Many of the effects from the shutdown haven't even touched the economy yet, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Lackluster ADP data suggest that August's mediocre job growth likely seeped into September, too, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Friday's job report is unlikely to show that the payroll tax-cut expiration has thrown off the job market's slow but steady recovery, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Signs point to softer March employment numbers once again for Friday's jobs report, but Morningstar's Bob Johnson says it's part of a consistent slow and steady growth trend.
Rising interest rates have taken their toll, but as the Fed delays dialing back on stimulus, investors are poised to recapture some of their losses.
Despite the Fed's taper delay, the end of the bond-buying program is a question of when, not if.
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