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Chartis Research | Moody's Analytics Model Validation Vendor Analysis Report

Moody's Analytics is named a Category Leader in this report that assesses 10 leading vendors of model validation solutions and is recognized for offering best-in-class capabilities in all seven categories, including data, input, model analytics/pricing, and suitability.

May 2019

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Weekly Market Outlook: Earnings Slump Would Unmask Dangers of High Leverage

According to the Federal Reserve's “Financial Stability Report” of May 2019, not only has the outstanding debt of nonfinancial businesses outpaced nominal GDP during the past 10 years (or since 2008), but the growth of debt has been skewed toward riskier firms.

May 2019
John Lonski,  Yukyung ChoiKatrina Ell , Barbara Teixeira Araujo,  Mark ZandiRyan Sweet , Michael Ferlez

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Canada Housing Market Outlook: A Needed Pause in Demand

The gradual disinflation in Canada's housing market continues at a steady pace.

May 2019

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Reporting and CECL: A Seismic Shift for Accountants

From an accounting standpoint, the changes in how to account for credit-loss reserves within the banking, insurance, and lending industries stemming from the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) current expected credit losses (CECL) guidance are significant.

May 2019

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RPS– Moody's Analytics Housing Outlook Webinar

Listen to the housing experts and authors of the RPS – Moody's Analytics Housing Outlook, the most comprehensive and authoritative Canadian house price forecast solution available, as they provide their insights and report their findings as we enter the spring real estate market.

May 2019
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Dealing With Fallen Angel Risk

We test the early warning power of the CreditEdge Deterioration Probability (DP) metric for Fallen Angel downgrades.

May 2019

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Podcast: CECL – New Accounting Standard and Its Impact on Community Banks

Moody's Analytics Director Robby Holditch recently visited the Barret School of Banking to discuss the upcoming current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard and its ramifications for the community banking space.

May 2019

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A Damaging State of Flux

The Trump administration has increased tariffs to 25% on around US$200 billion of Chinese goods imports. An important determinant of the impact on the U.S. and global economies will be how Beijing chooses to retaliate.

May 2019

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Weekly Market Outlook: Credit May Again Outshine Equities at Divining Markets' Near-Term Path

During a week of heightened equity market volatility, the corporate credit market was relatively calm. As of May 8's close, the credit market had yet to sense much collateral damage from an intensification of the trade conflict between China and the U.S.

May 2019
John Lonski,  Yukyung ChoiKatrina EllSteven Cochrane , Barbara Teixeira Araujo,  Ryan Sweet , Steven Shields

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Beyond Compliance: Extending the Value of Risk Insights

The risk function has emerged as an important strategic decision-making partner for critical functions such as business development, finance, operations, and technology.

May 2019
Roshni Patel, Mehna Raissi, Jin Oh

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Leveraging Economic Forecasts Through Qualitative Overlays

How to Leverage R&S Economic Forecasts in CECL? In this presentation we demonstrate how to incorporate scenarios effectively.

May 2019

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A CECL Benchmark Solution from Call Report Data for Banks and Credit Unions

Top-down approach for small institutions, small and/or young portfolios that produces scenario-conditioned lifetime net losses at different evaluation dates.

May 2019