Weekly Briefing No. 118 | A Whale of a Week for Health Care’s Future, Blockchain and Deals

Weekly Briefing No. 118 | A Whale of a Week for Health Care’s Future, Blockchain and Deals

Recently, we were blown away to discover that a 14-year-old French killer whale named Wikie has learned rudimentary human speech. Nothing, not even Elon Musk’s flamethrower side hustle, can top that. Still, we’re happy to present our take on the week’s financial innovation and economic news, which involves all sorts of whales doing big deals that have created plenty of heat

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Weekly Briefing No. 116 | A Rockstar for Modern Capitalism and Can Blockchain Humble Facebook?

Weekly Briefing No. 116 | A Rockstar for Modern Capitalism and Can Blockchain Humble Facebook?

Welcome to The FR’s 116th edition. Here’s what’s swirled around us this week: Blackrock’s Larry Fink, modern capitalism’s rock star; A terrific blockchain explainer; Paying more attention to electricity; Fintech buyouts and “sweaty” deals; Cannabis cash woes; Cryptocurrencies for adults; Open source in finance; Videos & Podcasts of Note: What if air travel worked like health care? The market for kidneys; Meltdown and Spectre bugs

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Weekly Briefing No. 63 | Fintech Truth in the Wild

Weekly Briefing No. 63 | Fintech Truth in the Wild

Welcome to the wild winter wilderness of mid-January. Here’s the latest in our neck of the woods: A fintech-fueled future for journalism, The FR’s exclusive 1-on-1 with Hixme, a rising health care-fintech star, a coming clash between blockchain and the mob, Britain’s need to look west, BlackRock’s quant bets, Company of Note: Canalyst and more.

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