Mounting eurozone deflation worries and mixed U.S. data joined ongoing geopolitical concerns to distress the markets this week, says Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser.
The market is rapidly reassessing the impact of slowing global growth on central bank policy, earnings, and currencies, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Although the U.S. economy should continue to grow in the coming year, a weaker global economy could impact corporate earnings, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Be on the lookout for revisions to August's lackluster report, plus the wage-growth data, when sizing up Friday's employment report for September, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
September's job gains were solid, but after adjusting for a weak August, growth remains in the same year-over-year range we've seen for quite some time, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Volatility returned in the third quarter thanks to geopolitical worries, but stocks ultimately proved resilient.
August may have seen the first monthly decline in overall prices this year, but several categories are still up on a year-over-year basis, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Higher prices and interest rates, tight access to credit, and low inventories conspired to curb housing market growth, but there is still life left, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
The Fed's latest U.S. consumer finance report showed decent income growth overall--but not across the board.
Outsized growth in the over-65 age category will likely translate to less spending and a headwind on economic growth over the next several decades.