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|1||VideoThe U.S. Equities Rebound Hasn’t Dampened Demand For Investment-Grade Bonds||Although U.S. equities rebounded in February after a tough January, the reversal hasn’t dampened investors’ demand for investment-grade bonds. In this CreditMatters TV segment Standard & Poor’s Director Nick Kraemer explains how equity and bond performance panned out last month.||3/6/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoWhy Receding Global Liquidity Is Not Leading To Widespread Emerging Market Sovereign Rating Changes||After an extended period of optimism, emerging market sovereign bond markets have weakened. In this CreditMatters TV segment Sovereign Chief Rating Officer Moritz Kraemer explains why it is likely to be the domestic policy outlook that will determine the future trajectory of emerging economies', not the repercussions of Fed tapering.||3/6/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoEigene politische Maßnahmen prägen Ratings von Schwellenländern mehr als Tapering||In diesem CreditMatters TV Video erläutert Moritz Kraemer, Sovereign Chief Rating Officer bei S&P Ratings Services, weshalb die künftige Richtung der Ökonomien in den Schwellenländern weniger von den Auswirkungen des Tapering der Fed abhängt, sondern vielmehr von den politischen Maßnahmen der einzelnen Ländern selbst bestimmt sein wird.||3/6/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoThe Potential Downgrades Count Declines||The number of potential downgrades declined to 513 as of Jan. 31, 2014, from 519 as of Dec. 31, 2013. Potential downgrades are entities Standard & Poor's rates 'AAA' to 'B-' that have either negative rating outlooks or ratings on CreditWatch with negative implications. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Gregg Moskowitz explains the key trends and data points.||3/5/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||Video2014 Outlook for Multilateral Lending Institutions Covered in Supranationals Special Edition||Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has launched its latest supranationals Special Edition. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's Senior Director Élie Hériard Dubreuil discusses the credit strength of supranationals.||3/5/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoThe Potential Upgrades Count Rises||The number of entities poised for upgrades increased slightly to 246 as of Jan. 31, 2014, from 243 a month earlier. We define potential upgrades as issuers that Standard & Poor's rates 'AA+' to 'B-' with either positive rating outlooks or ratings on CreditWatch with positive implications. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Gregg Moskowitz explains the key trends and data points.||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoCIS Sovereign Debt Report 2014||CIS Sovereigns To Decrease Commercial Borrowing To $51 Billion In 2014. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Associates in the Emerging Markets Sovereign Ratings Team, Ben Young and Ana Jelenkovic, discuss the report.||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoWhat’s Behind Standard & Poor’s Ratings On Diamond Foods||We recently assigned a corporate credit rating to Diamond Foods Inc. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Director Bea Chiem explains the rationale behind our rating and what lies ahead for the company.||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoS&P Ratings Answers Frequently Asked Questions On Non-U.S. EETCs||More non-U.S. airlines are using enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs) to finance new aircraft. In this CreditMatters TV segment, S&P credit analyst Olli Rouhiainen discusses our approach to non-U.S. EETCs and the factors driving their growing popularity.||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoU.S. Student Loan Growth Has A Limited Impact On ABS Performance||Although rising student debt is likely to have a limited adverse impact on student loan ABS performance, there might be adverse implications on consumer spending and first-time homebuyers in the long run. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's credit analysts Howard Esaki, John Anglim, and Erkan Erturk discuss student debt and student loan ABS.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoStandard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, And Health Care Weekly Review (March 3)||In this segment of U.S. Consumer, Retail, and Health Care Weekly, Standard & Poor's Director Jacqueline Hui reviews the recent actions we took on TreeHouse Foods, Charlotte Russe, American Apparel, Jasper Merger Sub, Weight Watchers International, National Vision, Rent-A-Center Inc., Archer Daniels, Newell Rubbermaid, Medpace, and North American Breweries.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoBay Delta Conservation Plan Highlights The Costs And Potential Benefits For California’s Water Utilities||The Bay Delta Conservation Plan, a major water infrastructure project in the Sacramento – San Joaquin River Delta region of California, aims to increase supply reliability to utilities and improve the Delta's ecosystem. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Director Robert Hannay spotlights the significant investment needed to complete the project and its potential benefits for users.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoMortgage-Servicing Rights REITs Could Face Obstacles To Growth||Mortgage servicing companies have been setting up affiliated REITs, which raise their own capital and purchase mortgage-servicing rights from the servicers. Standard & Poor’s believes its ratings on these REITs will remain mostly unaffected. However, additional debt and performance-related issues could spur some downgrades. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Stephen Lynch explains the likely outcomes.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoCollateral Performance Could Be Shaken, But Canadian ABS Ratings Won’t Likely Stir||We expect our ratings on Canadian ABS to remain stable in 2014 despite stretched household finances that will likely deteriorate underlying collateral performance moderately. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Matt Mitchell explains how our forward-looking performance assumptions are expected to contribute to ratings stability.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoCanadian Banks’ Search For New Growth Avenues Could Pressure Asset Quality||Standard & Poor’s outlook for Canadian banks remains stable but many institutions face ongoing challenges, such as finding and tapping into more growth opportunities while seeking to preserve asset quality. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Managing Director Tom Connell discusses what could lie ahead.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoUpdate On The Oil & Gas Sector||In this CreditMatters TV Segment, Standard & Poor’s Director Simon Redmond discusses recent results and capex trends for the Oil & Gas Majors, and Associate Director Rachel Lion gives an overview of S&P’s revised methodology for determining base case oil and gas price assumptions. S&P’s current price assumptions for Brent are $100 per barrel in 2014 and $95 in 2015.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Extra Credit: Standard & Poor's Public Finance Podcast (March 3)||In this week's Extra Credit segment, Standard & Poor's Director Jessica Matsumori discusses our outlook on the University of Chicago and Associate Director Jennifer Hansen provides a credit example for a direct purchase.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|18||VideoОценка Рисков Российского Страхового Сектора||В 2014 г. Рост российского страхового сектора будет замедляться на фоне снижения прибыльности страховщиков. Заместитель директора Standard&Poor's Никольский Виктор объясняет взгляд агентства на страновые и отраслевые риски российского сектора страхования отличного от страхования жизни.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|19||VideoWhat's Behind S&P's Insurance Industry And Country Risk Assessment On The Russian Property/Casualty||Standard & Poor's explains its insurance industry and country risk assessment on the Russian property/casualty sector. In this CreditMatters TV segment Standard & Poor's Associate Director Victor Nikolskiy discuss the Insurance Industry and country risk assessment and its effect on the Russian property/casualty sector.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
|20||VideoA Study Of European Recovery Ratings From 2007 To 2013||This study compares the actual recovery rates against the recovery ratings assigned at default for those companies that have gone through a restructuring process during 2007 - 2013. Recovery analyst Kathryn Archibald explains what the findings of this study have been and what we expect to see in recoveries going forward.||3/3/14||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.