November 23, 2020
With multiple viable vaccines on the horizon, many are hopeful that consumers will be eager to resume regular activity, especially for the hardest-hit parts of the economy like travel and… Read more
November 20, 2020
Much has been made about struggling renters and the accumulation of back rent that many face, but it’s not just residential real estate, but commercial too that is dealing with… Read more
November 17, 2020
Retail sales increased less than expected last month, leaving some analysts worried that growth will continue to slow as coronavirus cases continue to climb. Sales for the month were up… Read more
November 13, 2020
Americans’ view of the economy has worsened in recent weeks, as coronavirus cases surge. The University of Michigan’s index of consumer sentiment fell to 77 during the two weeks ending… Read more
November 12, 2020
Despite uncertainty regarding a new Presidential administration and a surge of coronavirus cases, economists remain confident about the economy’s overall health, according to the Wall Street Journal’s most recent economist… 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 28, 2019
At a recent speaking event, former Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen sounded the alarm about corporate debt. In the event of an economic downturn, she warned that the current levels… Read more
October 26, 2020
The number of U.S. households without a bank account fell in recent years. According to a biennial survey the FDIC conducts, the unbanked rate fell from 6.5% in 2017 to… Read more
October 22, 2020
The number of Americans who filed a continuing claim for unemployment benefits fell by more than 1 million during the week ending October 10. This brings the total number to… Read more
October 20, 2020
Shoppers are hoping to make fewer stops this holiday season as coronavirus anxiety remains on their minds. A new survey found that, on average, consumers are planning to go to… Read more
October 19, 2020
China’s economy grew by 4.9% in the third quarter as compared to a year earlier. Though the numbers fall short of the 5.3% projected by economists who were polled by… Read more
October 16, 2020
Even before the pandemic hit, India’s economic growth was slowing. When the virus hit the nation, the economy contracted by nearly one-quarter, the biggest drop for any of the world’s… Read more
October 14, 2020
In a recent interview with CNBC, Economic Cycle Research Institute co-founder Lakshman Achuthan discussed the rising trend in inflation that he expects. According to the group’s proprietary U.S. future inflation… Read more
October 13, 2020
With Congress deadlocked on another stimulus package, some economists worry that consumer spending may fall, throwing the economic recovery off track. The good news, however, is that Americans have been… 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.