The April jobs report put a lid on gloom and doom talk but the bad news is, the US continues to fall behind. Here's what Larry Kudlow thinks can help get the US on the right track.» Read More
A Louisiana political wag famously said “Vote for the adulterer; it’s important’. He was referring to a congressional face off between a highly corrupt machine politician, and a reformer who had once consorted with prostitutes.
I just got off the phone with Ed Lazear (Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors), and he made a good case for the severity of the crisis, esp. negative interest rate on t bills.
Did we think that changing those rules in a flurry of legislative retribution would not have tremendously disruptive effects on those balance sheets?
I’m sure you haven’t forgotten, but today is 9/11. Ordinary people remember even if the media elite will give this anniversary small coverage.
There are better places to fish for explanations of the recent downturn in the market.
There’s no way you get women at the top if you make ‘experience’ the summum bonum of leadership.
Sarah Palin is qualified because the primary traditional role of a vice presidential nominee is to help elect the top of the ticket.
From drilling to abortion to taxes, the Alaskan governor will be a boost for the Republican campaign, says economist Bowyer.
Strategist Vince Farrell thinks we're in a bear market but that we saw the lows of this downturn in July.
That's what my buddy Sam Schulman (who publishes The American Magazine) called it on his daily blog. I printed the speech out, and marked the paragraphs about Hillary with an "H" and the paragraphs about Obama with an "O". In the end the formula for her endorsement was the same basic formula as water: H2O1. She hurt him.
Democrat week on TV is likely to mean a tough week for investors, says economist Jerry Bowyer.
The deep race/gender division in the Democratic party which has been brewing for 40 years, but bubbled over this year, is worsened by this pick. Hillary supporters (of whom Obama only had half) will feel the insult.
American voters are not as dumb as people think and the latest polling data could be showing they understand which policies are going to work for creating jobs via trade.
It wasn’t speculators; it wasn’t corporate greed; it wasn’t deregulation, nor Reaganomics. Fannie’s near-death experience came directly from her sponsor, the Federal government, which treated Fannie Mae like its own personal honey jar, to be raided at will.
Randy Pausch, deliverer of what has come to be known as The Last Lecture, passed last night. Millions of people saw it: Dr. Pausch’s CMU address, in which he announced his terminal pancreatic cancer. Instead of wallowing in self-pity, he used his affliction as a take-off point for transmitting his life lessons...
Wells Fargo handed in some good results, but watch for trouble out of Wachovia.
Federal officials aren’t supposed to cause bank runs. When FDR was hit with a massive set of bank runs shortly after taking office, he gave an address in order to calm terrified depositors, assuring them that the banks would reopen shortly, and that everything would be fine. But Chuck Schumer is no FDR.
We’re likely to get Obama and Nancy and Harry running the most advanced economy in the world next year and the investor class doesn’t like what it sees coming.
We're slipping back a little in the land rights department ... Thomas Jefferson would not be pround.
Dear Sen. McCain: Washington watchers know that you are a Teddy Roosevelt fan. That’s a good choice; TR didn’t get everything right, but no one does. He was one of our greatest leaders and I admire your taste...