Peter Morici served as Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission from 1993 to 1995. He is an economist and professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and a widely published columnist. He is the five time winner of the MarketWatch best forecaster award. Follow him on Twitter @PMorici1.
Mar 09, 2017
With the Trump administration and GOP Congress deconstructing investment-killing business regulations and aiming to cut taxes, the economy is poised to grow faster, and new technologies will support higher valuations over the next several years.
Feb 23, 2017
Americans continue to pay too much for everything from drugs and medical devices to hospital visits -- not to mention the high cost of our tort system.
Feb 03, 2017
President Trump is already set to move decisively on the economy, but he must scale huge hurdles to accomplish 3 to 4 percent economic growth.
Jan 18, 2017
When it comes to the economy, Mr. Trump has promised a lot that will be difficult to accomplish, because federal resources are limited.
Dec 15, 2016
The Federal Reserve would do Donald Trump and his supporters a favor by raising interest rates this week.