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14 Jan 2022|Moody's Analytics

Moody’s Analytics economist Mark Zandi and his team are joined by Michael McNamara of MasterCard to discuss US consumer spending against the backdrop of robust holiday retail sales, high savings rates and growing credit card balances, and how the Omicron variant is affecting spending.

13 Dec 2021|Moody's Corporation

The enhanced Moody’s CreditView Structured Finance deal pages are designed to help meet your workflow needs, providing quick and easy access to the information needed to assess the credit risk of a deal or program.

25 Jan 2022|Moody's Investors Service

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12 Jan 2022|Moody's Investors Service

The number of corporate defaults fell sharply to 54 globally in 2021 from 216 in 2020 and 105 in 2019 as the continued economic recovery and ample liquidity offset the effects of COVID-19 and supply chain disruptions, labor shortages and high inflation. Four companies defaulted in December, all based in China, including three in the construction and building sector.

20 Jan 2022|Moody's Investors Service

Jonathan Root and Pete Trombetta discuss the recovery prospects for the airlines, cruise and lodging sectors globally in 2022 amid Omicron and other disruptions. And Sandra Beltran explains how increased travel will benefit a range of entities in Latin America and the Caribbean this year.​​

13 Jan 2022|Moody's Investors Service

Potential action in 2022 on carbon commitments will intensify investor focus on carbon transition and physical climate risk, which could have negative credit implications for carbon-intensive sectors. Policy initiatives and added disclosure obligations will increase attention on social considerations, such as labor issues and gender diversity.

12 Jan 2022|Moody's Investors Service

The most likely transition scenarios outlined by the International Energy Agency offer hydrocarbon-reliant governments some time to adjust to a structural decline in demand for oil and gas and related financial assets. However, fiscal pressures would intensify if global regulation and policies change or investors exit the hydrocarbon sector faster than we expect. Those with the strongest institutions and largest financial buffers are best positioned to manage the risks.

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Moody's Credit Outlook

New stablecoin consortium is credit positive for founding banks

Germany’s planned increase in capital requirements is credit positive for bank creditors and covered bonds

TSMC's robust 2022 revenue growth guidance reflects continued strong demand, a credit positive

Source: Moody's Investors Service
Weekly Market Outlook

Worst of U.S. Inflation May Be Behind Us

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Upgrades Continue to Outstrip Downgrades

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