We’ll begin by taking the pulse of the economy and stock market.
ON THE ECONOMIC FRONT…James Smith, chief economist for Parsec Financial Management, will square off against Lakshman Achuthan, Managing Director of the Economic Cycle Research Institute.
*Jason Trennert, Chief Investment Strategist at Strategas Research Partners
*Doug Kass, founder and president of Seabreeze Partners Management
*Herb Greenberg, senior columnist for MarketWatch/CNBC contributor
KUDLOW’S STOCK CLUB…Kevin Shacknofsky, portfolio manager with the Alpine Dynamic Dividend Fund will offer his stock picks. (Note: he delivered a whopping 22.6 percent return in 2006, versus the S&P which came in at just over 13 percent.)
A LOOK AT WHAT’S AHEAD IN IRAN… US Under-Secretary of State Nicholas Burns will lead us off, followed by a debate between former assistant defense secretary, Larry Korb, and Frank Gaffney, founder & president of The Center for Security Policy.