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Market Pulse is a monthly podcast by Equifax, in partnership with Moody’s Analytics. Host Theresa Freas, demand marketing leader at Equifax, interviews industry experts about the latest economic and credit insights that can help drive better business decisions. Whether you’re in financial, mortgage, auto or another service industry, we help make sense of the latest economic conditions that impact you. This podcast series supplements our Market Pulse webinars, which occur on the first Thursday of each month. Look for our latest podcast episode on the third Thursday of each month.

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Market Pulse is a monthly podcast by Equifax, in partnership with Moody’s Analytics. Host Theresa Freas, demand marketing leader at Equifax, interviews industry experts about the latest economic and credit insights that can help drive better business decisions. Whether you’re in financial, mortgage, auto or another service industry, we help make sense of the latest economic conditions that impact you. This podcast series supplements our Market Pulse webinars, which occur on the first Thursday of each month. Look for our latest podcast episode on the third Thursday of each month.

    Pent-Up Demand & Consumer Credit Expectations

    Pent-Up Demand & Consumer Credit Expectations

    What trends are we seeing in consumer credit balances, utilization and delinquencies? Hint: it’s quite different from what we’re seeing in mortgage balances. Then, layer on pent-up demand for that summer vacation. Our guest, Tom Aliff, risk consulting leader at Equifax, dissects the latest consumer trends and offers his expectations for spring 2021.

    • 16 min
    Cautious Optimism for Small Businesses

    Cautious Optimism for Small Businesses

    What impact will the latest round of PPP have on small business? Find out in this episode where we also discuss small business delinquency and investment with Equifax senior statistical analyst, Sarah Briscoe.

    • 12 min
    Unpacking the Fiscal Stimulus

    Unpacking the Fiscal Stimulus

    The latest stimulus has three main components: pandemic relief, household financial support and small business assistance. However, struggling state and local governments came up empty handed. Our guest, Cris deRitis, deputy chief economist at Moody's Analytics, explains the impact of these measures, as well as prospects for a third round of stimulus.

    • 16 min
    Holiday Gift or Kick the Can?

    Holiday Gift or Kick the Can?

    It was a big news week with the vaccine rollout, the Electoral College vote and, of course, questions about whether Congress can pass another stimulus bill before the holidays. Join Cris deRitis, deputy chief economist at Moody's Analytics, and me for a lightning round on what it all means for the overall economy, small business and credit markets.

    • 12 min
    Outlook 2021: Recovery Expectations

    Outlook 2021: Recovery Expectations

    Businesses are planning for 2021, but what will a new president-elect and a surging pandemic mean for our overall economy, small businesses and consumer credit? Our experts today include: Cris deRitis, deputy chief economist at Moody's Analytics; Chris Walker, senior director of product management at Equifax; David Fieldhouse, director of credit analytics at Moody's Analytics and Sarah Briscoe, senior data scientist at Equifax.

    • 29 min
    Fiscal Stimulus and the K-Shaped Recovery

    Fiscal Stimulus and the K-Shaped Recovery

    Just weeks before the presidential election, we discuss how a potential second round of stimulus could impact the overall economy, small business and credit markets. Our guests include: Cris deRitis, deputy chief economist at Moody's Analytics; Chris Walker, senior director of product management at Equifax; David Fieldhouse, director of credit analytics at Moody's Analytics and Sarah Briscoe, senior data scientist at Equifax.

    • 28 min

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