Fixed Income – 2020 Year in Review
The commentary highlights important themes in the fixed income markets in an unprecedented year and provides our outlook for the months ahead.
US Private Wealth 1st Quarter Market Commentary
The impressive recovery that we saw in 2020 continued into 2021, with a significantly improved macroeconomic outlook resulting from an accelerating vaccine rollout and an unexpectedly generous fiscal program designed to support demand and fast track job creation.
Texas Power Outage
In this commentary, Reese Trucks, Vice President, Credit Research, discusses the recent power outage in Texas and what this means for future policy decisions.
ESG in Credit Risk and Ratings Podcast
Judy Wesalo Temel, Senior Vice President, Director of Credit Research, spoke with Sixtine Dubost (Principles for Responsible Investment) and Patrick Welch (Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC) about how environmental factors affect the probability of default of an issuer or of a bond issue and why their relevance is increasing.
Downgrades & Defaults: Where are we this cycle for Corporates and COVID-19?
Covid-19 has wreaked havoc across the global markets. With broad parts of the economy remaining shut, the impact across industries has been widespread. We take a closer look at how this crisis is impacting the leverage profile, ratings trajectory, default rates and recoveries across the corporate market.