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Public company risk is ever-present. Check back for the latest news and advice from CreditRiskMonitor.

FRISK® Stress Index Shows Deterioration in Chinese Real Estate Market

In 2019, nearly half of the 230 publicly traded Chinese construction companies we cover are financially distressed. If you have exposure to China’s real estate market, we urge you to monitor closely the financial risk potential of your commercial counterparties.

As Global Debt Grows,

Public company financial risk is higher than it has ever been, and the weakest links in your supply chain may lead to costly, time-consuming problems.

FRISK® Score Signaled Steep Financial Risk with Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications’ deteriorating business fundamentals have been ongoing for years now, and CreditRiskMonitor’s subscriber crowdsourcing has provided an important high-risk signal in the last few quarters.

Drilling Deep into Bankruptcy Risk in Oil and Gas for 2019

If you work in the volatile oil and gas industry, not a single day should go by where you do not have a read on corporate credit risk. It could save your company millions in the long run.

Stage Stores Inc.

Stage Stores Inc. is nearly 10 times more likely to face bankruptcy by this time next summer than the typical public company.

CreditRiskMonitor’s assessment of the U.S./Canadian E&P industry reveals that about two-thirds of operators are financially distressed and have higher-than-average risk of bankruptcy.

Credit Professionals Should Prepare For Record Losses Tied to U.S. Public Corporations

CreditRiskMonitor currently estimates that financial losses stemming from U.S. public company bankruptcies alone will be in excess of $1.1 trillion, a greater figure than what was lost during the Great Recession.

Global Debt Crisis Spirals to New Highs with Record Setting Negative Yields

The global economy appears to have deteriorated in a significant way during 2019 given the trends in negative yielding debt. 

Japan Display

For Apple, providing capital support to its supply chain is an option, but for most companies bailing out critical suppliers is not financially feasible, let alone an option on the table. Is your supply chain secure?

The PAYDEX® Score Hides Bankruptcy Risk, the FRISK® Score Precisely Measures It

D&B’s "Bankruptcy: Why the Surprise?" whitepaper shows that their popular PAYDEX® score misleads trade creditors on public company bankruptcy risk.

Crowdsourcing Sounds Alarm as J. C. Penney Fights for Survival

For J. C. Penney Company, Inc., CreditRiskMonitor's proprietary subscriber crowdsourcing is indicating negative sentiment and matches the high-risk assessment of the retail giant provided by the FRISK® score.

FRISK® Score Highlights Increasing Risk for Global Construction Operator

In a highly interconnected world, large financially distressed companies like Spain's Obrascon Huarte Lain can pose far-reaching risks.

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