January 10 2020 • Rob Duke
Although surety is a type of insurance, it is far different from a traditional insurance policy and must be viewed differently. For example, the facts and circumstances that support a claim of bad faith against an insurance company writing an insurance policy do not apply in the case of a surety bond.
January 08 2020 • Dan North
The ISM non-manufacturing index, covering approximately 85% of the economy, rose +1.1 points to 55.0 in December, well above the 50 line indicating expansion.
December 27 2019 • Euler Hermes
Building strong B2B customer relationships is essential to the success of a business. These tips from Euler Hermes will help you maintain strong customer relationships.
December 11 2019 • Rob Duke
The decision of Guarantee Company of North America USA v. Ikhana, LLC, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 32351 (Fed. Cir. October 29, 2019) is not particularly remarkable in that the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a surety that entered into a takeover agreement with the Government has standing to sue the United States under the Contract Disputes Act, but only as to claims that arose after the execution of the takeover agreement.
December 11 2019 • Dan North
As expected the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at Wednesday’s meeting and signaled that further cuts in 2020 are less likely than previously thought. The House of Representatives is weighing article of impeachment against President Trump, and a vote in the full House, which is almost certain to pass, is expected next week. The economy is also decelerating, and leading indicators of a slowdown next year are abundant, suggesting GDP growth for 2020 of only 1.6%.
December 02 2019 •
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November 19 2019 •
The soft costs involved in relying on bad debt reserves for your accounts receivable can add up quickly. Visit Euler Hermes to learn about the alternatives.
November 19 2019 •
Expanding your business overseas can be exciting and challenging. Learn how to expand a company internationally with Euler Hermes.
Today’s ECB meeting was uneventful when it comes to the short-term monetary policy outlook as all policy rates remained unchanged and the pace of monthly QE purchases was confirmed at EUR 20bn.
The U.S. energy sector, particularly shale oil, is highly leveraged.
The strong decrease in Russia’s current account surplus in 2019 has been confirmed.