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Robert Johnson, CFA

Robert Johnson, CFA, is director of economic analysis for Morningstar.


A closer look at yearly auto-sales figures reveals that the Great Recession has played a big part in the industry's volatile demand, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.

A string of weak data portends a weak first-quarter GDP reading, but that doesn’t mean investors should panic about the underlying state of the economy, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.

The central bank's opinion of the U.S. economy isn't much changed, but it confirmed suspicions that it won't be able to raise rates as quickly as it'd hoped, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.

A near-record number of employees quitting their jobs and signs that small-business owners are boosting wages are two more reasons to think the labor market remains in good shape, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.