Will Wall Street's Top Regulator Stay Focused on Bank Culture?: DealBook Briefing


When Mr. Dudley took the helm in 2009, the financial crisis had left the New York Fed's reputation as a regulator damaged. The institution had not done enough to address the severe weaknesses at the banks it oversaw, like Citigroup. Early on, Mr. Dudley commissioned a review of the New York Fed's bank supervision department and then overhauled it. But in 2012, JPMorgan Chase, also overseen by the New York Fed, suffered huge trading losses in what was known as the London Whale scandal. The New York Fed was faulted.

SingularityNET Raises $36 Million in ICO for AI Blockchain – Wall Street Newscast


AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) tokens will act as fuel of SingularityNET ecosystem. AGI tokens will let anyone buy and sell AI/machine learning services from around the world via SingularityNET marketplace. SingularityNET wants to open the AI market to the entire world by enabling individuals, developers, small companies and organizations to buy and sell AI services and machine learning tools easily. SingularityNET Foundation operates on a belief that the benefits of AI should not be dominated by any small set of powerful institutions, but shared by all. Demand for AI and Blockchain As everyone focuses on the wild run in Bitcoin the real story unfolding is the high demand for anything related to artificial intelligenece (A.I.) and blockchain.

Artificial intelligence startup Flamingo raises $5.1 million in 12 minutes for its virtual assistants 'Rosie' and 'Maggie' - SmartCompany


For many founders the road to raising capital usually takes months, if not years, but for Flamingo founder Dr Catriona Wallace the latest part of her journey took just 12 minutes. The artificial intelligence fintech startup, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange through its holding company Cre8tek, raised $5.1 million last month via a share placement to new and existing institutional, professional and sophisticated investors. The oversubscribed round closed after just 12 minutes, with $10 million in bids vying for the 128.1 million in shares that were on offer for 4c each. "There's recently been a lot more interest and conversation [in Australia] around artificial intelligence, and this is reflected in the success of this raise," Wallace tells StartupSmart. "Like all startup founders I know that raising money is always a difficult task -- we were very pleased that the $5.1 million was oversubscribed and mainly our feeling was of happiness and confidence.

Hayden Capital 2Q17 Letter: The 'Fintech' Approach To Data Science And Machine Learning


Hayden Capital letter for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. Get the entire 4-part series on good management in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your tablet, or email to your colleagues. In the second quarter of 2017, Hayden Capital gained 12.6% (net of fees). This brings our performance to 13.7% year-to-date. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 and MSCI World were up 3.1% and 4.7% over the same period, respectively. The largest contributor to this outperformance was our recent investment in Zooplus, which I describe in more detail below. Since inception, we have returned 11.0% annually, versus 9.1% for the S&P 500 and 6.3% for the MSCI World, while keeping 25% of the portfolio in cash. It's a pretty simple formula, although one that's largely ignored by most investors.