May 3, 2022
The “Great Resignation” is still going strong as the number of job openings and the number of workers quitting their jobs both set new records in March. This tight labor… Read more
April 27, 2022
Millennials are worried that they will never be able to retire comfortably, but that doesn’t mean they’re not trying. Millennials are starting their retirement savings much earlier than their baby… Read more
April 26, 2022
Historically low inventory and strong demand have sent home prices skyrocketing in recent months, but surging mortgage rates may begin to slow price growth in the coming months. Home prices… Read more
April 22, 2022
U.S. small business owners were feeling less optimistic last month, as inflation, supply chain disruptions, and labor shortages weighed on sentiment. The NFIB’s Small Business Optimism Index fell 2.4 points… Read more
April 21, 2022
Homebuilder sentiment fell for the fourth consecutive month in April, dropping to a seven-month low as surging mortgage rates and high prices slowed sales and prospective buyer traffic. The National… Read more
April 20, 2022
While politicians and academics debate how stock buybacks impact wealth inequality, investors may have another reason to pay attention to surging buybacks: they may signal the market reaching its top.… Read more
April 19, 2022
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed its growth forecast for China for the second time in three months, as widespread Covid lockdowns and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine weigh down… Read more
April 13, 2022
As the war in Ukraine drags on, European Union officials are considering another set of economic sanctions against Russia, focusing on the nation’s oil and gas exports. However, members such… 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
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
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
“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.