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Interconnected Markets and Cash Flow Hedging Agility

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Especially during the past year, unforeseen conflicts and shifting trade agreements create ripples and test GPS’ ability to predict and respond on the dot when market disruptions occur. While nobody has a crystal ball, cash flow hedging can anticipate and obviate losses. 

From BMX to FX: My Cycling Insights for Managing FX Risk

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When I was 12 years old my parents bought me my first 10-speed road bike.  From my earliest memory, I had a BMX bike that I rode everywhere.  We were a one-car family, which my dad generally used for work. For me to get around to my friends’ places in my semi-rural Australian town, it […]

FX Market Brief: April 2024

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The European Central Bank is now done with its hiking campaign with the current deposit rate at 4% – underlying inflation is smoothing, and the headline print is lowering towards the 2% target. Additionally, activity surveys across various sectors show a significant deterioration and diminishing credit availability.

FXbeacon: What Losing My Son Taught Me About FX Advisory

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What Losing My Son Taught Me About FX Advisory The only constant in life is change. In 2016, my career managing FX Risk at GPS was hitting full stride when my son Reddik was born. He was a seemingly healthy, happy baby boy, and blessed my life in more ways than I can count. One […]

Case Study: Top International Architecture Firm Cuts a 7,500 Invoice Backlog with GPS

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The European Central Bank is now done with its hiking campaign with the current deposit rate at 4% – underlying inflation is smoothing, and the headline print is lowering towards the 2% target. Additionally, activity surveys across various sectors show a significant deterioration and diminishing credit availability.

FXbeacon: Tailoring FX Hedging Strategies

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My sisters and I on our boat on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. I. Intro Life is full of unpredictable events. I was born in one of the most peaceful countries on earth, Switzerland, but 20 years ago I was fleeing war in Burundi, my mother’s country, after a rocket bounced off our roof and exploded […]

FXbeacon: Fostering Developmental Relationships in Business: A Holistic Approach

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My wife loves to explore the world. Anyone who has gone on an adventure with us knows that my wife’s trips are always outstanding. My trips on the other hand are usually all about business and developing relationships with people around the world. A few years ago, we visited Notre Dame in Paris and took […]

Getting to Know the Animal of Your Corporate FX Risk

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Over history, people developed systems for measuring time and keeping track of information. From cataloging the patterns in the night sky—like constellations—to creating educational anecdotes to pass on wisdom about life, love, or economics—like fables or parables—many of these metaphorical systems have featured animals. Like in Aesop’s fable “the Crow and the Pitcher,” when the […]