A modest upside surprise indicates that post-election small business optimism is paying off.
Donald L. Luskin
On the April Jobs Report
Friday, May 5, 2017
On the May FOMC
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
What, FOMC worry? Overlooking a quarter of weak data, and silent on the balance sheet.
Trump’s Tax Cut Nuclear Option
Monday, May 1, 2017
To keep a precious break, eight Dems will have to help the GOP make tax cuts permanent.
On Trump’s Tax Cut Proposal
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The supply-side vision he campaigned on. No details, but at least it’s the end of the beginning.
On the French Presidential Primary
Monday, April 24, 2017
The Establishment split the vote with the Nazis and the Commies. A message to the EU.
Our Fearless France Predictions
Friday, April 21, 2017
Yesterday’s attack is a wildcard, but Le Pen’s euro threat remains only a cygne noir.
Trump Gives the BAT the Boot
Monday, April 17, 2017
In a confusing week of pro-growth flip-flops, the White House takes the reins on tax reform.
On the March Jobs Report
Friday, April 7, 2017
Lousy hard data. Great soft data. Actually, under the surface, there was great hard data too.
Time for Taper Tantrum Two?
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Get over it. After the 2008 panic, QE never did much anyway. We won’t miss it.
Does AHCA Kill Tax Reform?
Monday, March 27, 2017
This fiasco teaches the GOP to keep it simple, stupid. That means no border adjustment.