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
October 29, 2018
As the housing market continues to lag behind the other sectors of the economy, more homeowners are deciding to just stay put. According to a new report from Attom Data… Read more
October 26, 2018
The U.S. economy looks to be continuing its strong performance. Gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent last quarter. Economists had expected a 3.4 percent… Read more
October 25, 2018
The Federal Reserve’s latest read of economic conditions shows that employers are having a harder time finding qualified workers. In the latest “Beige Book” summary of economic activity, the central… Read more
October 23, 2018
FICO, one of the nation’s leading credit score companies, has announced plans for a new system that will take into account how potential borrows manage their finances. The new program… Read more
October 22, 2018
As more Baby Boomers are retiring, and people continue to live longer, the demand for long-term specialized care continues to grow, sending costs higher. Nationally, the annual median cost of… Read more
October 19, 2018
The National Association of Realtors announced today that sales of existing homes fell 3.4 percent in September, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million for the month. Economists… Read more
October 18, 2018
As the American economy continues to fire on all cylinders, investment professionals are expressing increasing doubt about the economic prospects for the rest of the globe. Respondents to the Bank… Read more
October 16, 2018
Student loan debt is a much-discussed issue for Millennials, but a new study shows that it is also getting in the way of other generations’ major life milestones and their… 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.