The entire world of finance revolves around technology. With this section, we give you the information and reviews you need to stay ahead of the game with the latest tech and gadgets, or just keep up to date with the many social engagements of a successful financial master of the universe.
The Toronto-based TD Wealth Private Wealth Management (TD Wealth PWM) launched a new technology tool, that uses 'behavioural finance', aimed at helping the firm's financial advisors illuminate "financial blind spots" that their high-net-worth clients may have when they're making their investment decisions.
Behavioural finance will help to prevent emotions from overriding logic in the financial decision-making process, by looking at how personality influences financial decisions. While it’s a relatively new area of study, behavioural finance is quickly gaining momentum among the academic and investment community and is nowRead more
A smartphone that makes coffee? It is not a joke anymore.
Soon, if you have no time to stop at a cafeteria and you fancy a coffee on the bus going to work, you may be able to rely on an item that you always have by your side: your mobile phone.
It's called Mokase, designed by Italian engineers and developers: a smartphone case that contains a cartridge full of liquid coffee, which will get heated by your mobile battery, initiating the whole process through an app.Read more
The MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive), the EU legislation that regulates firms who provide services to clients linked to ‘financial instruments’ and the venues where those instruments are traded, that was first applied in the UK from November 2007, is now being revised to improve the functioning of financial markets in light of the financial crisis and to strengthen investor protection.
The changes of the new legislation being known as MiFID II are currently set to come into force on 3 January 2018, with - this includes a revised MiFID and a new Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR).Read more
Its Amazon Web Services, selling remote computing power to businesses, are again the star of Amazon’s earnings report. AWS is at the moment the most valuable startup in tech and Amazon would not be anywhere near as profitable without AWS, because AWS was accounted for about 89% of Amazon’s total operating income for the quarter, with the rest attributable to e-commerce.
Cloud computing is a young business, and AWS appears to easily be the leader inRead more