Thomson Reuters, the leading supplier of intelligent information for businesses and professionals,  announced that it has introduced the StarMine SmartRatios Credit Risk Model to assess the credit risk of publicly traded companies.  The SmartRatios model is an intuitive and robust default prediction model that provides a clearer view of a firm’s credit condition and financial health by analyzing a wide array of accounting ratios that are predictive of credit risk and combining these with forward-looking analyst estimates. This builds on Thomson Reuters aims to help professional investment managers generate more profitable investment ideas and mitigate risks, giving them an edge over their peers.