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Credit and supply chain risk change quickly. Check back regularly for the latest news and points of view
Crowdsourced Credit Risk Score: The Credit Manager’s Secret Weapon
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Learn how activity signals from your fellow credit managers ups the FRISK® score’s accuracy of predicting business failure — right when you need it.

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Global solar panel prices appear to be stabilizing after falling off a cliff in 2016. This respite is a welcome relief for solar manufacturers around the world.

March, 2017 Bankruptcy Risk in Printing, Publishing and Related Industries
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By CreditRiskMonitor

With bankruptcy risk up +87% since the last recession, spotting financial distress in the printing and publishing industries is more important than ever. Read on, to avoid getting blindsided.

Two More Retail Bankruptcy Filings: Will the Bon-Ton Be Next?
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Is Bon-Ton Stores a credit risk? Find out why prospects don’t look good ... and proceed with caution!

The Frisk® score predicted bankruptcy more than a year before it arrived
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By CreditRiskMonitor

This regional department store chain may file for bankruptcy as soon as this month, but the FRISK® score saw trouble coming long before it arrived. Find out why in this in-depth analysis.

Despite rising oil prices, February 2017 Brings Another Oil and Gas Company Bankruptcy Filing (Vanguard Natural Resources LLC)
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Vanguard is the latest oil & gas company to file for Chapter 11. See the signs of growing financial trouble, in this bankruptcy case study.

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Corporate borrowing costs have been rising, with the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) recently reaching its highest level since the financial crisis. The U.S. Federal Reserve, meanwhile, has shifted toward increasing rates and is strongly hinting that there are more hikes to come.

One Way Credit Portfolios Can Get Blindsided: The Wrong Credit Score Metric
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Are you looking at the right factors to predict public company financial distress? A payment-based credit score may be putting your credit decisions at risk.

Bankruptcy Risk Reports Give You Early Warning of Credit Trouble
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Bankruptcies can hit your credit portfolio and supply chain hard. Find out about struggling companies before they fail — so you can mitigate risk.

2017 Chemical Industry Credit Risk (and How to Detect It)
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Are you on the right side of chemical industry risk? Find out why uncertainty is the new normal, and how to spot financial distress.

2017 Container Shipping Industry Financial Risk (and How to Avoid It)
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By CreditRiskMonitor
The tide may have turned, but financial stress continues for the container shipping industry. Learn how to protect your supply chain.
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By CreditRiskMonitor
Our FRISK® Stress Index recently spotted a spike in credit risk for the pharmaceutical manufacturing and drug delivery industry. These problems are impacting companies that exist both domestically and internationally.
February Bankruptcy Filings: 3 More Reasons For Effective Credit Monitoring
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By CreditRiskMonitor

3 more public company bankruptcies in February… and it’s only the second week of the month!  A review of solutions to manage hidden risks.

 Credit Risk Lessons from the Performance Sports Bankruptcy
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By CreditRiskMonitor
When big companies fail, it can cause a chain reaction that impacts many others. How will the next retail bankruptcy impact your counterparty risk?
 Fact or Myth: Is Oil Company Credit Risk Really Back to Normal?
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Credit challenges in the oil patch aren’t over yet.  Drill, baby, drill … with caution.

More Retailers On the Brink: 2017 Retail Industry Bankruptcy Risk Update
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Only 335 more days until Christmas. Next holiday season, which retailers will still be standing?

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