Donald L. Luskin

Elections Have Consequences
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
Maybe not “rigged,” but brutal and corrupt. It will erode confidence and create instability.
If – When? – Hillary Wins
Monday, October 10, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
Have markets stopped worrying about Trump, only to start worrying about Clinton?
On the September Jobs Report
Friday, October 7, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
More proof of slack in the labor market – but Yellen isn’t likely to be confused by such facts.
On the First Presidential Debate
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
Front-runner Clinton wins this tie. It’s not over: remember Romney’s first debate win in 2012.
On the September FOMC and BOJ
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
The FOMC didn’t “blow itself up,” but threatens to in December. The BOJ seeks overshoot.
Gundlach and Load
Monday, September 12, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
Friday was a warning shot for the Fed: you’re near an invisible tripwire connected to recession.
On the August Jobs Report
Friday, September 2, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
This wasn’t Yellen’s “solid performance” – yet fears of a September hike just won’t die.
On Yellen at Jackson Hole
Friday, August 26, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
Some rote hawkishness. But she’s hearing Leftist critics who say a hike is “a terrible idea.”
The Agony of Victory at Jackson Hole
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
The Fed has pretty much achieved its dual mandate. So why all the existential angst?
Trump’s To Lose
Friday, August 12, 2016
Donald L. Luskin
Like Brexit: “It can’t happen! A catastrophe!” Trump can win, and markets are unprepared.