Top Fintech News Stories for Oct. 15, 2021

Here are the most read news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Walmart, With Eyes on Amazon, Tries to Build a Fintech Startup – The Wall Street Journal
  • How A 19-Person Cryptocurrency Startup Surpassed Coinbase In Daily Trading Volume – Forbes
  • Coinbase makes pitch for crypto regulatory agency – American Banker
  • Square, PayPal Pose Grave Threat to Community Financial Institutions – The Financial Brand
  • Cross-border payments competition heats up – Banking Dive
  • House Members Send Letter to Secretary Janet Yellen Requesting Clarification on Stablecoins – CrowdFund Insider
  • Fintech Helps Small Businesses More Than Banks, says US Rep – deBanked
  • Synchrony moves into BNPL space with Fiserv Clover – Finextra
  • Oracles: The Invisible Backbone Of DeFi And Applied Blockchain Apps – Forbes
  • What Green Dot gets from a new partnership with Temenos – Tearsheet

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