Archive for: October, 2009
Matt White - Finextra - London | 21/10/2009 | 3741 views | 1 comment
So, through this lobby group, Prosper and Loanio are trying to pitch themselves as fresh-faced, clean alternatives to the big bad banks that have got us into a bit of a mess. These paragons of virtue now want the government to help them help ordinary folks get a loan.
I'm a fan of the model but these companies should have checked the rules a bit m...
Tags: Online banking, Retail banking
Matt White - Finextra - London | 14/10/2009 | 2487 views
To be a successful online trader you need to keep calm and rational but it can be a stressful business and sometimes emotions get the better of people.
So Philips Electronics and ABN Amro have come up with an "emotion mirroring system" that warns the owner when they're getting a bit het up about a stock and should probably take a step back.