Podcast: Bakken-backed CMBS loans could see performance uptick

Technological advancements in the way shale is produced are reducing pumping costs and enabling U.S. shale producers to maintain profit...

Technological advancements in the way shale is produced are reducing pumping costs and enabling U.S. shale producers to maintain profit margins longer than before, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. This shift could be good news for underperforming U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities loans in the Bakken Shale region of North Dakota. Mary MacNeill, a managing director at Fitch Ratings, discusses the credit outlook for commercial mortgage-backed securities loans that are backed by collateral in the region.