Popular Millennial Site Bleacher Report Dives Deep Into Sports Betting

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Bleacher Report, a millennial-focused sports website, has been steadily expanding into the sports betting space, attracting a new generation of gamblers who don’t consider sports gambling a bad thing, according to a report by CNBC.

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Capital One Offers Free Business Credit Reports

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According to a recent Capital One survey, nearly 31 percent of small business owners have either never heard of business credit reports or are not educated about them, despite the fact that managing their credit can enable them to access more funding, establish partnerships and grow their businesses.

PayPal reports strong numbers for Venmo, Visa posts solid Q2

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PayPal and Visa reported strong earnings in the first quarter of 2019, with PayPal breaking out Venmo numbers for the first time

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Report: Worldwide Accounts Payable Software Market To Reach $1.567M

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Zion Market Research released a report about the accounts payable software market on Wednesday (March 20), estimating the market will reach about $1,567 million by 2025, according to a release by the company.

Moody’s: April ADP Jobs Report Was Inflated

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Payroll processor ADP’s report on the job market in April may have been inflated due to technical issues. The Labor Department will report non-farm payroll numbers for April on Friday (May 3).

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Financial Apps Have Better Mobile Retention Rates Than Other Industries, Report Says

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Neither video games nor dating nor shopping have a stronger pull, in terms of initial mobile app retention than financial apps, according to one report released by mobile app research firm Liftoff.

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EU Report Calls For Finance Authorities, AML Oversight

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European Union lawmakers released a report on Wednesday (Feb. 27) recommending that the EU create a police unit dedicated to the investigation of tax and financial crimes, as well as a watchdog organization to fight money-laundering, according to a report by Reuters.

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Deloitte Report Identifies Unmet Cybersecurity Risks

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In an age of technological advancement, banks are striving to keep up with the risks that are inherent to innovation. For consumers, it raises important questions of how financial institutions are fighting these risks.

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Judo Capital Taps VERMEG For Reporting Compliance

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Australian challenger bank Judo Capital has chosen VERMEG , a leading banking and insurance software solution company, to meet its Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) reporting requirements as it pursues its full banking license.

Wirecard Files Suit Against FT Following Investigative News Reports

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German financial and payments company Wirecard has filed a lawsuit against the Financial Times for a series of articles the news organization wrote alleging misconduct and fraud in its accounting, Reuters reported. The company’s shares climbed 30 percent on the news of the report.

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NEW REPORT: How X-Border Receivables Save Rhinos

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In fact, a recent report found 75 percent of surveyed merchants had walked away from a cross-border business opportunity due to fear of non-payment from a global trading partner. For a roundup of the latest notable news and trends in the cross-border receivables space, check out the report.

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Accounting Expertise In C-Suite Can Compromise Financial Reports

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It’s common sense that a corporation would want its C-Suite to have some knowledge of accounting practices, and one could assume that a lack of understanding of corporate accounting may heighten the risk for misstatements on financial reports.

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NEW REPORT: Retailers Face An Augmented Reality Check

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To read the feature story and get a close look into how AR is laying the foundation for retail’s next state of evolution, download the new Digital Consumer Report. Augmented reality (AR) has long been associated with games like Pokémon Go and Zombies, Run!

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NEW REPORT: Are AI And ML Actually Transforming Retail?

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To learn more about how businesses are leveraging AI and ML technology to optimize their customer experience, click here to download the report.

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AppZen Analyzes Trends In Flagged, Rejected Expense Reports

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A new survey from AppZen finds employees in the professional services industry, including accountants, financial advisors and lawyers, more frequently have their submitted expense reports rejected, reports in CPA Practice Advisor said Monday (Dec.

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On Capitol Hill, Credit Bureau CEOs Say Reporting Changes Are In the Air

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Executives from the trio that has come to dominate credit reporting — Equifax , Experian and TransUnion , of course — appeared on Capitol Hill and gave testimony before the U.S. Separately, TransUnion offered half a dozen recommendations to revamp reporting efforts.

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Citi Releases Annual Digital Money Index Report

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Citi and the Imperial College Business School have released the latest Digital Money Index, a report that tracks 84 countries and their digital money readiness, Citi said in a news release. The report concluded that there’s been a 5.5

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Why Regulation Won’t Fix Credit Reporting Agencies

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Thirty years later, I find their tagline a rather fitting metaphor for the Equifax data breach and the flurry of headlines made by everyone who now wants to take them — and their two credit reporting agency compadres, Experian and TransUnion — out to the regulatory woodshed. The credit bureaus were included in the CFPB’s scope of oversight in 2012, and she’s asked the agency to let her know what additional power it might need to better regulate the credit reporting agencies going forward.

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Report: BEC Fraud Increasingly Goes Mobile

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As researchers at Agari reported, business email compromise (BEC) attacks have been going mobile. As reported in Credit Union Times , the attacks are still done through email, but also look for mobile number details to “better coerce” intended victims to funnel funds to bad actors’ accounts.

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Ernst & Young, KPMG Reported To Danish Police For Money Laundering

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The Financial Supervisory Authority also received our reporting,” according to an emailed statement from Anette Harritz, the quality, risk and management partner at KPMG in Denmark.

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UK Government Report Calls On eCommerce Players To Pay More Taxes

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According to a report in Bloomberg, the U.K. Business rates must be made fair,” said Clive Betts, a member of the House of Commons and chairman of the committee, in the report, according to Bloomberg. According to the report, the U.K. The report pointed to Amazon for one example.

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Carrier billing in Latin America - 2019 market report by Fortumo

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Fortumo's latest market report gives an overview of the mobile payments landscape in Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Chile and Ecuador

B2B Financing Firm FreightRover Reportedly Impacted By Celadon Fraud Scam

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The problems reportedly stem not from FreightRover, but from Celadon Group Inc., Caledon used to employ Meeks and Williams before they went to FreightRover, according to reports. Reports noted the company also digitizes this process, making it easier for truckers to operate.

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NEW REPORT: Acing Overseas Tuition Receivables

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In the new Global Payments Architecture Report , PYMNTS covers the latest efforts to crack down on problems with late and non-payments in a variety of different industries. About The Report.

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User Experience Is Key to Customer Satisfaction, Report Says

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Having a "frictionless" user experience (UX) is among the top three qualities that bank customers look for when picking a new bank, right after "security" and "trustworthiness," according to a new report by financial technology provider, FIS.

Uber Reportedly Close To Buying Competitor Careem

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Ride-hailing and food delivery app Uber is reportedly in “advanced” talks to buy Careem, a Dubai-based rival, according to reports. A report in January said that Uber’s valuation when it goes public is likely to be $14 billion less than its most recent private valuation.

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Acorns Reportedly Seeks Over $100M In Funding

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Through a reported funding round, digital wealth management startup Acorns Grow Inc. Such a round could potentially provide the company with a valuation of more than $700 million, Bloomberg reported. The reported round was not included in their estimate.).

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Zelle Reports Record High Payment Value, Volume in Q1

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NEW REPORT: Is Security Holding Omnichannel Banking Back?

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In the inaugural issue of the Omni Security And Authentication Report , PYMNTS explores how banks are using technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and neural networks to identify and build customer profiles and safeguard themselves and their customers against the rising threat of fraud.

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Financial institutions report widespread elder financial abuse

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The Bureau released a report about key facts, trends, and patterns revealed in Suspicious Activity Reports—or SARs—filed by banks, credit unions, casinos, and other financial services providers from 2013-2017. Data, research, and reports Older Americans Deceptive practices

New Internet Of Things Report Out

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That’s according to a new report out this week. . Which is why this report may seem like a no-brainer, but the important part is the impressive data. The new report covers the present situation compared to the potential growth of the IoT, taking into consideration the market size, as well as applications and services. Internet of Things america APAC EMEA IoT report TrackerFrom now until 2020, the global Internet of Things is expected to grow at a CAGR of 36 percent.

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Report: Almost 95 Pct Of Bitcoin Trading Is Artificial

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After sharp drops in bitcoin prices, a new study posits that almost 95 percent of all reported bitcoin trading is made artificially via exchanges that are unregulated.

Mueller Report On Bitcoin’s Russian Role In US Election Hack

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Dotted along the dots to connect in the Mueller report lie several mentions of bitcoin, and how the virtual currency was used by Russian individuals and groups to try to impact the 2016 election. Bitcoin bitcoin cryptocurrency Editors' Picks election hack mueller report News Russia

Mexico And Amazon Reportedly Collaborating On Mobile Payments System

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The Mexican central bank and Amazon are in talks to introduce a government-approved mobile payment system, according to reports. The system would involve users paying for online purchases using QR codes, and it would be the first time Amazon offered the technology in the country.

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NEW REPORT: How AI And AR Give Makeup A Makeover

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The latest edition of the Omni Developer Report highlights the solution providers and retailers from around the space that are looking to introduce mobile commerce solutions to quickly capture consumer dollars, and loyalty. To read the full story, download the report above.

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NACHA Reports Faster Payments Playbook Details

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NACHA’s Payments Innovation Alliance released a report with details from its first formal in-person meeting of the Faster Payments Playbook Project Team. served as an opportunity for the team to provide reports on their work.

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EU Corporate Banking Tech Lags Behind US: Report

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peers in terms of technology, a new report from Greenwich Associates found. In a blog post this week, the data and analytics company released its new report called “European Corporate Banking: U.S. European corporate banks are lagging behind their U.S.

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Lloyds Banking Group Reports Faster Payments Outage

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Lloyds Banking Group, which includes Bank of Scotland, Halifax and Lloyds, has suffered a faster payments glitch that affects customers’ ability to get money, according to reports. Several customers said they had problems getting money from ATMs, although the bank reportedly fixed that issue.

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Sears Target Of Reported Takeover Bid

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According to a report from Bloomberg , “Cyrus Capital Partners and a hedge fund run by Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert are preparing a potential joint takeover bid that would keep the bankrupt chain alive.” In its Chapter 11 filing, Sears reportedly listed $6.9

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Report Finds CEO Pay Rises After Data Breach

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A new research report from Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick has found evidence that corporate cyberattacks lead to higher profits for chief executive (CEOs) officers at those firms. The report examined instances of data breaches at 41 public U.S.

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Report: Minority Consumers Grapple With Debt

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A new report has found that as debt rates have climbed to pre-recession levels, minority consumers are struggling to reach financial parity. A report from Packaged Facts, “ The Financial Services Market: African Americans and Hispanics, as of 2018 ,” found that while 70 percent of U.S.

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Sears Reportedly Working On Bankruptcy Filing

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Facing a large debt payment, Sears Holdings is reportedly working with boutique consulting firm M-III Partners to prepare a bankruptcy filing. 9), Sears reportedly brought on a new director, Alan Carr, who is a restructuring expert.

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Pulling Back The Curtain On Corporate Finance Reports

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Corporate accounting standards are changing, with the Financial Accounting Standards Board adopting new standards in ways companies report on leases, hedging and other financial activity.

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