Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein said the thinks “things are pretty good” in today’s economy.
The CEO based his claim on global statistics, which he said are better than people think, CNBC reported.
“I’d say things are pretty good,” Blankfein recently told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer. “If you looked at things statistically, you looked at the numbers, you looked at the metrics, [the United States] at full employment, low energy prices, growth – a lot of the metrics are all positive.”
Blankfein did remain skeptical about President Donald Trump’s economic blueprint to truly “Make America Great Again.” Blankfein admitted that tax cuts, infrastructure spending and deregulation were some of Trump’s more promising initiatives.
“I know that there’s some people who believe, as do we all, that sensible regulation is good, but there was some redundancy and there’s been a bit of a wax built up as layers