September 22, 2021
As a massive infrastructure spending bill winds its way through Congress, state and local municipalities across the nation must decide how to use the funds they may receive. Unfortunately, research… Read more
September 20, 2021
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OCED) has lowered its global growth forecast for the remainder of the year, attributing the slowdown to the Delta variant of the Covid. … Read more
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
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 22, 2020
For the first time in more than a quarter-century, China has decided not to issue a GDP growth target for 2020. The move signals that the world’s second-largest economy is… Read more
May 21, 2020
Home sales in April saw the largest month-over-month drop in nearly a decade. Sales of existing homes fell 17.8% from the month before, the largest monthly drop since July 2010.… Read more
May 20, 2020
Most Americans approaching retirement were already underprepared, but the coronavirus lockdown and the ensuing economic downturn have put them even further on the back foot. At the start of 2020,… Read more
May 19, 2020
U.S. workers have lost out on $1.3 trillion in income due to the coronavirus lockdowns, and an average of nearly $9,000 per worker, according to research from Oxford Economics. The… Read more
May 18, 2020
Japan, like most of the world’s developed nations, saw an economic contraction in the first quarter. GDP fell 3.4% in the period from January-March, as the coronavirus outbreak reached the… Read more
May 15, 2020
Consumer spending tumbled by the biggest amount ever in April, falling 16.4%. The decline was far worse than economists had predicted, forecasting a drop of 12.3%. That number would have… Read more
May 14, 2020
Expectations for the second quarter’s GDP were already dire, but it could be even worse than expected. According to the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow tracker, GDP from the period of… Read more
May 13, 2020
Many investors and corporate executives were hoping that the recovery from the economic fallout of coronavirus would be V-shaped, meaning a sharp decline followed by a quick bounce back. However,… 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.