In this webinar replay, Mark Zandi and the Moody’s Analytics team examine the economic impact on the national and regional economy, including the effect on GDP, corporate profits, gas prices, as well as property damage estimates for infrastructure, real estate and vehicles.
Hurricane Harvey is poised to become one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history. It will take a significant toll on Southeast Texas, but is unlikely to be a macroeconomic event. Harvey could leave a small but temporary mark on U.S. GDP that likely won't be enormous unless there are significant disruptions to the energy industry.
Chief Economist Mark Zandi discusses the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey including:
- What is the hurricane's immediate impact on the regional and national economies?
- What are the implications for the U.S. energy industry?
The market value of U.S. common stock now approaches its February 19, 2020 zenith amid the sense that the U.S. is learning to better cope with its COVID-19 handicap.
As repeated many times by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, COVID-19 is now the driving force behind U.S. business activity.
The incredible rally in corporate credit continues. On Wednesday, the Bloomberg/Barclays corporate bond yields fell to a record low of 1.90% for investment-grade and a non-recessionary 5.55% for high yield.
Find out who the winner is.
Moody's Analytics & Raymond James In Conversation: Aftershock: The Impact of COVID-19 on Lending in the 2nd Half of 2020 – An Update on the U.S. Economy
The first in our series of updates to the webinars Moody's Analytics & Raymond James hosted in April & May on the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, consumer credit, CRE and U.S. autos. This - our first webinar - will discuss COVID-19's current impact on the U.S. economy.
Recent equity market volatility stems from shifting views regarding whether current and future upturns by COVID-19 will prove manageable.
In this paper, we outline the potential benefits of an expanded employee retention program.
In this webinar, we’ll address the macroeconomic impact of the pandemic, how SMEs in particular have been impacted, and what skills lenders will need to appropriately assess business viability and, ultimately, repayment capacity.
Even without COVID-19, long-term prospects for U.S. economic growth fell considerably short of what held during the second half of the 20th century.
More than anything else, the unknown course of COVID-19 remains the biggest threat to the business outlook.