Peter Morici Archive
Published March 11, 2013
To win elections, Republicans must embrace limited government, beyond how much the government taxes and spends, to situations they find discomforting.
Published March 07, 2013
Since October the price of Apple shares have fallen from $700 to about $425. No one should be surprised—the company has been misstepping for a long time.
Published March 04, 2013
Both Democrats and Republicans need to be honest with Americans about working longer and accept a radically different role for government.
Published February 26, 2013
President Obama has taken America's middle class hostage in the sequester debate.
Published February 19, 2013
President Obama is at it again. Unable to manage the government or the economy effectively, he threatens to victimize taxpayers and stick Republicans with the blame.
Published February 07, 2013
Friday, the Commerce Department is expected to report the deficit on international trade in goods and services was $46 billion in December, a bit lower than November owing to slower inventory build among U.S. wholesalers and retailers and moderating oil prices.
Published February 05, 2013
By suing S&P, and not Moody’s and Fitch, Attorney General Holder and President Obama have failed to exhibit the sovereign restraint necessary to sustain the open and fair criticism of the government to sustain American democracy, and place constitutional protections at grave danger.
Published January 30, 2013
No one can accuse the Democrats of being the party of personal responsibility. Confronted with an economy that contracted in the fourth quarter, Speaker Nancy Pelosi blamed Congressional Republicans for obstructing the president’s agenda and creating uncertainty.
Published January 28, 2013
With corporate profits at record levels and stocks regaining the ground lost during the financial crisis, Wall Street anxiously anticipates the return of the individual investors to equity markets.
Our universities must stop charging so much, delivering so little and sending our kids into lifelong debt
Published January 14, 2013
With so many recent graduates serving cappuccino and treading water in unpaid internships, a four-year diploma is not quite the solid investment it once was, and should not be so-often viewed as such a necessity by society.