Economic Beat: An extremely volatile week, driven mostly by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
How will current market developments affect you? The thought leaders at Fifth Third Bank can help make sense of it all. Listen to the Economic Beat as they discuss what happened last week and what they expect will be the focus of this week.
Economic Beat: February 28, 2022
Last week, U.S. stocks finished mostly positive during an extremely volatile week, driven mostly by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Along with the many casualties of war, governments estimate the war could lead to as many as 5 million refugees. More than a quarter of the world's wheat exports come from Ukraine and Russia. Experts warn prices may surge as much as 60 percent if the conflict extends to harvest season in July. Listen to this week’s full Economic Beat update or read the transcript below.