Fed's Fisher sees US economy in 'sweet spot'

Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher said on Tuesday an apparent soft spot in U.S. growth may have been influenced by technical factors making March data look especially weak, but in fact the economy is pulling ahead well.

"The March numbers may have been a little bit distorted by the timing of Good Friday (a US public holiday)," he told reporters following his debut speech since starting in the top job at the Dallas Fed last month.

"We're doing pretty well...the economy is in a swee