Noncash payments in the U.S. continue to grow, with the total value increasing at a rate of 9.5% per year 2018 to 2021, according to the most recent survey data from the Federal Reserve. The survey also found that tht total number of noncash payments increased at a 5.6% CAGR over the same period, driven largely by increases in the value of card payments and ACH payments. … [Read more...] about Noncash Payments Continue to Grow in the U.S.
World Business Chicago recently hosted its first FinTech Exchange at the Illinois Institute of Technology's University Technology Park. Chicago's economic development agency added financial technology to its sixth priority industry this year. The idea is to draw on the strength of Chicago's traditional financial institutions and trading experts to attract new businesses … [Read more...] about World Business Chicago Hosts First Fintech Exchange
I'd like to read them all, but not now. These are some of the reports I've put aside over the last few weeks to refer to when "I have more time" or the need arises. Feel free to add your contributions in the comments. Research Reports On-chain Foreign Exchange and Cross-border Payments https://lnkd.in/gHheAT9B A study of the use of distributed ledger technologies in the … [Read more...] about Cryptofinance Reports I’d Like to Read
Real-time payments, also known as instant payments, promise faster processing times and improved security compared to traditional methods. Despite its potential benefits, its impact on the finance industry remains an area of concern that requires real planning. Understanding the current state of real-time payments and analysis of its future potential and challenges is critical … [Read more...] about Real-Time Payments: Complex, but Crucial
A reckoning in the digital asset industry that started in June after the collapse of improperly collateralized investment assets gained new urgency in November. Following the professional and possibly legal improprieties that led to bankruptcy and chaos at the FTX cryptocurrency exchange, the industry is regrouping and putting distance between legitimate market participants and … [Read more...] about Disentangling the Crypto Crash of 2022
Following is a guest post from Renata K. Szkoda, CFO at INX and Co-Chairwoman of the Global Digital Asset and Crypto Currency Association. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) reached a tentative decision to make fair market value (FMV) the primary accounting method for measuring crypto assets, reports the Global Digital Asset and Cryptocurrency Assn., which led … [Read more...] about FASB Votes to Approve Fair Market Value (FMV) for Digital Asset Accounting