Slowing in some emerging markets likely affects other emerging markets more than it harms the U.S. economy, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
First-quarter GDP will have a tough time matching the fourth quarter's relatively robust results, but 2012 should show acceleration overall, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
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.
Morningstar director of economic analysis Bob Johnson will be keeping a close eye on these potential headwinds in the year ahead.
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.
Strong retail numbers, combined with last week's employment data, continue to indicate more growth in the coming months, according to Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Market-driven rate declines and lower inflation should be an automatic stimulus to the economy, reducing the need for further Fed intervention, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
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