Nov 26, 2016
Larry's Guests and Topics: Gen. Jack Keane: Trump's national security challenges. Generals at NSC, DoD, State? Lt Gen Michael Flynn, Gen James Mattis, Gen David Petraeus. Russia, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, ISIS, China, N. Korea. Dana Petrino: "Let me tell you about Jasper: How My Best Dog Became America's Dog." Trump press sec and communications director? Kellyanne Conway & Sean Spicer. Jason Miller? Trump's stock market growth rally: Real rates, Real dollar, Real GDP all up, along w/ stocks. Profits? Econ stronger or weaker? Interest rates & multiples? Former Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher: Trump will have 5 appointments. Reform Fed? Dec target rate hike? Follow rates higher in stronger economy?
Nov 19, 2016
Things already getting better: stocks, Trump unity (Ryan, Schumer, Romney), cabinet picks, calm Trump, consumer confidence way up, econ confidence way up WAPO: 59% confident econ will improve under Trump, 52% confident higher living standards. Gallup econ confidence index soared 13 points last week. End war on biz & capital. End war on energy. Pence replaces Christie in Transition Comm. Cabinet picks: what have we learned? Jeff Sessions A-G; Mike Flynn NSC; Mike Pompeo CIA. Priebus & Bannon. Steve Bannon predicts "entirely new political movement." ADC backs off bigotry charge. Kevin Brady wants deficit-neutral tax reform. Trump impact on stocks & bonds & dollar: Jason Trennert. Buy stocks, sell bonds? Growth is coming. Trump is under-owned. Fed rate hike in December? Certain. Follow long rates higher. 70% long rate rise from real rate ( tax cuts increase capital returns). Trump could appoint 5 Fed governors!! Remake board. Melanie Kirkpatrick on real meaning of Thanksgiving. This year a good one? Trump on bank reform? Wall Street or regulation?
Nov 12, 2016
Already, things are feeling better. Pence, Kellyanne, Trump-Obama, Trump-Clinton, Trump-Ryan. Unifying. Inclusive. Huge Trump rally in stocks. Pro-growth plan. Cong. Kevin Brady talks tax cuts & GOP agenda. Trump shift on Obama-Care? Will Fed raise rates? Should they? John Taylor & Michael Boskin: Are Trump-GOP policies correct. Take muzzle off econ. Infrastructure. Doug Schoen-John McLaughlin on election. Rustbelt-Sunbelt realignment for GOP? Did Obama far left policies kill Hillary & Dems in Congress & State Houses? Trump strategy for stocks? Winners & losers?
Nov 5, 2016
Race too close to call nationwide & battlegrounds. Hillary has become unsafe candidate. How can she govern w/ investigations? Grand jury? Obstruction? Lying to FBI? Appoint an attorney-general? Trump on message: Takes outsider to drain the swamp for tax cuts, dereg, repeal OB-Care, unleash energy, judges, border security, etc. Overturn elites who haven't delivered. Peter Thiel defends Trump. Need outsider to shake-up DC. WSJ: The Cost of Clinton, The Gamble of Trump. Civil discourse, bi-partisan deals? JFK & Reagan (Bill Clinton). Are Elizabeth Warren & Bernie Sanders running Dem party? Stocks fall 9 straight days (3.1%) on fears of Trump upset. But Trump is growth & tax/regulatory cuts. Good for stocks & economy. Hillary recession. BUY THE TRUMP DIP. SELL HILLARY RALLY. Subdued jobs report. Will Fed raise rates in December? How strong is economy? Yellen: Let economy run hot. High pressure economy. Tolerate above 2% inflation? Will Yellen be easier under Hillary and tighter under Trump? Gonna have to have deal between populists & free traders & tax reformers, No purity. Stocks to buy if GOP sweeps, or if Dems sweep.