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 4, 2022
Job growth accelerated in February, posting the biggest monthly gains since July, as the labor force nears pre-pandemic levels. The economy added 678,000 jobs last month, with the unemployment rate… Read more
March 3, 2022
It is becoming increasingly common for Americans, especially young ones, to switch employers or careers several times during their working lives. One downside that comes with such moves is that… Read more
March 2, 2022
The U.S. economy grew at a modest to moderate pace during the period from mid-January to early February, despite the Omicron variant causing business disruptions and a pullback in consumer… Read more
March 1, 2022
As Americans watch the Ukraine-Russian conflict play out on the other side of the world, they may soon begin to feel the war’s impact on their grocery bills. Russian and… Read more
February 23, 2022
Retirement savers began the year with the highest average 401(k) balance on record,$130,700, according to Fidelity Investments, but the year’s tech slump has sent most of the largest 401(k) funds… Read more
February 22, 2022
New home construction fell in January, the first slowdown in four months, as builders contend with a shortage of skilled laborers and surging material costs. Construction starts on residential units… Read more
February 18, 2022
Last year saw millions of Americans voluntarily quit their jobs in search of better pay or benefits elsewhere, with the number of workers quitting hitting an all-time high in November.… Read more
February 17, 2022
Home prices climbed in January as buyers competed over a record-low number of homes, eager to purchase before mortgage rates climb higher. The median price for a home last month… Read more
February 16, 2022
Consumer spending rebounded in January, even as shoppers faced the fastest price increases in four decades. Retail spending, which tracks spending at stores, online, and in restaurants, rose by a… 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.