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
April 13, 2020
Most people believe they will be able to approach retirement on their own terms. However, a new survey shows that no matter how much someone prepares for retirement, things are… Read more
April 9, 2020
Everyone acknowledges that the coronavirus has led to a severe decline in economic activity. What there is less consensus on is what the recovery will look like. The most recent… Read more
April 8, 2020
While the entire nation is bracing for the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus, some states will bear a larger burden than others. An analysis from IHS Markit identified which… Read more
April 7, 2020
Social Security is a big part of most American’s retirement plans, unfortunately, there are so many ins and outs to the program that many Americans don’t understand how their actions… Read more
April 6, 2020
Following the financial crisis of 2008, buyers were able to purchase housing at bargain prices. Some Americans, particularly millennials who have been largely priced out of homeownership, anticipate a similar… Read more
April 3, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, some countries are dealing with COVID-19 better than others. Spain and Italy have been hotspots in Europe, with over 100,000 cases each. Germany… Read more
April 2, 2020
Concerns over the impact of the coronavirus have Americans of all ages reconsidering their spending habits, but younger Americans are more likely to due so than older ones. A recent… Read more
April 1, 2020
The ISM manufacturing index fell to 49.1 in March, down from 50.1 in February. While this is a small drop, just one point, the index crossed an important threshold. A… Read more
March 31, 2020
The stock market just had its worst first quarter on record, but big investors are still showing high levels of optimism in both the market and economy. A new survey… Read more
March 30, 2020
The coronavirus, and the efforts to stop it, could reduce economic activity in the U.S. and other developed countries by a full quarter, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation… 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.