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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused among the most severe economic downturns in history. The Federal Reserve and federal government are using all of their resources to support the economy through these difficult times. Any economic recovery will be difficult given the ongoing pandemic, mounting credit problems and flagging global economy. Even well-capitalized and profitable community banks and credit unions are not immune from the fallout.
In this webinar, John Toohig, Head of Whole Loan Trading at Raymond James, and Mark Zandi, Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics discuss what this means for the industry.
John Toohig, Head of Whole Loan Trading, Raymond James (Moderator)
Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics
Though unresolved issues stemming from COVID-19 warn of substantial tail risk, investors have become more tolerant of above-average risk according to the recent narrowing of corporate bond yield spreads.
The Congressional fight over additional fiscal stimulus goes on. The Democrats propose an additional $2.2 trillion of deficit spending, while the Republicans have offered $1.6 trillion
In this webinar, we assess the economic impact of Former Vice President Joe Biden's proposals under different scenarios.
In this webinar, we will assess the three new economic scenarios provided by the Fed.
The default research analysts at Moody's Investors Service have lowered their baseline estimates for the U.S. high-yield default rate.
The U.S. is now in high-season politically.
In terms of US$-denominated supply, corporate bond issuance attained record highs for the month of August.
We’re coming up on six months since COVID-19 turned the world upside down. We are adjusting; however, few things feel normal.
On August 27, the Federal Open Market Committee updated its long-term goals and monetary policy strategy.
In this webinar, we will identify the areas of the country that are best- and worst-positioned in the coming months and years; discuss various themes, trends, and risks that inform our outlook for different regions; and explore what the data are telling us about what is happening in real time.