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Ralph HazellThe Real Asset Co. and Microexchanges - London

Total disintermediation?!

30 December 2007  |  4919 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I think it is correct to say that the technological changes of the last decade have not bought changes to the pricing transparency and structuring of retail banking products. The high street banks act as a marketing arm for products that are in some cases very efficient and have a readily available fair value. Consumers may no longer fall for &q

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Outlook 2008: A Nutshell

29 December 2007  |  4801 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Time to consider what the year ahead might have in store. Volatility and uncertainty seem to be at an all-time high making an already difficult project that much more challenging. What follows are what we believe to be the four key drivers underpinning financial affairs in the coming year. 1. U.S. Economy Overall, we expect 2008 to be a year of...

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Technology vendors could help

28 December 2007  |  4619 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Regarding staff shortages, I would argue that the providers of technology to hedgefunds could do a better job of developing an ecosystem of knowledgeable individuals of their software. For example, th...

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Shripad VaidyaOracle - Mumbai

Bankers, are you ready for next wave? Wake up now for GEN Y.

27 December 2007  |  8739 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In next few years, GEN Y is to mature quickly and big revolution is due. Needless to say, virtual / online world is sure to dominate the offline channel in less than a decade. And this will be major b...

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Matt White
Matt WhiteFinextra - Toronto

Good time to bury bad news?

21 December 2007  |  4126 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Christmas – a time to spend time with loved ones, relax with plenty of food and drink and, if you’re a troubled fintech firm, slip out any embarrassing news whilst the rest of us are busy doing better...

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Paul Penrose
Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Finextra Community - end of year report

21 December 2007  |  3794 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Finextra Community site was launched with little fanfare to a small coterie of beta users back in February this year. In opening the community we were hoping to create a forum for interaction with...

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Paul Penrose
Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Don't be a Scrooge this holiday

21 December 2007  |  4118 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Aaron Patzer, founder of money management software start-up Mint, extols the virtue of his patent-pending technology engine in a video posted via prnewswire. The system aggregates all your spending ac...

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Steve Ellis
Steve EllisMetia - London

Oyster Card good, payment by mobile bad

21 December 2007  |  3950 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

London's Mayor, Ken Livingstone has earned some brownie points for the introduction and extension of the Oyster Card. But Writer and blogger, Matthew Stibbe vents on his experiences of being require...

Paul Penrose
Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Street-level innovation in mobile commerce

20 December 2007  |  3772 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As principal researcher for Nokia, Jan Chipchase travels around the world looking at how people live their lives and interact with new technology. In this video presentation he turns the spotlight on ...

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Peter Roberts
Peter RobertsUCL - London

Test your backup strategy - pour wine into your computer

20 December 2007  |  3551 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Don't try this at home. I'm sure there is a branch of mathematics or psychology than can adequately explain why disastrous events seem to occur more frequently than you might expect. So - the toast wi...

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