A recent high-profile bankruptcy within telecom provides a golden example of how reliance on payment data in assessing risk within public companies is foolhardy.
Blue Apron is promising that it will right-size its business and find an approach that will generate positive EBITDA in 2019. The scramble and the results so far don't inspire confidence, and the recurring cash burn suggests that time is limited.
China’s non-financial corporate debt-to-GDP is the highest in the world at 160%, and corporate defaults are now running at a record pace.
CreditRiskMonitor's global coverage pinpoints risky companies in Italy, and now is the time to act before another falls into corporate failure.
With concerns surrounding China’s economy and the sharp decline in the Baltic Dry Index, risk professionals should be vigilant in monitoring the changing conditions in the shipping industry.
As part of our look back at the year that was in 2018, the arrival of the PAYCE® score changed the way our subscribers monitored private company financial risk.
Based on Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC’s bottom-rung FRISK® score of “1,” trade creditors must perform deep financial analysis and take extra care when dealing with the company.
The Federal Reserve recently voiced concerns about excessive corporate financial leverage - and risk management departments need to take heed.
Scientific Games' high leverage, elevated investment needs, cyclical business risk and recent penchant for extending credit to customers are all issues which necessitate a more sophisticated level of monitoring.
Volatile commodity prices and rising interest rates were a challenge for operators in the energy sector in 2018, and things looks to be even more dangerous in the years to come.
A look at our FRISK® Stress Index shows that there are more than 30 large-scale public companies within the restaurant industry at heightened risk of bankruptcy in 2019.
Knowledge of how and when to react to a business defaulting is essential; cutting ties with a customer or supplier too soon could lead to a missed sales opportunity, while being too late can result in financial loss.