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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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And Even If Finance Gets A Brexit Deal, Equivalence Is Not The Answer
An equivalence agreement refers to a financial services agreement negotiated between the EU and a third country, which recognises the regulations of the third country as in compliance with, and therefore equivalent to, the EU’s own.
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Big Banks And Big Tech (Not Versus)
Tech giants like Amazon and Alibaba may do a lot of bank-link activities, but they will never move into full-service banking. Here's why...
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What Banks Think About Decentralized Finance
Financial technology (FinTech) is changing many facets of finance. These include retail and wholesale payments, financial market infrastructures, investment management, insurance, credit provision, and capital raising.
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Big Banks Versus Big Tech... It’s All About The Money
There’s now a funding fight taking place between Big Tech and Big Banks in America. Companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are moving into their space and and may now be tipping the scales.
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Innovation? Humbug!
Bill Gates said in the early 1990s that “we need banking but we don’t need banks anymore”. He was wrong.
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EC "We’re Just A Technology Company That Happens To Have A Banking License"
Many banks say it these days, and they say it to be cool. To be like a young, FinTech unicorn. And I don't like it.
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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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