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Fintech Focus For July 20, 2020


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Daily Perspective: Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. - John Wooden

Fintech Movers: Schwab now manages a record $4.11 trillion in client assets from 14.1 million accounts, having added 1.62 million new clients during the quarter, but still managed to see weak revenue and net income numbers. - Axios

  • Neon to offer investment service.
  • UBS invests in Houzy’s home tech.
  • AxeTrading secures Series A fund.
  • Goldman shifts to Marquee platform.
  • Singapore DLT ready for adoption.
  • Revolut rolls out a crypto service.
  • SIX Group reveals Vestr investment.
  • Clearbanc launches valuation service.
  • Hummingbird finalizes $8.2M funding.
  • Dutch Central Bank licenses Flow.

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Watch Out For This: Testing will soon begin in poverty-stricken parts of Africa for a biometric ID which will also be your payment system and vaccine record. - ZeroHedge

  • Citadel has settled with the SEC.
  • Banning middle seats on airlines.
  • Berkeley to de-cop traffic stops.
  • You can now buy a 3D printed bike.
  • Florida could close down again.
  • Family pretends to fly for 15 hours.
  • Ferrari, McLaren to re-up in F1.

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Market Moving Headline: Up until the end of March, there was little divergence [but] since April, all of the S&P 500 up move appears to have happened during extended market hours. - JPM

  • Stock market update for the week.
  • Facebook intros TikTok competitor.
  • Economic opportunity and car tech.
  • Shadow lenders are growing fast.
  • Google invests $4.5B in Reliance Jio.
  • Uber buys Routematch software tech.
  • Tesla lands truck factory tax break.
  • Navistar, TuSimple to produce trucks.
  • E*TRADE approves Morgan merger.

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