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Things worth reading: 23rd February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Digital challenger bank Monzo’s just raised millions more and plans fresh crowdfunding Barclays reports rise in full-year profits The ex-trader turning disabilities into profits Lloyds Banking Group posts biggest profits in 10 years EU’s ‘currency nationalism’ could splinter world’s …

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Things worth reading: 21st February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook Digital bank Atom tries to find its voice with £4m Will.i.am deal Is this the end for high-street banking? Wells Fargo fund business on the defensive amid sales scandal Royal Bank of …

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Things worth reading: 17th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Clearing houses saddled with ‘too-big-to-fail’ tag US banks ‘wasting billions’ trying to track crime Struggling European banks see light at end of low-rates tunnel Deutsche Boerse boss insists insider trading claims ‘unfounded’ Donald Trump’s policies risk sending US economy …

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We must automate humanity

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Building on yesterday’s blog, there was another interesting debate about the risks of humans in the network.  Humans screw up.  Humans cause problems.  Humans have emotions.  Humans are not welcome here. A good example of why humans are not welcome is that it is typically …

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Things worth reading: 10th February 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Trump’s bonfire of banking rules could burn us all China’s drive to reduce financial system risks is squeezing the nation’s banks Robust regulation needed for UK, says Bank deputy boss Boutique banks: at your discretion Bank of England hits …

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