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20May 2017

Share Talk – Steve Shares 20th May

Welcome, this publication is an interactive weekly update on what’s happening with the trending stocks this week. I highlight and comment on the stocks that you want me to highlight or comment on. The more you speak the more I share! I also provide a round up of Share Talk’s interviews over the week. If you think that a certain share or person should be mentioned in the next edition, let me know, my details are at the bottom of the page…

17Apr 2017

Chart: Fintech Investment in 2016 , but banks step up their game

Some banks are more active than others.

JP Morgan, at one end of the spectrum, only booked three fintech deals last year, which is the same as they did for 2015.

Companies like Barclays and Goldman Sachs have more of a shotgun approach: get in on as many fintech companies as possible. Barclays invested in 23 deals in 2016 for a 53% increase in activity, while Goldman got in on 17 deals for a 31% bump in activity.

22Mar 2017

British banks handled vast sums of laundered Russian money

HSBC’s building in Canary Wharf, London. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Image

Exclusive: Billions of dollars were moved out of Russia in ‘Global Laundromat’ operation, with anonymously owned UK companies playing major role theguardian.com

Britain’s high street banks processed nearly $740m from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB, the Guardian can reveal.