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July 23, 2021 | FORBES

Bitcoin About-Face: JPMorgan Opens Crypto Trading To All Clients

In an ironic twist given CEO Jamie Dimon’s well-established distrust of the industry, JPM JPM +0.8%organ has reportedly become the first major US bank to provide all wealth-management clients with access to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency funds.

July 22, 2021 | Financial Times

US banks need better approach to fintech, says ex-Goldman executive

Partnerships and acquisitions are needed to keep up with technological innovation, says Sheila Patel

July 20, 2021 | The Motley Fool

What Are Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)?

A non-fungible token (NFT) is a piece of data stored on a ledger (also referred to as blockchain) that verifies a digital asset.

July 15, 2021 | The Economist

Investment in fintech booms as upstarts go mainstream

Firms’ expansion plans and investors’ search for returns bring a blizzard of deals and listings

July 07, 2021 | FDIC

FDITECH Opens Registration for Tech Sprint to Reach the Unbanked

WASHINGTON – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today opened the registration period to participate in a Tech Sprint designed to explore new technologies

June 16, 2021 | FDIC Podcast

Engineering Innovation in the Banking System

FDIC’s Chief Innovation Officer Sultan Meghji sits down with Duke’s Jimmie Lenz to discuss how to build the banking system of the future

Craig Hurwitz

June 08, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Craig Hurwitz: Bringing Financial Technology Insights to the Classroom

As the new Executive-in-Residence with Duke Engineering’s FinTech and Cybersecurity master’s programs, Craig S. Hurwitz, CFA will draw on his wide-ranging industry expertise to help students find success in evolving tech fields

June 01, 2021 | Wall Street Journal

Ban Cryptocurrency to Fight Ransomware

The existence of bitcoin and the rest benefits nobody except criminals and speculators.

June 01, 2021 | CNBC

Why this expert says to fight ransomware, we need to ban cryptocurrency

CNBC’s “Power Lunch” team discusses the rise of cryptocurrencies and ransomware attacks

May 18, 2021

Winners Announced: 2021 Intercollegiate Trading Competition

Student from Duke's Master of Engineering in Financial Technology program awarded the top prize in intercollegiate trading competition

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