Goldman CEO Blankfein Sees Signs That Economic Growth is Accelerating

Blankfein says the Fed must see what he’s seeing, that the economy is improving

by Justin Baer
Market Watch

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s chairman and chief executive said he sees signs that economic growth is accelerating, evidence that should improve conditions for many of the Wall Street firm’s businesses.

Federal Reserve officials recently indicated that the central bank could raise interest rates sooner than the market expects, and “underlining that is the feeling that the economy is starting to accelerate at a faster rate,” Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman’s top executive, said Friday during Goldman’s annual shareholders meeting in Jersey City, N.J.

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