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How Tesla and Other Manufacturers Are Impacted by Currency Risk - and How They Manage It

How Tesla and Other Manufacturers Are Impacted by Currency Risk - and How They Manage It

When supply chains stretch across borders, currency risk becomes a key consideration. Currency risk can be a roller coaster ride for even the largest global manufacturers.

Exhibit "A" could well be Tesla, which has seen its financial fortunes zig and zag due to currency swings in recent years.

Will AI take the Jobs of Finance Professionals?

Will AI take the Jobs of Finance Professionals?

Finance industry commentators believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will replace many existing financial services positions. Along with blockchain, digital transformation and regulation, AI is a technology set to roil banks now and in the coming years.

Join us in this article as we dive into the topic of AI in finance and what its growth and sophistication mean for financial professionals.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 5

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 5

Geo-political risk is set to dominate capital markets this week; it will be supported by a handful of central bank monetary policy decisions.

GDP Beats Forecasts And Consumer Spending Is Strong

GDP Beats Forecasts And Consumer Spending Is Strong

Final GDP gained 1.4%, edging above the forecast of 1.3%. Unemployment Claims edged up to 254 thousand, beating the forecast of 260 thousand. Consumer spending has been strong, making up for sluggish business investment and weaker demand for US exports. 

Market Events to Watch This Week: August 8, 2016

Market Events to Watch This Week: August 8, 2016

The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report hit all the right notes with job gains, wage growth and small upticks in the participation rate leaving the unemployment rate steady at 4.9 percent but the biggest contribution was easing market fears about the slowdown of the American economy after a soft advanced gross domestic product (GDP).