September 23, 2022
Britain’s new government announced a sweeping series of tax cuts and stimulus policies today, outlining what it hopes will be a path to economic growth despite high inflation. Unfortunately, UK… Read more
September 22, 2022
A comprehensive gauge that measures the direction of the US economy fell again in August for the sixth straight month, fueling fears that the economy is heading for a recession.… Read more
September 21, 2022
The ranks of the world’s millionaires grew at a rapid pace last year, as strong gains in the stock market and surging home prices built wealth. There were 5.2 million… Read more
September 14, 2022
Mortgage rates broke above 6% this week, reaching their highest level since 2008, straining affordability for buyers and raising alarm bells about a slowdown in the housing market. The average… Read more
September 13, 2022
Inflation unexpectedly rose in August as higher shelter and food costs offset a drop in gas prices, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The consumer price index (CPI), which… Read more
August 26, 2022
The Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gague showed that inflation eased slightly last month as fuel costs continued to fall from record highs. The Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) index showed an… Read more
August 25, 2022
The US economy contracted at a slightly slower rate in the second quarter than estimated, according to updated data from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. The nation’s gross domestic… Read more
August 24, 2022
Inflation in the U.K. could climb as high as 18% by January as the energy prices skyrocket, economists from Citi are projecting. U.K. residents will see an additional 80% increase… 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
March 20, 2020
The fallout from the coronavirus is likely to impact every facet of the economy, and the housing market is no exception. The good news is that the housing market was… Read more
March 19, 2020
We are beginning to see the number of Americans who need unemployment benefits rise as “non-essential” businesses across the nation close. While the worst is yet to come, the numbers… Read more
March 18, 2020
Regulators have come forward to warn Americans that they are putting their money at risk by withdrawing from the bank. The move comes after some branches have reported running low… 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
“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.