Biography for Jim Kim
Jim Kim is the editor-in-chief of FierceFinance and has covered financial-related topics for many years for a range of publications. In addition, he spent several years as a content director for a financial-services Web start up and as a communications manager at an association of large software companies. His views of the finance industry, from the inside and the outside, make him the ideal editor for FierceFinance, a position he has held from the start of the publication. Jim is a graduate of Duke University. Jim can be reached at email@example.com.
Articles by Jim Kim
Small fee moves can make for big news when it comes to the unfolding mobile payments industry. The latest pricing development comes from Square, the payments startup known for its trend-setting POS dongle and in-store payment system. It announced on its website it will eliminate its much-ballyhooed monthly flat-fee option for smaller businesses in favor of a "per swipe" fee.
Ongoing investigations into various issues related to the currency market and the Libor rate-setting scandal ar efocusing on traders' use of chat rooms, especially those that allow clients to interact with more than one dealer.
When it comes to new technologies, first-mover status does not guarantee success. And no one can predict with any certainty that Bitcoin will remain on top.
The IntercontinentalExchange assumed formal control of NYSE Euronext this month and now faces the massive challenge of integrating the combined entities' main pieces.