Ideas and insights about fintech from MIT Sloan.
Who will regulate crypto and fintech in the US?
Cryptocurrencies can increase financial inclusion, but only when properly regulated. Which U.S. regulator should be responsible for what, and how much oversight is needed?
SEC’s Gary Gensler on how AI is changing finance
Artificial intelligence has the ability to transform finance, but caution is needed, says the SEC chair. Here are four of Gensler’s takeaways.
MIT Sloan research on finance and investing
As markets churn, ground your investing decisions with insights on mutual funds, options markets, target date funds, fintech, DeFi, and more.
New courses at MIT Sloan include ‘Pursuing happiness’
Before it’s in the boardroom, it’s on the syllabus at MIT Sloan — including a new course on pursuing a meaningful life.
5 elements of a successful digital platform
Web3, artificial intelligence, 5G, and blockchain are significant catalysts for change at Fidelity, says president of personal investing Joanna Rotenberg.
Retail investors lose big in options markets, research shows
Retail investors are playing an outsized role in options markets. New research sheds light on how their behavior affects prices — and how much investors stand to lose.
Decentralized finance: 4 challenges to consider
With its open access and anonymous nature, DeFi aims to revolutionize financial institutions. But governance and tax enforcement issues loom large.
The unexpected ripple effects of ‘regtech’
Firms invest in compliance technology to monitor risk and respond to new regulations. Research shows they also make complementary buys in other technologies.
CoinDesk’s Michael Casey touts ‘a new crypto civilization’
Decentralized finance is on its way, the podcast host and crypto journalist says — that is, if regulators don’t overreach.
New data delves into Bitcoin’s inner workings
Analysis of the blockchain ecosystem sheds new light on Bitcoin behaviors, using the most complete Bitcoin data set to date.