Larry Kudlow, host of CNBC’s “Kudlow & Company” and “The Larry Kudlow Show” on WABC Radio, is an economist, distinguished scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason university, and the author of "American Abundance: The New Economic and Moral Prosperity."

My Articles

March 7, 2018, 10:42 AM EST
One of the ironies of trade protectionism is that, with tariffs and import quotas, we do to ourselves in times of peace what foreign nations do to us with blockades to keep imports from entering our country in times of war.
February 28, 2018, 11:24 AM EST
The Trump administration and the Republicans in Congress have passed one of the best pro-growth tax bills ever. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ranks in the all-time hall of fame along with former President Reagan's 1981 and 1986 tax acts, and former President Kennedy's posthumous tax cuts in 1964. The announcements by Apple, FedEx, AT&T, Fiat Chrysler and over 300 companies with multibillion dollar investments in the United States are early lead indicators of good things to come from the tax-rate cuts.
February 1, 2018, 8:38 AM EST
"America is open for business, and we are competitive once again." That was just one of the key lines in President Trump's highly successful speech in Davos, Switzerland, last week.
January 11, 2018, 9:36 AM EST
There were two big money-and-politics stories in the first week of the new year: The Dow Jones industrial average soared 577 points, and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon ended his political career.
December 14, 2017, 8:27 AM EST
Republicans are supposed to be the party that cuts the job-killing capital gains tax, not raises it. But because of a quirk in the Senate-passed tax bill, the tax on capital gains may go up — and for some types of long-held assets, fairly substantially.
November 16, 2017, 8:54 AM EST
As the House and Senate work their way through the tax cut and reform effort, let me make one thing clear: Both plans are pro-growth, with the economic power coming from the business side. And where it comes from the personal side, there will be very little growth. That was always been the bet.
November 2, 2017, 8:48 AM EDT
President Trump is likely to name a new Federal Reserve chair over the next few days. Speculation is focused on current Fed governor Jay Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor. The list may be larger; it could still include current Chair Janet Yellen or Kevin Warsh. Trump is soliciting opinions and advice from people inside and outside government. We will see soon enough.
October 10, 2017, 8:51 AM EDT
President Trump's new chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett, walked into the lion's den last week with his first official speech. He used the moment to pound the leftist Tax Policy Center. It was a wonderful sight.
October 3, 2017, 9:13 AM EDT
Much as he did in his command performance before the United Nations, when he took back control of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has seized and energized the tax cut issue. Almost daily, he is pounding away on the themes of faster economic growth and more take-home pay, arguing that his plan will make America's economy great again.
September 21, 2017, 8:23 AM EDT
Financial markets and most media pundits are missing the new writing on the wall. For a variety of reasons surrounding shrewd moves by President Trump, the chances for significant tax cuts in the next 10 weeks have risen sharply.
August 15, 2017, 8:58 AM EDT
President Donald Trump's pledge to "Make America Great Again" requires nothing less than reigniting economic growth and prosperity. Wealth creation is essential. As Congress pivots to tax reform — which is crucial to the wealth creation — the president could take matters into his own hands by issuing an executive order to index capital gains for inflation.
July 25, 2017, 9:08 AM EDT
I participated in perhaps a bit of radio history last week when Steve Forbes and Art Laffer joined me on my syndicated radio show. It may have been the first time these supply-side economics giants were ever together over the airwaves.
July 13, 2017, 9:00 AM EDT
A few years back, in one of his finest moments, Sen. John McCain said on a Sunday talk show, "Russia is a gas station masquerading as a country." It was right when he said it, and it's even more right today.
June 21, 2017, 10:09 AM EDT
Sometimes terrible tragedies can bring us together, and I'm hopeful that somehow a lasting good will come out of the ballfield shooting in Alexandria, Virginia.
June 15, 2017, 8:38 AM EDT
Now that former FBI Director James Comey's hearing is complete, it's time for everybody to roll up their sleeves and go back to work on returning the country to prosperity.
May 25, 2017, 9:03 AM EDT
If the smart money folks on Wall Street think a special counsel to oversee the Russian probes spells defeat for business tax cuts, they're leaning well over their skis.
April 14, 2017, 10:29 AM EDT
Give the entire economy the rocket boost it so badly needs.
April 4, 2017, 10:03 AM EDT
Put business tax cuts first. Right now.
March 16, 2017, 9:19 AM EDT
The good should never be the evil of the perfect.
February 16, 2017, 9:06 AM EST
I want us to be free market capitalists.