Goldman Sachs Warn, Risk of US Recession More Front-Loaded, Higher

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The economists of the Goldman Sachs Inc. has warned the risk of a US recession and has more likely grown and it has also downgraded their gross domestic product growth has been forecasting for the economy.

The economists are now seeing a probability of 30 percent for entering a recession over the upcoming year as compared to 15 percent in the past along with a conditional probability of 25 percent for entering a recession in the upcoming year. The economist also said that, this implies a 48 percent cumulative probability in the upcoming two years as compared to an estimate of 35 percent in the past.

Jan Hatzius, head of the economists said, they are now seeing a recession risk as much higher and more front-loaded and he also said that, the main reasons for this are their baseline growth path and is now lower and they are increasingly concerned that, the Federal Office is going to feel compelled for responding forcefully to the high inflation and the inflation expectations of the consumers if the energy prices increase in the future.

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As the comparisons with the decades including 1960s and 1970s have been ringing it more loudly and the economists of the company said that, the hot wage growth and the high inflation expectations have been less entrenched in the past.