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Finance -  If you're a Forex trader, you are probably all too familiar with sleepless nights. The Forex market is unique, in that it has no “office hours”. Throughout the work week, you can trade 24 hours a day. It’s a side-effect of the...
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#NYCTech -  Over the last 13 weeks, Barclays FinTech Accelerator with Techstars has been grooming 10 companies night and day for demo day under the leadership of Techstars Managing Director Jenny Fielding.  These companies received up to $120K...
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Finance -  When it comes to gold, 2016 has been the year of the unlikely. For the last couple of years, this commodity has not been performing so well. Then, with the New Year, things started looking up. Amid all of the uncertainty across the...
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Bitcoin - Last summer, JPMorgan Chase lost over 80 million customer records.In 2013, Target lost over 40 million records.These two cyber-attacks alone amount to a stunning 1.2 billion passwords lost.So what can be done to prevent...
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Bitcoin -  According to the Investopedia definition, a cryptocurrency is “a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security”. While there are number of these in circulation now including Litecoin, Namecoin and PPcoin the...
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#NYCTech -  New York is the epicenter of the financial markets and has been so since the end of World War II. It’s home to the two largest stock exchanges in the world, handling hundreds of billions of dollars in transactions daily. Half of...
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#NYCTech - The brightest and most innovate minds in FinTech will converge in New York for this year’s FinTech Week in NYC in a few short days. At the forefront of the week’s activities is the Next Money New York 2016 Conference at New York Law...
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#NYCTech - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in its first extensive remarks on cybersecurity following the theft of $81 million from accounts it held for the central bank of Bangladesh, said the incident is a "wake-up call" for the global...
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#NYCTech -  Getting a quote for a mortgage, whether it is for your first or refinancing your fifth house is not simple. Forgetting all the paper work and obnoxious phone calls you’ll have to make, you wont even know if you are getting the best...
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Business -  Imagine you knew a friend of a friend who kept bragging about the killing they made by trading. You don't know where they were investing—all you know is that they are doing well. Now, imagine if you could invest directly into that...
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Business -  "We're going to kill the banks," was the line often pedaled by fintech startups in the past couple of years, while the banks were figuring out what to do in the wake of young companies attacking their business models.That...
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#NYCTech -  While giving money is popular every holiday season there is no denying that it is a hassle to write all the checks and wait for them to be deposited. On the other hand, sending cash through Paypal or Venmo is a seemingly...
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Advice - It has been said that Bitcoin transactions are completely secure and, usually, relatively quick. But, what’s going on under the hood? How exactly do the transactions work? This infographic does a terrific job of...
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Advice - In the startup world you can barely go a few hours without hearing someone blurt out jargon.  Sometimes this jargon can be legitimate as when a well-funded company is negotiating terms of their latest investment, but just as...
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Bitcoin - There have been a number of high-profile hacks recently, evidently demonstrating that hiding and using secrest on the Internet is still really difficult. From the $5 million in bitcoin lost at Bitstamp to the Sony hack, it is clear...
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#NYCTech - .People love complaining about how college makes you read Hamlet but not how to take care of your own finances. While this complaint may be valid, there is one Startup that is actually doing something about it. Youthful Savings, the...