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blockchain

Blockchain Fuel Finance Startup

Bitcoin was hailed as the digital currency of a utopian future, but, at least in the US, few people use it. (At Overstock.com, the first major retailer to accept bitcoin, it accounts for less than 0.1 percent of sales.) What is taking off, however, is

wells fargo

All You Need to Know About the Wells Fargo Account Scandal

Although Wells Fargo is one of the largest and most respected banks in the world, its reputation faces an uncertain future. In September, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Wells Fargo for the widespread and illegal practice of opening unauthorized accounts — more than 2

sugar tax

Sugar tax in UK: Know How will it work?

A new sugar tax on the soft drinks industry has been introduced in the UK. It is something that has been talked about for some time, but has still come as a surprise. The move has been hailed by campaigners as a significant step in

Banking

10 Banking Trends for 2016

We spoke to four financial and banking experts to find out what’s on the horizon for the banking sector in 2016. Here are 10 trends they told us to watch. 1. Fewer people will head to branches. Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst, says the number

Financial service App

Financial service firms losing in app game

New research reveals that financial service providers are not meeting consumer expectations when it comes to the mobile experience. In the analysis of the mobile capabilities of 40 financial services companies in the U.S. and U.K, report found that 15% do not have any sort of mobile

Credit Card sector

2016 Trends in Credit Card sector to watch out

Within the credit card sector, innovative technologies are changing the way people make purchases. Mobile and alternative payments are experiencing significant growth, with a range of payment providers in the mix including PayPal, MasterPass by MasterCard, Apple Pay, Amazon Payments, and Google Wallet. In addition,