Investors Await Wednesday’s FOMC Meeting

South State Correspondent

Investors Await Wednesday’s FOMC Meeting. The FOMC meeting that concludes on Wednesday afternoon has the market’s attention, even though a 25bps rate hike is a foregone conclusion.

How to stay awake in meetings

Chris Skinner

A long while ago, I had an early start to get to a meeting. By mid-afternoon, with lunch firmly … The post How to stay awake in meetings appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Leaving home before sunrise, I went from subway to train to taxi, and arrived bright eyed and bushy tailed. However, as the day went on, my battery started to run dry. Grid Humour

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How To Take Advantage of the FOMC Meeting

South State Correspondent

Last week’s FOMC Meeting resulted in an increase in short-term interest rates by 25 basis points (bps) and projected seven rate hikes in 2022 and another four hikes in 2023. The post How To Take Advantage of the FOMC Meeting appeared first on SouthState Correspondent Division.

Digital payments meet gaming

ATM Marketplace

As mobile and contactless payments expand, consumers expect safe and convenient ways to send and receive money in all types of environments. Payment technology providers aren't missing a beat in addressing this need

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Meet 2020’s Newest Influencers

PYMNTS

Influencers have had a rough couple of weeks, as consumers’ tastes have rapidly drifted away from the high-gloss, incredibly curated and aspirational Insta-lifestyle that only a month or two ago was a staple of online life in the U.S.

Banks meet challenges/opportunities with hybrid work

ATM Marketplace

Hybrid work has proved a challenge for banks, which traditionally rely on in-house employees. However, banks can open up a new world of opportunities by taking advantage of hybrid work

Hecklers Taunt Wells CEO During Annual Meeting

PYMNTS

Wells Fargo ‘s interim CEO faced critics at the company’s annual meeting in Dallas. One of the wonderful things about shareholder democracy in this country is that we have meetings like this,” Parker said. Activist Bruce Marks, who was thrown out of the annual meeting two years ago, demanded that directors reveal what they knew about abuses, and called on the bank to support a program to aid car buyers.

Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one?

Chris Skinner

Equally, a … The post Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one? I’ve pointed out many times that it’s easy to scam people online and defraud them. I even once got a phone call from an elderly gentleman asking me if he had really won £1 million on the Financial Services Club lotto. I had to let him down gently. appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Crime Grid

Open Banking fails to meet targets

Bobsguide

Despite having registered over two million users in the UK, Open Banking is still failing to meet its objectives of creating a more competitive retail banking landscape.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Where payments meet politics

Payments Source

Kate Fitzgerald, senior editor at PaymentsSource, talks to Eric Grover, principal at Intrepid Ventures, about the political activities that hinder the expansion of payment systems. Compliance U.S. Digital payments Biden Administration China PayDirt

Open Banking Meets Instant Payments At The Online Checkout

PYMNTS

Last week marked the third anniversary of PSD2 , the regulation that launched open banking in the U.K. and Europe. And those three years have given rise to a slew of new companies capitalizing on that initiative all over the world, as well as established companies making their mark.

Where the rubber meets the road: digital payments and the trucking industry

Payments Dive

The trucking industry was content with its payment processing for years until the pandemic hit. Mobile Payments Today interviewed Justin King, Senior Vice President, product and innovation for Comdata on how the industry has moved forward with digital payments

Bringing Order To Chaos: Open Banking Meets Healthcare Payments

PYMNTS

In the accelerated, digital-first world, few things are more complicated than healthcare payments. In fact, even a medical school degree isn’t enough to sort out the different payment accounts, billing statements and various insurance plans.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Meeting SMBs Halfway In Their AP Transformations

PYMNTS

Meeting SMBs Halfway. What’s more, with continued market volatility and an uncertain future for many firms, offering technology that can be flexible enough to meet the changing needs of an end-user is also key.

Meet the New Comrade, Same as the Old Comrade

SWBC's LenderHub

I] talked about how a nuclear exchange would kill 70 million people in 10 minutes, and he just looked at me as if to say, ‘So what?’ – President John Kennedy after his first and only meeting with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in 1961.

The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting

Chris Skinner

The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting. The post The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I posted this on twitter earlier and it’s proven so popular that I thought I would share with all. Humour

Digital Disruption Meets Automotive Repairs

PYMNTS

It’s a cliché (but a true one) to say that the automotive world, and the culture attached to it, is undergoing a massive, historic change — thanks to digital and mobile technology, and a shift in consumer preferences. Cars and trucks are becoming rolling centers of commerce and payments. Ridesharing and other programs are changing the concept of what it means to be a driver, rider and user of transportation in general.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

NCUA Releases Annual Meeting Guidance

New York's State of Mind

NCUA yesterday released much needed guidance to Federal credit unions informing them that they had the right to postpone their annual meetings. NCUA’s clarification is a welcome relief to many credit unions which have been wondering how to both comply with their annual meeting obligations and state level orders limiting the number of persons who […]. Compliance Economy Regulatory annual meeting COVID-19 FinCEN.

Open Banking APIs Meet B2B Payments

PYMNTS

Steady digitization in stale B2B payments and the open banking movement are two closely related and increasingly exuberant expressions of money’s digital makeover.

University of Toronto launches fintech bootcamp to meet local labor demand

Bank Innovation

To meet the demands of this growing industry, the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies is partnering with education services company Trilogy to launch […].

Meet the New Boss

New York's State of Mind

Yesterday, the New York State Senate Finance Committee squeezed in time before it begins the annual budget hearings to interview and advance the nomination of Adrienne A. Harris to serve as New York’s first African-American Superintendent of the Department of Financial Services. With her top academic pedigree, her work as a top aide in the […]. New York State Political Regulatory Technology Adrienne A. Harris cyber security DFS Doma Inc. Fintech Superintendent Harris UDAAP

Rising SMB Expectations and the Evolving Roles of Financial Service Providers

Small businesses need more financial services than ever before. We surveyed 900+ providers across the USA to find out how they're diversifying their current SMB offerings. See how you compare and how to exceed client expectations in this eBook.

Uber Announces Seattle Price Hike To Meet Minimum Wage Law

PYMNTS

Uber trips will jump 24 percent in cost starting in the new year in Seattle, with the rideshare company raising prices to accommodate a new law requiring drivers be paid the city's minimum wage, GeekWire reported.

Central Bankers Set April Meeting To Talk Digital Money

PYMNTS

Central bank leaders from six countries and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have planned an April meeting to discuss digital currencies and the parameters involved for launching their own, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Thursday (Feb.

mCommerce Rises To Meet Digital 3.0

PYMNTS

Mobile commerce hasn’t been a focus during the pandemic, but recently retail apps and other usage patterns are starting to appear as more than a blip on the Digital 3.0 radar. Consumers have adopted using mobile for restaurant orders.

Target Meets Amazon At Point Of Attack With ‘Deal Days’

PYMNTS

Another contender has joined the Prime Day counterprogramming battle. Target announced on Monday (Sept. 28) that its “ Deal Days ” will compete day-to-day with Amazon’s proprietary holiday, which was confirmed only a few hours before Target’s.

The Non-QM Market Experiences a Remarkable Comeback: Check Out the Industry Guide

As the commercial lending market evolves, non-QM loans are becoming increasingly popular. Check out this eBook for a detailed look at the benefits of non-QM loans, how to maneuver your way through, and what the future may bring.

Gas stations struggle to meet October chip card deadline

Bank Innovation

While chip cards are becoming a mainstay at brick-and-mortar retail checkouts, gas pump payment technology lags behind. Visa and Mastercard have given U.S.

Subscription Payments Meet Emerging Markets

PYMNTS

Subscription-based offerings can be key to helping business-to-consumer (B2C) companies establish long-running relationships and lock down more predictable revenue streams. Effective subscription offerings require careful strategizing around payments, however. Should customers’ recurring payments fail, due to credit cards expiring or other issues, this could produce involuntary churn in which otherwise willing customers are accidentally dropped.

Meeting the growing demand for mobile debit, ATM funds access

Payments Dive

As consumers shift to online banking, the ATM also has been impacted by the quest to go digital. Kamesh Tumsi, VP of product strategy at Fiserv card services, gives us the scoop on the digitizing of ATM transactions

Elastic Path reveals how retailers can meet changing e-commerce demands

Payments Dive

In an interview with Retail Customer Experience, Elastic Path Chief Strategy Officer Darin Archer details the importance of deploying flexible e-commerce systems

The Empowered Consumer

When it comes to working with the empowered consumer, AI has the power to help your business thrive by leveraging your own data to better understand your customers. Read our ebook, The Empowered Consumer, to learn more about how AI can help you connect with your customers.