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Investing 2.0: do we really need Fund Managers

As most of you know, I’m always messing about with internet applications for
social networking, virtual worlds, future tech, gadgets, games and so on and so
forth. There’s always a reason for this, as in it’s fun, but I like to think
it’s all work-related fun of course.

So I was messing around with social
finance applications, and focused on those to do with investing.  After a while,
it made me ask the question: do we really need fund managers?  The reason being
that social investing gives me a far richer investment experience than investing
through a remote advisor.

Social finance has been around for a long time,
with Yahoo! Finance being
a first generation.  Today, there are many more.

more …

About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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