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The Finanser’s Week: 28th March 2022 – 3rd April 2022

This week’s main blog discussions included:

Banks are funding $750 billion worth of fossil fuel projects EVERY YEAR

The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III report has just come out. The report looks into the progress made in limiting global emissions and the available mitigation options across systems and sectors in the short, medium, and long-term, and follows fast …

Crypto: tax it, regulate it, subsidize it

I was reminded the other day of a quote by Ronald Reagan: “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” He said this in the 1980s about the government’s view of the economy, but let’s …

11 realities of 2030

People talk about time travel a lot. Hollywood loves it. Going back in time or forward in time is really popular. Switching bodies between a young you and an old you is often a theme. Being able to jump time is great fiction. And yes, …

And being rich doesn’t necessarily make you happy

Following on from last week’s discussion of smarter people not necessarily being wealthier, the mind is a funny thing. What makes you tick? What makes you laugh? What makes you cry? When you reflect, you introspect. It can be dangerous. Who are you? Why are …

The world’s most valuable bank changes CEO

In a surprise announcement the world’s most valuable bank, PJ Margon Choice (PJMC), has announced that their long-standing leader, John Demon, is standing down to be replaced by Tim Blomfjord, the founder of Mongo. In the press release there are some interesting nuances as Demon …

 

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About 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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