Despite recent conflicting reports, holiday retail sales should manage decent 3.5% to 4% year-over-year growth once all the data is in, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
The coming year could bring some unexpected news from the Fed, on the home front, in the job market, and more, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
A strong ADP employment report for December may raise hopes for Friday's government employment report, but an upside surprise is not a given.
Following a solid December employment report, average monthly job growth in 2013 could accelerate, but not by much, say Morningstar's Bob Johnson and Vishnu Lekraj.
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