Larry Kudlow

Posted August 27, 2015

Here's a historical fact that Donald Trump, and many voters attracted to him, may not know: The last American president who was a trade protectionist was Republican Herbert Hoover.

Posted August 20, 2015

Just-published minutes from the Federal Reserve's July 28-29 meeting indicate that most officials saw conditions for a rate liftoff as "not yet" achieved. They may be approaching a rate-hike moment, but they're not there yet. Good call.

Posted August 15, 2015

Pretty much everyone in the world wants the Federal Reserve to begin its "rate liftoff." September is the latest target date for this market consensus. But permit me one dissenting question: Are you sure?

Posted August 08, 2015

With a record 24 million people watching the GOP debate, you'd think there would have been a lot more time spent on the most important issue of the day: the economy.

Posted June 27, 2015

The judicial decision to uphold all of the president's health care subsidies may be very disappointing, but the economics of Obamacare are far worse than whatever constitutional mistakes have been committed by the Supreme Court.

Posted June 16, 2015

Just as the great William F. Buckley Jr. laid the intellectual foundation for the rise of modern conservatism, philanthropist R. Randolph Richardson set down the financial foundation of the new conservative movement.

Posted June 06, 2015

The strong May jobs report -- including a 280,000 jump in nonfarm payrolls -- reminds me of the big debate over the harmful effects of a strong dollar and falling oil prices.

Posted May 30, 2015

Supply-side, across-the-board tax cuts are the best way there.

Posted May 26, 2015

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen told us recently that the target for the federal funds rate will be raised slightly later this year.

Posted May 22, 2015

Janet Yellen told us last week that the fed funds target rate will be raised slightly later this year.

Posted May 16, 2015

Posted May 09, 2015

If the GOP doesn't put together a sensible immigration policy, it will lose the 2016 presidential election.

Posted April 25, 2015

A number of GOP candidates are engaging in Hillary-bashing over allegations that she used her office as secretary of state to help her husbands business dealings, prop up speech-making fees, and grease the path for foreign governments to donate massive amounts of money to the Clinton Foundation.

Posted April 18, 2015

When John F. Kennedy was elected president he surprised both Democrats and Republicans with a bold tax-cutting plan to solve the problem of a moribund economy.

Posted April 11, 2015

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Henry Kissinger and George P. Shultz make a crucial point: "Absent the linkage between nuclear and political restraint, America's traditional allies will conclude that the U.S. has traded temporary nuclear cooperation for acquiescence to Iranian hegemony."

Posted March 28, 2015

We can do a lot better, but America is still a very resilient place.

Posted March 15, 2015

King Dollar is a very good thing. King Dollar has far-reaching benefits that way offset any temporary small costs. King Dollar is pro-growth.

Posted March 14, 2015

Wall Street insists that King Dollar is bad. It is wrong.

Posted March 12, 2015

Hillary acknowledging that it would have been better to use two email accounts is about as close to an apology from the Clintons you'll ever get.

Posted March 08, 2015

Gov. Rick Perry may have the best chance to convince voters that he can be commander-in-chief.

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