This week’s main blog headlines are …
Writing more and more about chatbots, robots and AI, I can see a day coming in the not too distant future where we won’t be able to tell the difference between the human and the machine. That’s not scary science fiction, as it’s now almost …
When you have your basic needs covered – food and shelter – what do you need then? According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, it’s our psychological needs – love, belonging, self-esteem. This is exactly where digital plays into our hearts. Our love and belonging is …
I blogged recently about American banks beating up the regulators to stop account access via APIs. I heard this in various White House meetings in 2016, and assumed all banks and bank people felt the same way. Well, they don’t. Citi’s head of FinTech Policy, …
A final word on governments and politics after my Friday blog about corruption, and then I promise to leave this alone, as it’s not something I should talk about here. But I am going to make one statement: most people are inherently good. Whatever you …
The latest news headlines …
City backs Carney with plan to keep finance open after Brexit – The Telegraph
‘Best banker in America’ blamed for Wells Fargo sales scandal – Reuters
(Reuters) – An investigation by Wells Fargo & Co’s board laid blame for the company’s unauthorized accounts scandal on a high-pressure sales culture and a retail executive obsessed with stamping out negative views about her division.
Citi tops global transaction banking ranks: Coalition – Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – Citi was the top bank last year in transaction banking, a segment comprising trade finance and cash management services, rankings compiled by industry analytics firm Coalition showed on Tuesday.
Tangled web of Cohn, Goldman and Glass-Steagall – Financial Times
The barring of so-called universal banking could be of great benefit for US bank
The secret recording implicating the Bank of England in Libor rigging – BBC
Listen to the secret recording implicating the Bank of England in rigging a key interest rate known as Libor.
What Brexit means for the City – The Telegraph
German banker axed for ‘sleep error’ – BBC
A German court has ruled a bank supervisor was unfairly fired for missing a multi-million-euro error by a clerk who fell asleep during a transaction.
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