Goldman Sacks is Chicken Little?

This is realism–to face the future of the economy and the continuing sluggish economy that will keep the Coral Gables’ economy down, property values constant or down and further challenges for the city government.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said the U.S. economy is likely to be “fairly bad” or “very bad” over the next six to nine months.

“We see two main scenarios,” analysts led by Jan Hatzius, the New York-based chief U.S. economist at the company, wrote in an e-mail to clients. “A fairly bad one in which the economy grows at a 1 1/2 percent to 2 percent rate through the middle of next year and the unemployment rate rises moderately to 10 percent, and a very bad one in which the economy returns to an outright recession.”

via Goldman Sachs Says U.S. Economy May Be ‘Fairly Bad’ (Update2) – Bloomberg.com.

About Stephen E. McGaughey
International consultant in economic development programs and projects

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