How Tech Startups Benefit from Rich FX Data (and why it's dangerous to go without)

How Tech Startups Benefit from Rich FX Data (and why it's dangerous to go without)

There are now many tech products that rely on foreign exchange data for accurate pricing and financial tools and for exchange rate conversions between currencies from around the globe that are updated in real-time.

The need among tech startups to optimize their FX management is clear, and to do so necessitates the access to, and correct use of, powerful, reliable data.

With Interest Rates on the Rise, What Is the Impact on Currencies, Taxes and Foreign Investment?

With Interest Rates on the Rise, What Is the Impact on Currencies, Taxes and Foreign Investment?

With renewed talk on continued U.S. interest rate hikes, corporate financial offers need to get a grip on the ensuing impact of higher rates on the economy, currencies, and business investment.

One thing is for sure—the Federal Reserve is pointing directly to higher rates.

Your Brief 3-step Plan: Building an Expert FX Strategy That Truly Offsets Risk

Your Brief 3-step Plan: Building an Expert FX Strategy That Truly Offsets Risk

A high amount of SMEs with considerable operations in foreign currencies don't protect themselves against FX risk. These companies, many of which record revenues of around $200 million per year, simply don't approach FX management as there is no specialist in-house FX risk manager. Instead, they expose themselves to the whims of the currency market.

October Alert: Global Tax Laws Adjusting in North America and the Eurozone

October Alert: Global Tax Laws Adjusting in North America and the Eurozone

A raft of new geopolitical events, like, among other things, the U.S. tax law reform, a NAFTA exodus, and a Brexit reboot in Europe, could be a taxation game-changer for companies doing business overseas. That's especially the case as a new year beckons.

Overall, the global corporate tax landscape has changed dramatically in the aftermath of U.S. tax reform passed and signed into law at the end of 2017, and as its enactment creates ripples across the globe, even in late 2018.

For CFOs, These Are the Big Takeaways on New U.S., Canada and Mexico Trade Agreement

For CFOs, These Are the Big Takeaways on New U.S., Canada and Mexico Trade Agreement

With NAFTA on the way out after months of intense negotiations, the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement is coming to fruition soon in advance of a country-by-country vote in a few weeks.

In this article, we focus on the key takeaways for CFOs to get up to speed on the economic impacts for consumers and businesses, the major financial points, and geopolitical implications of the new USMCA agreement.

Treasury Insights 2019: Currency Analytics and FX Budgeting

Treasury Insights 2019: Currency Analytics and FX Budgeting

Treasury departments preparing for 2019 can learn from some key lessons by looking back at 2018 currency movements and wider economic developments.

In this article, we focus on six separate focus areas to help your treasury department hit the ground running in 2019 with a value-added foreign exchange and currency analytics strategy in place.

Historic CFO Blunders and How to Learn from Them

Historic CFO Blunders and How to Learn from Them

There are mistakes and then there are mistakes. From SMBs to enterprise-sized companies, financial blunders at the executive level can not only damage businesses but destroy a career.

We cover 4 massive CFO mistakes through history and how your company can avoid them.

Argentina Currency Crisis Brings Big Risks to Companies

Argentina Currency Crisis Brings Big Risks to Companies

Between talks of default as Argentina struggles to repay heavy government borrowing, historically high interest rates, and the Argentinian Peso declining 45% against the U.S. dollar, the business risk of working in Argentina is high.

President Mauricio Macri and his pro-business government face an uphill climb in stabilizing the currency and solving its mounting economic problems. Here are the issues that business operating in Argentina need to know.

3 of the Worst Currency Devaluations in History (and 1 to Watch for Today)

3 of the Worst Currency Devaluations in History (and 1 to Watch for Today)

Continuing the increasing trend of shocking currency developments in recent years, global foreign exchange markets have witnessed drastic events recently.

Join us in this article as we take a look at 3 of the most severe currency devaluations in history—as well one to watch out for—and what businesses can learn to protect themselves from risk.

Four Issues Affecting Putin, Russia, and the Global FX Market

Four Issues Affecting Putin, Russia, and the Global FX Market

The Russian ruble is down and the Russian economy isn't faring much better in 2018. At the center of it all stands Vladimir Putin, leader of Russia since 1999. Almost 20 years later, Putin is dealing with a souring economy, a skittish foreign investment base, and other obstacles.

We uncover the four main issues facing Russia, the Ruble, and its notorious leader.

H2 Currencies to Watch

H2 Currencies to Watch

Read our six-article series on what businesses need to know about a variety of global currencies in the second half of 2018. We focus on political, economic, and financial events that will affect these currencies. We cover the Canadian Dollar, Mexican Peso, Euro, Australian Dollar, Pound Sterling, and emerging markets.

How Trade Wars can Affect Your Business and the FX Market

How Trade Wars can Affect Your Business and the FX Market

The 2018 global trade war began with a single United States safeguard tariff on washing machines and solar cell panels in January. It subsequently picked up steam as the year progressed and developed into an all-out trade tariff war.

We take a deep dive into how the trade war is affecting both the FX market and businesses that work with foreign currencies.

Five Hidden Costs of International Corporate Payments

Five Hidden Costs of International Corporate Payments

To grow your business globally, mastering the fine art of international corporate payments isn't a luxury—it's a necessity. We cover 5 common hidden overseas transactions fees—and how to sidestep them.

H2 Currencies to Watch: Pound Sterling outlook as Brexit Dominates

H2 Currencies to Watch: Pound Sterling outlook as Brexit Dominates

Our fifth article in our blog series “H2 Currencies to Watch” will cover what'll drive the pound sterling including onerous Brexit negotiations, interest rates, and a U.S.-U.K. trade deal.

Here's what businesses can expect in the upcoming months.

H2 Currencies to Watch: Business Lessons from the Australian Dollar

H2 Currencies to Watch: Business Lessons from the Australian Dollar

Our fourth article in our blog series “H2 Currencies to Watch” will take a dive into what'll drive the Australian Dollar with a focus on political, economic, and financial events that will affect the Aussie.

Here's what global businesses will need to watch in the coming months.