Truth be told, I never thought about this line of thinking with respect to gold. It is one of those simple and elegant solution. Needless to say, there will be a huge debate ‘if’ it will happen or not, but nonetheless, elegant solution with respect to currencies and gold standard. Central banks are out of […]
With interest rates near zero (in some cases negative), it really does boggle the mind how the Central Banks of the world will attempt to jump-start their economies. We are now surely charting course for the unknown, so should I say, in the direction of unintended consequences. The Federal Reserve could push banks to lend […]
Love the title of this article, and a brilliant (short) read on what is really happening in the world. If people paid more attention to those who conduct empirical research, they will find out that things are not as rosy as they seem. A storm on the horizon threat has been looming for too long. […]
World’s Largest Economies: Projected GDP in 2030 What would the projected GDP of the world’s largest economies look like in 2030? Well the US Department of Agriculture does have that figure.
On a recent visit to Tanzania, I went out for a field trip to study payments. We were out exploring the streets and how people paid each other, when I came across a street vendor selling shoes. I paused.
Fintech Podcast: Episode 72 This week on Around The Coin podcast, Brian and I discuss all things payments and where they are heading. We reflect back on almost 1.5 years of podcasting and do a quick score card and some future gazing on some of the big, small and stealth fintech names.
What is Fintech Marketing and How is it Different from Social Media Marketing? The difference between the two is subtle, but an important one. Fintech Marketing is Social Media Marketing by domain experts in the Banking, Payments & Fintech space. Not by people who understand Fintech, but by people who are classified as Fintech leaders, […]
Join the cause. Hi, My name is Faisal Khan and I’m a Payment Consultant. For years I have been troubled by the quest to build a payments wiki. Every now and then, I would revisit the idea, but each time I would tell myself “now is not the right time”. Well, that changed a few […]