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The Cashless Society – and Impediments

Posted February 13, 2017 at 7:55 AM EST

Copyright: Rogatnev.

Attempts at creating streamlined, all-electronic payment systems have repeatedly fallen short of expectations. Will this time be different?


Why Machine Learning May Disappoint Investors

Posted December 1, 2016 at 6:30 PM EST

Photo credit: Bigstock

Artificial intelligence may finally be delivering on some promises, but it is demanding patience.


Accenture Sets Off a New Blockchain Debate

Posted October 29, 2016 at 1:00 AM EST


Financial practitioners square off against purists over one of the blockchain’s key characteristics.


Cyberattacks — and Cybersecurity — Take the National Stage

Posted September 22, 2016 at 1:00 AM EST


Government-level cyberconflicts are increasingly out in the open; the rest of us should be very afraid.


The Financial Transaction Tax that Won’t Die

Posted August 22, 2016 at 3:00 PM EST


In a year of political surprises, a tax that is anathema to Wall Street could be gaining popular appeal.


Cyber Defense Goes on the Offensive

Posted June 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM EST


Should U.S. companies go on the attack to protect their cyber interests? Current law limits how far they can go.


Putting Money on Predictive Betting

Posted May 16, 2016 at 1:00 AM EST


Believers in the wisdom of crowds are overcoming resistance to a controversial but insightful form of gambling.