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
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
July 19, 2022
With inflation surging at the fastest pace in more than 40 years, the Federal Reserve has been aggressive in raising rates and tightening monetary policy. While the Fed hopes that… Read more
July 14, 2022
Another big jump in consumer prices last month has investors weighing the possibility that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by a full percentage point later this month, something… Read more
July 13, 2022
In another sign that the housing market’s red hot streak is starting to cool, homebuyers are pulling out of deals at the highest rate since the beginning of the pandemic.… Read more
July 12, 2022
Americans vacationing in Europe this summer are in for the most favorable currency exchange rate in decades. The euro, battered by surging inflation and recession fears, has fallen to parity… Read more
July 8, 2022
Gasoline prices in the US just saw the biggest single-day drop in nearly 14 years. The nationwide average for U.S. pump prices dropped 3.1 cents overnight, falling to $4.721 per… Read more
July 7, 2022
Price increases are driven by an imbalance between supply and demand, but understanding whether the problem is insufficient supply or excess demand is important, particularly for the Federal Reserve and… Read more
July 6, 2022
The gap between how much the U.S. imports and exports narrowed for the second consecutive month as American households spent less on foreign-made goods and exports of energy jumped. The… Read more
July 5, 2022
Economic growth in China has moderated this year as the nation continues to close business and lock down regions to fight the spread of Covid. Beijing is set to enact… Read more
June 28, 2022
Europe may need to curtail gas usage by as much as 30% this winter if Russia cuts supply, according to projections from the International Energy Agency (IEA). Europe is already… 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.