The risk of businesses defaulting on their obligations may rise in the coming years.
Master limited partnerships rely heavily on the debt and equity markets, as well as the enthusiasm of retail investors.
On the eve of a new accounting standard, readers vigorously debate whether operating leases can be considered leverage.
Activist hedge funds agitating for shareholder-friendly actions by companies are increasing the chances of "credit-negative" events, says Moody's.
To avoid another crisis, the Fed further fragments global finance.
Tying credit default swap spreads to the interest rates corporations pay benefits banks and borrowers, says a recent study.
Time to sweep away an artificial distinction in the world of corporate debt issues.
Examiners find U.S. banks reducing collateral requirements and loosening covenants on business loans. Particularly the highly leveraged kind.
The complexities of bankruptcy-emergence accounting require coordination among management, valuation professionals, external auditors and tax experts.
Municipal finance chiefs are fighting to keep their troubled cities solvent. Sometimes it’s a losing battle.
Neil Wessan, group head of CIT Capital Markets, explains how the financing giant is staying disciplined in its underwriting.