Recession risks are uncomfortably high and rising, as President Trump continues to pursue his trade war with China.
This webinar will consider the leading indicators of recession, the potential timing of the downturn, its severity and length.
Mark Zandi, Managing Director, Chief Economist
Mark Zandi is Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs the economic research and forecasting team.
Steve Cochrane, Senior Director, Chief APAC Economist
Steven G. Cochrane, PhD, is Chief APAC Economist with Moody’s Analytics. He leads the Asia economic analysis and forecasting activities of the Moody’s Analytics research team, as well as the continual expansion of the company’s international, national and subnational forecast models.
Ryan Sweet, Director, Real Time Economics
Ryan Sweet leads real-time economics at Moody's Analytics and is a member of the U.S. macroeconomics team. He specializes in the U.S. economy, including monetary policy and forecasting high-frequency economic indicators.
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.
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.
Moody's Analytics & the Raymond James Bank Team in Conversation: COVID-19's Impact on the Economy and Implications for Banks
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has plunged the global economy into recession.
According to a consensus estimate compiled by FactSet, the composite earnings per share (EPS) of the S&P 500's member companies is likely to plunge by 43% year-to-year.