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Hard data: Jobs market unchanged

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. jobs market isn't shifting into high gear, as some analysts have suggested, and the disappointing December jobs report, standing alone, means nothing.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
U.S. unemployment rate drops to 6.7 percent

U.S. unemployment rate drops to 6.7 percent

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent in December with a far-lower-than-expected 74,000 new jobs, the Labor Department said Friday.

U.S. economy adds only 74,000 jobs in December

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy created only 74,000 jobs in December well below the 2013 average of 188,000. The U.S. Labor Department report indicates stronger growth for the coming year predicted by many economists may not materialize.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Jobs report to indicate whether economy improving

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The December U.S. jobs report will indicate whether things are getting better or whether Obama should admit that after his economic policies aren't doing enough.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Extended unemployment benefits slow growth

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Reinstating emergency unemployment benefits, as U.S. President Barack Obama urges, would slow growth and impose unconscionable burdens on the working poor.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
At year's end: Economic recovery is taking shape

At year's end: Economic recovery is taking shape

The question in an economic recovery invariably flips, in time, from when will it finally occur to what will it look like.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Standing strong for America in 2014

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy is gaining strength but the Obamacare train wreck, festering problems in far away China and uncertain leadership at the Federal Reserve could derail the recovery.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

What moms know about inflation the government doesn't

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The typical American mother must think U.S. government economists have rocks in their head.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
ACA squanders Obama's credibility as America's CEO

ACA squanders Obama's credibility as America's CEO

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, U.S. President Barack Obama has lost credibility with most Americans as a leader and effective executive.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Regulators adopt Volcker Rule

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. regulators Tuesday voted to adopt the so-called Volcker rule meant to limit the ability of banks to use their own money to make risky investment bets.
Volcker Rule arrives with the hidden jewel in Dodd-Frank

Volcker Rule arrives with the hidden jewel in Dodd-Frank

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. regulators are finally implementing the Volcker Rule and it may prove the hidden jewel in the Dodd-Frank financial reforms.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

U.S. economy adds 203,000 jobs

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 203,000 jobs in November, in line with the progress of recent months.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Obamacare, slow growth drive shift to part-time workers

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Absent smarter energy, trade and regulatory policies, slow growth and high unemployment are becoming permanent for the U.S. economy,
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Obamacare: Echoes of Stalinism past

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- D-Day arrived for Obamacare Saturday and began with an 11-hour shutdown of HealthCare.gov -- the problem-plagued website intended to provide easy access to affordable insurance for millions of Americans.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
D-Day arrives for Obamacare... and oh so badly

D-Day arrives for Obamacare... and oh so badly

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- D-Day arrived for Obamacare Saturday and it began with an 11-hour shutdown of the website.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
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Peter Morici is an Economist and Professor at the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a graduate of SUNY Albany in New York State where he received his Ph.D in Economics in 1974.

From 1974 to 1976, he taught at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. In 1976, he joined the Federal Energy Administration In 1978 he moved to the National Planning Association in Washington where he was elected a Vice President in 1983. He joined the University of Maine as a Professor of Economics in 1988 and was Director of its Canadian-American Center from 1990 to 1993. He served as chief economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Morici is the author of 18 books., and has recently signed up to be a pitchman for Kyocera.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Peter Morici."
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