Slowdowns in China and commodities are taking their toll, but Europe and the U.S. are still in growth mode, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
As growth concerns linger in China and the U.S., central-bank policy in Europe appears to be having its desired effect, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
An acceleration in job openings, an uptick in housing prices, and a better-than-expected services reading fly in the face of recent economic doomsayers, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Fed fixation, slow growth, dollar dilemmas, and overheated markets topped the list of key topics in our opening conference panel, featuring Morningstar's Bob Johnson , Susan Schmidt of Mesirow Financial, and Northern Trust's Carl Tannenbaum.
After several years of declining commodity prices, we could be due for a bounce-back--and higher inflation.
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The employment picture is brightening for college grads, but some majors are benefiting more than others, says Anthony Carnevale of the Georgetown University Center on Education.
Recent data looks a little soft, but a better housing market should buoy up the weaker areas of the economy and make for a steady, staid 2015, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .