Friday, March 09, 2007

Friday Night Lineup

On CNBC's Kudlow & Company this evening:

MARKETS...we'll start things off tonight with a thorough look into the latest market news and developments.

Our market pros tonight include:

*Joe Battipaglia, chief investment officer at Ryan Beck.
*Art Laffer, president of Laffer Associates.
*Jim Awad, chairman of Awad Asset Management.

BOOM VS BUST...a debate on today's jobs number and the overall economy between supply-side guru Art Laffer and Jim Smith, chief economist for Parsec Financial Management.

*The legendary Steve Forbes, President and CEO of Forbes and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine will join the market panel following the economic debate to weigh in on the stock market.

KUDLOW'S STOCK CLUB...Grab a pen and piece of paper for Reiner Triltsch, Portfolio Manager of the Excelsior International Fund. He will present his latest stock picks.

THE DYNAMIC DUO...A "Left versus Right," Washington to Wall Street debate between The Wall Street Journal's Steve Moore and former Clinton Labor secretary/UCal Berkeley professor Robert Reich.

Tonight's debate will center around Treasury man Hank Paulson's big trip to China, free trade and the yuan. We'll also take a look into Rep. Charlie Rangel's tax hike proposal and other issues du jour.

Please join us for another edition of Kudlow & Company at 5pm ET this evening. Yes, we still believe free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity.