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|1||VideoHow Product Liability Litigation Influences Ratings On U.S. Medical Device Companies||Medical devices provide life-enhancing and life-extending benefits to patients, but they also can cause harm. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Director David Kaplan discusses how product liability litigation can affect the ratings on medical device makers.||5/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoU.S. Exploration And Production Companies Cut Capital Spending Amid Plunging Oil Prices||Oil prices have dropped about 50% from their peak in 2014. U.S. exploration and production companies have cut capital spending to cope with the plunge. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Director Carin Dehne-Kiley explains what could lie ahead for the sector.||5/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoPolicy Initiatives May Address Some Key Challenges To The Chinese Banking Sector||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's Director Qiang Liao explains the impact of recent government policy initiatives on the Chinese banking sector.||5/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||Video日本の保険会社：海外投融資の積極化が信用力に与える影響は？||日本の保険会社が外国証券投資や海外企業のM&Aなど、海外リスクに対するエクスポージャーを拡大させている。保険会社の海外投融資やM&Aは今後も拡大するのか？また信用力への影響は？担当アナリストの中島彩子が解説する。||5/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoWhat Are The Credit Implications Of Japanese Insurers’ Increasing Exposure To International Risks?||Japanese insurers are increasing their international risk exposure through activities such as foreign securities investments and M&A of foreign companies. Will the trend continue, and what are the credit implications? Ayako Nakajima, Senior Director for Financial Services Ratings explains.||5/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoWhat’s Behind Standard & Poor’s Preliminary Rating On Informatica||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Christian Frank explains the rationale behind our preliminary rating on Informatica Corp., a global provider of enterprise data integration software and services. Topics include the strengths and weakness of the company’s business and its acquisition by Permira and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoStandard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, And Health Care Weekly Review (May 22)||In this segment of Standard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, and Health Care Weekly Review, Managing Director Bob Schulz highlights sector trends and the actions we recently took on Kilroy Realty, Pilgrim’s Pride, Par Pharmaceutical, National Vision, CVS Health Corp., and PRA Holdings.||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoStandard & Poor’s Takes A Rating Action On Flextronics International||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Chris Frank explains the rationale behind our rating action on global electronic manufacturing services provider Flextronics International. Topics include the company's changing business mix and what lies ahead.||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoRole Of State Support For Ukrainian Banks||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s analyst Olga Kulikovskaia discusses the measures which the Ukrainian government takes to support the banking sector.||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoГосударственная поддержка украинских банков||В этом выпуске CreditMatters TV кредитный аналитик Standard & Poor's Ольга Куликовская обсуждает меры, принимаемые Правительством Украины для поддержки банковского сектора.||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoIndonesia’s Outlook Revised To Positive--Reasons Behind It, And What May Lead To A Ratings Upgrade||We affirmed our 'BB+' sovereign rating on Indonesia but revised the outlook to positive from stable. What’s the reason behind it and what are the factors that may lead to a ratings upgrade? Kyran Curry, Director for Asia-Pacific Sovereign Ratings, explains.||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoChina’s Growing Relations With Africa||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's Director Ravi Bhatia, discusses the benefits and risks of China’s growing relationship with Africa.||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoThis Year’s Increase In Rising Stars Outpaces Last Year’s||As of May 8, 2015, the global rising stars count increased by four since April 8, to 11 entities, two more than the total in May 2014. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Gregg Moskowitz explains the key trends and data points.||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoSovereign Risk Indicators Show External Imbalances Remain High||In this CMTV, Moritz Kraemer explains how the eurozone will record the largest current account surplus in the world in 2015 at $358 billion. This is 62% larger than that of second-placed China, and exceeds the surplus of all six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Japan combined.||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoHow Did Japan's Major Brokerages Perform In 4Q FY2014?||Japan's four rated major securities groups posted mixed but generally solid results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014. Chizuru Tateno, Director for Financial Services Ratings, takes a close look at how the four groups performed in the last quarter as well as the entire fiscal 2014.||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||Video日本の証券業界2015年1－3月期決算：前期に比して勢いはスローダウンするも概ね堅調||当社格付け先大手証券4グループの2015年1－3月期決算は、株式市場が活況だった10－12月期と比べるとスローダウンした側面もあったものの概ね堅調であった。今期および通期の決算内容と背景、今後の信用力の見通しについて、担当アナリストの館野千鶴が解説する。||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoRussia Heads Up The Fallen Angels Count||The number of global fallen angels has increased by two since our last report on April 8, 2015, to 30 issuers as of May 8, with 16 based in Russia. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Gregg Moskowitz explains the key trends and data points.||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|18||VideoБанковский сектор Казахстана: прогноз на 2015-2016 гг||В этом выпуске CreditMatters TV кредитный аналитик Standard & Poor's Екатерина Марушкевич обсуждает основные проблемы, с которыми может столкнуться банковский сектор Казахстана в 2015-2016 гг., и их возможное влияние на рейтинги казахстанских банков.||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|19||VideoKazakh Banking Sector Outlook For 2015-2016||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s analyst Ekaterina Marushkevich discusses the ratings of Kazakh banks and the main challenges that Kazakh banking sector will face in 2015-2016.||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|20||VideoHow Standard & Poor’s Rates Community Development Finance Institutions||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Senior Director Mikiyon Alexander discusses the ratings recently released on two Community Development Finance Institutions and how Standard & Poor’s determines these ratings. Topics include the rating outcome for the Clearinghouse and Housing Trust Silicon Valley.||5/20/2015||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.