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Foreign Currency Exchange – An Overview
Intro: Commercial Banking & Services Commercial banking refers to financial products and services designed to support corporations and municipalities in their banking operations. Many of the products found in a commercial bank are similar to retail or community banking, like deposit accounts, but with a key difference of the coverage scale and complexity of the…
The Role of Treasury Management in Banks: Responsibilities, Tools, and Considerations
The treasury management (TM) department is typically responsible for managing a bank’s financial resources, including its cash and investments, as well as its financial risks. In a typical bank’s hierarchy and organization, the treasury management department is typically part of the finance division and reports to the chief financial officer (CFO). The treasury management department…
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Improve Customer Service and Streamline Processes in Financial Services
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) can help financial service companies improve the customer experience by providing faster, more efficient service and personalized recommendations, while also streamlining internal processes and reducing the risk of fraud. In this article, we will explore some of the ways that AI and ML can be used to achieve…
10th Oldest Bank, BankProv, Loses Millions Due to Crypto Winter
Excellent research by Jason Mikula. Although this is not a cautionary tale about avoiding innovation and new revenue streams, it does provide a glimpse into the consequences of not fully understanding the risks involved.
Value of Open APIs to Financial Services
Open Banking refers to the use of open application programming interfaces (APIs) to allow financial service companies to share data and functionality with third parties. This can offer a number of benefits to both financial service companies and their customers. Here are some potential examples of Open Banking and APIs value to financial service companies:…
Brief Overview: Government Regulations and FinTech
Governments around the world regulate FinTech companies in order to ensure the security, accessibility, and competition in the market, as well as to protect consumers from fraud, abuse, and predatory practices.
AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate — Learning Materials
Solid collection of a few sources with a — z training materials and insights to prepare for the SAA-C02 exam. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate — Learning Materials | by Alexandra Petre | Mar, 2022 | Medium Prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam (SAA-C02) (linkedin.com)
Why Are Workers Staying Out of the U.S. Labor Force?
Much of the Great Resignation and Reshuffling are influenced by demographic and psychographic changes to the workforce. In this article, the St. Louis Fed presents research into the main causes of workforce shortage.
Medieval Sleeping Habits and Modernity’s Insomnia
The history of “first sleep” and “second sleep” holds surprising lessons about preindustrial life, 21st-century anxiety, and the problem with digging for utopia in the past.
What is Serverless
What does it really mean to be serverless? And how do serverless options offered by Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform compare? In this post, we explore the basics of serverless and FaaS (or Functions as a Service) and look at serverless options across AWS, Azure, and GCP.