Donald L. Luskin

Correction, Recession, or Crisis?
Monday, August 24, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
A long-overdue correction, and probably a mild recession. But a crisis? We doubt that.
Is This the Oil Shock Tipping Point?
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
Maybe, but stocks, the dollar, gold, TIPS, and Fed expectations don't seem to think so.
On the RMB Devaluation
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
It's not that China needs to weaken the RMB. It's that the dollar is just too strong.
On the July Jobs Report
Friday, August 7, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
Something for nobody. We don't see how this is the "further improvement" Yellen seeks.
On the July FOMC
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
Funny how Yellen keeps saying "sometime this year." But the FOMC statement never does.
Another "Reverse Oil Shock"?
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
Recession risk is back, but with some key differences versus the same threat in Q1.
On the Euro Summit "Agreekment"
Monday, July 13, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
Prisoners dilemma solved. Greece punished. Varoufakis humiliated. Message sent to Spain.
China: Toil and Trouble, but No Bubble
Friday, July 10, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
A blow to confidence, but Chinese stocks are now valued about the same as US stocks.
On the Greferendum "OXI" Surprise
Monday, July 6, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
Europe won't capitulate to this template for democratically justified default in Italy and Spain.
On the June Jobs Report
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Donald L. Luskin
Liftoff deferred again: a jobs miss, downward revisions, falling participation, no wage growth.