Thu, 5 Dec 2013
Recent lawsuit raises questions about a company providing its own products and services to its own employees in its own qualified retirement plans.
Following a solid December employment report, average monthly job growth in 2013 could accelerate, but not by much, say Morningstar's Bob Johnson and Vishnu Lekraj.
Morningstar director of economic analysis Bob Johnson will be keeping a close eye on these potential headwinds in the year ahead.
There were some unusual areas of strength in a decent overall holiday shopping season, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Morningstar's Bob Johnson sizes up how a stronger-than-expected economy may fare in different 'fiscal cliff' scenarios.
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.
Congress' last-minute deal cut the so-called fiscal cliff in half, lessening economic headwinds in the short term, but much work remains to address longer-term debt and deficit issues, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Last month's employment numbers showed a continued, steady improvement, but they weren't so strong that the Fed will feel forced to taper its easing programs, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
If Congress can't reach a deal on the fiscal cliff prior to year-end, some effects will kick in sooner than others, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
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