Lawrence Kudlow is a CNBC senior contributor. He was previously host of CNBC's primetime program "The Kudlow Report."
He is also the host of "The Larry Kudlow Show", which broadcasts each Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on WABC Radio and is syndicated nationally by Cumulus Media.
Kudlow is a nationally syndicated columnist. He is a contributing editor of National Review magazine, as well as a columnist and economics editor for National Review Online. He is the author of "American Abundance: The New Economic and Moral Prosperity," published by Forbes in January 1998.
During President Reagan's first term, Kudlow was the associate director for economics and planning, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, where he was engaged in the development of the administration's economic and budget policy.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including Extraordinary Commitment Award from St. Patrick's Church of Redding, CT; Bishop's Humanitarian Award from the Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens; Humanitarian Award from Pregnancy Care Center of New Rochelle, NY; Distinguished Communicator Award from the Brooklyn Diocese; Ambassadors for Mission Award from the Pontifical Mission Societies of the United States.
In addition, Kudlow received the Spirit Award from Hazelden Foundation of Center City, MN; Exemplary Achievement Award from Covenant House of New York; Ethical Angel Award from the Guardian Angels of New York; the Reagan Great Communicator Award from the New York Young Republicans Club; Discovery Award from Sacred Heart University; Visionary Award from Council for Economic Education; Community Recognition Award from Positive Directions; Reflection Award from Good Counsel; President's Award from Silver Hill Hospital.
Kudlow received an honorary degree (Doctor of Laws) from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ in 2009 and an honorary Degree (Doctor of Laws) from the University of Rochester in 2013. He was a 2014 Media Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.
He is presently on the Board of Directors of Hazelden New York, Catholic Cluster School of the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT, a member of St. Patrick's Church Parish Council, and a former Fordham University Board of Trustees member.
Kudlow is CEO of Kudlow & Co., LLC, an economic research firm (www.kudlow.com).
He was formerly chief economist and senior managing director of Bear Stearns & Company. Kudlow started his professional career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where he worked in open-market operations and bank supervision.
Kudlow was educated at the University of Rochester and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
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President George W. Bush may turn out to be the top economic forecaster in the country. About a month ago he told reporters, “We’re not in a recession, we’re in a slowdown.” At a White House news conference a few weeks later, despite the fact that reporters pressed him to use the “R” word, Mr. Bush refused.
All this postmortem election stuff is getting boring. Stock markets appear to be feasting on a McCain victory in November against either Hillary or Obama -- especially Obama. Market indexes are having a terrific rally right now. In fact, they have been rallying ever since late January, when McCain emerged as the Republican nominee.
Some notable quotes from last night's Kudlow & Company: Farrell’s Pearls of Wisdom: The market can stay irrational far longer than you and I can stay solvent. If somebody stood up and said, we must defend the dollar, stop cutting interest rates -- [then] the dollar rallies, oil comes down, and the market takes on another leg. -Vince Farrell, managing director at Scotsman Capital Management. Also: Rescuing the U.S. Peso; beware the Taxman.
Investors worried about the dollar, as I am, should really take a look at the recent London Daily Telegraph story written by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard. He reports an interview with Jean-Claude Juncker, the Luxembourg premier and chair of Eurozone financiers who is also known as the EU’s “Mr. Euro.” The interview strongly hints of a G7 action to halt the collapse of the dollar...
Behind in the polls, Obama's rekindling class warfare against banks, corporations, and rich people, says Larry Kudlow.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry still looks strong for 2016 despite a phony Democratic indictment, says Larry Kudlow.
Many economists are writing off 2% growth as "secular stagnation." To quote JFK, "We can do bettah!," Larry Kudlow and Stephen Moore say.
CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and economist Robert Sinche argue that the best kind of welfare the U.S. can provide is a job.