Fintech Focus For November 10, 2020


Quote Of The Day: A dying man can do nothing easy. - Benjamin Franklin

Fintech Movers: The rise of new financial technologies will call for new approaches to regulation, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said Monday. - WSJ

  • UK fintech industry braces for Brexit.
  • Mastercard Start Path adds fintechs.
  • Druckenmiller made a bet on bitcoin.
  • Goldman Sachs automated workflow.
  • TP ICAP launches news trading tech.
  • JPM added ESG to its data platform.
  • Wells Fargo’s accelerator expanded.
  • HSBC, Young Money develop Fin-Ed.
  • Google can lock devices on defaults.
  • NJ adds digital asset technology act.
  • TrustPay launches auto-refund tools.
  • SGX, CME expand their partnership.
  • Lloyds, Demica team on finance tech.
  • Euronext failures bring on questions.
  • Orlando-based Finexio adds funding.
  • Figure Tech applies for bank charter.
  • Sugar raises funds for financing tech.
  • IDX deployed AxeTrading’s platform.
  • Envestnet | Yodlee intros sales head.
  • Upstart’s IPO filings reveal earnings.
  • ICE Clear Credit intros CDS clearing.

Benzinga Global Fintech Awards Spotlight:


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Ahead of the November 10, 2020 event, this newsletter highlights disruptive innovators working to create positive and diverse change in financial services.

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Watch For This: Drug companies Pfizer and BioNTech have said that their BNT162b2 coronavirus vaccine showed 90% efficacy against Covid-19 in testing and could be rolled out this year. - Financial News

  • Trump fired his Secretary of Defense.
  • October saw birth of 14 new unicorns.
  • Experian boosting credit using Netflix.
  • Ben Carson tests positive for COVID.
  • Traders frustrated by broker outages.

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Market Moving Headline: Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential race likely ushers in a near-term market environment dominated by low rates, a hunt for yield and growth stocks. - BlackRock

  • SocGen confirmed job cuts on costs.
  • United Airlines is adding more flights.
  • UK’s Johnson sets up investor units.
  • Biogen plunged 30% on FDA voting.
  • Apple’s new Macs to revive PC wars.
  • OPEC+ output deal may be tweaked.
  • Zoom will enhance security per FTC.
  • US consumers’ views on labor mixed.
  • Nikola’s negotiation with GM ongoing.
  • Alibaba overtakes IBM on cloud tech.
  • VF Corp buying Supreme streetwear.
  • GM speeds rollout of its EV program.
  • EU hits US with tariffs, looks to Biden.
  • McDonald’s launches growth strategy.
  • World trade faces a container crunch.
  • Spot markets fuel Bitcoin’s price rally.
  • Biden plans focus on R&D, oversight.
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