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.
Morningstar's Bob Johnson sizes up how a stronger-than-expected economy may fare in different 'fiscal cliff' scenarios.
Although they may not boost Friday's labor report for June, health care and construction should be tailwinds for the job market in the months ahead.
The U.S. Supreme Court signaled it may tighten the time limits that apply when the Securities and Exchange Commission and other government agencies seek to impose fines on people and companies accused of fraud.
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