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Goldman Sachs sees the Federal Reserve acting aggressively to tighten monetary policy for the rest of the year.
As a result, Goldman has cut its gross domestic product in the US for 2023 and the unemployment rate will rise higher than previously expected.
In a note released late Friday, Goldman now sees GDP growth of 1.1% next year, down from its earlier call for 1.5% growth from Q4 2022 to the end of 2023.
the Federal Reserve has shocked markets with massive rate hikes in an effort to moderate the steepest inflation in 40 years.
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The Fed is meeting again this week and another major rate hike is on the table after the consumer price index report came in hotter than expected.
Goldman now expects a 75 basis point increase, up from 50 basis points earlier, and sees a 50 basis point increase in November and December, with Fed Funds yield peaking at 4.25% by the end of the year.
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“This higher interest rate path combined with the recent tightening in financial conditions implies a slightly worse outlook for growth and jobs next year,” Goldman wrote.
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The unemployment rate is projected to rise to 3.7% by the end of the year, up from 3.6%, and rise to 4.1% by the end of 2023, from 3.8% earlier.
Reuters contributed to this report.