August 16 2019 • Euler Hermes
Bad debt expenses are account receivables that are no longer collectible. Learn how to calculate bad debt expense and how to protect your business against bad debt.
August 15 2019 • Dan North
The news flow is unusually heavy for August, and at the moment it’s somewhat skewed towards the negative. Our central scenario of continued, but slowing growth for the rest of 2019, followed by a significant risk of a recession in 2020 remains intact.
August 15 2019 • Euler Hermes
The Euler Hermes team studied 31 retail bankruptcies in the US involving companies with annual revenues exceeding $70 million that occurred between 2015 and 2018 to identify common themes and insights.
August 02 2019 • Dan North
It’s been an exceptionally busy week for economic news. But it all points to a slowing economy. Read more from Dan North.
July 31 2019 • Dan North
As expected the Federal Reserve lowered the Fed Funds rate by 0.25% to a range of 2.00%-2.25%. It was the first rate cut in over ten years.
July 25 2019 • Dan North
The US housing market continues to stumble. Existing home sales fell -1.7% m/m in June to a -2.2% y/y rate, while new home sales rose. Read more economic insights.
July 22 2019 • Euler Hermes
Managing, allocating, and preserving your cash is important to stay ahead. Taking advantage of technology and leveraging data science to look at the trends of your customers, regions, and different emerging countries need to be top of mind as you create your plan for the rest of 2019.
July 17 2019 • Dan North
Recent economic reports have been mixed. Gains were widespread across most major industries, although gasoline sales dropped -2.8% m/m on falling prices.
Looking at the U.S., EU28 and China, goods’ export gains YTD reached EUR29bn in May 2019.
As expected, Boris Johnson won the Conservative Party leadership contest (92,153 votes or 66%) and became PM of the UK on July 24th.
At its July monetary policy meeting, the ECB opened the door to fresh stimulus measures to respond to the subdued Eurozone growth outlook and persistent below-target inflation.