Thu, 28 May 2015
Even if households work to age 65 and annuitize all their financial assets, more than half are at risk in retirement, according to federal data.
Improving residential real estate data could have a big impact on jobs and the recovery, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Although the employment market is anything but robust, it's also not likely as weak as the government data would suggest, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Even excluding special factors, recent retail sales data suggest we have seen sharp improvement, 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.
Quirks in auto and education employment , plus recent strength in the consumer sector could impact Friday's jobs report, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Be on the lookout for revisions to August's lackluster report, plus the wage-growth data, when sizing up Friday's employment report for September, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Morningstar's Bob Johnson details the components of the upcoming so-called fiscal cliff, suggests a possible smaller-cliff scenario, and weighs the potential economic impact of both.
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