Weekly Briefing No. 63 | Fintech Truth in the Wild

Weekly Briefing No. 63 | Fintech Truth in the Wild

Welcome to the wild winter wilderness of mid-January. Here’s the latest in our neck of the woods: A fintech-fueled future for journalism, The FR’s exclusive 1-on-1 with Hixme, a rising health care-fintech star, a coming clash between blockchain and the mob, Britain’s need to look west, BlackRock’s quant bets, Company of Note: Canalyst and more.

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Weekly Briefing No. 62 | Fintech Pros: Are You In or Are You In?

Weekly Briefing No. 62 | Fintech Pros: Are You In or Are You In?

As we enter the new year, we note that some are into fintech for real and some are into it for a trade. We suggest that 2017 will be the year that determines who’s really in. Also this week: A human vs. machine contest with big relevance for investors and traders, divisions emerging on the promise of blockchain tech, the end of Chase’s deal of a lifetime, MIT’s AI forecasts, France’s self-sabotage in luring London fintechs and Company of note: Clarity Money.

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Weekly Briefing No. 61 | 2017 Fintech Prognosticators: Blindfolded Monkeys or Keen Experts?

Weekly Briefing No. 61 | 2017 Fintech Prognosticators: Blindfolded Monkeys or Keen Experts?

In 1973, Princeton professor Burton Malkiel famously asserted that a bunch of blindfolded monkeys throwing darts at a newspaper’s stock table could select a portfolio that would perform as well as one carefully selected by a panel of experts. For 14 years, the Wall Street Journal ran ...

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Weekly Briefing No. 60 | Fintech Holiday Homework

Weekly Briefing No. 60 | Fintech Holiday Homework

We hope you enjoy the holidays, but if you’re like us, you’ve got one eye fixated on 2017 already. For those of you looking to get a jump on next year, doing a little homework and deeper thinking — apart from just keeping up with the weekly news and white paper flow — may be just the ticket you need.

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