The next 12 to 18 months will be slow and painful, but America's fundamentals support longer-term optimism, says University of Chicago economist Austan Goolsbee.
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.
Solid iPhone sales and aggressive share repurchases outweighed iPad weakness and a China slowdown in Apple's fiscal third quarter, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
China's historical growth drivers have started to plateau, but many untapped industries--particularly in the services sector--are set to take the lead, says Seafarer's Andrew Foster.
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