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Double trouble: Investors wipe millions from Invesco and Burberry as star names quit | City A.M.

Double trouble: Investors wipe millions from Invesco and Burberry as star names quit | City A.M. | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
TWO of the City’s biggest names shocked investors yesterday by stepping down from their jobs, leaving gaping holes at the top of multi-bi
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What is the real cost of losing your best talent? Burberry and Invesco find out the hard way as they lose £700million and 6.4% off their company value respectively. This is the cost of losing your best performers. 

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White House meeting ends without deal

White House meeting ends without deal | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
A meeting between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders ends Wednesday night without a deal to re-open the U.S. government.
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"Obama and the leaders met as much of the U.S. government was shut down for a second straight day"



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The IT Talent Problem

The IT Talent Problem | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
Business-savvy IT executives can be hard to come by, and that’s a big problem if your company relies on technology to exist (it does). Maybe it’s time to start growing your own.
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FleetCor to Present at the Goldman Sachs Third Annual Financial Technology Conference - WSJ.com

FleetCor to Present at the Goldman Sachs Third Annual Financial Technology Conference - WSJ.com | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
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Planned LinkedIn $1 billion stock offer is for expansion, products

Planned LinkedIn $1 billion stock offer is for expansion, products | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - LinkedIn Corp said on Tuesday it will sell an additional $1 billion of its Class A common stock as the Internet company moves to bolster product development and perhaps make more...
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Kevin Slavin: 'Market trading systems need to be rebuilt for humans' | Wired Money video (Wired UK)

Kevin Slavin: 'Market trading systems need to be rebuilt for humans' | Wired Money video (Wired UK) | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
Major market crashes have occurred, and will continue to occur, because the market no longer has a human interface, MIT Media Lab's Kevin Slavin told Wired Money today
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"Major market crashes have occurred, and will continue to occur, because the market no longer has a human interface"

 

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Finextra: US credit union takes the branch to the customer with MobiBranch smartphone app

Finextra: US credit union takes the branch to the customer with MobiBranch smartphone app | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
A Mississippi credit union is using mobile technology to get employees out of the branch and into the community to perform in-branch transactions on the go.
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Finextra: Fidessa opens FIX Post-trade Confirmation Hub

Finextra: Fidessa opens FIX Post-trade Confirmation Hub | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
Fidessa has opened a Post-trade Confirmation Hub which allows buy-side and sell-side firms to confirm trades between themselves via the open source messaging protocol FIX.
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Sterne Agee expands financial technology investment banking franchise

Sterne Agee expands financial technology investment banking franchise | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
Sterne Agee, one of the oldest and largest privately-owned investment banking and brokerage firms in the USA has announced that Alex Alden will join the firm's San Francisco office as Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division.
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30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028

30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028 | Financial Technology | Scoop.it
30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Maryalice Leister's curator insight, September 3, 2013 9:09 AM

This is a fascinating article and timeline for where education is headed. Educators, you simply must read.