January 26, 2023
The U.S. economy showed surprising resilience at the end of 2022, weathering rampant inflation, higher interest rates, and geopolitical uncertainty, even as questions persist over whether growth will turn negative… Read more
January 19, 2023
Retail spending declined in December at the fastest pace of 2022, ending the holiday shopping season on a sour note, as higher interest rates, persistent inflation, and concerns about an… Read more
January 17, 2023
The World Bank has substantially cut its global growth forecasts for 2023, citing broadly worsening economic conditions since its previous projections made in mid-2022. The group’s latest Global Economics Prospect… Read more
January 3, 2023
The U.K. economy is expected to see a contraction in 2023 that will be nearly as deep as that of Russia, economists expect, as the nation grapples with surging inflation… Read more
December 12, 2022
U.S. consumers are feeling more optimistic about inflation amid expectations that both food and energy price increases will be slower in the coming year, according to a New York Federal… Read more
July 12, 2022
For decades, the rise of China has been treated as something of a fait accompli. Economists, politicians and academics have wondered not if, but only when, China would surpass the… Read more
January 29, 2020
The recent coronavirus outbreak has already enacted a human cost. At the time of writing, there have been nearly 4,700 confirmed cases, resulting in more than 100 deaths. Both numbers… Read more
April 6, 2022
Climbing interest rates are slowing demand for mortgages, as fewer homeowners can benefit from refinancing and potential homebuyers are priced out by more expensive lending. After steadily climbing for the… Read more
March 31, 2022
Wall Street investors feel that the biggest threat facing the markets right now is the Federal Reserve erring in its attempts to tame high inflation, according to a recent survey… Read more
March 30, 2022
Many Millennial and Gen Z investors wish they had done things differently over the last year, far more than Gen X and Baby Boomer investors. Half of Millennials and 57%… Read more
March 28, 2022
Economists and analysts are always looking for some indication of where the economy is heading, and while most stick to traditional economic indicators, some think more off-beat sources of information… Read more
March 25, 2022
U.S. consumer confidence worsened slightly in late March, falling to a decade low as inflation and uncertainty around Russia’s invasion of Ukraine weigh on consumers. The University of Michigan’s sentiment… Read more
March 23, 2022
The pandemic hit women especially hard, with about 2 million women leaving the workforce altogether, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and now more women are worried about their… Read more
March 22, 2022
Mortgage rates were expected to climb throughout the year as the Federal Reserve enacts a series of interest rate hikes, but mortgage rates are rising faster than expected, leaving the… Read more
“Modern finance is based on scientific reasoning guided by theory, not subjectivity and speculation.”
John “Mac” McQuown
Patience mitigates risk.
When it comes to investment products, complexity often fosters fraud and abuse.
Portfolio diversification enables investors to manage their fear of the unknown.
Rebalancing is like love, you never have to say you are sorry. You are always selling high and buying low.
A good investment policy should never risk what you already have for something you don’t need.