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Prof. Ed Altman on Corporate Debt: WSJ “Debt Makes a Comeback”

NYU Stern Professor and inventor of the Z-Score tool Ed Altman was quoted in the Wall Street Journal this week regarding the health of corporations. The following is an excerpt from the WSJ article “Financial Crisis Anniversary: For Corporations and … Continue reading

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Ed Altman to Launch New ETF for Distressed Debt

NYU Stern Professor Ed Altman’s latest project was highlighted in the Wall Street Journal. Altman, inventor of the Z-score model and Z-score+ app, is set to release a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) called “Market Vectors-Altman Default & Distressed Bond ETF.” … Continue reading

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No More Lifelines for Struggling Companies?

Declining bankruptcies and Chapter 11 cases might sound like a good thing, but after taking a closer look, NYU Stern Professor Ed Altman notes otherwise. Altman was quoted in Bloomberg News, stating that salvaging questionable companies can lead to fragile … Continue reading

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Ed Altman’s Z-Score+ App added to Bloomberg’s App Portal

NYU Stern Professor Ed Altman’s renowned Z-Score+ App was recently added to¬†Bloomberg’s App Portal. Altman’s Z-Score+ app, a tool used to determine a company’s risk for bankruptcy, was an integral feature for correctly predicting Italy’s 2011 financial crisis. Bloomberg’s App … Continue reading

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