The Clinton Global initiative featured a discussion in Toronto this week with three Business Roundtable-member CEOs. Their message: The uncertainty that results from political gridlock is damaging the recovery.
Participating in the panel were Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman & CEO, Goldman Sachs Group; John T. Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco Systems, Inc.; and Andrew Liveris, Chairman & CEO, Dow Chemical Company, who is also a BRT vice chairman. Fareed Zakaria of CNN Fareed Zakaria of CNN moderated.
From The Daily Beast, "Lloyd Blankfein on Wall St. ‘Disappointment’ With Obama":
Los Angeles Times, "Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein sounds alarm over 'fiscal cliff'"
Wall Street Journal (blog), "Goldman's Blankfein: 'Gotcha' Culture Detrimental to Growth"
Fox Business, "Goldman CEO: 'Gotcha' Culture Detrimental to Growth"
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