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Video: Economic Trends to Watch in 2022

March 17, 2022
  • Will the labor market continue to heal from the pandemic in 2022?
  • What lingering impacts will the Omicron variant continue to have on the economy?
  • Will inflation continue to run hot, or will it cool in the year ahead?
  • When will the Federal Reserve start tightening monetary policy and how high will interest rates rise ahead?

To find out the answers to these and other questions, watch Nationwide’s Senior Economist Ben Ayers share his perspective on the economic trends to watch in 2022. (14 min)


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