Steven Ricchiuto is Managing Director and Chief Economist at Mizuho Securities USA. In this role, he is responsible for formulating the firm’s macroeconomic and interest rate forecasts. He also provides clients with a strategic outlook on the United States economy and financial markets. Ricchiuto is a prominent and highly regarded economist with more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. His macroeconomic and interest rate forecasts are frequently featured in major publications.