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Interest Rate and Economic Outlook for 2022

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After years of unprecedented fiscal stimulus, expectations are that interest rates will increase in 2022. Please join us for an hour with the West Coast leader of MUFG’s Interest Rate Solutions team to discuss the outlook for the rate increases and the expectations for the economy. Steve Russell will bring insight from the MUFG chief economist around the factors that will drive the Fed’s decision and the potential impacts of the coming increase in interest rates.

Learning Objectives:

  1. 1. Gain insight into the MUFG chief economist global outlook and forecast for the U.S. economy in 2022.
  2. Learn about the expectations and forecasted timing of the interest rate increases.
  3. Discuss strategies on how to protect yourself and your business from the impacts of the coming rate hikes.
  4. What potential unforeseen factors during 2022 could change the Fed strategy and timing of the coming rate hikes?


Steve Russell, Managing Director in Union Bank’s Interest Rate Solutions team, oversees a team of professionals specializing in working with clients to design hedges to mitigate the risk of variable rates. With over 25 years of industry experience, he offers insight into the state of the economy, Federal Reserve thinking and the associated impact on interest rates.

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Event Details:

Virtual, Free
Thursday, April 14th
Noon – 1:15 PM


CPE Credits

One (1.0) CPE credit available. Field of Study: TBA

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