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Extra Credit: S&P Global Ratings’ Public Finance Podcast

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“Extra Credit,” S&P Global Ratings’ U.S. public finance podcast, delivers a mobile overview of trends, rating actions, and credit commentary on the week's most pressing municipal market issues.

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“Extra Credit,” S&P Global Ratings’ U.S. public finance podcast, delivers a mobile overview of trends, rating actions, and credit commentary on the week's most pressing municipal market issues.

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By ny-ear-bud - Oct 04 2018
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Really enjoy listening to this short/to-the-point podcast. Has smart and knowledgeable analysts with unique perspective on state and local fixed income and debt.

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By Prof_pod_list - Mar 05 2014
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Informative for public finance issues. It's even a little funny.

iTunes Ratings

11 Ratings
Average Ratings
10
1
0
0
0

Great Insights!

By ny-ear-bud - Oct 04 2018
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Really enjoy listening to this short/to-the-point podcast. Has smart and knowledgeable analysts with unique perspective on state and local fixed income and debt.

Professor

By Prof_pod_list - Mar 05 2014
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Informative for public finance issues. It's even a little funny.

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Extra Credit: S&P Global Ratings’ Public Finance Podcast

Updated 8 days ago

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“Extra Credit,” S&P Global Ratings’ U.S. public finance podcast, delivers a mobile overview of trends, rating actions, and credit commentary on the week's most pressing municipal market issues.

Rank #1: Extra Credit: 2019 State & Local Outlooks & Meet New Head Of U.S. Public Finance

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For our first 2019 podcast, we introduce Eden Perry as the new head of U.S. Public Finance and discuss our view on state and local government risks and opportunities for the upcoming year.

Jan 28 2019

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Rank #2: Extra Credit: Bond Insurance Update For The Municipal Market

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This week host Lisa Schroeer talks with Russell Bryce and David Veno to cover the municipal bond market. You’ll hear highlights on proposed criteria changes along with any anticipated ratings impact and a run-down of the current state of the municipal bond insurance market, including potential areas for growth.

Dec 17 2018

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Rank #3: Extra Credit: Where In The U.S. Is USPF?

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This week Lisa Schroeer talks with analysts Kimberly Barrett and Moreen Skyers-Gibbs on rating trends and strengths and challenges for local governments and schools in Florida and Pennsylvania.

Sep 11 2019

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Rank #4: Extra Credit – Sector Deep Dive: Higher Education Credit Fundamentals And Ten-Year Trends

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Higher Education analysts Gauri Gupta Jones, Phillip Pena, and Amber Schafer join Lisa for a deep dive into the sector looking at the ten year history and current trends with credit factors across public and not-for-profit higher education entities.

Aug 26 2019

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Rank #5: Extra Credit: Quarterly Credit Conditions

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Hear what the future holds for our economic growth. Hear about tariff impacts; housing starts and stops; and what pressures and opportunities to expect. With Lisa Schroeer, Jane Ridley and Adriana Artola.

Aug 12 2019

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Rank #6:  Extra Credit: Recent Ratings Actions

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Listen to a myriad of analysts from charters to transit talk about rating actions that you should know about. You will hear about a first-of-its-kind pool transaction featuring charter school loans, recent actions related to wildfire risk within public power, and The Miami-Dade Expressway. All of this, on this week’s Extra Credit with Lisa Schroeer and special co-host Peter Murphy.

Jul 29 2019

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Rank #7:  Extra Credit: All Things Texas

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Lisa Schroeer talks with Texas experts Andy Hobbs, Josh Travis and Oscar Padilla. Hear about recent legislation and the impact on locals and school districts, and get a state overview.

Jul 01 2019

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Rank #8: Extra Credit: Hotter Weather And Even Hotter Topics!

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Hear Lisa Schroeer discuss cyber security and opportunity zones with Tiffany Tribbitt and Kristin Button. Hear it all, on this week’s Extra Credit!

Jun 17 2019

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Rank #9: Extra Credit: Mid-Year Market Update

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Lisa Schroeer talks with Robin Prunty about our market communication and what to expect going forward. The conversation continues with Eden Perry and Oscar Padilla about our State sector (with a side of criteria).

Jun 03 2019

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Rank #10: Extra Credit: New York State, Transit, And Locals

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Listen to Lisa Schroeer and visiting co-host Tiffany Tribbitt cover this action packed podcast covering the New York State Budget and its potential impact on local governments, as well as our view on congestion pricing. Analysts Tim Little, Paul Dyson, and Nora Wittstruck provide their insights.

Apr 22 2019

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Rank #11: Extra Credit: U.S. Public Finance Focus On ESG, Utility Rate Affordability, And The Green Bond 2019 Outlook

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This week you can hear Kaiti Vartholomaios talk about our recent publication that highlights rating actions over the past two years and the role ESG factors played. Erin Boeke Burke discusses her findings on water and sewer rate affordability and Andrew Bredeson joins the conversation to help cover the 2019 Green Bond outlook.

Apr 08 2019

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Rank #12: Extra Credit: Deeper Dive Analysis

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This week on Extra Credit, S&P Global Ratings’ U.S. Public Finance Podcast, Gabe Petek dives deep on the potential impact to states of a cycle turn, noting they may be tested in unprecedented ways. Lisa Schroeer takes a turn at the mic highlighting and explaining how S&P Global Ratings incorporates ESG factors into its Public Finance ratings.

Oct 22 2018

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Rank #13: Extra Credit: U.S. Not-For-Profit Health Care, Medians And Trends And Disruption. Oh My!

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In this Extra Credit Lisa Schroeer talks with S&P Global Ratings' not-for-profit health care industry experts Martin Arrick and Cynthia Keller about the sector's median performance, overall trends, and potential disruptors.

Aug 13 2018

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Rank #14: Extra Credit: How Retail Can Impact State And Local Government Revenues

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Half off? How changes in retail, from online sales to dark store tactics are impacting state and local sales and property tax revenues. Host Lisa Schroeer talks with Corporates sector leader Bob Schulz, and USPF analysts Scott Nees, Helen Samuelson, and David Hitchcock.

Apr 23 2018

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Rank #15: Extra Credit: Welcome Back And Introductory Podcast, Chapter 1

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In this first chapter of Extra Credit, S&P Global Ratings' Managing Directors Robin Prunty and Horacio Aldrete and Senior Director Lisa Schroeer talk about the relaunch of Extra Credit and what type of credit discussions you can expect for the upcoming year.

Mar 26 2018

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Rank #16: Extra Credit: S&P's Public Finance Podcast ("Debt Levels Flatline As US States Prioritize Budget Management Over Investment")

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Carol Spain, an Associate Director in the States Group out of Chicago, discusses our recently published article "Debt Levels Flatline As US States Prioritize Budget Management Over Investment"

Jun 23 2016

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Rank #17: Extra Credit: S&P's Public Finance Podcast (Environmental Social And Governance Sector Insights And Illinois Community College Districts)

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In this segment of Extra Credit, Managing Director Geoff Buswick shares his insights on the environmental social and governance sector, and Associate Director Blake Yocom discusses the challenges facing Illinois's community college districts given the state's budget impasse.

Apr 11 2016

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Rank #18: Extra Credit: S&P's Public Finance Podcast (State And Local Governments' Tax Increment Debt And Special Assessment Bonds)

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In this segment of Extra Credit, Associate Director Sarah Sullivant discusses the highlights of our recent article about state and local government tax increment debt and Senior Director Michael Stock discusses our commentary on special assessment bonds.

Apr 01 2016

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Rank #19: Extra Credit: S&P's Public Finance Podcast (How Flint's Water Crisis Affects Michigan And Our Outlook For The Water-Sewer Sector)

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In this week's Extra Credit, Associate Director Carol Spain discusses Flint's water crisis and its potential implications for the state of Michigan, and Senior Director Ted Chapman explains our revised U.S. municipal water-sewer criteria and the outlook for the sector.

Feb 05 2016

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Rank #20: Extra Credit: Standard & Poor's Public Finance Podcast (The Rating Action On California's Housing Finance Agency And Our Outlook For Higher Education)

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In this week's Extra Credit segment, Standard & Poor's Associate Director Aulii Limtiaco discusses our rating action on the California Housing Finance Agency and Senior Director Jessica Matsumori details our outlook for the Higher Education sector, including how we expect to apply our recently revised criteria.

Jan 22 2016

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