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
August 11, 2020
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the coronavirus will have an even bigger impact on global oil demand than previously thought, based on their analysis of OPEC’s latest projections.… Read more
August 10, 2020
Despite concerns that the coronavirus would end most small businesses, small business owners are feeling confident about their chances. In a recent CNBC survey of small businesses, 64% of business… Read more
August 7, 2020
Following two months of record gains, job growth slowed in July, but the month’s numbers still beat Wall Street expectations and allayed some concerns that the increase in coronavirus cases… Read more
August 6, 2020
With Congress and the Federal Reserve enacting massive fiscal and monetary stimulus to combat the impact of the coronavirus, many economists are concerned about the potential for inflation. One closely… Read more
August 5, 2020
The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to a record low of 3.14% this week, down from 3.20% last week. Despite the new low, buyers seem to be… Read more
August 4, 2020
The impact of the coronavirus has financial implications for all Americans, but for young Americans who were just getting on their feet financially, it may be devastating. According to a… Read more
August 3, 2020
Europe’s fight against the spread of coronavirus has weighed heavily on the region’s economy, which saw a massive contraction even more severe than America’s. The eurozone’s GDP fell by a… Read more
July 31, 2020
A raft of new economic data shows that American consumers have been spending more, but as government stimulus programs come to end, they also have less income and are more… 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.