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Wrap of Week #35: Thematic XBRL week and conversations on the Fintech Genome

Wrap of Week #35: Thematic XBRL week and conversations on the Fintech Genome

by September 6, 2016 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

Thematic week on Daily Fintech with a focus on XBRL which may sound geeky and techie, but there are interesting applications to watch. On Monday we offered an overview of the technology. We then looked at XBRL use cases for better, cheaper, and pay-as-you consume Data and Metadata. We searchedRead More

XBRL usage from Banks and Fintechs

XBRL usage from Banks and Fintechs

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

XBRL adaptation for reporting, monitoring and supervisory purposes is a broad topic that encompasses Central Banks, Regulators, Stock exchanges, individual companies (both private and public). Main relationships that can benefit from XBRL adaptation in the financial sector Central Banks can improve their favorable financing business to the banks, if theyRead More

How XBRL Is Being Used for Insurance Solvency 2 Regulatory Reporting

How XBRL Is Being Used for Insurance Solvency 2 Regulatory Reporting

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

Image source EIOPA (European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority) has issued a mandate for Insurance companies to report their Solvency 2 status using XBRL and as of January this year the mandate is in place. This is a good example of using XBRL for RegTech, to help regulators find thatRead More

Introducing XBRL Week on Daily Fintech

Introducing XBRL Week on Daily Fintech

by August 31, 2016 at 1:00 am 3 comments

  Its official – XBRL is boring – just look at Google Trends for XBRL vs Blockchain. At Daily Fintech, we like to dig below the hype to describe those things that are becoming important, even if the media are ignoring them today. So, today’s post describes why we haveRead More

XBRL creates a new equities research value chain & democratizes the stock market

XBRL creates a new equities research value chain & democratizes the stock market

by January 29, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

This is Part 2 of a 2 Part Research Note, where we look at how XBRL could enable a new equities research value chain. In Part 1, on Wednesday, our Research Note described how regulation and market pressure is forcing transparency on equities research and how that is leading to cost pressures. Our thesis is that theRead More

If Warren Buffet Was a Digital Native, What Would He Invest In?

If Warren Buffet Was a Digital Native, What Would He Invest In?

by January 15, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

Investing used to mean buying shares in a company where you knew and liked the product, with an expectation of a return many years later. That formula was used by a generation of investors who revere Warren Buffet as the master of the art. He has always avoided tech, despite beingRead More

Fintech 1,000 Landscape Report: XBRL Analytics

by February 19, 2015 at 1:57 am 0 comments

This is the first Landscape Report from the Fintech 1,000 database. This Landscape Report demonstrates the difficulty of using a rigid taxonomy. The names given to a “space” (VC speak) or a “segment” (analyst speak) evolve over time and the most successful ventures emerge before anybody has given a name to what they do. Entrepreneurs…Read more Fintech 1,000 Landscape Report: XBRL Analytics

The 2015 Fintech Headline ‘RIP Bitcoin and XBRL, Incumbency Wins’

by December 31, 2014 at 1:44 am 1 comment

I promised myself no New Year prognostication posts, but I could not resist this one. There is too much gloomy Eeyore talk about disruptive innovation. Headline # 1: Bitcoin price is down, mining is too expensive, big bad guys will gang up in a 51% attack to steal the lastRead More

Motif Investing And The Low Cost Active Alpha Space

by December 29, 2014 at 2:58 am 1 comment

The general Fintech category of Personal Financial Management (PFM) has two main sub categories: Tools to help you save and spend smarter. This as the personal P&L. Tools to help you invest smarter. This as the personal Balance Sheet. Within the latter, there are two main approaches: Passive, Beta. This is whereRead More

We need to #SaveXBRL from being overturned

by December 19, 2014 at 4:54 am 0 comments

In the wake of the financial crisis in 2008, the US Government mandated machine-readable financial reports via XBRL. That was a wonderfully progressive move that could dramatically change the efficiency and reliability of the capital markets by bringing financial reporting into the 21st century. (If you are new to XBRL,Read More