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.
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.
Dec 05, 2016
President-elect Trump must prepare for a diplomatic and perhaps military showdown in the Pacific and to confront Beijing on the massive trade imbalance that finances Chinese mercantilism and adventurism.
Nov 29, 2016
Free trade has failed America, and nothing would do more to restore economic growth than finally getting international trade right—especially with China.