The energy sector is slowly working its way back from the severe demand decline in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Schlumberger N.V. and Seadrill Limited, at different ends of the risk spectrum, are prime examples that underscore the effectiveness of the FRISK® score in keeping an everyday watch on bankruptcy.
Central banks worldwide are suppressing borrowing rates to accommodate credit markets, trying to alleviate financial pressures on corporations. This is creating a surge of "zombie companies," or firms that are staying alive in spite of their inability to service interest expenses.
CreditRiskMonitor’s integration of subscriber crowdsourcing into the FRISK® score continues to prove itself as a unique enhancement, unavailable in any other bankruptcy prediction model. Recently, the "Virtual Credit Group" highlighted the elevated risk of coal miners Peabody Energy Corporation and Alpha Metallurgical Resources Inc.
Supplier financial risk is the source of many recurring, prolonged, and unanticipated supply chain issues that can otherwise be prevented or mitigated - if you're willing to ask a few pertinent questions.
More than one full year into restrictive stay-at-home orders across the globe and with vaccinations being administered slowly, there are no guarantees that air travel will experience a full rebound anytime soon.