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In this Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, file photo, Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, attends the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.
In this Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, file photo, Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, attends the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.
(Mark Lennihan/AP)

Goldman Sachs' 4 things to watch for in 2014

The fourth-quarter earnings season is about 80 per cent complete, which gives Goldman Sachs strategists the green light for looking at 2014. They figure there are four things to watch for:

1. Improving U.S. economic growth – 3.1 per cent in 2014 and 3.2 per cent in 2015 – should translate into better sales growth. They estimate 6 per cent growth, year-over-year.