The Federal Reserve has released its scenarios for the 2018 CCAR stress test. Join Mark Zandi and the Moody’s Analytics team as they discuss the narratives behind the Fed’s scenarios under forecasts of more than 1,500 detailed economic variables. Our experts will answer key questions, including:
How severe are the Fed’s scenarios?
Are the scenarios internally consistent?
What are possible narratives driving the scenarios?
How do this year’s scenarios compare with last year’s?
What is the probability of the Fed scenarios?
Mark Zandi is Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics where he directs economic research and forecasting. Dr. Zandi’s research interests encompass macroeconomics, financial markets and public policy.
Edward Friedman is a director with Moody’s Analytics, specializing in the development of the company’s alternative baseline macroeconomic forecasts as well as the supervision of client defined scenarios.
Sohini Chowdhury is a Director with Moody’s Analytics, specializes in regulatory and client scenarios as well as modeling of financial instruments.