November 15, 2021
Home prices in the U.S. have risen by a record-breaking 19.7% in the last year, according to the Case-Shiller Index of US house prices. Now one of the index’s co-creators… Read more
November 12, 2021
Amid inflation climbing at the fastest pace in more than 30 years, consumer confidence has fallen to the lowest point in a decade. The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index dropped to… Read more
November 11, 2021
Prices rose at the fastest pace in more than three decades in October, but one leading economic indicator is signalling that last month may have been the peak. The consumer-price… Read more
November 8, 2021
Germany has long been Europe’s economic powerhouse, with the nation’s massive manufacturing industry pulling the eurozone out of economic slumps. Now, however, as the world moves beyond the pandemic, Germany… Read more
November 4, 2021
US labor market productivity fell dramatically in the third quarter, dropping to its lowest level in 40 years. Productivity fell at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5% in the… Read more
November 3, 2021
Yahoo has become the latest American tech company to shut down operations in China. In a statement explaining the move, the company attributed the decision to the “increasingly challenging business… Read more
November 1, 2021
As inflation rises at the fastest pace in decades, investors expect the Federal Reserve to accelerate its plans to tighten fiscal policy, according to a recent survey from CNBC. The… Read more
October 29, 2021
The price of a college education seems to increase year after year, but with the price of everything increasing these days, tuition has become more affordable. Amid lower enrollment since… 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
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
“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.