Recent revisions helped 2012's employment growth look better than initial forecasts, but we don't expect a sizable surge (or decline) for 2013.
Low bond yields have called into question the safety of the 4% withdrawal strategy, while other avenues for extra retirement income have their own pros and cons, says Morningstar's David Blanchett.
We're expecting about 200,000 new private-sector jobs in January, but keep an eye on retail, finance, and government hiring.
The U.S. government's contribution to GDP and the labor market will continue to shift going forward, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
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