Donald L. Luskin

What you aren't hearing about the February jobs report
Friday, March 8, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
The consensus isn't stupid. With a miss this big, it just has to be due to bad data.
On the February Jobs Report
Friday, March 8, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
The biggest miss in 5 years, completely contradicting other labor data. It’s wrong. Just wrong.
Fail in Hanoi, Win in Beijing
Monday, March 4, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
Trump walked away from a Chinese trap, making a trade deal more likely and better. 
Extending the Tariff Deadline, Moving the Goalposts
Monday, February 25, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
Trump reaches to snatch more victory from the jaws of victory.
Why Aren’t Oil Prices Higher?
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Michael Warren and Donald Luskin
We can sanction Venezuela all we want. All the oil market cares about is growth in China.
What you're not hearing about the Venezuela crisis
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
If putting Venezuela out of business can't make oil go any higher, we have to lower our price target.
On the Powell/Trump Deal Memo
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
A dinner. A done deal. A dove. The system works.
On the January Jobs Report
Friday, February 1, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
A messy beat, but a big one, showing the economy has been robust to the Q4 threats.
On the January FOMC
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
Promises kept. A dovish pause with “patience,” and the balance sheet off “automatic pilot.”  
Next Stop on the Jay Powell Apology Tour
Monday, January 28, 2019
Donald L. Luskin
A planted story sets up Powell to sound both dovish and smart about the balance sheet.

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