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Peter Morici

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Professor Peter Morici, of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, is a recognized expert on economic policy and international economics. Prior to joining the university, he served as director of the Office of Economics at the U.S. International Trade Commission. He is the author of 18 books and monographs and has published widely in leading public policy and business journals, including the Harvard Business Review and Foreign Policy. Morici has lectured and offered executive programs at more than 100 institutions, including Columbia University, the Harvard Business School and Oxford University. His views are frequently featured on CNN, CBS, BBC, FOX, ABC, CNBC, NPR, NPB and national broadcast networks around the world.

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Morici: Where to Invest Your Money in an Aging Bull Market

By Peter Morici

We're five years into the bull market, and stocks still have room to run.

09:40AM 03/10/14

Morici: Scraping the Rust Off the Iron Curtain

By Peter Morici

President Obama, Germany Chancellor Merkel and most other western leaders are inclined to evaluate the Ukrainian crisis as an isolated incident and conclude the Crimea, with its home port for its Mediterranean fleet, is far more important to Russia than the West.

08:36AM 03/07/14

Morici: Obama Budget Offers Little Relief from Jobs Drought

By Peter Morici

Thanks to the combination Bush-Obama regulatory reign of terror and welfare state, the economy created a paltry 30,000 jobs per month since 2001, a quarter of what's needed to keep up with population growth.

11:39AM 03/05/14

Morici: Bitcoin Debacle Shatters Virtual Money Myth

By Peter Morici

Bitcoin is supposed to be more private, because unlike commercial banks, its exchanges aren't monitored by regulators but transactions can be spied by hackers or government security agencies through its open payments system.

11:33AM 03/03/14

Morici: Tax Reform -- Eliminate the Income Tax and IRS Altogether

By Peter Morici

The tax code is riddled with special interest provisions favoring rich donors to political campaigns, distorting business decisions and consumer choices and handicapping economic growth and jobs creation.

09:16AM 02/27/14

Morici: More Than Winter Chill Gripping Housing, Economy

By Peter Morici

So far the housing recovery's been helped by speculators scarfing up foreclosed homes, foreign investors looking for safe havens and the small percentage of Americans who have done well.

09:01AM 02/25/14

Morici: Obama to Propose Wholly Political Budget -- Progress Be Damned!

By Peter Morici

President Obama would have you think that with just a little more money he can invest in manufacturing and create a wave of innovation and new jobs better than private entrepreneurs.

09:36AM 02/21/14

Morici: CBO Report Confirms Raising Minimum Wage to $8.25 Is Best Option

By Peter Morici

The recent Congressional Budget Office report finds raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour as the president proposes would likely kill 500,000 jobs, and raising it $9.00 would cost 100,000 jobs.

08:51AM 02/19/14

Morici: Volkswagen Plant Vote in Tennessee Shows Unions Must Change to Survive

By Peter Morici

Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga voted against forming a union, even though VW itself supported the drive.

07:40AM 02/18/14

Morici: Big Freeze, Storms Impose Losses Up to $40 Billion, but Economy will Rebound

By Peter Morici

The damage to the economy from winter storms is substantial but not impossible to overcome.

10:44AM 02/14/14

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