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
December 12, 2022
U.S. consumers are feeling more optimistic about inflation amid expectations that both food and energy price increases will be slower in the coming year, according to a New York Federal… 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
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
July 29, 2020
Even as the coronavirus and ensuing lockdown have sent unemployment to historic highs, the U.S. homeownership rate has surged. The homeownership rate climbed to 67.9% in the second quarter, up… Read more
July 28, 2020
After months of lockdown and quarantine, Americans are still hesitant to engage in some economic activities, according to a recent poll. The poll, from First Insight, found that while Americans… 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.