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Goldman Sachs says the Fed could hike rates in September

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Hatzius: 55% probability of September rate hike

Goldman Sachs economists believe Fed officials were intentionally sending a strong signal about raising interest rates in September when they met at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and September remains on the table even with a disappointing jobs report.

Goldman is going against the herd, as most economists believe the weakish jobs report for August ruled out a September rate hike.

Goldman Sachs chief economist Jan Hatzius discussed the call Friday on CNBC immediately after the jobs report's release, but over the Labor Day weekend, the firm's economists issued a more detailed note surrounding their minority view.

Goldman on Friday put 55 percent odds for a hike at the Fed's Sept. 20-21 meeting and 80 percent odds by the December meeting. The firm said the soft jobs report makes it a "close call" for September. As of Tuesday morning, Fed funds futures put odds of a September rate hike at just 26 percent, and only 68 percent by December.