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Morici: Bull Market Has More Room to Run

The bull market has a lot more room to run. 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

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has described climate change as a hoax perpetrated by China to gain competitive advantage in manufacturing over the US

Morici: Trump Must Prepare for Showdown with China

Donald Trump faces immediate challenges—managing the war against ISIS, fixing Obamacare and boosting growth to create jobs. However, as the fallout from his recent conversation with the president of Taiwan indicates, an increasingly assertive China poses the most vexing and far reaching challenges for American prosperity and security.

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Morici: The Genius of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy

The Republican Party foreign policy establishment has joined Democrats in roundly criticizing Donald Trump’s background and undiplomatic temperament. Nevertheless, Mr. Trump has laid bare flaws in policies of recent presidents that have undermined U.S. security interests and American prosperity.

Donald Trump’s Challenge on Trade

To win the presidency, Donald Trump must overcome skepticism among many voters about his positions on free trade, immigration and many other issues. On trade, that is hardly an insurmountable task.

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Jobs Report Lays Bare Liberal Failures

To listen to President Obama, Americans live in a liberal paradise—a robust economy, 75 consecutive months of jobs growth, and a government aggressively promoting social justice.

Blind to Facts, GOP Headed for a Disaster of Its Own Design

Donald Trump has emerged as the likely GOP nominee because on the great forces transforming America—globalization and immigration—establishment Republican leaders have turned a blind eye to the legitimate complaints of less-educated, often-rural white males who are amassing to Donald Trump.