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.
Bond-fund investors need to focus on duration, credit quality, and relative yields to better understand how much risk they're taking on, says Morningstar's Eric Jacobson.
We're expecting about 200,000 new private-sector jobs in January, but keep an eye on retail, finance, and government hiring.
Several opposing factors were at play in January's retail sales report, but a broader view suggests consumers are still hanging in there, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
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