Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: a steep 41% dividend cut, a surprising 12% sales gain, and more.
Morningstar director of economic analysis Bob Johnson will be keeping a close eye on these potential headwinds in the year ahead.
Higher gas prices, a moderate slowdown in China, or a tick up in interest rates don't spell doom for the U.S. economy, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Morningstar 2012 International-Stock Fund Manager of the Year Rajiv Jain expects continued earnings growth for the less popular growth stories of tobacco and Indian consumer stocks.
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