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Black Box Corporation

Public companies in the technology sector in 2018 are generally viewed as having low financial risk, but situations like Black Box Corporation tell a different story.

Brazil and the FRISK® score

Brazil, the eighth-largest economy in the world, has experienced an anemic recovery from its 2014 recession. Amid currently poor business conditions, corporations with high financial risk should be carefully monitored.

Assessing Contraction Risk: The Technology Sector

A contraction in credit is not something that might occur: It will happen at some point. Risk professionals dealing with the technology sector are better off preparing now, while economic conditions are still strong.

Tracking the Impact of Tariffs on Bankruptcy Risk

A full-blown trade war between China and the United States could impact operators with poor credit quality, which CreditRiskMonitor tracks daily.

Hovnanian & PulteGroup

Certain residential homebuilders are performing adequately, like PulteGroup, Inc., while others like Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. remain severely exposed to credit risk.

Fertilizer Industry Highlights Risk in China and India

When something stinks with public companies, we know best. The fertilizer market in both China and India are both rife with odious companies at heightened risk of bankruptcy.

Sears Holdings Corporation

Sears Holdings Corporation has closed underperforming stores and cut costs, yet a hedge fund controlled by company CEO Eddie Lampert is now pushing for even more forceful financial restructuring to stave off bankruptcy.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc., a large U.S. domestic trucking company, has been highlighted as a financial risk by CreditRiskMonitor’s proprietary subscriber crowdsourcing.

Neiman Marcus vs. Macy's

Big-name retailers Macy’s, Inc. and Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC are on opposite ends of the bankruptcy risk spectrum - and for Neiman Marcus, time may be running out to turn their fiscal fortunes around.

Assessing Contraction Risk: The Retail Sector

A contraction in credit is not something that might occur: It will happen at some point. Risk professionals dealing with the retail sector are better off preparing now, while economic conditions are still strong.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Storefront

Subscriber crowdsourcing data has highlighted J. C. Penney Company, Inc.’s bleak financial position, and users can affirm this through its low FRISK® score.

Protecting Against Rising Credit Risk in Turkey with the FRISK® Score

Turkey has shown extremely high inflation and a steep current account deficit - and creditors who deal with business from Istanbul to Antalya should take heed.

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