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Goldman Sachs Reportedly Achieves 99%+ Same-Day Affirmation Rate, Improvement in Settlement Rates with DTCC CTM Match to Instruct Workflow

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC has “achieved a greater than 99% same-day affirmation rate and a significant improvement in settlement rates for transactions leveraging CTM’s Match to Instruct (M2i) workflow in… Read More

Hong Kong: Fintech Firm FundPark Secures $500m Facility to Support Digital Entrepreneurs

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FundPark, a Hong Kong-based Fintech, has announced the completion of an asset-backed securitization facility amounting to up to $500 million. The arrangement was facilitated by Goldman Sachs, serving as the arranger and senior lender, marking a notable expansion of FundPark’s financial capabilities, according to the… Read More

Apple Card Holders Now Number Over 12 Million, Increases Savings Rate to 4.5%, Deposits Over $10 Billion

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has revealed that the number of Apple Card holders now numbers over 12 million since its launch in 2019. Apple partners with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) to provide the Fintech services. At the same time, in the past several days, Apple moved its Apple… Read More

Apple Savings Rate Increases 2nd Time in a Month

Apple Savings APY has been increased to 4.35%. This is the second time that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has increased the savings rate in the past 30 days, increasing it to 4.25% from 4.15% in December. Apple launched its savings feature, offering in partnership with Goldman Sachs… Read More

Goldman Sachs: The Economy Sucks for Small Businesses

While the Biden administration continues to tout the benefits of Bideneomics, the reality is different on Main Street. High inflation and high interest rates are having an impact on economic activity, and smaller firms are taking a hit because of it. According to a release… Read More

Apple to Exit Partnership with Goldman Sachs on Apple Card, It’s Probably a Good Thing for Apple

Multiple reports have emerged that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has cut a deal with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) to exit its partnership regarding the popular Apple Card. The rumblings indicate that Apple approached Goldman to end the partnership. Apple has been pushing into Fintech for years now, and… Read More

Goldman Sachs Beats on Top Line, Bottom Line Declines [u]

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has reported Q3 earnings that delivered strong revenues but reversed on the bottom line in comparison to Q3 2022. Goldman reported revenues of $11.82 billion and net earnings of $2.06 billion for the quarter ending in September. Earnings per share (EPS) were… Read More

Apple Now Let’s You Schedule Ongoing Payments as Fintech Services Continue to Expand

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) now allows its wallet users to schedule regular payments directly on the phone. The service has been expected for some time now and represents another step in its financial services goal of providing convenience for its users. On the iPhone, Apple explains that… Read More

Goldman Sachs Agrees to Sell Digital Lender GreenSky to Consortium, EPS Hit of -$0.19

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has finally agreed to sell digital lender GreenSky to a consortium led by Sixth Street. The purchasers include KKR, Bayview Asset Management, and CardWorks, with “significant support” from PIMCO through an asset acquisition, as well as strategic financing from CPP Investments. Alan… Read More

Apple Was Planning Stock Trading Until Markets Sank: Report

Any longtime Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) watcher understands that it is one of the largest Fintechs in the world with plans to become any bigger. Adding investments and trading makes sense. It is just a matter of time.  Today, there is a report by CNBC quoting those… Read More

$10 Billion Plus: Apple’s New Savings Option Rockets to New High

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), one of the largest Fintechs in the world, is reporting that its new Savings feature is now holding deposits of over $10 billion. Apple Savings is being offered in partnership with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS). Long expected, Apple launched Apple Savings on April 17th… Read More

Goldman Sachs Beats Top Line, Misses on Bottom

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has reported Q2 2023 earnings, and it’s a bit of a mixed bag. Goldman surpassed expectations for top-line revenue generating $10.9 billion on a predicted $10.61 billion. Net revenue disappointed as Goldman generated an earnings per share of $3.08, with analysts anticipating… Read More

Apple / Goldman Make Good on Poor Service in Regards to Savings Withdrawal Requests

Not too long ago, it was reported that some Apple Savings customers were having difficulty withdrawing funds from their accounts. Apple Savings is a new Fintech feature provided by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and powered by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS).  The service offers a relatively high-interest rate for… Read More

FIA Tech, a Futures Industry Technology Provider, Raises Additional $25.4M

FIA Tech, which claims to be a leading futures industry technology provider, announced that it raised an additional $25.4 million in a funding round “led by six existing shareholders, Bank of America, Barclays, Citi, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo, in addition to BNP… Read More

CFPB Claims Billions of Dollars Not Protected in Some Payment Apps, Names PayPal, Venmo and Cash App

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued a statement that “billions” of dollars held on payment Apps may not possess federal insurance. The CFPB said these funds may not be safe during times of “financial stress,” alluding to the recent banking crisis. Rohit Chopra,… Read More

Ram Ahluwalia on the Future of Banking: Big Tech Like Apple and Amazon Should Get Into the Banking Business

Recently, Ram Ahluwalia wrote an Op-Ed for American Banker that posed a somewhat controversial take on banking. Ahluwalia said outdated banking rules are denying access to Big Tech firms, like Apple and Amazon, who could enter the banking sector and bring loads of capital as… Read More

Fintech Nexus 2023 – Fintech Forever

It was a warm week in New York City, and I found myself flying across the country to attend the preeminent fintech conference Fintech Nexus, previously known as LendIt Fintech. At the heels of a global pandemic, the recovering U.S. economy, and continuing regional banking… Read More

Goldman Sachs: Digital Bank Marcus Moves to Match Apple Savings Interest Rate

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) provides much of the magic behind Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Fintech ventures. Not too long ago, Apple announced its anticipated saving plan, offering consumers an APY of 4.15% – higher than many banking firms. While few details are available on the success of Apple… Read More

Apple Savings Said to Have Gained $400 Million on Day One, Neared One Billion in Days

While Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has not officially announced how Apple Savings is fairing, a recent report indicates that the Fintech offering is already capturing solid interest from Apple device users. Apple launched its anticipated Apple Savings feature in partnership with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) on April 17th…. Read More

Figure Technologies, which Enhances Financial Services by Leveraging Blockchain Tech, Closes HELOC Securitization

Figure Technologies Inc., a firm focused on transforming financial services through the power of blockchain technology, announced “the close of a HELOC (home equity line of credit) securitization underwritten by Jefferies, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan.” The FIGRE 2023-HE1 asset-backed securities (ABS) offering “was comprised… Read More

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