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
December 6, 2022
One of the main drivers of inflation may be about to turn a corner. Surging housing costs, which have kept inflation high this year, have likely already started to decline,… Read more
December 1, 2022
American consumers stepped up their spending in the run-up to the holiday season, taking advantage of higher wages and a slight easing of still-high inflation. Consumer spending jumped by a… 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 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
March 3, 2020
The Federal Reserve implemented an emergency cut this morning in an effort to halt to the economic fallout of the coronavirus. The cut seemed to do little to calm a… Read more
March 2, 2020
American manufacturing is back on the decline. Recent months have shown promising signs of expansion for the sector after last year’s trade war and global economic slowdown. Now, fears about… Read more
February 28, 2020
Americans reined in their spending in January, even though they were making more money. Consumer spending increased just 0.2 percent last month, down from December’s 0.4 percent increase. The increase… Read more
February 27, 2020
After implementing a series of insurance cuts to combat a global slowdown last year, the Federal Reserve announced that they were adopting a “wait and see” approach to future cuts.… 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.