Fintech Focus For June 26, 2020

Daily Perspective: I have never advocated war except as a means of peace. - Ulysses S. Grant

Fintech Movers: Futures exchanges would be expected to create defenses against disruptive technology failures, but might not have to upgrade current policies under a proposal issued by a U.S. derivatives regulator. - WSJ

  • Cboe intros FX limit order book.
  • LEX selects Nasdaq for platform.
  • Mastercard offers SMEs support.
  • FinMason unveils muni analytics.
  • MoneyGram partners on eWallet.
  • Revolut adds Amex to open banking.
  • Memo Bank records $22M infusion.
  • Wirecard AG has filed for insolvency.

Watch Out For This: Online attention to Chinese, Russian, and Iranian government disinformation themes surrounding the pandemic peaked in mid-March, coinciding with the imposition of social distancing restrictions across the United States and Europe. The most salient narratives at the time were global elite conspiracy theories and the idea that the coronavirus may be a U.S. bioweapon. Excluding a brief spike in the wake of the ‘Plandemic’ video, engagement with disinformation has steadily declined since then. - predata

  • Meat shortage news was ironic.
  • Police budgets now threatened.
  • LeBron to have media empire.
  • Americans are buying more guns.
  • Model says 180,000 dead by fall.

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Market Moving Headline: The confluence of high unemployment and the end of the forbearance program could unleash hell on the real estate market by 2021. - ZeroHedge

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