What's driving gold, corporate earnings slowdown, and tax cut extension progress.
Donald L. Luskin
Tuesday, February 7, 2006
Quick Takes from Washington
Thursday, February 2, 2006
Extending the tax cuts and the GOP majority, new Fed governors, new CEA chair.
Election Risk: It's Back
Thursday, January 26, 2006
The 2006 congressional elections are coming into view as a driver of stock prices
Resilience or Folly?
Friday, January 20, 2006
Stocks have weathered well this week, but we're suspicious.
Accidentally on Purpose
Wednesday, January 11, 2006
How the stock market and the Fed are getting it right by getting it wrong.
Don't Put a Fork In It
Friday, January 6, 2006
The Fed's not done, and either is extending capital-friendly tax rates.
Tuesday, December 20, 2005
As the new Fed chairman takes office, his deepest beliefs will pull him in opposite policy directions.
Tax Bill Game Theory, and Why It Matters
Thursday, December 8, 2005
More thrills and spills on the way to extension of the 2003 tax cuts -- and a remembrance of what those cuts have done for the economy.
Heading into the Tax Bill Endgame
Friday, December 2, 2005
Stocks are priced neither for the best nor the worst policy outcomes.
A Whiff of Windfall Profits Taxes
Thursday, November 17, 2005
Extending the 2003 tax cuts is now complicated by an accounting penalty on big oil.