The banking industry is encountering various disruptive forces - including stiff regulations, the proliferation of online lending and innovative new lending activities - that bankers should monitor if they want to capitalize on existing opportunities. More..
Brazil's payments market has been growing rapidly, and this expansion has combined with several other factors to lay the foundation for a potential surge in mobile payments, technology expert Bethan Cowper wrote in American Banker. More..
Billionaire investor George Soros has been laying the foundation so he can back peer-to-peer lending, a burgeoning industry that is making greater use of more traditional funding methods in an effort to reduce lending costs. More..