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Tortured Logic at the Federal Reserve Jun. 11, 2019

Stephen Moore

I've been shouting from the rooftops for six months that the Federal Reserve is too tight on money a... Read More

The Fed Hurts Farmers More Than China Does May. 28, 2019

Stephen Moore

There's no question that many farmers are struggling this year with incomes down and bankruptcies up... Read More

The Fed Is Not the Answer for Real-Time Payments May. 09, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

There's an inherent conflict of interest that occurs when an agency serves as both a regulator and c... Read More

What Trump's Fed Nominations Say About the US Economy Apr. 11, 2019

Armstrong Williams

President Donald Trump's latest nominees to the Federal Reserve's board of governors typify the pres... Read More

Stop Messing With Markets Jan. 03, 2019

Daily Editorials

In American politics, it is axiomatic that presidents get (and take) the credit for economic prosper... Read More

On the Economy, Trump Is His Own Worst Enemy Dec. 27, 2018

Steve Chapman

It was a long, slow climb from the depths of the Great Recession to the sunny meadows of prosperity,... Read More

Bond Prices Dec. 26, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have eight long-term maturity bonds from eight different public companies, each wi... Read More

Fire the Fed Dec. 25, 2018

Stephen Moore

In one of the most remarkable Abbott and Costello routines in modern times, the economic wizards at ... Read More

Funny How the Stock Market Tweets Come and Go Nov. 01, 2018

Froma Harrop

After a long absence, another "Stock Market up" tweet was issued Wednesday by Donald Trump. He'd bee... Read More

Down Market Feb. 21, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: What's your opinion of the current stock market? Why has the market collapsed so muc... Read More

Will Washington Ever Learn? Apparently Not Nov. 28, 2017

William Murchison

The messiness of the long-proverbial "mess in Washington" stands out this post-holiday week like a p... Read More

Fed Chairs Sep. 27, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Could you give your opinions of recent chairs of the Federal Reserve Board — n... Read More

Life in the Swamp Sep. 07, 2017

Susan Estrich

Poor Gary Cohn, the Goldman Sachs banker who was standing next to Donald Trump at Trump Tower for th... Read More

The Labor Force Participation Rate and the Fed Jun. 14, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: A group of us read your column after work while enjoying a few beers before heading ... Read More

Fed Bonds May. 31, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Readers: Over the past several months, I've received many questions about the Federal Reserve. ... Read More

Perceptions Are That Trump's Policies Are Working Mar. 17, 2017

Michael Barone

Perceptions matter. People make decisions, even life-altering decisions, based on what they perceive... Read More

Trump's Economic Fraud Sep. 21, 2016

Daily Editorials

A big part of Donald Trump's appeal is the unsatisfactory performance of the U.S. economy and the pr... Read More

Trump's Economic Fraud Sep. 18, 2016

Steve Chapman

A big part of Donald Trump's appeal is the unsatisfactory performance of the U.S. economy and the pr... Read More

Consumer Debt Slowing the Economy Jul. 13, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: The economy still looks terrible, and unemployment is higher than the government say... Read More

Recession or... Dec. 23, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a married 43-year-old systems engineer earning $67,000 a year, and my spouse wor... Read More