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    Navigating Problem Loans and SME Credit Risk During the Pandemic

    June 2020

    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.

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    OPEC+ announced a significant cut to its collective output limit, just as the U.S. economy is vulnerable and financial market conditions have tightened.

    October 2022 Pdf Ryan SweetMark Zandi, Steven Shields, Jain Illiana
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    Weekly Market Outlook: No Clipping Hawks' Wings

    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.

    September 2022 Pdf Ryan Sweet, Jain Illiana, Steven CochraneMark Zandi
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    Assessing the Macroeconomic Consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

    Lawmakers appear close to passing into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

    August 2022 Pdf Mark Zandi, Bernard Yaros, Chris Lafakis
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    Lease-to-Purchase: How to Build Homeownership

    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.

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    Moody's Analytics: Stronger ESG Risk Mitigation Practices Linked to Better Shareholder Returns

    Moody’s Analytics: Stronger ESG Risk Mitigation Practices Linked to Better Shareholder Returns

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    Weekly Market Outlook: Time to Worry About the Consumer?

    At first glance, it is understandable that some are worried about the health of the U.S. consumer.

    June 2022 Pdf Ryan Sweet, Barbara Teixeira Araujo, Mark Zandi, Michael Ferlez
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    Macroeconomic Consequences of Pandemic-Related Global Supply-Chain Disruptions

    Global supply chains have been badly scrambled since just after the COVID-19 pandemic struck more than two years ago.

    April 2022 Pdf Mark Zandi
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    How Fannie and Freddie Can Use Pricing to Expand Affordable Homeownership

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were created by Congress to provide a liquid secondary mortgage market to broaden access to homeownership.

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    Weekly Market Outlook: Flying Through the Business Cycle, Fed Needs to Land the Plane

    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.

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    Global Fiscal Policy in the Pandemic

    The U.S. and global economies have recovered surprisingly quickly from the debilitating COVID-19 pandemic.

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