May 27, 2022
U.S. consumers’ feelings about the economy deteriorated further in late May, falling to the lowest level in a decade as concerns about inflation weigh on households’ spending intentions. The University… Read more
May 26, 2022
American households increased their spending for the fourth consecutive month in April, but the savings rate plummeted to a 14-year low, suggesting that more Americans are dipping into their savings… Read more
May 25, 2022
Gasoline prices in the U.S. have gotten so high that consumer demand is eroding in the run-up to the summer driving season. Demand on a four-week rolling basis has fallen… Read more
May 24, 2022
Sales of newly built homes in April fell to the lowest level since the beginning of the pandemic as soaring prices and spiking mortgage rates weighed on buyer demand. April’s… Read more
May 20, 2022
The prices of new homes in China fell for the first time in more than six years, as Beijing’s regulatory crackdown continues to weigh on one of the nation’s biggest… Read more
May 19, 2022
Surging mortgage rates, sky-high prices, and low inventory are weighing heavily on prospective buyers and builders alike as several key gauges of the housing market have fallen to the lowest… Read more
May 17, 2022
Gas prices continue to surge, and the annual amount American households are spending to fill their tank is nearly double what it was last year. U.S. households are now spending… Read more
May 12, 2022
Concerns about inflation have U.S. consumers feeling worse than they have in more than a decade. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index dropped to 59.1 from 65.2 in April,… 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
May 28, 2021
Worries about spiking inflation intensified today as another key inflation gauge rose faster than expected. The core personal consumption expenditures (PCE) index climbed 3.1% in April as compared to a… Read more
May 27, 2021
It is common for migrant workers to regularly send money back to their families in their home countries. These payments, known as remittances, are an important part of many emerging… Read more
May 25, 2021
American consumers’ confidence in the economy fell in May for the first time in six months as they grew more worried about rising prices and future job opportunities. The Conference… Read more
May 24, 2021
Corn prices have spiked over the last year, and that could mean a lot more than just higher prices when you’re buying corn on the cob for your summer BBQ.… Read more
May 21, 2021
Prices of existing homes grew in April at the fastest pace ever recorded in data going back to 1999. The median existing-home price jumped 19.1% in April as compared to… Read more
May 19, 2021
After years of delay, the millennials have finally entered their prime homebuying years. Unfortunately, nearly two-thirds of millennial homeowners regret their purchase. A recent survey from Bankrate found that 64%… Read more
May 17, 2021
Between cryptocurrencies and retail investment platforms like Robinhood, it seems like more Americans than ever are looking for the next big investment. However, according to a recent Gallup poll, when… Read more
May 13, 2021
Home prices have been climbing at their fastest rate since the 2008 crash. Record-low inventory and massive demand have led to bidding wars fierce competition between potential buyers. Still, 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.