Steven  Ricchiuto

Steven Ricchiuto

Steven Ricchiuto is a Managing Director and Chief Economist of Mizuho Securities USA. As Chief Economist, Steve is responsible for formulating and marketing the firm’s macroeconomic and interest rate forecasts and providing clients with a strategic outlook on the U.S. economy and financial markets.

Prior to joining Mizuho Securities USA, Steve worked at Svenska Handelsbanken and at ABN AMRO, where he was Chief U.S. Economist and Head of Fixed Income Research for the region. He has more than thirty five years of experience in the financial services industry. Steve is a well-known and highly regarded economist, with extensive appearances on various business news television and radio programs and is regularly quoted in the print media. His latest book, Symptomatic to Systemic traces the history of post war business cycles and how financial debacles have evolved from being caused by the cycle to leading the cycle..

Mizuho Securities USA is the U.S. broker-dealer subsidiary of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd, and a member of the global Mizuho Financial Group. MSUSA provides capital markets and investment banking services to corporate and institutional clients, specializing in fixed income, equities, futures and mergers and acquisitions advisory.

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The latest from the Federal Reserve
Steven Ricchiuto joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the latest from the Federal Reserve.
Steven Ricchiuto joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the Fed’s current actions are not as informed with 21st century economy reality as it is an outdated mandate.
Steven Ricchiuto joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why much of the Fed’s behavior is due to being the de facto reserve bank of the world, and why their current policies should involve more quantitative easing and less rate cutting.