Morningstar's Bob Johnson and Vishnu Lekraj dig into November's job gains, the notable unemployment rate drop, and whether further employment stimulus is needed.
Improving employment trends, moderating commodity prices, and an inability to defer some purchases any longer have been bolstering consumer spending, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Our Manager of the Year Award is meant to recognize managers whose time-tested long-term strategies have really shined in the past year, says Morningstar's director of fund analysis.
Morningstar director of economic analysis Bob Johnson addresses recent sluggishness in the economy and makes the case for better growth in the second half of the year.
In Session 1 of the 2013 Morningstar Individual Investor Conference, Northern Trust's Katie Nixon, Charlie Bobrinskoy of Ariel, and Morningstar's Bob Johnson tackle today's macro questions on government policy, economic growth, inflation, and more.
Even amid market mood swings courtesy of the Fed, steadily rising employment offset weak manufacturing data.
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