Investment News

As Ukraine gets hotter, fund winners and losers come into focus – May 2, 2014 As the Russia-Ukraine situation jumps back into the headlines and the tension showing few signs of abating anytime soon, advisers and investors understandably might be starting to think seriously about the implications of the conflict on their portfolios. (more)


Tech Entrepreneurs Are Here To Run Your Bank – May 1, 2014 Finovate Conference, San Jose – For decades, financial technology firms sold their products to big banks. Today, a new generation of venture-backed fintech entrepreneurs have the consumer in their sights and are threatening to disrupt the very financial services firms they once considered […]

Mortgage Banking

Gen Y: A Money-Management Style of Their Own – May 2014 Whoever first coined the phrase “age is just a number” has clearly not met up with Generation Y. As the largest age demographic in the United States, these high-profile Millennials offer up some surprises in their financial behaviors, impacting everything from digital adoption to […]


Market Prophit’s Big Data Analytics Help Investors Generate Alpha Through Better Sentiment Analysis – April 30, 2014 Market Prophit is our next presenter. The company is showing its “Morningstar + Klout” solution for both retail and institutional investors and traders looking to improve the way they use sentiment analysis in their overall investing decisions. (more)

Mobile Marketer

Western Union steps up new customer acquisition via first movie partnership, mobile game – April 28, 2014 Western Union and Twentieth Century Fox’s new campaign for the film “Rio 2” highlights a shift in how financial services are now turning to mobile promotions to acquire new customers in addition to promoting their services. (more)