Louis Rukeyser

American journalist

Louis Rukeyser (January 30, 1933May 2, 2006) was an American financial columnist and television commentator.


  • Roaming the world as a foreign correspondent for more than a decade, I was able to observe how a variety of vastly different nations organized themselves economically. The inescapable conclusion was that no politician anywhere on the planet has ever actually created a rupee's worth of prosperity.
    • Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street newsletter, Nov 96
  • Trees don't grow to the sky.
    • On the inevitablility of down markets as well as up markets
    • July 26, 2002, Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street
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