Mint and Rocket Mortgage Reveal New Technology to Foster the Next Generation of Financial Empowerment

SAN DIEGO and DETROIT, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, financial empowerment app Mint by Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), and Rocket Companies (NYSE: RKT), announced a first-of-its kind partnership in which Rocket Mortgage – the first fully digital mortgage experience – is now integrated into the Mint app via API to create a fast, simplified refinance experience for homeowners.

As part of this integration, Mint users are able to pre-fill information such as current mortgage information that they’ve added to their Mint profile. They are then able to seamlessly search for, apply and lock-in mortgage refinance rates with Rocket Mortgage in as few as eight minutes, instead of days or weeks – all powered by the Rocket Mortgage API. This is the first time the Rocket Mortgage experience has been directly integrated into a personal finance platform.

“Across the country, Americans are struggling with their finances as many face difficult

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IBM and The Climate Service to Work Together with Financial Institutions and Corporations to Assess the Cost of Climate Risk | News

ARMONK, N.Y. and DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Climate Service (TCS), a leader in climate risk analytics for investors and businesses, today announced their alliance to work with financial institutions and corporations to better measure and quantify risks associated with climate change. As part of the alliance, the companies are now making the TCS Climanomics® software platform available via Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud.

This alliance between IBM and TCS makes TCS’s advanced science available with enterprise-grade levels of scalability, availability, security, and interoperability. The companies are working together to help organizations put a price on climate risk and facilitate reporting consistent with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework.

The alliance will also leverage the experience of IBM Services in financial risk, analytics, weather risk, and compliance, to use the Climanomics® platform to provide climate risk analytics to

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IBM and The Climate Service to Work Together with Financial Institutions and Corporations to Assess the Cost of Climate Risk

ARMONK, N.Y. and DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and The Climate Service (TCS), a leader in climate risk analytics for investors and businesses, today announced their alliance to work with financial institutions and corporations to better measure and quantify risks associated with climate change. As part of the alliance, the companies are now making the TCS Climanomics® software platform available via Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud.

This alliance between IBM and TCS makes TCS’s advanced science available with enterprise-grade levels of scalability, availability, security, and interoperability. The companies are working together to help organizations put a price on climate risk and facilitate reporting consistent with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework.

The alliance will also leverage the experience of IBM Services in financial risk, analytics, weather risk, and compliance, to use the Climanomics® platform to provide climate risk analytics to

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FSB says emerging economies should rewrite financial rules to rein in Big Tech


Regulatory frameworks in emerging markets and developing economies (EMDE) should be redrawn to reflect the size, scope and growth of Big Tech firms in financial services, says the Financial Stability Board.

The FSB report for G20 finance ministers and central bank governors finds that the expansion of Big Tech firms in financial services in EMDEs has generally been more rapid and broad-based than that in advanced economies.

Lower levels of financial inclusion in EMDEs create a source of demand for Big Tech firms’ services, particularly amongst low-income populations and in rural areas where populations are under-served by traditional financial institutions.

While the expansion of Big tech companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon has some benefits, their activity also gives rise to operational and consumer protection risks and concerns about market dominance, states the FSB.

This applies as much to local incumbents as consumers, who the FSB fears may be

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With Technology Stocks Soaring, Tech Executives Boost Investor Confidence With Newswire’s Financial Distribution

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NEW YORK – October 12, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

​​Investors will be closely monitoring the tech sector as election season ramps up in the United States, and C-suite tech executives will be looking to make every effort to boost brand perception in that time leading up to Nov. 3. With Newswire’s Financial Distribution Platform, tech leaders can effectively distribute their company news, updates and performance reports to the nation’s most-read financial outlets and publications to effectively increase brand awareness during this crucial time in the country’s history.

Tech shares soared as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, as millions of Americans were limited to their homes during the lockdown periods that went into effect in early March of this year. Since then, American households became shared workspaces, schools, entertainment

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With Technology Stocks Soaring, Tech Executives Boost Investor Confidence With Newswire’s Financial Distribution – Press Release

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 12, 2020 / ​​Investors will be closely monitoring the tech sector as election season ramps up in the United States, and C-suite tech executives will be looking to make every effort to boost brand perception in that time leading up to Nov. 3. With Newswire’s Financial Distribution Platform, tech leaders can effectively distribute their company news, updates and performance reports to the nation’s most-read financial outlets and publications to effectively increase brand awareness during this crucial time in the country’s history.

Tech shares soared as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, as millions of Americans were limited to their homes during the lockdown periods that went into effect in early March of this year. Since then, American households became shared workspaces, schools, entertainment centers, and more through the usage of various technologies. According to Andrew Hecht of stocknews.com, it is suspected that the

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Regulators Eyeing Tech To Boost Financial Stability

Regulators around the globe are eyeing tech to boost financial stability

Enhanced supervisory technology (SupTech) with strong governance and skilled human oversight could well have important benefits for financial regulators around the in efforts to increase economic stability in their nations and around the globe, said a report prepared for the G20.

“SupTech could improve oversight, surveillance and analytical capabilities, and generate real time indicators of risk to support forward looking, judgement based, supervision and policymaking,” regulators told the Financial Stability Board.

Importantly as well, real-time and non-traditional data may allow authorities to be more pro-active in their supervision, FSB said.

As an example of the efficiencies SupTech can provide financial regulation, the authors of the report pointed out the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has found

algorithms are five times better than random testing at identifying language in investment adviser regulatory filings that could merit further investigation for potential

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TIO warns of hardship spike after NBN financial assistance winds up

More consumers are expected to experience hardship in paying their National Broadband Network (NBN) bills as Australia’s telcos look to eventually turn off the tap for financial support, a Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) representative told a Senate committee on Friday.

Standing before the Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network on Friday, TIO Judi Jones said the financial support given by government and industry had stalled any potential uptick of complaints that the agency expected from consumers.

“We’ve waited to see an increase in complaints about hardship and problems paying a bill — we think that will come, but by the end of the year it wasn’t showing up as a particular issue. It was starting to rise but it actually dropped off as an important issue in the pandemic because of financial support,” Jones said.

“We are anticipating, as government and providers wind back support measures, we’ll see

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Back to Your Financial Future (Rob Booker and Lou Basenese)

10/07/2020, San Francisco // KISSPR //

On October 14th, at 1 pm EST, Rob Booker and Lou Basenese’s Back to Your Financial Future event is set to take place that will share four simple moves that could rewrite the future of finance for your family’s fortunes. The upcoming webinar that will reveal investment tricks that users can use to make millions of dollars for their savings accounts. Users are given the  chance to sign up for a unique subscription-based service  called Micro-Cap Advantage for continued recommendations from two of America’s most trusted financial gurus in 2020.

Given the central theme of Rob and Lou’s magical DeLorean time machine adventure, many wonder what exactly is Back to Your Financial Future? In short, it gives individuals an edge over others and a chance to earn a little extra money, even if they are already well off. So much could be done with

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Q&A With Robo Global CEO Travis Briggs on the Future for Tech | Financial Advisors

The technology sector has always been popular among investors. The favored FAANG – which comprises Facebook (ticker: FB), Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX) and Google (GOOG, GOOGL) – seemed unable to do any wrong in the eyes of investors. While the economy reeled from the global pandemic, valuations on the big tech names continued to climb higher and higher – until September, when double-digit losses to Facebook, Apple, Google and Tesla (TSLA) took about 5% off the Nasdaq.

Talk has turned to a potential tech bubble, but one month’s decline is not enough to bring valuations back in line. The Nasdaq is still only around 750 points below its all-time high at the start of last month. September marked an overdue correction, but the question is not just what is happening with the tech sector now; it’s what will the future bring for tech?

To get insights into the

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