- SFIG Vegas on February 26-March 1.
- LendIt on March 6-7 in New York.
PeerIQ in the News:
- How Data Standardization and Transparency Solves the P2P Problem (LendingTimes, 12/28/16)
- Marketplace Lending News Roundup – December 31 (LendAcademy, 12/31/16)
- Marketplace Lending 2016: Bruised But Not Broken (P2PLendingExpert, 12/28/16)
- The Fed Has Given Trump Cover to Unwind a Key Wall Street Rule (FederalReserve, 12/22/16) Fed study finds less liquidity for distressed bonds after Volcker Rule, and exactly when liquidity is needed most.
- Many of 2016’s Recession Warning Signs Turned Out to Be Economic False Alarms (WSJ, 12/28/16) Consistent with PeerIQ prediction earlier this year, recession signals were a false alarm.
- New Fed Voters Bring Wide Range of Experience to Rate-Setting Panel (WSJ, 12/29/16) Three of the four new voters on FOMC are non-economists drawn from engineering, academia, and business.
- Bankruptcy Becomes an Option for Some Borrowers Burdened by Student Loans (WSJ, 12/27/16) Argument focusing on the legal definition of a student loan is central to efforts to discharge debt.
- J.P. Morgan Enlists Startup to Battle Apple, Others in Mobile Wallets (WSJ, 12/28/16) Banks increasingly partnering with FinTechs to maintain or extend competitive advantage.
- No Expiration Date on S&P 500 Bull Run Hurtling Into Ninth Year (Bloomberg, 12/29/16) Equity bull market is long in the tooth; expect investors to diversify and reach for yield via MPL bonds.
- WeChat’s P2P Usage is Massive (BusinessInsider, 12/30/16) In many ways, the China FinTech market is ahead of the US in payments and lending.
- Episode 52: After the Trump Trade—The Future of Financials (GoldmanSachs, 12/8/16) Richard Ramsden, business unit leader of the Financials Group in GS Research, explains key factors that will be important to the trajectory of the US financial industry.
- The Best Films of 2016 (for Behavioral Economists) (Bloomberg, 12/28/16)