Economic Insights

Webinar-on-Demand

Trade War Update - Will Trump Push Too Far?

President Trump has escalated the trade war with China, and nearly everyone has been wrong-footed by the move.

May 2019

Presentation
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CECL 20/20: A Clear View of the New Credit Loss Requirements

Starting in 2020, the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) accounting standard will require financial institutions to reserve for estimated lifetime losses on loans and leases as soon as they are originated. This presentation will provide analytical insight and practical recommendations to help lenders strategize and effectively prepare for the new rule.

May 2019

Article

Canada Housing Market Outlook: A Needed Pause in Demand

The gradual disinflation in Canada's housing market continues at a steady pace.

May 2019

Webinar-on-Demand

RPS– Moody's Analytics Housing Outlook Webinar

Listen to the housing experts and authors of the RPS – Moody's Analytics Housing Outlook, the most comprehensive and authoritative Canadian house price forecast solution available, as they provide their insights and report their findings as we enter the spring real estate market.

May 2019
Moody's Analytics

Article

Trade War Update: Will Trump Push Too Far?

New escalation of the U.S.-China trade war makes a number of scenarios possible, including one in which the global economy suffers recession later this year.

May 2019

Article

A Damaging State of Flux

The Trump administration has increased tariffs to 25% on around US$200 billion of Chinese goods imports. An important determinant of the impact on the U.S. and global economies will be how Beijing chooses to retaliate.

May 2019

Presentation
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Leveraging Economic Forecasts Through Qualitative Overlays

How to Leverage R&S Economic Forecasts in CECL? In this presentation we demonstrate how to incorporate scenarios effectively.

May 2019

Presentation

A CECL Benchmark Solution from Call Report Data for Banks and Credit Unions

Top-down approach for small institutions, small and/or young portfolios that produces scenario-conditioned lifetime net losses at different evaluation dates.

May 2019

Article

China Economic Outlook: Defying Gravity

Beijing's easing measures will help temper the economic growth slowdown in 2019.

April 2019
Moody's Analytics

Article
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Japan Economic Outlook: Challenges Ahead

Uncertainty clouds the outlook for 2019, and risks are tilted to the downside.

April 2019
Faraz Syed

Article
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Economic Costs of Closing the U.S.-Mexico Border

Supply chains and cross-border transactions could be damaged.

April 2019

Article

Perspectivas Económicas América Central 2019

América Central continuará siendo la subregión con mayor crecimiento en el 2019, dada su estrecha relación con el mercado estadounidense y los aún favorables precios de las materias primas.

April 2019