While individuals may have varying experiences with price inflation, the consumer price index is still a good indicator for the economy, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
The GMO chief strategist highlights the factors behind the market's bullish bias, abnormally high corporate earnings, current valuation levels, a slowdown in productivity, and the great paradigm shift in natural resources.
Morningstar director of economic analysis Bob Johnson will be keeping a close eye on these potential headwinds in the year ahead.
Recent levels of inflation bumped up against the danger zone but should cool off over the next several months, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Near-term challenges abound, but cost advantage should allow the retail giant to defend its turf.
Rising prices for food, gas, medical care top posters' worry lists.
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