US Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says it will Take 2 Years to Grow 3%

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that it will probably take two years to get to 3 percent growth.

He was speaking on stage in an interview with Maria Bartiromo of Fox Business News at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, California.

Earlier, former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that U.S. economic growth would not likely break above the 3 percent mark.

via CNBC

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Alfonso Esparza

Alfonso Esparza

Senior Currency Analyst at Market Pulse
Alfonso Esparza specializes in macro forex strategies for North American and major currency pairs. Upon joining OANDA in 2007, Alfonso Esparza established the MarketPulseFX blog and he has since written extensively about central banks and global economic and political trends. Alfonso has also worked as a professional currency trader focused on North America and emerging markets. He has been published by The MarketWatch, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Globe and Mail, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Bloomberg and BNN. He holds a finance degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) and an MBA with a specialization on financial engineering and marketing from the University of Toronto.
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