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The Trump Transition Is Transcendent, but the Economy Needs Attention Now

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

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

Why Not 100-Year U.S. Treasury Bonds?

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

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

If Trump Wins, Buy the Dip. If Clinton Wins, Sell the Rally

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

The wisdom on Wall Street is that Hillary Clinton is the safe choice. She's the certainty candidate to Donald Trump's uncertainty. So when Jim Comey announced the reopening of the FBI's Clinton investigation, stocks fell for nine days. And after he pulled back over the weekend, stocks rallied by over 300 points.

Is the market correct in ...Read more

Just the Facts, Ma'am

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

We knew there could be a big October surprise before this bizarre and unpopular election finally came to an end. But who knew it would come from emails found on a device used by former Rep. Anthony Weiner, which was confiscated by the FBI after he sexted an underage woman -- an act that cost him his job, his income and his marriage?

As I ...Read more

Finding Strength in Melania Trump

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

When the now-infamous Donald Trump-Billy Bush audio feed was released, my confidence in Trump all but evaporated. The conversation about kissing, groping and fondling women was worse than so-called locker room talk. It was vile, vulgar and inexcusable for a grown man.

But it didn't end with the audio tape. After that came a barrage of sexual ...Read more

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