January 26, 2023
The U.S. economy showed surprising resilience at the end of 2022, weathering rampant inflation, higher interest rates, and geopolitical uncertainty, even as questions persist over whether growth will turn negative… Read more
January 19, 2023
Retail spending declined in December at the fastest pace of 2022, ending the holiday shopping season on a sour note, as higher interest rates, persistent inflation, and concerns about an… Read more
January 17, 2023
The World Bank has substantially cut its global growth forecasts for 2023, citing broadly worsening economic conditions since its previous projections made in mid-2022. The group’s latest Global Economics Prospect… Read more
January 3, 2023
The U.K. economy is expected to see a contraction in 2023 that will be nearly as deep as that of Russia, economists expect, as the nation grapples with surging inflation… Read more
July 12, 2022
For decades, the rise of China has been treated as something of a fait accompli. Economists, politicians and academics have wondered not if, but only when, China would surpass the… 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
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
October 12, 2020
With more than 10 million jobs lost since the start of the pandemic, the job market remains tight. Many Americans, however, are not waiting for jobs to return, opting to… Read more
October 9, 2020
As we all adjust to the new normal of life during a pandemic, women are increasingly reconsidering how to balance work and their homelives. The latest “Women in the Workplace”… Read more
October 8, 2020
First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 840,000 last week, more than the 825,000 that Wall Street had forecast. The number of new claims has remained persistently high since March, and… Read more
October 7, 2020
As part of the response to the coronavirus, the Federal Government put all federal student loans into forbearance, meaning that borrowers could pause making loan payments without any penalty or… 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.