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Chris Skinner is known as an independent commentator on the financial markets and fintech through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book more

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The Rise Of The Mobile Wallet
I first started blogging about smart mobile wallets in earnest in 2014. Back then, the mobile network operators were starting to get active and to try and bring the M-PESA and other experiences to the modern world. But no one wanted them.
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The Future Of Money: A Speech By The Governor Of The Bank Of England
Last week the Governor of the Bank of England, Andrew Bailey, gave a virtual speech at the Brookings Institute on the future of money, technology, payments, digital currencies and central bank digital currencies.
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Regulating Digital Bank And Fintech Financing
New technology-enabled business models related to deposit-taking, credit intermediation and capital-raising have emerged. These are digital banking, fintech balance sheet lending and crowdfunding platforms.
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Are Challenger Banks Doing Anything Different?
Where’s the fundamental rethinking of finance with technology in the UK challenger banks? Not much there so far. Just more attractive services, apps, fees and marketing.
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The Finanser’s Week: 3rd August 2020 – 9th August 2020
During this lockdown, it’s easy to get a bit down. The constant news of deaths and corona cases; the arguments between liberals and conservatives; the debate over whether the government acted early enough, fast enough, good enough.
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Neobanks: Are They Really Challenging?
Neobanks are viewed as a direct challenge to the status quo of the established traditional banks, with their lower cost structure and hyper-personal customer experience.
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AAPL Apple Inc.
FB Facebook Inc
GOOGL Google (A shares)
NFLX Netflix Inc.
OIL iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
USO United States Oil Fund, LP

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