Economic & Trade Risk Insights

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Apr 02, 2020

US Jobless Claims Twice as Large as Expected

Initial jobless claims soared last week to 6,648,000, twice as much as the previous record set last week, and twice as much as expected. Read more from Dan North.

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Apr 01, 2020 | Trade Risks

How to Assess Financial Risk: Risk Mitigation & Solutions

Mitigating financial risk is essential for the future health of your business. Learn more about how to assess financial risk with Euler Hermes.

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Mar 26, 2020 | Dan North, Blog

US Jobless Claims

You probably didn’t need today’s data release to tell you we’re already in a recession, but here it is. Weekly jobless claims, also known as filings for unemployment benefits, are the first hard piece of data to show it.

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Mar 20, 2020 | Dan North

North Report: There is some Good News

And even before the coronavirus, as you know, we were spotting lots of signs in the economy that suggested a slowdown in H1. The economy was just waiting for one more downdraft, and it sure got one. We may get away with a flat Q1, but clearly, Q2 will be sharply negative.

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Mar 09, 2020 | Dan North, Trade Risks

US February Jobs Report

There are lots of little flaws under the surface in the labor market, but few were evident in the February employment report which was a tour-de-force.

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The Cost of Trade Credit Insurance

Learn how much trade credit insurance costs, the factors that influence the premium, and what a policy covers.
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Credit Insurance 101

If you're new to trade credit insurance and want to know how it works, this is the perfect starting point.
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