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Morgan Stanley snatches up E-Trade, JPMorgan goes digital

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One of the world’s largest financial firms just got even larger. Morgan Stanley announced it was acquiring online brokerage firm E-Trade for $13 billion in an all-stock deal. This marks the biggest financial takeover in the United States since the financial crisis of 2008. The deal still has to be approved by federal regulators before…

6 things you should consider when managing your investments

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There is no better way to be a successful investor than to manage your own investments. With control over how you invest you not only reduce costs, but also gain knowledge and wisdom over time. Yet, investing isn’t often taught in general education, so most people aren’t aware of the most important factors to consider…

7 signs you are bad at saving money

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It doesn’t matter your income, saving money is something everyone should do as a step toward the financial future of their dreams. Luckily, saving money isn’t a skill you have to be born with. You can acquire all of the tools you need to save money and grow your wealth, but the first step is…

The coronavirus scares while Tesla shines

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The global economy has a health crisis on their hands. The Chinese coronavirus has already infected more than 50,000 and caused over 1600 deaths close to 30 countries, and it shows no signs of letting up. Chinese tourism has already fallen by 55%, and other areas of its economy are beginning to follow. China brings…

Is Bitcoin surging because of the coronavirus? And other Jan cryptocurrency news

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Binance, an industry-leading cryptocurrency exchange, just added p2p trading services for the Vietnamese Dong (VND) to its platform. This means, users can buy and sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum using VND. Founder Changpeng Zhao sees Binance as a global leader in fiat-to-cryptocurrency trading in Vietnam: “Binance is committed to providing our global users with…

January was all about p2p payments

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Lydia, a p2p payments app out of France, just closed a $45 million series B funding round led by Chinese giant Tencent. Lydia has already grown to 3 million users, with 5,000 new users being onboarded to the platform daily. The company’s CEO Cyril Chiche said he wants Lydia to be the biggest p2p player…

Climate change is here. And it will disrupt financial markets

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When people think of climate change they most often think about the societal effects that the issue is playing in their lives. But there is another, just as important viewpoint to examine climate change from that will play a huge role in determining how the world deals with climate change in the future. As climate…

How to create your very own investment plan

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Financial success doesn’t come overnight. In order to become financially flexible and free, it takes planning and commitment. One of the best things you can do to ensure your own wealth creation is to create an investment plan specifically tailored to your needs. An investment plan will help clarify why you want to invest, your…

This is what the future holds for fintech

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No matter where you look, technology is changing the world of finance. Everything from banking to payments is being upended, and made efficient and cheaper because of innovative new solutions aided by artificial intelligence, API, blockchain, and more. These innovations are bringing about improvements to the finance industry, and it’s all thanks to the fintech…