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
March 17, 2020
Retail sales fell 0.5% in February, suggesting that consumer spending may have been slowing, even before the coronavirus hit the U.S. full force. The drop follows a substantial increase of… Read more
March 13, 2020
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has released an estimate of how profound the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak could be for the tourism industry. The organization, which consists… Read more
March 11, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has roiled markets in the U.S. and across the globe. While the impact on the markets is readily apparent, the true economic cost of the outbreak may… Read more
March 10, 2020
The outbreak of the Coronavirus in China has American companies that do business in the country struggling for profits. While the virus has exacerbated the situation, a new snapshot into… Read more
March 5, 2020
Investors around the world who have been spooked by the coronavirus are looking for secure investments, and they may have found one in American rental properties. CNBC looked at data… Read more
March 4, 2020
The current economic expansion, now in its eleventh year, has shown the resiliency of the American economy. Unemployment is at a historic low and economic growth has remained consistent, if… 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.