The year end wrap-up of our webinar series: Moody’s Analytics & Raymond James in Conversation where we discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, mortgages, commercial real estate and U.S. autos.
This webinar will provide expert insight and trend analysis in the age of COVID-19. Join our panel: John Toohig, Head of Whole Loan Trading, Raymond James, Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics, Cris deRitis, Deputy Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics and Michael Brisson, Senior Economist, Moody’s Analytics as they discuss what this means for the U.S. and global economy, as well as the mortgage, CRE & U.S. auto industries.
John Toohig, Head of Whole Loan Trading, Moody's Analytics
Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics
Cris deRitis, Deputy Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics
Michael Brisson, Senior Economist, Moody's Analytics
If there was any doubt that the Federal Reserve was serious about taming inflation, it should be gone after the September meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee as it hiked the target range for the fed funds rate by 75 basis points and signaled a noticeably higher terminal rate than previously thought.
Lawmakers appear close to passing into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
Owning one's home is arguably the most effective way for lower- and middle-income Americans to build wealth and critical to building more stable communities and a stronger economy.
At first glance, it is understandable that some are worried about the health of the U.S. consumer.
Global supply chains have been badly scrambled since just after the COVID-19 pandemic struck more than two years ago.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were created by Congress to provide a liquid secondary mortgage market to broaden access to homeownership.
The U.S. economy is flying through the different phases of the business cycle; we recently moved the economy from the recovery to expansion phase of the business cycle.
The U.S. and global economies have recovered surprisingly quickly from the debilitating COVID-19 pandemic.
The minutes from the December meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee showed the central bank believed the time to begin removing policy accommodation was near and that policymakers favor interest rates over balance-sheet reduction as the primary tool.