Why Morningstar's Bob Johnson is not the most optimistic guy on the street.
It's no secret the job market recovery has been sluggish, but the culprits might surprise you.
Investors remained focused on moats and income in April, while plummeting gold prices raised interest in gold-focused ETFs.
In this special presentation touching on consumer spending, employment, natural resources, and more, Morningstar's Bob Johnson details how the U.S. economy can convalesce after tough times.
Economic data this week was slow enough to keep central bank stimulus flowing yet good enough to avert recession fears, writes Morningstar’s Bob Johnson .
Don't get too excited over any reading that's much above the economy's true 2% underlying growth rate, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Signs point to softer March employment numbers once again for Friday's jobs report, but Morningstar's Bob Johnson says it's part of a consistent slow and steady growth trend.
Morningstar's Bob Johnson explains the sources of higher prices, and what they're implying about the potential of future inflation.
Although March employment was weak, we're still within a generally steady--albeit slow--longer-term employment growth trend, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
In Session 1 of the 2013 Morningstar Individual Investor Conference, Northern Trust's Katie Nixon, Charlie Bobrinskoy of Ariel, and Morningstar's Bob Johnson tackle today's macro questions on government policy, economic growth, inflation, and more.