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The Oklahoma City Thunder basketball player said his Turkish passport was canceled....
In a landscape devoid of blockbuster earnings and policy catalysts, the stock market is likely to remain vulnerable to political uncertainty, setting the stage for another round of skirmish between the bulls and the...
Stock buyers were much more aggressive during Friday’s rally that sellers were during Wednesday’s tumble, according to the NYSE’s Arms Index....
A new film argues that this small Chinatown bank was scapegoated after the financial crisis....
An exchange-traded fund that tracks the done industry spiked on Friday, after an appeals court struck down a controversial requirement by the Federal Aviation Administration that users must register their devices....
There are a lot of questions that can arise when it comes time to set up your retirement savings....
Posting constant updates on the social network could reveal emotional stress....
Minutes of the Fed’s May 2-3 meeting are likely to put an end to doubts about a June interest rate hike....
South Korean chip maker SK Hynix Inc. and U.S. private-equity firm Bain Capital plan to bid between ¥1 trillion and ¥1.5 trillion ($9 billion and $13.5 billion) for more than half of Toshiba Corp.’s memory-chip...

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  Tell us a little bit about yourself, and how you got into the banking industry. During my school days, I was a student of commerce & finance stream, while studying for ICWAI course. I heard about computers in...
Financial technology, or “fintech” for short, is threating to turn traditional financial fields like banking, lending, asset management, and insurance upside down. Fintech firms use various digital channels to...
Make way for the And-I’s. And-I’s are my name for a new phenomenon I’ve noticed in financial services job titles. “And-I” stands for the words “and innovation” tacked on to the end of existing job...
As a few fintech companies like  Lending Club ,  Betterment , and others have run into some rough patches lately, it has been interesting to note some of the reactions, especially amongst bankers (that’s...
It’s midyear already. Halftime. Two quarters down and two to go for 2016. For many financial institutions, it’s also the start of the 2017 strategic planning season. That time when boards and senior leadership...
Advancements in technologies, bigger data sets and predictive analytics have changed the game for the insurance industry. For those who want to compete, data-driven marketing approaches must drive every customer...
What is the most difficult task for a bank? Acquiring customers? Retaining customers? Growing share of customer wallet? No. Being customer centric is the most difficult task for any bank. But why is being customer...
Source: “ lloyds-bank-building ” by Jason Mountier is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Big Data is more than just a technology trend; it is an important paradigm that is defining how online business will be conducted in the...
Who doesn’t like a good quote? We come across interesting and useful quotes all of the time in literature, news media, entertainment, and so on. A potent, succinct quote that underlines a key point or supports an...
Manu: Tell us a little about yourself, outside of the information that is  publicly available online ? Tim:   I am from California. I got started in business 25 years ago. I studied Bachelor of Science,...
The BDC Reporter is open to all voices. (Less writing for us to do !). As a first, here is an article with a different angle than what we normally drone on about, and well worth reading whether...
The European Union has Greece and the United States has Puerto Rico. We are not the first to make the comparison, but we will not be the last. Fiscal irresponsibility, using the public purse for partisan advantage, ever...
I recently interviewed  Arvind Sankaran , Global business leader. We talked about FinTech startups, innovation in the banking industry, big data analytics,  and wealth management. He also shared about his...
The BDC Activist has been holding off reporting on the results of the April 7th contested election at Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate (FSFR), when...
Coauthored by Manu Jeevan . More than 70% of banking executives worldwide say that  customer centricity  is important to them [Source:  Sap and Bloomberg research ].  Surprisingly, research by Capgemini...
Innovation is fun. Except when these types are around. How many do you know? The Hypemaster The Hypemaster is, well… a master of hype. Everything they’re working on is amazing, and you must...
We are continuing to build a Master List of the loan and investment portfolios of every Business Development Company, starting with their under-performing names. This involves digging through the...
I talk with a lot of banking leaders who describe their approach to innovation as being a “fast follower. My typical retort is that they are half-right— most of them are definitely followers, but there usually...
There is widespread, though not universal, agreement among those who led the response to the global financial crisis of 2007-09 that the panoply of reforms enacted over the past few years has made the U.S. financial...
SUMMARY: While the politics are treacherous, the next president cannot avoid financial reform, so the candidates shouldn’t avoid the topic during the campaign, writes Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy...