spring but slower than projected

July 29, 2021

Via: USA TODAY

The U.S. economy grew sharply in the second quarter amid the reopening economy and increasing COVID-19 vaccinations but the surge was less robust than expected and likely represented a high-water mark in a historically strong year. The nation’s gross domestic […]


Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Bank Collaborations Key To Faster Payment Initiatives

July 28, 2021

Via: PYMNTS.com

SWIFT’s latest product launch signals its continued efforts to accelerate and boost transparency in global B2B payments. But it’s also a reflection of the importance of industry collaboration between banks and FinTech innovators, with traditional financial institutions (FIs) often an […]


Financial Services, Trading

Global markets sink ahead of Fed update on economy

July 27, 2021

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets declined Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a Federal Reserve report for an update on when U.S. stimulus might start winding down. London and Frankfurt opened lower while Shanghai and Hong Kong declined. Tokyo advanced. On Monday, […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin mining stocks surge as the cryptocurrency rallies towards $40,000

July 26, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Shares of cryptocurrency mining companies soared in early Monday morning trading as bitcoin staged a rally to a six-week high above $38,000. Marathon Digital Holdings and Riot Blockchain both jumped 18% premarket. Crypto mining peers including Bitfarms (up 17.6%), Bit […]


News

Payments M&A is hot, but deals could face antitrust scrutiny

July 26, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

The pandemic ushered in an era of mass digital adoption as consumers looked to fight off the chances of contracting the virus. Digital payments volume and “the number of digital accounts increased significantly in 2020 as online commerce represented a […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

US Dollar Outlook: Grinding Towards a Fresh Multi-Month High

July 21, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The US dollar basket (DXY) is nearing its recent multi-month high, supported by a safe haven bid as risk markets remain wary of the ongoing spread of the delta covid variant and the potential impact it may have on global […]


Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Construction Cash Flow Health Is Built On Payments Predictability – Not Speed

July 20, 2021

Via: PYMNTS.com

B2B payment delays can crush a small business in any industry. Often considered a cash flow problem of larger corporates waiting longer to pay their small suppliers in an effort to protect their own financial positions, delayed B2B payments create […]