Mobile payments

Where banking-fintech partnerships fall short

09/18/19

Fintechs that simply offer cosmetic upgrades to the cumbersome American banking system won't survive.

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HSBC presses its advantage as contactless-only issuer

08/20/19

As major U.S. cities continue to implement contactless tap-and-go acceptance to collect transit fares, at least one bank sees this trend as an opportunity to put its cards on center stage.

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Apple Card fortifies the digital model, and that's trouble for banks

08/09/19

Apple's massive user base, fully digital enrollment system, merchant reach and partnership with Goldman Sachs threaten retail banks on multiple fronts.

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Walmart crypto coin patent could be a back door to banking

08/02/19

Walmart has filed a patent application for a digital currency that, like Facebook's Libra, would be a stablecoin backed by traditional currencies. And it envisions a very specific use case where its coin could stand in for cash — or even for a bank account.

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TD Ameritrade wants to steer customers toward in-car voice assistants

07/24/19

The brokerage expects customers will use conversational tech to check accounts and perform other financial transactions while stuck in traffic.

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Why mobile onboarding is such a turnoff

07/17/19

Banks can fine-tune their apps so the customer doesn't give up halfway through a cumbersome sign-up process.

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Citi opens bank earnings season; SEC ponders authority over Libra

07/15/19

Investors eye how low rates, flat yield curve will affect bank profits; agency is determining if it has oversight power over Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency.

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Biggest changes in digital banking are just ahead

06/19/19

Many might think that the technological disruption of the industry is already underway, but it’s likely that the most significant restructuring is still yet to come.

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Accept cash, credit card or mobile payment? Government wants a say

06/14/19

State and local officials have pushed back against retailers that don’t take cash, and now some are pressuring electric vehicle firms to expand payment options at charging stations.

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Trump calls Fed policy ‘destructive’; Banks get a boost

06/11/19

The president says the Fed is giving China a competitive advantage; bank stocks gained after tariffs on Mexican imports nixed.

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