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Mark Zandi is the chief economist at Moody's Analytics.

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The U.S. is in the midst of a housing crisis. What can be done about it?

The homeownership rate for Hispanics is 48% and for Blacks it is 42%. Those levels have not been that low in decades.

How COVID-19 will change retail, home sales, travel and working from home

Work-from-anywhere is a fundamental shift in the way we live and work and will become even more prevalent .

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Why Biden’s rescue plan makes sense and how it can be better targeted | Moody’s Mark Zandi

The president’s plan includes a third round of stimulus checks that go to those making up to $100,000 a year. That’s too high.

The pandemic is a tale of smart monetary moves, crucial government spending, official bungling and human resiliency

A year into the pandemic, the response of government has been a mixture of bungling and sound policies.

Joe Biden will cut tariffs, change immigration policy and rebuild infrastructure, Moodys’ Mark Zandi predicts

Big changes are coming on the other side of Biden’s inauguration though much depends on who controls the senate.

Evictions and a recession are looming so Congress needs to pull off a rescue package, Moodys’ Mark Zandi says

It is critically important for lawmakers to come to terms quickly on another fiscal rescue package, even more important than the size of the package.

Odds favor a double-dip recession, Moodys' Mark Zandi says. Which presidential candidate has the best plan?

Odds are high that the economy will be back in recession – in the so-called double-dip downturn when the next president is inaugurated, Moody's Mark Zandi said.

An evaluation of Trump’s and Biden’s economic policies by Moody’s economist Mark Zandi

Zandi looks at how the economy and COVID-19 have been managed and where Trump and Biden stand on trade, tax cuts and immigration.

Why the Federal Reserve deserves credit for its actions during COVID-19

The Fed gets kudos for erecting a firewall between the mounting economic chaos and the financial system.

Moody’s Mark Zandi says the U.S. needs to spend big and fast to avoid falling back into recession

Lawmakers should err on the side of a rescue package that is bigger than may ultimately be needed. as this may be the only window they will have to pass legislation to support the economy again until after the presidential inauguration in January. That’s a very long time while engulfed in a crisis.