Kristin Moyer

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Euro Crisis: What is the Connection between Hypothecation and the Future of Money?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger On the weekend, I read a rather alarming commentary by David Stockman European Banking System is on the Verge of Collapse. While this analysis clearly highlights the fragility of bank balance sheets, it doesn’t dig deeply into the graver issue facing the Eurozone policy makers and indeed the world –  that […]

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PayPal as a Friend Rather than a Foe (Good Idea)

by Kristin Moyer  |  November 6, 2009  |  Comments Off

Some IT vendors and banks are starting to think of PayPal and other non-bank providers as a friend rather than a foe. This is a good idea, and one which we have proposed 2 years now in our research (Gartner client access only): • PayPal and Google Checkout Show the Way for Banks’ Payment Operations […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Take On PayPal ?

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 25, 2009  |  Comments Off

Alistair Newton here. With numerous parts of the global financial services industry suffering at the hands of sub prime, credit crunch and general evaporation of customer confidence, for many their carefully laid strategies and plans are being replaced by short-term tactics focused on survival. So its refreshing to see that amongst this scramble, some financial […]

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Happy Birthday to the Check: The PayPal of 1659

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 17, 2009  |  2 Comments

Stessa Cohen here.  President’s Day in the US may not be the exciting holiday one wants in mid-February. Here’s another cause for celebration: According to Silicon.com The venerable paper cheque celebrates its 350th birthday next week, although the prospect of the payment method celebrating many more is diminishing. According to the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company […]

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Non-Bank Payment Providers will Supplant Banks

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 9, 2009  |  Comments Off

Christophe Uzureau here.  By 2013, nonbank payment institutions will supplant banks and become the payment solutions for online social networks. Amazon Payments, Moneybookers and PayPal are nonbank payment solutions involved with conversational media, such as blogs and social networks. They are using online communities and social networks to offer: Client services and marketing – One […]

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From Shopping Carts to Investment Portfolios…the Value of Payment Information

by Kristin Moyer  |  November 6, 2008  |  Comments Off

Christophe Uzureau here.  We are seeing more and more use of payment information, or payment information combined with other data sources, to support business decisions and provide input into economic indicators. This is especially important at a time when existing indicators are failing to capture the complexity of consumer and business sentiment. The transition to […]

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