Posts Tagged ‘Finance’
Fintechist US Dollar Curtain Call

Is the US Dollar Running on its Last Legs?

by JP Buntinxon September 16, 2017
Although the US government may not like the idea, their US Dollar is not as powerful as it used to be. Entire countries are trying to get rid of their dependency on this currency. China, Russia, and even India are just some of the examples. Bilateral trading agreements are being forged as a way to […]
Fintechist Central Banks Cryptocurency

Central Banks Ignoring Cryptocurrencies Will Become Obsolete

by JP Buntinxon August 20, 2017
It is evident central banks do not like cryptocurrencies all that much. In fact, they are looking to create their own centralized digital currencies moving forward. On paper, it makes a lot of sense to take this approach. However, missing out on cryptocurrency is not in the best interest of central banks either. When consumers […]

Fintechist Greece Euro Sabbatical

Otmar Issing: “Greece Needs to Take a Euro-sabbatical”

by JP Buntinxon July 31, 2017
Contrary to what most financial experts like to believe, the European financial crisis is far from over. Otmar Issing, a former Chief Economist, feels exactly the same way. In fact, he claims the entire Eurozone needs to rid itself of Greece, even if it is just for a short period of time. Issing is very […]
Call Centres Criminals Fraud

Criminals Target Call Centres To Obtain Consumer Financial Information

by JP Buntinxon September 15, 2016
Banks all over the world have plenty of reasons to be concerned in the digital age. Call centre fraud is a new emerging trend, particularly in the United Kingdom. Most criminals groups target call centres to access customer funds and take over some of their financial accounts. All of this data is then either used […]

AU10TIX Deep Learning Facial Recognition

AU10TIX Improves Facial Recognition Technology With Deep Learning

by JP Buntinxon September 12, 2016
The world of finance continues to evolve around the clock. Authentication and identification are two primary points of focus, to reduce fraud. AU10TIX, an Israeli company, released their Advanced Deep-Learning Beta. This particular tool increases accuracy for face comparison related to ID documentation. When verifying a person’s identity, they will usually send a picture or […]
BlackList Forbes Cloud 100

BlackLine Named as Promising Private Company On Forbes Cloud 100 List

by JP Buntinxon September 8, 2016
BlackLine is a financial automation company that continues to turn a lot of heads. When Forbes announced their-ever Cloud 100 list, this particularly company was named. This is a significant vote of confidence for the company, as they are a top private cloud company. But how will this affect financial automation solutions as a whole? […]