On the very day President Donald Trump's incentive-based tax and regulatory policies are put in place, former President Barack Obama's war on business will have officially come to an end. No longer will American companies be punished by uncompetitive rates of taxation and unnecessary rules and regulations.
Business tax rates are coming down ...Read more
In all the media back and forth over President Donald Trump's inaugural speech, most have missed a central point: His address was infused with a wonderful sense of optimism.
As an old Ronald Reagan guy, I have learned through the years that optimism equals true leadership. And yes, true leadership cannot be achieved without optimism.
Toward ...Read more
President-elect Donald Trump's transition continues to go smoothly. Actually, better than smoothly -- confidently. More than confidently -- transcendently.
And to top it all off, the Dow is up 9 percent since the election, while economic-sensitive small caps have jumped nearly 16 percent. These are signs of Trump confidence.
Hard-nosed ...Read more
If President-elect Donald Trump's economic growth plan -- slashing business and personal marginal tax rates, and rolling back costly business regulations -- is achieved next year, the economy could break out with 4 to 5 percent growth. And that means much higher interest rates.
This rate rise will be growth-induced -- a good thing. Higher ...Read more