Recent revisions helped 2012's employment growth look better than initial forecasts, but we don't expect a sizable surge (or decline) for 2013.
Bonds are a better option than cash and less volatile than stocks, but investors should be mindful of headwinds and possibly rethink their fixed-income allocations, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
After heavy flows into fixed income in 2012, investors likely won't see strong capital appreciation in bonds in 2013, says Morningstar's Mike Rawson.
We're expecting about 200,000 new private-sector jobs in January, but keep an eye on retail, finance, and government hiring.
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