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Artificial Intelligence has been all the talk in recent years. Over the last decade, we have seen massive growth in this field, with an expanding breadth of use cases in government, corporate, and consumer contexts.
The 2007-09 global financial crisis was an excruciating reminder of this phenomenon and recently it has come again into the limelight due to fears of another downturn in the global economy courtesy of the COVID – 19 pandemic.
Alternative lenders offer attractive financing prospects for small businesses unable to secure traditional lending. Did pandemic shutdowns change that?
Of the two broad policy levers that influence economic growth – fiscal and monetary stimulus – which is the better driver of real growth?
A global pandemic may have created a new opportunity to rethink the role of banks in the economy, drawing from lessons of the last decade.
Can an issue as complex as a country’s infant mortality rate (IMR) provide insights for its national health? It depends on the data.
With COVID pushing banks and traditional lenders to restrict previous lending criteria, many small businesses no longer qualify for loans that would grant them much-needed financial support. Some fintechs may be able to fill this gap.
Major industries have responded to the COVID crisis in ways both similar and disparate. Here’s how to compare their different responses.
The effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the stock market may give some early indications of long-term trends for investment.
On the cusp of a new decade, how can we better understand the human impact of the the coming-of-age of AI/ML, including the changing role for programmers and data scientists?
Physician-owned medical practices are on the decline, due in part to mounting reimbursement pressures and overhead costs. Independent physicians can see demonstrable improvements to their private practice’s revenues and profits with efficiency-minded billing processes.
The Growing Influence of Alternative Lenders: More Options for Small Businesses, New Competition for Large Banks
What changes might result from the increased prevalence of alternative lenders in the context of small business lending, a space large banks mostly avoid?
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