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December 10, 2020 | Bloomberg

JPMorgan Using Blockchain to Move Billions in Repo-Market Trades

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is using its custom blockchain to conduct intraday repurchase agreements totaling billions of dollars, an advance that’s helped persuade Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to join the new digital market early next year.

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November 17, 2020

Duke FinTech Student Brenda Wang Outperforms in first annual Trading Competition

The Fall 2020 semester saw the first-ever Duke FinTech Trading Competition. The winner was Tushnik Goswami, a Duke engineering management master's student.

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November 10, 2020 | CompTIA

2020 Tech Towns Resilient Amid Uncertainty as Remote Work Grows

Technology jobs are still in demand and on the rise in many areas of the United States—including in Duke's hometown of Durham, North Carolina.

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November 04, 2020 | Financial Times

Fintechs Take on Banks at Their Own Game

The push for bank charters by fintechs comes as an increasing number of Americans turn to online-only financial services during the coronavirus pandemic, boosting the fortunes of digital financial companies.

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August 04, 2020 | WRAL TechWire

Where are STEM jobs? North Carolina's Charlotte is No. 1 and Raleigh No. 5 in New Index

Cities near Duke shot to the top of the RCLCO Real Estate Investors 2020 STEM Job Growth Index

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April 08, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Online FinTech Master’s Program Pivots to Early Launch

New Duke Engineering master’s program will offer flexibility to busy professionals

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March 04, 2020

Black Swan Events and How They Affect Markets with Emma Rasiel

A Duke FinTech faculty member discusses the effects COVID-19 is having on markets

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February 12, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Duke Engineering Is Running Blockchain

Using Ethereum and Ripple, two popular blockchain platforms, students are learning how cryptocurrency flows

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February 04, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Cohort Community Initiative Builds Connections for Pratt Master’s Students

Unable to connect to Duke in person, master’s students find connections and commonality through the Cohort Community Initiative

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January 14, 2020

LinkedIn: Blockchain Is Top In-Demand Skill

Blockchain is listed as the number one “hard skill” for 2020 in a new report compiled by jobs site LinkedIn.

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