Fintech Focus For July 15, 2020

Renato Capelj
July 15, 2020

Daily Perspective: I don’t think anybody should leave any bank earnings call this quarter simply feeling like the worst is absolutely behind us and it’s a rosy path ahead. - Michael Corbat

Fintech Movers: The disrupted circulation of physical currency has even led to a national coin shortage in the U.S. that could last months. With banks reducing coin distribution to businesses, local grocery markets and convenience stores like 7-Eleven have had to refuse cash unless customers can pay in exact change. - CityLab


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Watch Out For This: For the first time, New York City has introduced a 15-minute diagnostic test for COVID as part of a test and trace pilot program in the Bronx. - Gothamist

  • Ford Bronco trim levels, packages.
  • Food halls offer refuge to industry.
  • California orders bars, gyms closed.
  • US backs off remote classes issue.

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Market Moving Headline: The U.S. economy will have a slower-than-expected recovery amid a surge in novel coronavirus cases across the country and a broad second wave of the disease could cause economic pain to deepen again, Federal Reserve officials warned on Tuesday. - Reuters