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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.

Public vs. Private Companies

Public and private companies need to be proactively evaluated in distinct, different ways by risk management professionals - fortunately, with the FRISK® score and PAYCE® score, CreditRiskMonitor has world-class solutions for both subportfolios.

Assessing Contraction Risk: The Healthcare Sector

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

Subscriber Crowdsourcing Underscores Windstream’s Financial Distress

Windstream Holdings, Inc.'s FRISK® score is signaling financial stress, and subscriber crowdsourcing specifically shows that risk professionals have been on high alert for nearly a year.

U.S. Tax Reform

There are many junk debt issuers that are exposed to the adverse effects stemming from the recently adopted U.S. tax reform, increasing the need for counterparties to keep their credit culture up.

Why Supply Chain Professionals Should Care About Corporate Financial Risk

Corporate supply chains need to be wary of suppliers that are financially distressed. High risk suppliers can expose your company to a variety of issues, which can ultimately have an impact on your company's supply chain, sales revenue and reputation. 

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