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  • Goldman Sachs: Fed still has 5 rate hikes to go

    Job creation to reach breakeven pace in 2020
    The Federal Reserve elected to raise the federal funds rate three times so far in 2018, three times in 2017 and once in 2016, but Goldman Sachs says it still has five rate hikes to go. The company noted that the Fed is unlikely to conclude the hiking cycle unless it is reassured that the labor market overshoot doesn’t grow much further.
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  • Goldman Sachs honors Better Mortgage CEO Vishal Garg

    Garg recognized as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs in 2018
    Goldman Sachs recently recognized Better Mortgage Founder and CEO Vishal Garg on its 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs 2018 list, highlighting his efforts in the housing sector. Garg said Better Mortgage considers the recognition to be a testament to the success of the company's larger mission.
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  • Fannie Mae selling $1.88 billion in non-performing loans to Goldman Sachs subsidiary

    MTGLQ Investors is back
    Over the last few years, Goldman Sachs’ subsidiary MTGLQ Investors has been one of the top buyers of non-performing loans from both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, buying billions and billions in loans from both of the government-sponsored enterprises. And now, MTGLQ is preparing to buy another $1.88 billion in non-performing loans from Fannie Mae.
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  • Bernie Sanders wants to break up the nation’s biggest banks (again)

    Sanders repeats campaign call to break up big banks
    Back when he was a presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, called for sweeping reforms to the nation’s financial system, including breaking up the big banks. And now, he's at it again. On Wednesday, Sanders announced that he is introducing the “Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Exist Act,” which would break up JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley.
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  • Goldman Sachs economist claims little chance of recession in the next 3 years

    Daan Struyven's research indicates the U.S. economy is only midway through its expansion
    Worried about the coming recession? Don't be. Goldman Sachs is calling bull on all the bearish naysayers out there. According to the famed firm, the U.S. is only in the middle of its economic expansion and the possibility of a recession in the next three years is “below average.”
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  • Here's the skinny on Opportunity Zones

    What you need to know about Opportunity Zones: pros, cons, goals
    Opportunity zones are probably the buzziest potential solution for the affordability crisis and local economic stimulus out there at the moment. So, here’s the skinny on how they would work, some of the risks they present and what they are meant to accomplish.
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  • NFL player Mychal Kendricks accused of insider trading on News Corp’s acquisition of Move

    Former Browns linebacker admits to getting tips from former Goldman Sachs analyst
    Former Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks admitted Wednesday that he engaged in insider trading when he used privileged information from a former Goldman Sachs analyst to make a profit of nearly $280,000 when News Corp acquired Move back in 2014.
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