In this webinar, Mark Zandi and the Moody’s Analytics team answer wide-ranging questions from audience participants stemming from the economic impact of COVID-19.
Please note that in the live Q&A session, the presenters referred to a set of presentation slides that were available offline. We have taken the relevant slides and synced them to the audio track for the benefit of viewers watching this replay. However, the slide numbers that appear in the video may differ from order of the slides available for download.
- Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics
- Cris deRitis, Deputy Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics
- Ryan Sweet, Senior Director, Moody's Analytics
The Federal Reserve will announce that it is accelerating its tapering process at the December meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, unless the Omicron variant of COVID-19 becomes a clear threat to the outlook or there is a meaningful risk that the U.S. could temporarily breach the debt ceiling.
Stress in U.S. supply chains intensified in September, but some modest relief is coming.
The Delta variant of the virus hit us hard this fall, costing more lives and doing more economic damage, this time by igniting long-dormant inflation.
The U.S. consumer price index came in hotter than expected in October, dialing up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to defend its view that inflationary pressures are transitory.
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The Federal Open Market Committee announced that it will begin to taper its $120 billion in monthly asset purchases, and the pace could be adjusted depending on how inflation, economic activity, and financial market conditions evolve.
Central banks are feeling the heat from the acceleration in inflation and are increasingly nervous that this bout of transitory inflation will linger.
The nation faces a dramatic housing shortage, sending home prices and rents through the roof all over the country.
But the law of demand is delaying the supply-side response to higher prices.
Angst about the near-term outlook for U.S. inflation is beginning to show as some regional Fed presidents who on net lean hawkish have voiced their concerns.