Wall Street Journal

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick: "The Best The Left Could Have Hoped For"

"From the point of view of the Left, Gorsuch may very well be the best they could have hoped for. The Left would be foolish to block this pick. I suspect relatively smooth sailing if Gorsuch handles himself well in senate hearings. But then again... there's Elizabeth Warren."

Destroying The "Wind & Solar Will Save Us" Delusion

The “Wind and Solar Will Save Us” story is based on a long list of misunderstandings and apples to oranges comparisons. Somehow, people seem to believe that our economy of 7.5 billion people can get along with a very short list of energy supplies. Unfortunately, a transition to such a short list of fuels can’t really work.

U.S. Travel Ban Puts Saudi Arabia In An Awkward Position

"The ban puts Saudi Arabia in an awkward position.  Saudi Arabia will be expected to take a position against it because some of the countries included in the ban like Sudan and Yemen are key allies and because it projects itself as leader of the Muslim world."

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the common currency and the Eurozone itself will not survive the financial and political turmoil already besetting the European monetary union and set to deepen in the coming months and years.

CRA: The "Regulatory Game Changer" That Could Wipe Out 8 Years Of Obama Regs In An Hour

"The entire point of the CRA was to help legislators rein in administrations that ignored statutes and the will of Congress. Few White House occupants ever showed more contempt for the law and lawmakers than Mr. Obama. It’d be a fitting and just end to Mr. Obama’s abuse of authority—and one of the better investments of time this Congress could ever make."

Obama Bequeaths A More Dangerous World

The world that President Obama bequeaths to President Trump may not have all the same dangers that Bush left to Obama but the post-Obama world has hazards that Obama did more to create than to resolve - and some of the new risks may be even scarier.

Hedgies Panic As Hamptons Luxury Home Prices Crash 43% Year-Over-Year

As U.S. equity markets continue to surge to new all-time highs with each passing day, something you would expect to benefit the titans of high finance in Manhattan, demand for luxurious, multi-million dollar weekend getaways in the Hamptons has all but completely disappeared.

US Stocks Are Now The Most Over-Priced Since The 2000 Crash

The single most important characteristic of any investment is the price when you buy it. It doesn’t matter how spectacular your investment is. If you overpay for it, you have no margin of safety. And as the market affirmed yesterday, US stock prices can be expressed in a single word: expensive.