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|1||VideoStandard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, And Health Care Weekly Review (Aug. 14)||In this segment of Standard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, and Health Care Weekly Review, Senior Director Lucy Patricola highlights the actions we recently took on ASG Consolidated, Best Buy Co., BioScrip Inc., CareTrust REIT Inc., CTP Transportation Products Holdings, Edgewell Personal Care, Equity Commonwealth, Iconix Brand Group Inc., Mallinckrodt, VEREIT Inc., Smile Brands Group Inc., Terex Corp., Titan International Inc., and S.C. Johnson & Son.||8/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoWhy U.S. Retailers Will Likely Post Sales And Profitability Gains In The Second Half||U.S. retail sales rose 0.6% in July, in line with Standard & Poor’s expectations. In this segment of At The Register, Director Diya Iyer discusses our positive outlook for the sector in the second half.||8/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Extra Credit: S&P’s Public Finance Podcast (Charter School Median Ratios)||In this week’s Extra Credit, Associate Luke Gildner discusses the key findings in our 2014 charter school median ratios article, which he coauthored.||8/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoChina’s New Exchange Rate Regime: Structural Reform Or Competitive Devaluation?||The People's Bank of China (PBOC) changed its currency regime earlier this week. This surprised the market, leading to an unexpected weakening of the “redback.” Paul Gruenwald, Asia-Pacific Chief Economist, explains what happened, the motives behind these moves and what to expect next.||8/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoWhy New Zealand’s Financial Institutions Face Rising Risks||Standard & Poor’s has announced rating actions on a number of financial institutions in New Zealand, reflecting increased risks stemming largely from rising house prices in Auckland. Join Nico De Lange, a Director in the Financial Services Ratings group, as he discusses the topic.||8/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoThe World's Top 100 Rated Banks' Risk-Adjusted Capital Ratios||Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has recently published its annual capital review for the top 100 banks that it publicly rates. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Associate Director Cynthia Cohen Freue and Ratings Analyst Julia Smith discuss the most important findings of this article.||8/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoAcquisition Announcement Prompts A Standard & Poor’s Outlook Revision On Fidelity National Information||Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS), a leading global provider of banking and payment technologies, has announced its intention to acquire SunGard Data Systems. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Director Jenny Chang explains the rationale for our outlook revision on FIS.||8/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoU.S. Charter School Median Ratios Spotlight Growing Enrollment And Volatility||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Senior Director Laura Kuffler-MacDonald discusses the findings from our recent report on charter school median ratios, namely growing enrollment and volatility across the states.||8/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoDemand For U.S. Investment-Grade And Treasury Bonds Rises In July||In July, demand for U.S. investment-grade and Treasury bonds increased amid global concerns. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Senior Director Nick Kraemer explains the various corporate bond breakouts during the month.||8/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoKey Trends In The Global Life Reinsurance Sector||Life Reinsurance IICRA remains low on the back of continued strong profitability and high barriers to entry. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's Director Johannes Bender discusses the key trends of the global life reinsurance sector.||8/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoThe Potential Upgrade Count Falls||Potential upgrades fell to 260 as of July 27, from 262 as of June 30. The count has not been lower since February 2013. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Gregg Moskowitz explains the key trends.||8/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoHewlett-Packard: How Separating Its Businesses Could Affect The Ratings||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Director John Moore explains the likely rating outcomes for global information technology giant Hewlett-Packard after it spins off its enterprise business, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., from its remaining printing and personal computing businesses.||8/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoThe Downgrade Potential Is High For Financial Institutions||Roughly a quarter of issuers poised for downgrades are in the financial institutions space, which is evenly split among U.S.- and European-based companies with the remainder in developing markets and Canada. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Gregg Moskowitz explains the key trends.||8/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoWhy Recessions Don’t Hamper U.S. Public Finance Ratings In The Long Run||About one-half of U.S. public finance ratings fall in the ‘AA’ category or above. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Senior Director Larry Witte explains why the ratings hold up well against recessions and the aftermath.||8/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoStandard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, And Health Care Weekly Review (Aug. 7)||In this segment of Standard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, and Health Care Weekly Review, Senior Director Diane Shand highlights the actions we recently took on AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Carros U.K. Holdco, Columbia Property Trust, Dover, Education Realty Trust, Envision Acquisition Co., HD Supply, Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Owens & Minor, Team Health, The Scotts Miracle-Gro, and Valitas Health Services.||8/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoLatin America Monday Morning Roundup - August 10, 2015||Covering noteworthy research produced by S&P analysts in the region, "Latin America Monday Morning RoundUp" provides investors with a quick credit overview to start their week. Associate Pablo Buch hosts this weekly segment of CreditMatters TV.||8/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoГотовы ли российские банки к регулированию риска на связанные сторон||В этом сюжете CreditMatters TV кредитный аналитик Standard & Poor's Роман Рыбалкин обсуждает готовность российских банков выполнить планируемые российским регулятором более строгие требования к кредитованию связанных сторон.||8/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|18||VideoThree In 10 Russian Banks Are Unable To Meet More Stringent Control Of Related-Party Lending||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s analyst Victor Nikolskiy discussed Russian banks readiness of to meet the Central Bank of Russia proposed prudential ratio for related-party lending as well as regulatory arbitrage in financial groups.||8/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Spin-Off Plan Spurs A Standard & Poor’s CreditWatch Action On R.R. Donnelley||In this podcast, credit analyst Minesh Patel explains why we placed our ratings for U.S.-based printing firm R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. on CreditWatch and what could lie ahead.||8/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Extra Credit: S&P’s Public Finance Podcast (Rating Trends, Atlantic City, And Puerto Rico)||In this week’s Extra Credit, Senior Directors Larry Witte and Dave Hitchcock discuss rating trends over the past 30 years and our recent action regarding Puerto Rico’s bond payment default, respectively, and Associate Tim Little explains our rating action on Atlantic City.||8/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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Keep the content flowing more. I get some great and timely insights on the trends much before main-stream financial sites has it. Having your analyst on the show is a great value. I would love to see longer discussions on topics.
perfect, especially in these times
I love this podcast, not too stuffy, easy to understand, and very informative. It is up to date on recent headlines, and helps to clarify some of the things that are going on in the credit markets.
Fantastic Rieger Report
The inaugural Rieger Report presented the bond market in a clear, crisp, and concise mannor. It is always great news to hear a positive start to 2010.