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
Existing-home sales rebounded in January, climbing 3.1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4 million, slightly above consensus expectations for 3.97 million sales.
A new year, a familiar upside surprise from the U.S. labor market.
September's consumer price index, as Moody's Analytics expected, showed a 0.4% monthly increase that held the annual inflation rate at 3.7%.
U.S. retail sales continue to grow at a modest pace that is barely keeping up with inflation.
The Federal Open Market Committee softened its tone in May's post-meeting statement, a sentiment reinforced within the FOMC meeting minutes.
The Treasury debt limit drama is fast approaching its finale. Congress and the Biden administration have no more than a month before the Treasury runs out of enough cash to pay all of the government's bills on time. Here, we update our analysis of two alternative scenarios that bookend the economic impact if lawmakers do not act in time and there is a breach of the limit.
The political drama over the Treasury debt limit is suddenly heating up.
Surging interest rates coupled with an increased share of fixed-rate securities over the past year have made many banks vulnerable to evaporating deposits and duration risk.
Minutes from March's Federal Open Market Committee meeting show Federal Reserve policymakers' confidence in the soundness of the financial system.
The recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank precipitated a sudden loss of confidence in the banking system, prompting bank runs, and forcing the U.S. government to provide extraordinary support to the system.