Fink Sees ’Bright’ U.S. Economy With Growth of 2.5% to 2.8%

BlackRock Inc. (BLK)’s Chief Executive Officer Laurence D. Fink said he sees the United States as a “bright spot” in the global economy with growth of 2.5 percent to 2.8 percent this year.

In Europe, the European Central Bank will have to ease monetary policy to stimulate growth, Fink said today in a conference call with investors and analysts.

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