May 20, 2022
The prices of new homes in China fell for the first time in more than six years, as Beijing’s regulatory crackdown continues to weigh on one of the nation’s biggest… Read more
May 19, 2022
Surging mortgage rates, sky-high prices, and low inventory are weighing heavily on prospective buyers and builders alike as several key gauges of the housing market have fallen to the lowest… Read more
May 17, 2022
Gas prices continue to surge, and the annual amount American households are spending to fill their tank is nearly double what it was last year. U.S. households are now spending… Read more
May 12, 2022
Concerns about inflation have U.S. consumers feeling worse than they have in more than a decade. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index dropped to 59.1 from 65.2 in April,… Read more
May 11, 2022
U.S. inflation cooled slightly last month but remained near the highest level in four decades as economists worry that upward price pressures are broadening. The consumer price index (CPI) climbed… Read more
May 5, 2022
In an effort to avoid costly lockdowns, Chinese cities are enacting regular mandatory Covid testing programs, though economists are split as to how costly and effective such programs will be.… 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
January 5, 2022
A new method of measuring global supply chain disruptions developed by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that disruptive pressures are at the highest level since at least… Read more
January 4, 2022
A record number of workers quit their jobs in November while the number of open jobs remained near an all-time high. The so-called quits level climbed to 4.53 million in… Read more
December 28, 2021
Looking forward to 2022, Wall Street investors are most concerned about inflation and anticipate lower returns than this year, according to a recent CNBC investor survey. The survey found that,… Read more
December 22, 2021
American consumers were feeling more optimistic heading into the holiday season, even as Covid numbers climb and inflation remains high. The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index rose to 115.8 in… Read more
December 15, 2021
Millennials were once thought of as the generation that would largely eschew homeownership, but after surpassing the baby boomers as the largest adult generation in 2019, Millennials now account for… Read more
December 13, 2021
The highest inflation rate in decades means that consumers are paying higher prices, but, because the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates so low, it also makes borrowing cheaper, adding… Read more
December 10, 2021
South Korea’s fertility rate, already the lowest in the developed world, is expected to get even worse, presenting a massive economic headwind to the nation. The fertility rate, 0.84 as… 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.