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March T&T blog post

Monthly GBP vs USD Update: March 2021

03.11.21
Mark gives his monthly currency update to Richard Taylor of Taylor & Taylor Financial Services USA LLC.

Lessons Learned from Starting a Business

02.25.21
Starting a business is an ambitious endeavor. It takes time, patience, and a lot of research. There’s an emphasis on research, since knowledge is also a key to success.  GreenShootsFX is a fairly new venture with months of business-launching...

Monthly GBP vs USD Update: February 2021

02.11.21
Mark gives his monthly currency update to Richard Taylor of Taylor & Taylor Financial Services USA LLC.

Monthly GBP vs USD Update: January 2021

01.29.21
Mark gives his monthly currency update to Richard Taylor of Taylor & Taylor Financial Services USA LLC.
Foreign currency

Managing Non-G7 Currencies: Why Paying in Local Currencies Could Benefit Your Business

01.21.21
Updated on Sept 28, 2021 According to a report by McKinsey & Company, “flows of goods, services, finance and people have reached unimaginable levels.” The study claims that by 2025, global flows could reach $54 trillion to $85 trillion, doubling current levels. As more businesses...
Providing service you deserve

What "The Service You Deserve" Really Means

01.14.21
To many business professionals, the world of foreign exchange can be a bit, well, foreign. There are lots of moving pieces and parts and they all matter because they affect your business.  Most Fintech companies can tell you what today...

Why Your FX Payment Rates Could and Should Be Lower

01.07.21
You’re about to conduct an overseas business transaction so you do a quick Google search to check the current foreign exchange rates. The search results are reporting the current day’s mid-market rate. But wait – that’s not the...

Innovation Podcast with Currencycloud

12.10.20
As a guest on Currencycloud’s Innovation Podcast, Mark discusses setting up GreenShootsFX and previews where he and the team might like to take the business.

Monthly GBP vs USD Update: December 2020

12.09.20
Mark gives his monthly currency update to Richard Taylor of Taylor & Taylor Financial Services USA LLC.

How Companies can Minimize the Impact of Yuan to Dollar Fluctuations

12.03.20
Updated in September of 2021 If you’re running a company that imports goods from China, you’ll want to know how you can minimize the impact of yuan-to-dollar fluctuations.  Before we get into all that, there are a few things...