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Despite Trump's Reassurances, Market Turmoil Reflects Genuine Concerns Mar. 05, 2020

Daily Editorials

President Donald Trump can try all he wants to blame the news media and Democratic leaders for coron... Read More

The Fed Monopoly Shouldn't Compete With Private Banks Dec. 24, 2019

Stephen Moore

If there is any lesson we have learned about the Federal Reserve system in the last few years, it is... Read More

Will the Fed Edge Out the Competition With Real-Time Payments? Dec. 12, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Imagine what it must be like for private companies that have invested in a new technology and sudden... Read More

Paul Volcker Was a Great Man Dec. 10, 2019

Froma Harrop

Paul Volcker administered the tough medicine when the American economy badly needed it. It was 1980,... Read More

Putting America First Means Fiscal Responsibility Oct. 24, 2019

Armstrong Williams

The two stories that have dominated the news cycle over the past two weeks — the impending Con... Read More

If the Economy Tanks, It Will Be on Trump Sep. 12, 2019

Steve Chapman

Democratic political consultant James Carville once said that if he were reincarnated, he'd want to ... Read More

Jerome Powell Is Not Trump's Worst Enemy; Trump Is Aug. 25, 2019

Steve Chapman

Jerome Powell is the bane of Donald Trump's existence. Lately, it seems Trump would rather bash the ... Read More

Sending an SOS to the Federal Reserve Aug. 13, 2019

Stephen Moore

The following column is co-authored by Stephen Moore and Louis Woodhill.To keep the economy from a f... Read More

Why the Fed Shouldn't Compete With Private Banks Aug. 06, 2019

Stephen Moore

Do we want the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to operate as a commercial bank — and compete with o... Read More

Why the Fed Is Right to Inject the Economy With More Dollars Jul. 30, 2019

Stephen Moore

Suddenly, nearly everyone wants the Federal Reserve Board to cut interest rates. I've been arguing f... Read More

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