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|1||VideoDespite Negative Profitability, Irish Property Casualty Insurance Market Industry and Country Risk Assessment Remains Stable Du||Standard & Poor's explains its insurance industry and country risk assessment on the Irish property/casualty sector in 2015. In this CreditMatters TV segment Standard & Poor's Associate Director Anvar Gabidullin and Ratings Analyst Tufan Basarir discuss developments in 2014 and 2015 outlook for the Irish property/casualty sector.||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoPeugeot And Renault Are On The Road Again||Standard & Poor’s recently raised the ratings of French carmakers Peugeot and Renault. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Associate Director, Vincent Gusdorf, speaks about the reasons behind the upgrades in a better-performing European car market.||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoPeugeot Et Renault Passent La Vitesse Supérieure||Standard & Poor’s a récemment relevé les notes des constructeurs automobiles français Renault et Peugeot. Dans ce CMTV, Vincent Gusdorf, Directeur Associé chez Standard & Poor’s, présente les facteurs clé de ces relèvements de notes dans un contexte de reprise du marché européen.||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Extra Credit: S&P’s Public Finance Podcast (Colorado State University’s Bond Outlook Revision And California’s Water Util||In this week’s Extra Credit, Director Jessica Wood discusses our outlook revision on Colorado State University’s bonds and Associate Director Tim Tung discusses the impact of California’s drought and water rationing on its water utility revenue bonds.||4/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoStandard & Poor’s Revises The Outlook On Coca-Cola||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Director Chris Johnson discusses why we revised the outlook on soft drink giant Coca-Cola Co. Topics include the company’s debt balances and credit measures.||4/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoWhat Could Happen Next To Indonesian Banks As Funding Tightens||Funding conditions are tightening in Indonesia as the growth in deposits has failed to match the rapid growth in loans. Ivan Tan, Director for Financial Services Ratings, discusses how conditions are tightening and what the key implications and challenges are for Indonesian banks.||4/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoMore Chinese Developers Could Default In 2015||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's Director, Christopher Yip gives an update on the Chinese property sector based on the recent results announcements which show the deterioration of developers' credit profiles.||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoNatura And Avon Face Tough Conditions In Brazil’s Cosmetics Market||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Senior Director Diane Shand discusses the challenges that Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products will likely encounter in Brazil’s competitive cosmetics industry this year.||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoHow The Weaker Canadian Dollar Will Likely Affect Issuers||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Managing Director Robert Palombi explains what’s behind the weaker Canadian dollar and its affects on issuers across the country.||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoWhat's Ahead For The Greek Banking Sector In 2015?||The expectation for the Greek banking sector in 2015. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's credit analyst Regina Argenio and Mirko Sanna discuss the main challenges that Greek banks are facing. Currently all Greek banks are on CreditWatch Negative.||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoWill China's Fiscal Reforms Support Its Creditworthiness Over Time?||China's central government is now allowing more provinces to sell bond while local governments’ indebtedness is already a concern. What’s the aim of this reform and what will this mean to China’s creditworthiness? Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director of Asia-Pacific Sovereign Ratings, explains.||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoHow Standard & Poor’s Copper Price Assumptions Affect Speculative-Grade Canadian Producers||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Director Jarrett Bilous explains how our copper price assumptions have affected speculative-grade Canadian copper producers’ credit quality and how higher production volume could help several companies weather low prices.||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoThe Rising Stars Count Nearly Doubles||Rising stars increased by three to seven entities as of Apr. 8, 2015, lower than the count one year prior of nine issuers. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's Associate Director Gregg Moskowitz explains the key trends.||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoQ1 2015: Capital Markets Update||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Hugh Baxter and Richard Anthony-Smith consider the main capital markets trends in EMEA from the first quarter of this year, and discuss the outlook for the rest of 2015.||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoWhy The Impact of Natural Catastrophes On Corporates' Creditworthiness May Increase In The Future||While recent history shows that natural catastrophes may have not been a major rating factor on corporate credit quality, their future impact may be higher. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's Director Miroslav Petkov outlines possible factors behind that change.||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoStandard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, And Health Care Weekly Review (April 20)||In this segment of Standard & Poor's U.S. Consumer, Retail, and Health Care Weekly Review, Managing Director Mike Scerbo highlights sector trends and the actions we recently took on ADMI Corp., Carrols Restaurant Group, Healthcare Realty Trust, Raley's, Wilton Holdings Inc., and W.W. Grainger Inc.||4/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoLow Gas Prices And Weaker Demand Could Hamper Prospects For ERCOT This Year||In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor’s Associate Director Michael Ferguson explains how low gas prices and weaker demand could dampen prospects in 2015 for the Electric Reliability Council Of Texas (ERCOT), the formal name of the state’s power market.||4/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|18||VideoProject Finance Weathers The Fall In Global Oil And Gas Prices||The low price of oil and natural gas is unlikely to have a widespread impact on the credit quality of global project debt over the next year. However, if prices remain in the US$50 per barrel range, the outlook may prove problematic for some projects.||4/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|19||VideoThe Global Fallen Angels Count Inches Upward||The global fallen angels count climbed to 28 issuers as of April 8, with three additions since our last report, outpacing last year’s (April 8) five and 2013’s count of four. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Associate Director Gregg Moskowitz explains the key trends.||4/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|20||VideoLatin America Monday Morning Roundup - April 20, 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. Senior Director, Jose Coballasi hosts this weekly segment of CreditMatters TV||4/18/2015||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.