Kudlow's Corner


  • The raft of federal regulation which has built up over the past couple of decades has pushed the banking industry into making the loans for which they are now being criticized.

  • Sen. Coburn: There Will Be a Budget Deal Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 10:11 PM ET

    As the federal budget deadline approaches, Congress will probably be able to forge a deal — at the 11th hour, Sen. Tom Coburn said Wednesday.

  • Farrell: Raising Rates Would Spark a Rally Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 7:32 AM ET

    Normally rising rates hurt stocks as fixed income investments take on additional attractiveness with higher yields ... but these are not normal times.

  • Paul Ryan Blames Democrats for Debt Woes Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 10:47 PM ET
    Rep. Ryan Paul from Wisconsin

    Asked what he would be willing to give up to address the U.S. debt crisis, Rep. Paul Ryan stood his ground Tuesday and insisted it was Democrats who needed to cede ground.

  • Bowyer: How Spitzer Lobotomized Lehman Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 11:18 AM ET

    Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, UBS, Merrill Lynch – what do these firms have in common?

  • Dick Bove: No Reason to Break Up Big Banks Monday, 14 May 2012 | 8:28 PM ET

    JPMorgan’s much ballyhooed $2 billion loss is no reason to ramp up regulations, noted bank analyst Dick Bove said Monday.

  • Farrell: Kohn Absurd, Bernanke Right Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 7:53 AM ET

    Why Fed member Kohn's recent statement that maybe we need to live with a little inflation is absurd and Bernanke is so right.

  • Following news this week that JPMorgan Chase lost $2 billion on a bad hedging strategy, former FDIC Chairman Bill Isaac on Friday urged U.S policies to prevent banks that are “too big to fail.”

  • Farrell: Obama Can Steer A Middle Course Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 9:31 AM ET

    Tuesday night on Larry Kudlow's show was interesting as always but a couple of issues stood out. Sean Tully of Fortune Magazine opined that oil could fall back to a range of $50-70 before too long.

  • US Recovery ‘Ahead of Schedule’: Larry Summers Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 7:54 PM ET

    The U.S. economic recovery is “ahead of schedule,” even as insufficient consumer demand continues to pose a risk, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers said Thursday.

  • Bowyer: Congress to Summer Workers ... Drop Dead Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 8:05 AM ET

    The summertime job seekers are out in force, but thanks to legislative minimum wage moves, they aren't finding much work.

  • DeMint: Obama’s Gay Marriage Stance a Distraction Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 7:59 PM ET

    President Obama voicing his support of gay marriage Wednesday was just a smokescreen to distract from his policies, Sen. Jim DeMint said on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report.”

  • Bowyer: Ethanolics Anonymous Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 3:47 PM ET

    Let's face it, America has an ethanol problem, and much of the world, which is (co)dependent on our food production is suffering the consequences.

  • Ron Paul Endorsement of Romney? ‘Not Soon’ Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 6:26 PM ET
    Ron Paul

    With virtually zero chance of winning the Republican presidential nomination, Rep. Ron Paul said Tuesday that he has no immediate plans to endorse Mitt Romney.

  • Bowyer: Whatever Happened to GNP? Sunday, 1 Jun 2008 | 7:47 PM ET

    Unfortunately, we dumped good old Gross National Product just at the time when world trade was starting to explode and America was in the middle of it all.

  • The last thing businesses need in this economy is uncertainty, Richard Fisher, the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas said Monday.

  • Bowyer: Calling Out The Confidence Game Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | 1:49 PM ET

    Consumer confidence is at a 16-year low ... so maybe it is time to go 'Yippee!'

  • Michelle Rhee: Quality of Public Education ‘Dire’ Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 10:46 PM ET

    The state of public education in the United States is at a critical point, and the nation cannot wait any longer to improve the system, StudentsFirst founder and CEO Michelle Rhee said Friday.

  • Doug Kass

    Short seller Doug Kass tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow he thinks Warren Buffett has lost his way, and Kass is betting on Berkshire Hathaway's stock to fall.  In an appearance tonight (Monday) on Kudlow and Company, Kass, who is President of Seabreeze Partners Management, explains why he's taken a short position in Berkshire.

  • T.J. Rodgers: ‘People Are the Economy’ Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 11:00 PM ET

    The technology sector, one of the most vibrant, crucial segments of the economy, needs immigrants to thrive, Cypress Semiconductor CEO T.J. Rodgers said Thursday.

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