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
September 23, 2019
Revenue from flipping homes has fallen to an eight-year low, according to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions. Returns on house flipping have fallen eight of the last ten quarters,… Read more
September 20, 2019
Americans’ optimism in the strength of the economy took a hit this month. Gallup’s economic confidence index fell seven points, marking the lowest reading since January’s government shutdown. Americans are… Read more
September 18, 2019
Given that they have been raised with the internet, you would expect Generation Z to do most of their shopping online. However, a new survey shows that young consumers may… Read more
September 16, 2019
The amount you’ll need to have saved for retirement varies greatly from person to person, but most financial planners offer up $1 million as the target savings goal. More people… Read more
September 9, 2019
While strong consumer spending is keeping the American economy strong, that spending is weakest at the very top. The rich have begun to slow spending on everything from homes to… Read more
September 5, 2019
Home price gains have been sluggish for the past year, but this summer, they are heating up again. Prices were up 3.6 percent in July over the same month last… Read more
September 3, 2019
American manufacturing contracted in August, making this month the first to decline since 2016. The Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to 49.1 percent in August. Any reading… 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.