Goldman Sachs: Even the Least-Worst Economic Forecast Looks Negative for 2013

By: Monday October 8, 2012 8:30 am

As I always point out, Goldman Sachs has an excellent research department, led by Jan Hatzius. Their economic forecasts are almost always on target; if there’s one thing Goldman understands, it’s money. They were the ones who found that federal fiscal policy turned negative in mid-2010. And they now have updated that forecast, incorporating the possibilities for the fiscal slope.

 

Americans Become More Negative about the Economy

By: Wednesday June 15, 2011 6:30 am

There is a difference between technical improvements in the economy and what it feels like to the average citizen. When you are an incumbent facing reelection it is the latter that you need to focus on, if you want to be reelected that is.

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