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Three Market Opportunities In Insurance Asset Management

Three Market Opportunities In Insurance Asset Management

by November 19, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

The asset management side of insurance business is a sleeping beauty that hasn’t awoken to the Fintech drumming. Apart from the regulatory driven involvement due to Solvency II ( covered here) I have not seen any laser focus from Fintechs in the asset management part of insurance businesses. Naturally, lowRead More

Checking Investments from Your Wrist or Your Eye

Checking Investments from Your Wrist or Your Eye

by October 6, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

We live a world that we still check our wealth from our laptop or our smartphone. Tim Cook is leading us to check our wrist for our health. Wearables for our finances, are still in the “nice to have” category and nowhere close to becoming the next black. Will GoldmanRead More

Goldman Is Leading the “Buy-Side Empowers the Sell-Side” Movement

Goldman Is Leading the “Buy-Side Empowers the Sell-Side” Movement

by September 29, 2016 at 2:00 am 0 comments

The Daily Fintech founders are at SIBOS in Geneva; reporting every day, snippets of insights on the Fintech Genome. Stay tuned on all SIBOS Insights conversations. For years the Sell side was the incubator of financial innovation and the marketplace where products and services were designed and the platforms where market making andRead More

Are ETFs Trackers that Fintech can turn into Trucks with No Breaks?

Are ETFs Trackers that Fintech can turn into Trucks with No Breaks?

by September 8, 2016 at 2:00 am 2 comments

Could the next financial crisis come from the over $3trillion ETF and index market? Could the trend – heavy use of ETFs – lead into the next structured product debacle? Are these trackers, prone to becoming dangerous trucks with no breaks, ready to collide in the next unexpected turn ofRead More

XBRL Leading to Better, Cheaper, Pay-as-You-Consume Data & Metadata

XBRL Leading to Better, Cheaper, Pay-as-You-Consume Data & Metadata

by September 3, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

In capital markets (public and private) there is an atmosphere pushing towards Transparency, Real-time access, Low cost & Higher Quality, and Pay-as-you-Consume pricing models; especially in the Data and Metadata space. The Data space encompasses primary financial data and the Metadata space, refers to anything produced through analytics that canRead More

Let’s Identify a Replacement for Yahoo Finance – Conversation on the Fintech Genome

Let’s Identify a Replacement for Yahoo Finance – Conversation on the Fintech Genome

by August 11, 2016 at 1:00 am 3 comments

As Yahoo Finance was sold to Verizon and Matt Levine (Bloolmberg View) asked the existential question “What may become of the VerizAolHoo entity and LBRY (Left-Behind Remainder Yahoo)”; a great conversation started on the Fintech Genome: “Is anybody working on a replacement of Yahoo finance?” Bernard Lunn, a long timeRead More

The Betterment/Brexit incident – What the Fintech Genome community spotted

The Betterment/Brexit incident – What the Fintech Genome community spotted

by July 18, 2016 at 2:32 am 0 comments

What? Betterment suspended trading on Friday of the Brexit result for almost 3 hours. Why? Because ETFs became illiquid and mispriced.  Betterment missed an opportunity to innovate in the way robo-advisors communicate in stressful market conditions. Betterment, one of the top Fintechs in the robo-advsior space, deployed old-fashioned finance practicesRead More

Sentiment Fintechs in the US

Sentiment Fintechs in the US

by July 13, 2016 at 2:00 am 2 comments

Last week we reviewed the Fintechs using Sentiment analytics, in Europe and the East. We opened up the topic further, asking the Fintech Genome community to share their knowledge on the differentiating factors of each of these Fintechs, their business models and their partnerships. Join the Fintech crowd-sourced and curatedRead More

Sentiment Fintechs in the East & Europe

Sentiment Fintechs in the East & Europe

by July 5, 2016 at 2:00 am 2 comments

The pre-referendum discussions reminded me of the fact that we have more and more noise in the markets. For me, this was a great time to look into the value of sentiment analysis, which overlaps with Artificial intelligence, Big Data analytics, and the wisdom of the crowd. All three domainsRead More

Back to Growth Despite the Triple-Witching in Banking; with a AAA Regulatory Recipe

Back to Growth Despite the Triple-Witching in Banking; with a AAA Regulatory Recipe

by July 4, 2016 at 2:00 am 2 comments

What I heard at the Swiss International Finance Forum Last week I attended the Swiss International Finance Forum organized by NZZ konferenzen and with a theme “Back to growth”. Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS reminded the audience that all the “Regulations that are killing us” (us the regulated banks) haveRead More