By Matt Nevins
David Rubenstein knows how to make money. After all, it's his job.
As co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager, Rubenstein helps clients invest more than $203 billion in total assets across 129 distinct funds, 11 industries and six continents.
Having a hand in so many finances and industries, Rubenstein can identify signals in his work that reflect trends in the overall state of the economy - and the U.S. comes on top.
"The U.S. economy is in reasonably good shape, with three percent growth this year," Rubenstein said at SIFMA's Annual Meeting. "Compared to Europe, we're in excellent shape. Inflation is under control and I don't think we'll see increases in interest rates."
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