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VeeCee gives kids a shoppable wish list with virtual currency

VeeCee gives kids a shoppable wish list with virtual currency | finance | Scoop.it
Giving kids a new way to get the things they want, with greater parental oversight, VeeCee is a hack created by a four-person team from London's Barking..
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Why Behavioral Economists Know You Better Than You Know Yourself

Why Behavioral Economists Know You Better Than You Know Yourself | finance | Scoop.it
The most effective forms of motivation aren't what you think.
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What Would the Financial CHOICE Act Mean For Fintech? 

What Would the Financial CHOICE Act Mean For Fintech?  | finance | Scoop.it

The Financial CHOICE Act, proposed by Texas Congressman Jeb Hensarling earlier this year, is a measure aimed at overturning or heavily modifying many of the regulations put in place after the 2008 financial crisis. The act has recently fallen under scrutiny from Wall Street as the president-elect championed a lessening of financial regulation during his campaign, such as the repeal of the Dodd-Frank law passed in 2010. 

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Mapping Emotions of Pain, Pleasure, and Desire  

Mapping Emotions of Pain, Pleasure, and Desire   | finance | Scoop.it
Benedict de Spinoza., by way of a Emanuel Derman white paper (A Stylized History of Quantitative Finance) looks at the relationship from pleasure and pain on human emotions: “Spinoza developed a system of explaining and defining the passions in terms of their relation to three more primitive feelings: Pain, Pleasure, and Desire.  
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How can technology help enable financial inclusion? 

How can technology help enable financial inclusion?  | finance | Scoop.it
Currently more than 2 billion adults worldwide — mostly poor and disproportionately women — lack access to formal financial services. A…Continue reading on Hacking Finance »
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Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do?  

Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do?   | finance | Scoop.it

Season 6, Episode 9 You have perhaps come across the phrase homo economicus, which describes a model for human behavior as seen through the lens of economics. In this hour, you’ll hear Freakonomics Radio producer Greg Rosalsky embark on a long and tortuous process to live his life like homo economicus. Is this even possible? 

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The 67 types of people in America, according to market researchers

The 67 types of people in America, according to market researchers | finance | Scoop.it
"Laptops and Lattes," "Soccer Moms," "Trendsetters," "Top Tier," "American Dreamers," and more.
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The World Economic Forum's annual gender gap report is out and the outlook is gloomy

The World Economic Forum's annual gender gap report is out and the outlook is gloomy | finance | Scoop.it
How far have we actually come?
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The Alternative Black Friday Movement

The Alternative Black Friday Movement | finance | Scoop.it
here has been some backlash against the concept of Black Friday, with naysayers arguing that retailers are overworking their employees, taking advantage of customers and more. And, some retailers started their “Black Friday” promotions and sales as much as two weeks before the actual day.
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Here is the world's skewed distribution of wealth in a single graphic

Here is the world's skewed distribution of wealth in a single graphic | finance | Scoop.it
Just 0.7% of the world's adult population owns almost half of the world's wealth, while the bottom 73% have less than $10,000 each.
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2016–2017

The Global Competitiveness Report 2016–2017 | finance | Scoop.it
The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017 assesses the competitiveness landscape of 138 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.
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Here are the credit card networks you need to know

Here are the credit card networks you need to know | finance | Scoop.it
We all know Visa, MasterCard, and Amex, but as the credit card network industry gets more globalized, do you know who the key industry players are aroun
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World's Largest Money Managers  

World's Largest Money Managers   | finance | Scoop.it
Macro Perspective on the Capital Markets, Economy, Geopolitics, Technology, and Digital Media
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Oh, the things you could do with the enormous Cash pile!

Oh, the things you could do with the enormous Cash pile! | finance | Scoop.it

At Daily Fintech we have been monitoring cash for various reasons. The more Fintech factors relate to watching digital currency trends, digital wallets and the potential of a cashless economy; and the more traditional Finance reasons, relate to income yielding options and flows towards public investment vehicles. The latter ones are more significant and quantifiable at this stage; and the former ones are nascent. 

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond | finance | Scoop.it

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. We do not yet know just how it will unfold, but one thing is clear: the response to it must be integrated and comprehensive, involving all stakeholders of the global polity, from the public and private sectors to academia and civil society.

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The future of retail

The future of retail | finance | Scoop.it
BI Intelligence has created a slide deck exploring the most disruptive trends in e-commerce including omnichannel sales, market sizing and product categories.
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What It Takes to Stay on Top in Fintech

What It Takes to Stay on Top in Fintech | finance | Scoop.it
Companies climbing the FinTech Forward ladder lead on issues banks care about most -- including mobile, omnichannel and big data.
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