Trendwatch Finance: May 27, 2020

May 27th, 2020

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Forbes: Google: The Next Big Fintech Vendor

Four recent stories regarding Google signal that it is on its way to becoming the next big fintech vendor


WeForum: How Fintech Can Help SMEs Recover From the Impact of COVID-19  

Traditional lending models have long been a barrier to accessing finance for SMEs. New fintech-based approaches can unlock finance and drive economic recovery once the pandemic has passed.


 Wall Street Journal: JPMorgan Extends Banking Services to Bitcoin Exchanges 

Gemini, Coinbase are the bank’s first clients from the cryptocurrency industry      


The Guardian: China Starts Major Trial of State-run Digital Currency 

The e-RMB has reportedly been adopted into the monetary systems of several cities        


Fast Company: Credit Card Companies Are Tracking Shoppers Like Never Before 

Inside the next phase of surveillance capitalism

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