Thu, 27 Aug 2015
How you ask questions can have a profound impact on how your clients respond--and therefore how financial plans are implemented.
Several opposing factors were at play in January's retail sales report, but a broader view suggests consumers are still hanging in there, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Morningstar's Bob Johnson puts the $85 billion of spending cuts into short- and long-term perspective.
February's retail sales report showed that despite the payroll tax and higher gas prices , the consumer appears to be resilient right now, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
February's better-than-expected jobs report highlights the possibility that the Fed could end its expansionary policy as soon as this year, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
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.
Lower gas prices , an improving job market, and other factors should spur consumers to open their wallets, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
Fed fixation, slow growth, dollar dilemmas, and overheated markets topped the list of key topics in our opening conference panel, featuring Morningstar's Bob Johnson , Susan Schmidt of Mesirow Financial, and Northern Trust's Carl Tannenbaum.
The U.S. government's contribution to GDP and the labor market will continue to shift going forward, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson .
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