September 13, 2021
The prices that producers paid for goods and services surged in August at the fastest annual pace since at least 2010, according to the Labor Department. The producer price index… Read more
September 10, 2021
Homeownership has always been an important part of the American dream, but for many, it is feeling increasingly unobtainable, according to a recent survey from Lending Tree. The survey found… Read more
September 8, 2021
Most retirees are holding off on tapping their nest eggs until they are required by law to do so, according to new research from J.P. Morgan and the Employee Benefit… Read more
September 7, 2021
As the shortage of crucial semiconductor chips drags on, the automotive industry continues to face massive headwinds, and unfortunately, the problem shows no sign of relenting any time soon. U.S.… Read more
August 31, 2021
Most workers over the age of 40 do not have sufficient retirement savings and are not saving enough to catch up, according to a recent survey from the Insured Retirement… 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
September 3, 2020
One of the longest economic expansions on record has finally come to an end. Australia’s economy has not entered a recession since 1991, even managing to avoid a major stumble… Read more
September 2, 2020
In the wake of the pandemic, stimulus spending and shrinking tax revenue have supercharged the level of government debt. Debt has already reached the highest level relative to the size… Read more
September 1, 2020
As the pandemic shutdown offices across the country and working from home became the norm, one silver lining to the disruption was the elimination of the daily commute. The Federal… Read more
August 31, 2020
Much has been made of the increase in individual or retail investors and the impact it can have on the stock market. The Wall Street Journal recently analyzed some of… Read more
August 28, 2020
The strength of U.S. tech stocks has grown to the point where the sector alone is worth more than the value of Europe’s total stock market. According to Bank of… Read more
August 27, 2020
Chinese citizens moved $50 billion out of the country in the last 12 months, using cryptocurrency to get around the nation’s rules. China limits the amount of money citizens can… Read more
August 26, 2020
Fears about a possible “double-dip” or “W” shaped recovery got an unfortunate bit of support recently, as data shows the number of small businesses open falling substantially in recent weeks.… Read more
August 25, 2020
U.S. consumer confidence fell for the second consecutive month, dropping to the lowest level since 2014. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index fell to 84.8 in August, down from July’s… Read more
August 24, 2020
Economists are concerned about growing debt levels in the U.S. and see a double-dip recession as a possibility, according to the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). In the semiannual… Read more
August 21, 2020
Since the coronavirus pandemic began in March, more than 3 million Americans between the ages of 55 and 70 have left the labor force, according to research from the Schwartz… 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.