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Economic Update: Home Run

Video: economic momentum to weather the storms

In this weeks Economic Update on Credit Matters TV,  I note that  recent economic data continues to show improvement. Although the weak S&P/Case-Shiller price data threw some cold water on the party, the overall trend appears to be moving in the right direction. While the recovery still faces headwinds going into the new year, the […]

What’s Behind Standard & Poor’s Stable Outlook For U.S. Equity REITs

Standard & Poor’s ratings outlook for the U.S. equity real estate investment trust (REIT) sector is stable. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Commodities, Materials, and Real Estate Ratings Analyst George Skoufis discusses the varied performance of the key subsectors. He also describes recent sector developments, such as rent recovery, high occupancy, and expectations for improved […]

U.S. Construction Industry Outlook Weak On Challenging Operating Conditions

In this CreditMatters TV segment, I describe the influence the challenging economic conditions will have on the overall U.S. construction industry, as well as the U.S. building products and materials sector.  Standard & Poor’s baseline assumption is that 2012 construction will roughly mirror 2011 activity with downside risks that include a 40% probability of a […]

S&P Outlook On U.S. And European Real Estate And Building Materials

Join Standard & Poor’s seminar webcast on Oct. 27th, 2011, to hear our outlook on the U.S. and European real estate and building materials sectors. Global Coordinator for the Building Materials Industries, Sabine Gromer, explains what you can expect to hear on the webcast in  the following video segment featured on Credit Matters TV.   […]

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