Latest from Steven Pearlstein

The nights were filled with anger, passion and high drama, but policies lacked much economic sense.

  • Jun 28, 2019

By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition. But the looming merger of the two telecom giants is a warning sign about the market's excesses.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business.

  • May 31, 2019

It’s time for the markets to be more afraid of the Fed than the Fed is of the markets.

  • May 3, 2019

Why Trump’s pick is not worthy of the Federal Reserve Board.

  • Mar 22, 2019

  • Mar 20, 2019

When no deal is always better than an imperfect one, democracy becomes dysfunctional.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Liberals have started a much needed conversation about economic justice. Too bad they won’t let anyone else participate.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Mega-mergers like CVS-Aetna are slowly strangling the American economy. The only people who don’t realize it are the antitrust regulators whose job it is to prevent it.

  • Jan 31, 2019

The fantasy of too many business leaders is that they can keep their heads down and ride out the storm until Americans come to their senses and elect someone else as president.

  • Jun 20, 2018
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