Now displaying: May, 2016
May 28, 2016
Speaker Paul Ryan interview: House policy agenda for growth, taxes, trade, energy, immigration. Sen. Jeff Sessions interview: Trump redefines conservatism. GOP a workers party. Reagan legacy alive. Trump energy speech a home run. Hillary tied w/ Bernie in Calif. Falling biz investment & profits in GDP report raise recession threat. Yellen ready to raise target rate June or July? Stocks had a good week. John Tamney: Who needs the Fed? Steve Moore: Fueling energy freedom. Peter Morici: redefining trade.
May 21, 2016
Art Laffer. “Game On”-- Trump landslide-- new properity. Laffer: Corp tax cut first 100 days. Fed should get out of money market. John McLaughlin & Ed Goeas: Polls are tightening: GOP rallying behind Trump. Hillary in trouble. Paul Ryan’s next move? Hillary to Bern: Enough is Enough. Really? How can Hillary not respond to Trump attacks on Bill’s women? Fannie & Freddie: Shareholders screwed; all profits to Obama treasury. Fed to Markets: June rate hike on table? Ron Insana & Jeff Cox. Kudlow to Fed: Stay put on rates & Pray for fiscal policy corp tax cut. Every key econ indicator peaked in 2000. Stocks flat, but profits still falling. Facebook meeting w/ conservatives.
May 14, 2016
Trump has good week in Washington DC. Endorsements and Entente Cordiale. Disrupter? Key policy problems in Trump-Ryan meet? Anything I say now is a suggestion? Former Veep Dan Quayle tells why he endorsed Trump. Cong. Jim Jordan tells us why the Freedom Caucus won't endorse Trump. Trump fights Bezos and Amazon and WAPO. Conservatives fight Zuckerberg & FaceBook. Clinton Cash film debuts in Canne.Peter Schweitzer and Steve Bannon. Clinton charity aided friends w/ taxpayer money too. Why isn't this in campaign fight? Why can't Hillary finish off Bernie? Retail sales surge. Stocks falter again.
May 7, 2016
Trump must prove he can do the job. Trump beats Hillary. Down only 6.5%. Hillary has no message. Bad record/ Paul Ryan v. Trump? Some R's leave Ryan for Trump. Trump unity issue: Cheney, McConnel, Sheldon Adelson, Nebraska Gov Pete Ricketts, Priebus Rick Perry. Not: Bush's, Ward Baker, Graham Sen Ben Sasse. Trump policy changes: $15 minimum wage; tax shifts (standard deduction, expensing, territorial, import tax, higher personal rates). Low rates but replace Yellen. Refinance debt. Mixed jobs report: slower jobs, higher wages. We are in mild biz recession: investment, production, profits, profit margins. Future jobs slowdown. Bill Gates wants higher capital gains tax!! Douglas Schoen: The Nixon Effect. Plus, Trump, Hillary. (As I speak to you, we are bombing & invading ISIS.) Stocks down slightly.
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