J.P. Morgan Chase Chairman
and CEO Jamie Dimon thinks the U.S. economy is doing well for now.
"America looks pretty
good. ... It looks like this [economic growth] may have legs to go. Maybe a
year, maybe two, maybe more," Dimon said in an interview Monday on
Bloomberg Television from Beijing.
Dimon cited the strong job
numbers, the lower level of leverage in the financial system, and consumer and
bank liquidity as positive signs for growth. He noted the shortage in housing
supply, which will likely lead to more economic activity. Dimon said economic
growth in other countries in Asia and Europe is improving.
But he also cautioned that
the good times will not last forever.
"Someone asked me once,
what's the odds of a recession? I said it's 100 percent. But the question is
when. Right now the American economy in a very broad-based way is strong,"
On another matter, Dimon is
optimistic that trade negotiations between the U.S. and China will have a
"Make it a win-win for
everybody. I think it's achievable," he said.
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