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Jason Stipp is director of Morningstar's individual investor products.


Expect more of the same for GDP, but higher-than-anticipated inflation and home price growth, and better-than-expected growth for Europe and some emerging markets, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.

Activision, Expedia, and Visa each announced acquisitions this week, while Facebook had a great quarter and Tesla's stock popped despite an earnings disappointment.

Tame inflation and overseas concerns could stop the Fed from raising rates in September despite signs of stability in the labor market. Plus: Apple's new way of selling iPhones, a new track for United Airlines, and more.

August's job report was strong enough to keep a September rate hike on the table, but not so strong to ensure it. Plus, market finds a sell-off excuse in China, automaker opportunities, and more.

Morningstar Investment Management senior economist Francisco Torralba outlines the possible scenarios and what they mean for the eurozone and U.S. investors.

The GMO chief investment strategist listed the 10 issues occupying his mind today, including human optimism, resource limitations, pressure on GDP, and the Fed's deficiencies.