Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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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.
Morningstar director of economic analysis Bob Johnson addresses recent sluggishness in the economy and makes the case for better growth in the second half of the year.
Morningstar's Bob Johnson assesses the impact of the FOMC's stimulus program so far and stacks up the Fed's growth and employment expectations against his own.
Although stable prices and tame inflation free up more dollars for consumers to spend, they also broadly underscore the economy's current speed bumps.
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