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
May 11, 2022
U.S. inflation cooled slightly last month but remained near the highest level in four decades as economists worry that upward price pressures are broadening. The consumer price index (CPI) climbed… Read more
May 5, 2022
In an effort to avoid costly lockdowns, Chinese cities are enacting regular mandatory Covid testing programs, though economists are split as to how costly and effective such programs will be.… 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
March 25, 2021
Between the lockdown and stimulus money, Americans last year had money on their hands but nowhere to go. This, coupled with apps like Robinhood, led many to take a shot… Read more
March 23, 2021
The pandemic put many things on hold last year, but for thieves and fraudsters, it was business as usual. Identity fraud cost American consumers a total of $56 billion last… Read more
March 15, 2021
It has been a little more than one year since the Covid-19 pandemic upended the economy, and investors are starting to move on. For the first time since the pandemic… Read more
March 12, 2021
U.S. corporations now have the highest level of debt on record, with the total reaching $10.5 trillion in the 4th quarter of 2020, according to the Federal Reserve. While many… Read more
March 9, 2021
Even as covid numbers fall and business restrictions lift, shoppers are making most of their purchases online. The president of Mastercard said in an interview with CNBC that almost three-quarters… 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.