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Professor Ed Altman Testifies for Bankruptcy Reform

NYU Stern Press Release Altman Gives Testimony on 10/17/12 at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Hearings on Bankruptcy Code Reform Edward Altman, the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at NYU Stern and an esteemed bankruptcy scholar for nearly five decades, … Continue reading

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Edward Altman’s Sovereign Risk Assessment: “Italy’s Looking Iffy”

Professor Edward Altman explains the results of his Eurozone sovereign risk assessment in “The Fate of the Euro Hinges on Italy. Italy’s Looking Iffy,” an op-ed in Forbes. Excerpt from Forbes: One year ago, I wrote about the European debt … Continue reading

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Professor Ed Altman on Italy and the Eurozone

Professor Edward Altman discusses the future of Italy’s membership in the European Union on Bloomberg.

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Professor Altman Discusses Europe’s Worst Case Scenario

In an interview with The Deal, Professor Edward Altman comments on the worst case scenario for Europe: a Greek default with contagion to neighboring countries. Video via Vimeo: Europe’s worst-case scenario from The Deal on Vimeo.

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Webinar: “Outlook for Sovereign and Corporate Credit Markets”

Presented by Professor Ed Altman, NYU Stern School of Business Wednesday, February 15, 2012  at 11am US Eastern time In a special “Insight” piece for the Financial Times on June 21, 2011, Professor Edward Altman predicted that the next European country … Continue reading

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Professor Ed Altman Discusses Sovereign Risk in the Eurozone on Bloomberg

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In times like these predictive power lies in looking back

The article highlights Professor Edward Altman’s Z-score for predicting corporate bankruptcies. If developed economies are heading for a nuclear winter – and at times it feels that way – the concept of defensiveness takes on a new urgency. But what … Continue reading

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It isn’t over till the fat lady sings

Professor Altman says the ECB must focus on fixing the Italian economy. The Greek mathematician Archimedes sure had the makings of a hedge fund manager, just that he was a little ahead of his time. For it was he who … Continue reading

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Surprise! Junk Debt Is Coming Back Into Style

Professor Ed Altman, who proved prescient about junk bonds going into crisis, says  investing in junk bonds was a no-brainer then, now it is merely attractive! August wasn’t much fun for anybody in the stock market, but it delivered a … Continue reading

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Italy to Be Last Battle to Save Euro, Altman Says

Edward Altman, a finance professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, talks about his Z-metrics formula for assessing the financial health of countries and the outlook for resolution of the European debt crisis. Altman, who created the Z-score … Continue reading

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