ALL FINTECH NEWS

The Consumer Spending Decline Has Only Just Begun

Data show high unemployment will persist into 2021. The spillover effect on consumer spending could be devastating. The Consumer Spending Decline Has Only Just Begun …

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Kingdom Trust CEO Says Bitcoin Is Digital Manifestation of Austrian Economics

The CEO of Kingdom Trust, a Bitcoin-friendly custodian managing more than $13 billion in assets, believes Bitcoin comprises a digital realization of Austrian economics. The …

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Restored Falling Wedge Pattern Sees Bitcoin Rising above $11,500

It appears Bitcoin missed a medium-term upside target above $11,500 after undergoing a significant sell-off in March 2020. The major northward move had appeared out …

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We Need to Talk About the Vilification of Lana Del Rey

No matter how you feel about Lana Del Rey, you can’t deny that the singer is stuck between a rock and a hard place. We …

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Ethereum Classic Follows Its Sibling’s Footsteps With Phoenix Hard Fork

Ethereum Classic performed its scheduled upgrade to bring Ethereum’s Istanbul features to the classic chain, making the two protocols fully compatible with each other. Ethereum …

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EA Finally Does the Right Thing, but Gamers Aren’t Buying It

EA takes a stance as protests sweep across the US by cancelling today’s scheduled Madden NFL 21 reveal, but football fans aren’t happy. EA Finally …

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Northern Trust to deploy BlackRock Aladdin in new partnership

Northern Trust and BlackRock have signed a partnership agreement which will see the deployment of the latter’s Aladdin investment management platform. BlackRock will deploy its …

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Operator of Alleged Crypto Scam Flees South Africa for Mozambique

The operator of an alleged seven-figure crypto scam appears to have fled the country of South Africa for Mozambique. Willie Breedt, a South African accused …

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Report: Bankruptcy Law Can Be Unclear When Crypto Custodians Go Belly Up

The past few years have seen a glut of cryptocurrency exchanges becoming insolvent. But what legal rights do their customers have with regards to the …

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Metro Bank appoints new CTO from Nationwide

Metro Bank has appointed Martin Boyle as its new chief transformation officer. Martin Boyle, Metro Bank’s new CTO Boyle had been at Nationwide Building Society …

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PS5 Game Budgets Will Jump – But Will You Pay More than $60?

PlayStation CEO says development cost to jump upwards with PS5. Could this trickle down to gamers in the shape of more expensive games? PS5 Game …

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Mambu snaps up MD for North America arm from Finastra

Mambu, the Berlin-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) banking platform, has appointed a new managing director for its North America region. Johanna Pugh, who previously spent four years …

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Credit fintech Curu lands $3m in seed funding

Curu, the Colorado-based fintech trying to build a more inclusive credit system, has landed $3 million in seed funding. Led by Vestigo Ventures, an early-stage …

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Webinar: How financial services firms are preparing for the new normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a sudden shift from physical to digital. For months, financial services firms have had to swiftly put in place solutions …

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Goldman’s Eerie Yuan Crash Prediction Bolsters Bitcoin Bullish Outlook in June

Bitcoin eyes market growth heading into June as yuan falls to its lowest levels in eight months. Both assets have shown an erratic negative correlation …

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Manchester United Stock is Wall Street’s Darling as Sport Returns

Jefferies analyst Randal Konik has predicted that Manchester United stock will be one of the best performers in a post-lockdown economy. Manchester United Stock is …

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Bitmain Debuts New T19 Bitcoin Miner After S17’s Troubled Launch

World-leading mining hardware producer Bitmain launched its new Antminer T19 Bitcoin Mining ASIC. World-leading mining hardware producer Bitmain launched its new Antminer T19 Bitcoin Mining …

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NIUM Podcast: the Next Normal for Startup Funding

As startup funding dries up, what can founders do to stretch their dollars and ride out the drought? On this week’s episode, Taneia turns to …

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Santander deploys ThetaRay’s AML solution for correspondent banking

Banco Santander has chosen ThetaRay, an Israel-headquartered cyber security and big data analytics firm, to deliver its anti-money laundering (AML) capabilities for its correspondent banking …

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Pay.UK rolls out framework for Request to Pay services

Pay.UK, the UK’s leading retail payments authority, has rolled out its Request to Pay (R2P) framework – its message standards, rules, terms and conditions which …

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4 Indicators Show Bitcoin Has a “High Chance” of Falling in Next 2 Weeks: Analyst

Bitcoin has mounted a strong recovery since the lows seen last week. The leading cryptocurrency traded as high as $9,750 on Saturday, over 13% higher …

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Music Video Director for Pop Superstars Dives Into Crypto Trading

Famed pop music video director Joseph Kahn has announced that cryptocurrency trading is his new favorite hobby. Joseph Kahn, a music video director who has …

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Moving Forward Through Tough Times, An Interview with OKEx’ Jay Hao

NewsBTC asked a few questions to Jay Hao, CEO of the world’s leading crypto-asset exchange and trading platform to understand his perspective of the current …

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Dow Futures Plummet with Bloomberg’s Bombshell China Report

Beijing retaliates against Trump’s Hong Kong barbs by reportedly halting U.S. agricultural imports, threatening an already-fragile trade deal. Dow Futures Plummet with Bloomberg’s Bombshell China …

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Ethereum Just Saw Key Technical Breakout: Break Above $250 Seems Likely

Ethereum is trading in a strong uptrend above the $230 pivot zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is likely to continue higher above the …

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Stocks, Safe Havens and Hodlers — 5 Things to Eye in Bitcoin This Week

Wobbly stocks and oil contrast with booming gold to provide potential upside for Bitcoin, but fundamentals still need to pick up. Bitcoin (BTC) is going …

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Spooked Wealthy Investors Swerve Fat Cash Piles from Stock Market

Growing appetite for cash, low-risk bonds, and hedge positions indicates smart money distrusts the ongoing stock market upsurge. Spooked Wealthy Investors Swerve Fat Cash Piles …

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Historic SpaceX Launch Visible in Ethereum-Based VR World

Decentraland users watched SpaceX send two humans up to the space station on May 30 from the virtual reality world’s auditorium. The first launch of …

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bunq’s banking app gets a ‘swiss army knife’ style revamp

bunq, the Netherlands-based challenger bank, has revamped its banking app to offer a bundle of new features in what the fintech is calling a “quantum …

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Belgian challenger Aion rolls out business banking app

Aion, a Belgian subscription-only challenger bank, has launched its digital banking app for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The firm’s Basic Plan stands at €9 …

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Postera Capital acquires sentiment analysis firm Augmento

Blockchain firm Postera Capital has acquired Berlin-based sentiment analytics start-up Augmento. Postera Capital wants to be a “pioneer” in cryptocurrency consulting Postera hopes that its …

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JP Morgan integrates Bloomberg’s AIM in post-trade partnership

JP Morgan Securities Services and Bloomberg have announced a collaboration that sees the latter’s AIM order management system deployed at the bank. Bloomberg AIM will …

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Ellen DeGeneres Posts Tone-Deaf Tweet, Proving She’s Really Awful

At this point, Ellen DeGeneres can’t even help herself anymore. She’s just awful – period. Can we cancel her, once and for all, please? Ellen …

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Antonopoulos: Drop in Oil Prices Give US Miners a Competitive Edge

Crypto miners based in the United States will greatly benefit from the falling electricity prices worldwide, says Andreas Antonopoulos. Bitcoin educator Andreas Antonopoulos sees the …

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Getting reconciliation right in the ‘decade of data’

Digitisation of manual systems has been pushed to the top of banking executives’ agenda since an early push in the early 2000s to automate parts …

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Why Crypto needs robo-advisors?

Robotization coupled with artificial intelligence (AI) are reshaping every aspect of our lives. When we hear the term “robo-advisor”, our imagination is filled with images …

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FXCoin Strategist: Weaker Yuan Could Lead to a Stronger Bitcoin

Yasuo Matsuda of FXCoin sees the economic sanctions on Chinese traders in the midst of the pandemic as more likely to drive them to Bitcoin. …

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Bitcoin Above $9,750 Would Make Case for Larger Rally: Here’s Why

Bitcoin is trading nicely above the $9,400 support zone against the US Dollar. BTC price is likely to continue higher towards $10,000 if it clears …

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Crypto Analyst Releases Stock-to-Flow Model Indicator for BTC Bull Run

Updating its popular BTC price model, crypto analyst PlanB predicts the cryptocurrency could see a rally to $100K by 2021. Crypto analyst PlanB released a …

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Ethereum Makes 3rd Attempt at New Highs as Options Skew Turns Negative

Ethereum made its third attempt to set new local highs against its Bitcoin trading pair in 2020 yesterday. This movement has shown signs of being …

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Facebook attempts to address concerns expressed by regulators on the original proposal

In July 2019 we considered the original proposal by Facebook and others to create a new cryptocurrency (Libra 1.0). The Libra 1.0 proposal was ambitious …

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Bitcoin Closing the May Candle Above $9,360 is Crucial For Bulls: Here’s Why

In just a few minutes’ time, Bitcoin will close May’s price candle. Analysts say that this close will be crucial for indicating in which direction …

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Tesla Needs Democrats to Break Up Big Tech or Amazon Will Eat Its Lunch

Tesla’s biggest competitor isn’t any of its rival automakers, but Amazon. Tesla Needs Democrats to Break Up Big Tech or Amazon Will Eat Its Lunch …

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Ethereum DeFi Nears $1 Billion Milestone Again, and That’s Big for the ETH Bull Case

Ethereum’s budding decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem took a heavy beating after the March capitulation crash. As I detailed in an analysis for LongHash, what happened …

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Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Are Nothing More Than Professional Freeloaders!

Seriously, what have Meghan Markle and Prince Harry actually paid for since leaving the royal family and the U.K.? Absolutely nothing! Meghan Markle & Prince …

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Jake Paul Loots the Entire BLM Movement Then Issues an Entitled Apology

Jake Paul is caught with looters inside of a mall in Arizona. After a massive backlash, Paul issued an entitled apology that’s fooling nobody. Jake …

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Goldman Scandal, BTC Bull Trap Fears, How Libra Will Make Money: Hodler’s Digest, May 25–31

Goldman Sachs attacks crypto, why Bitcoin may be wandering into a bull trap, and how Libra is going to make money. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s …

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Trading Bitcoin Vs. BTC Futures — Which Is Best for You?

A growing number of crypto exchanges are offering futures trading for Bitcoin and altcoins, can retail investors capitalize on this powerful instrument? There’s an increasing …

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Key Indicator: Bitcoin and Other Top Cryptos Are Printing “Perfect Sell Setups”

After plunging last week, the Bitcoin market has mounted a hefty recovery over the past week. The leading crypto asset traded as high as $9,700 …

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Advancing Policy: Regulator and Industry Coordination Key to Swift Implementation

The art of enacting legislation in a timely fashion requires strong cooperation between regulators and industry officials. “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is …

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Watch This Week: BTC, BNB, XLM, XMR, TRX

The altcoin market capitalization has steadily risen over the past few days, suggesting that the short-term price action has shifted away from Bitcoin. Although the …

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