The World of Finance in 2039

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    Automated trading and government regulation are transforming the Wall Street ecosystem. Will these forces make the financial epicenter obsolete?

  • First Access, a US-based start-up, buys real-time user data from mobile phone carriers to help people in Tanzania get access to small amounts of credit.

    Amid the unbanked and underbanked, start-ups see mobile phones and related technology as ways to boost financial inclusion.

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