Tag: News

Finance Tech, Trading

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

August 3, 2021

Via: ABC News

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and ended higher Tuesday as traders weighed another big set of company earnings reports. Investors were also closely monitoring the latest developments with COVID-19 and its potential impact on a still-recovering economy amid the […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Bank Collaborations Key To Faster Payment Initiatives

July 28, 2021


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, […]


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 […]


Bend Financial Meets HSA Investing Surge with Expanded, Fully Integrated Investment Offering

July 15, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Bend Financial (Bend), an industry-leading health savings account (HSA) provider, today announced the expansion of its HSA investment platform to now include a fully integrated investment offering that provides HSA investors seamless access to fractional trading, multiple investment models, exchange-traded […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Carver Bancorp Triples in Apparent Meme Stock Boost

July 8, 2021

Via: TheStreet

Carver Bancorp (CARV) – Get Report more than tripled on Thursday as one of the country’s oldest and largest African-American-backed financial institutions caught the attention of retail traders. Shares of the New York company at last check were trading at […]

Energy, Industries

Oil Price Rebound Emerges as US Inventories Contract for Eighth Week

July 8, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The price of oil extends the rebound from the weekly low ($70.76) as US inventories contract for eight consecutive weeks, but recent price action warns of a larger correction in crude as it extends the series of lower highs and […]


Analysis-U.S. IPO market a danger zone for Chinese firms after Beijing crackdown

July 7, 2021


China’s stepped-up scrutiny of overseas listings by its companies and a clampdown on ride-hailing giant Didi Global Inc soon after its debut in New York have darkened the outlook for listings in the United States, bankers and investors said. On […]

Education, Industries

Public support for paying college athletes split, survey says

June 25, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The center found that 60% of survey respondents supported student-athletes being paid for use of their NIL. It was administered in mid-May, prior to the Supreme Court decision. The issue of players being paid for their personas has taken off. […]

Education, Industries

Ed Dept: Arizona State violated the Clery Act

June 16, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The Clery Act requires colleges that receive federal funding to report certain crimes to the federal government. The Education Department beefed up enforcement of the law over the last several years, fining the University of California, Berkeley, nearly $2.4 million […]