Three Payment Trends Merchants Need To Get Right During The Holidays

Getting payments and fraud prevention right during the holidays is about more than just capturing up-front revenue. Merchants best able to streamline the purchase process in Q4 will be in a position to secure and build customer relationships moving into the New Year. 451 Research’s inaugural Voice of the Connected User Landscape: Connected Customer, Holiday Experiences 2021 survey…

Banking On Blockchain

#BLOCKCHAIN AFP via Getty Images Each day there are new headlines about cryptocurrency that concern many of us in the regulated financial sectors. From its volatility – both high and low – to lack of oversight, to conversations around decentralized finance, much of the larger narrative around cryptocurrencies seems like a far reach from the…

How To Freak Out The IMF, An Argentine Story

Macri and Cristina mark the two extremes of Argentine politics. Joaquin Temes The Fernández-Fernández administration’s strategy remains as unclear as it did in its first day in office, with the difference that its margin of maneuvrability has been reduced dramatically.  Even after nearly two years in office, it isn’t entirely clear whether we should believe…