Professor, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Professor Peter Morici 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 ... more

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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of October 16 And October 23
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important data releases as Industrial Production, Housing Starts and the Philadelphia Fed Survey.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of October 9 And October 16
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important releases as producer price index, initial unemployment claims and the Philadelphia Fed Survey.
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Uncle Sam’s F-Rated Bonds
Foreign central banks and investors do not have an infinite appetite for U.S. dollars and bonds - or such political corruption which will become apparent when things start to unravel.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of October 2 And October 9
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important data releases as PMI, ISM and Construction Spending.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of September 25 And October 2
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important releases as the S&P Case-Shiller Index, August Durable Goods and Construction Spending.
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Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of August 7 And August 14
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important releases as Consumer Credit, Producer Price Index and Retail Sales.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AIG American International Group Inc
BND Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
BP BP p.l.c.
C Citigroup Inc.
GM General Motors Company
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
IYH iShares Dow Jones U.S. Healthcare Sector Index Fund
RSX MARKET VECTORS RUS ETF
SPY SPDR S&P 500

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Latest Posts
Decoding The Donald's Approach
The incoming president is pragmatic, not ideological.
Why A Fed Interest Rate Hike Would Help, Not Hurt Trump
The Federal Reserve would do Donald Trump and his supporters a favor by raising interest rates.
How Democrats Promote Poverty And Inequality
Hillary Clinton has made addressing inequality a central theme of her campaign, but the remedies she proposes are often worse than the disease.
​Americans Would Prosper Better With A Republican President
Unless a president presides over an absolute disaster—as did George W. Bush or Herbert Hoover—comparing one with another is tricky business. Too much depends on the domestic circumstances each inherits and conditions in the wider global economy.
Why America Is Not Safe From Islamic Terrorism
America cannot be safe from terrorism unless it roots out and destroys the Islamic State—at home and in the Middle East.

Work Experience

Economist and Professor of Business
University of Maryland
1996 - Present (22 years 1 month)
Director of Economics
U.S. Internaitonal Trade Commission
1993 - 1995 (2 years 10 months)

Education

State University of New York at Albany
PhD
1970 / 1974
Economics

Publications

Currency Manipulation and Free Trade
Peter Morici
Peter Morici
12/01/2004
The Doha Round
Peter Morici
Nucor Corporation