Ant Group is taking its IPO to Hong Kong and Shanghai. Why is it skipping New York?

And is it a sign of things to come for relations between the U.S. and Chinese economies?
The financial technology company based in China will be going public in what could be one of the biggest IPOs in history.
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The collapse of tech giant Wirecard triggers national angst in Germany

Jul 22, 2020
Has a $2 billion hole in the accounts of one of Germany's most prestigious companies damaged the country’s reputation for high tech and high finance?
Wirecard recently declared bankruptcy and its executives are being investigated for fraud.
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Giving the gift of less debt

Dec 17, 2019
Pillar lets friends and relatives make student loan payments as a holiday gift.
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Is all-digital "neobanking" the future?

Tech companies like Google are increasingly moving into the business sector, where they can mine extensive data.
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Why financial startups are choosing human first names

Nov 13, 2019
In an attempt to seem more trustworthy than big banks, financial startups are giving themselves folksy first names.
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McKinsey to banks: innovate or die

Oct 22, 2019
Traditional banks are ceding market share to new platforms.
IndyMac Bank failed during the last recession. Above, customers are allowed into a branch in Pasadena, California after the federal government seized the failing bank in 2008.
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Why would a big bank help startups win its customers?

Oct 18, 2016
At Chase, a program aims to back startups creating banking services for the poor.
A Bee salesperson signs up a new customer in Harlem
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The post-Brexit life of an American businessman in London

Jun 27, 2016
How Brexit will affect his businesses
Can business in the UK be business as usual anymore?
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