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Things worth reading: 21st June 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Major Bank Reveals A $15 Trillion Earthquake Could Be Headed For The Bitcoin, Ethereum, BNB, XRP, Cardano, Dogecoin, Tron, Solana And Polygon Price Bitcoin Hits a Six-Week High as Financial Titans Step Up Crypto Initiatives Deutsche Bank Applies for Digital Asset License in Germany as TradFi Pushes Further Into…

Things worth reading: 20th June 2023

Things we’re reading today include … The Bank of England must pay for wrecking Britain’s economy Bank of England races to prevent future bond market collapse as interest rates rise Bank of England’s Andrew Bailey has run out of excuses Philippines and India sign fintech MoU How to estimate economic value of crypto: Sygnum Bank…

WebAccountPlus Announces Partnership with Leading Global Fintech Influencer: Chris Skinner

I’ve invested in quite a few start-ups like Meniga, Moven and 11FS. Here’s a new one! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WebAccountPlus Announces Partnership with Leading Global Fintech Influencer and Best-Selling Author, Chris Skinner, to Join Advisory Board and Become Shareholder Zurich / Pfäffikon SZ, Switzerland – WebAccountPlus, the pioneering digital corporate advisor and world’s first ecosystem…

Things worth reading: 14th March 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Silicon Valley Bank collapse: Global financial stocks lose $456 billion amid contagion fears The Silicon Valley Bank Collapse, Contagion, and Containment Silicon Valley Bank’s demise disrupts the disruptors in tech Bank rule fight looms in Washington in aftermath of SVB collapse Signature Bank Collapse Sends Shockwaves Through the Broadway…

Things worth reading: 22nd February 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Which European banking app is winning the race for customers? The Investors Who Still Think Crypto Can Make Them Rich Silicon Valley Bank profit squeeze in tech downturn attracts short sellers Deutsche Bank Completes Asset Management Test With Memento Blockchain, Putting Domani’s DEXTF Tokens Into Focus Online bank Bunq…

Things worth reading: 9th February 2023

Things we’re reading today include: Merge Or Perish: 25 Struggling Fintech Startups How Ant fell into fintech’s middle-income trap Me? A Bank CEO?: First Direct’s boss on his unusual route to the top Nine global banks invest $45 mln in carbon credit platform Hoarding ‘Britcoin’ to be banned over bank run fears under Sunak’s digital…

Things worth reading: 2nd January 2023

Things we’re reading today include … Big Banks Will Show Fintech Who’s the Big Boss How Bank of America achieved a massive comeback from the brink of collapse Banks need financial prod to tackle climate change, warns chief supervisor Retiring Fed President Challenged the Consensus Inside Central Bank India’s $50 billion fintech industry faces a…

Things worth reading: 13th December 2022

Things we’re reading today include … Former FTX CEO Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas after U.S. files charges What do flamingos and central bank bosses have in common? US banks named as being among least ethical UK operators US bank branch closures widen social inequality More people turn to banking tools that block them from gambling…

Things worth reading: 13th October 2022

Things we’re reading today include: Cliff edge looms for UK’s financial system UK Market Is So Bad That a Bank Is Willing to Pay to Avoid It Mervyn King: “The Bank of England made a terrible mistake” Australian banks hit with payment transfer outage as RBA blames technical error French bank BNP Paribas acquires London…

What’s your purpose?

I find the world fascinating. Humans are amazing. We just launched the James Webb Telescope to see world’s formed billions of years ago and the Elizabeth Line. Both are engineering projects of immense challenge, and immense cost, as covered by many documentaries. Then I read that Chinese social media celebrates the assassination of Shinzo Abe,…

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