Kudlow, Trump's new top economic advisor, has supported free trade policies for decades.
Former National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn was almost named the head of the CIA, according to Politico.
In this week's Trader Poll, we want to know where you think the dollar is headed.
The Fed is expected to raise interest rates for the first time this year on Wednesday, and the question is what it will say about the rest of the year.
After a tumultuous week in the West Wing, chief of staff John Kelly reassured staff Friday that there would be no resignations in the immediate future.
Worries of escalating trade wars could be a longer-term negative for the dollar.
U.S. crude oil futures suddenly spiked more than 1 percent late Friday morning, erasing losses for the week.
President Trump and his chief of staff have apparently smoothed over their issues, at least for the moment, the WSJ reports.
Gold prices were set for their biggest weekly fall in three weeks.
The tariff talk out of Washington is not an escalation of a trade war, Larry Lindsey says.
It's also the first time the White House press secretary will take the podium since the apparent Pennsylvania election upset.
Usually, an administration's first NEC director is the most influential — but Larry Kudlow could buck historical trends.
Small-cap stocks could outperform their large-cap counterparts the rest of this year if President Donald Trump increases his protectionist stance on trade matters.
Arthur Laffer says President Trump should reduce the number of tax brackets even further.
Gold steadied near the one-week high hit the previous session, supported by the tension between Britain and Russia.
Larry Kudlow has ties to the business community and will likely get along at a personal level "somewhat better than Gary Cohn," says former Eurasia Group Chairman David Gordon.
If Larry Kudlow becomes the new national economic advisor, he will help Trump "sleepwalk right into a tremendous fiscal collision," says David Stockman, Kudlow's former boss.
President Trump will make the remarks during a roundtable at Boeing's testing and finishing facility.
Larry Kudlow has warmed up a little to President Trump's tariffs on aluminum and steel in regard to China, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
On Wednesday, Kudlow and the White House confirmed he had accepted the post of National Economic Council director.