A blockchain tidal wave
Following Vanguard’s lead, 2018 will see most of the large financial institutions – the banks, custodians and asset managers – implement some form of blockchain functionality. But not for cryptocurrencies or bitcoin. Blockchain adoption will be driven by ways to store and move financial data between companies in a faster and cheaper way.
The Han Solo movie becomes the first Disney-era Star Wars to disappoint film critics; the San Francisco Giants surprise everyone by outperforming expectations and making it into the Wild Card game; and the Jimmy Garappolo-led 49ers win the NFC West.
Ryan W. Neal, reporter