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Trust Is the Key to the Financial Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming to the world of finance, and improving security is essential. Outside of financial applications, the IoT has a reputation for security flaws. Tellingly, the IoT is most successful in areas of finance where it actually enhances the security of information. IoT devices may eventually replace credit and debit…
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The Securitization of Everything

It seems that all assets eventually become tradable securities, despite significant setbacks along the way. To see where this process is going, it helps to take a look back at how stocks, bonds, mortgages, and even commodities became traded financial assets. After learning from the past, we can look ahead at the possible future securitization…
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The Digital Map

There is an old saying that the three most important things in retail are location, location, location! Alas, firms can no longer rely exclusively on physical locations. The web came first, but now many businesses must also offer mobile apps. Firms need to stay on the digital maps of their customers to stay in business.…
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The Necessity of Automation in Finance

Financial institutions frequently turn to automation to reduce costs, but they can accomplish so much more with fintech partners. Automation makes new and better services available to more customers than ever before. Financial firms that embrace automation win new customers today and have an edge on their competitors in the long-run. Ultimately, certain types of…
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