Donald L. Luskin

Whatever It Takes Turns Two
Friday, July 25, 2014
Donald L. Luskin
The greatest central bank intervention that was never made -- it ended the end of the world.
On MH17
Friday, July 18, 2014
Donald L. Luskin and Lorcan Roche Kelly
Putin likes looking evil, but not stupid. The tragedy will likely cool things down in Ukraine.
The Low Hanging Fruits of Our Labor
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Donald L. Luskin
Short-term unemployment has all but vanished -- long-term is on the way down now, too.
On the June Jobs Report
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Donald L. Luskin
Mid-cycle? Five years into a sluggish expansion, the labor market is at its strongest so far.
How's That Working For You, ECB?
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Donald L. Luskin and Lorcan Roche Kelly
So many new policies, so few results -- and asset purchases are pushed far into the future.
The Stench of CrISIS
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Donald L. Luskin
High oil prices are the hidden hand behind slow growth -- and the risk is going up.
It's Yellen's World, and We're Just Living In It
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Donald L. Luskin
Where yields have to go down to go up, and inflation is above 2% so prices can be stable.
On the May Jobs Report
Friday, June 6, 2014
Donald L. Luskin
Meet the new cyclicality. 76 months to create 98 thousand jobs for 15 million new workers.
On the ECB June Policy Decision
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Donald L. Luskin and Lorcan Roche Kelly
Draghi begs the question: how many pea-shooters does it take to make one bazooka?
Going Negative?
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Donald L. Luskin and Lorcan Roche Kelly
In the ECB's quixotic quest for inflation, ABS purchases are more likely than negative rates.

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