Fintech Focus For July 10, 20202 min read
Daily Perspective: The market is not the economy. – Mike Loewengart
Fintech Movers: The digital lending platform market was estimated at $4 billion in 2018. This number is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of over 20% in the next 5 years, putting it at an estimated $17 billion by 2025. – Benzinga
- LSEG assigns crypto bar code.
- Coinbase considers public offer.
- Railsbank expands into the US.
- One7 acquires fintech Rapidoo.
- Upgrade garners $1B valuation.
- Lightspeed backs market maker.
- Sberbank intros payment tech.
- Ping An and JPM finance Taulia.
- FXCM strengthens trade tech.
- CFTC schedules a fintech event.
- Ant plans a huge Hong Kong IPO.
- SoFi applies for US bank charter.
- Cloud9, SteelEye tackle trading.
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Watch Out For This: In a new proposal, the Bureau of Land Management is giving Nevada ranchers more time on federal land to graze away the grasses that fuel wildfires. It may make things worse. – The Counter
- Hidden phone trackers explained.
- SCOTUS divides Oklahoma in half.
- China pushes for Hong Kong power.
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Market Moving Headline: Ford employees came together to raise concern about their employer’s manufacture of police vehicles. – Jalopnik
- SCOTUS reviews Facebook suit.
- JPM Report: Online food delivery.
- Quality fills and information leakage.
- Biden targets better supply chains.
- Health care in the genomic age.
- Sony invests $250M into Fortnite.
- Tesla levels up its self-driving tech.
- Wells-Fargo prepares for job cuts.
- Jobless claims fall to a 4 month low.
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