This week in FinTech: predictions for bitcoin, robo-advisors, and the stock market in 2016, originators vs enablers, social media stalking, and more.
The Finance-FinTech divide will blur, mobile wallets continue to struggle, robo-advisors will lose customers when the stock market crashes, and more.
TD sees 17% of trades on mobile, with year-over-year growth of 16%, making it the industry leader in mobile trading.
Invesco, the investment management firm, has acquired Jemstep, a startup that builds financial “Action Plans” and other personalized advice.
BBVA is going to use Future Advisor’s robo-advisory software for its clients, which helps with tasks like combining orphaned 401(k) accounts. Includes a nice overview of the increasingly crowded robo-advisory sphere.
This service lets employers monitor suspicious activity on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, AOL, Yahoo Messenger, Skype etc. Though if your employees are still chatting on AOL, you probably have bigger problems…