Digital payments

Challenger banks bet public trusts them more than Google

11/17/19

Consumer trust issues have long been a stumbling block for challenger banks, but many say Google will face bigger obstacles.

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Bias probe or not, the Apple Card is setting a new standard for banks

11/11/19

The tech company’s card seems to be raising consumers’ expectations that they should be able to get and use a card instantly and receive useful notifications.

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15 community banks join The Clearing House’s real-time payments network

10/29/19

Many small banks remain skeptical of the payments network because it is owned and operated by big banks and they are waiting for the Federal Reserve to launch a rival service.

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Where does Facebook’s digital currency project stand after Zuckerberg testimony?

10/28/19

American Banker Capitol Hill reporter Neil Haggerty shares how the D.C. community reacted to Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony and how they look at the project now.

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Payments system and community banks need FedNow

10/23/19

Congress should get behind the Fed's effort to launch a real-time payments service instead of getting in its way.

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Reg concerns about Libra ‘should be no surprise’: Fed’s Brainard

10/16/19

With policymakers casting doubt on Facebook's cryptocurrency and some of the social media giant's partners pulling out, a Federal Reserve governor continued the drumbeat of criticism.

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Bank earnings season begins; more payments companies quit Facebook’s Libra

10/15/19

Consumer banking is expected to offset the banks’ underperforming Wall Street units; the defections of Visa, Mastercard and Stripe threaten the cyrpto project’s viability before it starts.

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'I don't think we can ignore digital currency'

10/15/19

Banks shouldn't let the legal and regulatory hurdles deter them, attorney Felix Shipkevich says.

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How BBVA picks its fintech partners

10/07/19

Susan French, head of product at BBVA Open Platform, discussed the bank's vetting of fintech partners and how it deals with the competitive threat that their products present.

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What it means for Facebook's Libra to lose PayPal

10/04/19

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has lost its first major ally. PayPal — where the head of Facebook's Libra project once served as president — has cut its ties. As a founding member, PayPal was expected to drive the payment-specific part of the cryptocurrency initiative.

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