James Pethokoukis

Why Washington will kill the market (or not)

March 23, 2010

The wise and wonderful Ed Yardeni gives bullish and bearish Money & Politics scenarios:

Health reform is faith-based deficit reduction

March 23, 2010

Healthcare reformers in Washington are asking America‚Äôs creditors to take a leap of faith. The plan is supposed to cut future budget shortfalls. But it depends on politicians following through on cuts and taxes, a deficit commission imposing additional discipline, and untested reforms working as expected. Owners of U.S. government debt shouldn’t bank on it.