February 5, 2021
After shedding jobs in December, growth returned to the U.S. labor force last month. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 49,000 in January, according to the Labor Department. This was just shy… Read more
February 4, 2021
A persistently high infection rate, prolonged shutdowns, and slow vaccine rollout have held the European economy back, even as the U.S. and China are rebounding. A recent spate of data… Read more
February 2, 2021
The government expects U.S. economic growth to recover “rapidly” following the vaccine rollout. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) expects GDP to return to its pre-pandemic size by the middle… Read more
January 29, 2021
After a year pent up, tourists are eager to start traveling again this year, but business travelers may not be making reservations any time soon. According to the American Hotel… Read more
January 28, 2021
Economic growth in the year’s end was not enough to make up for the pandemic’s impact earlier in the year, leaving GDP down for the year. On a year-over-year basis,… Read more
January 27, 2021
India, one of the hardest-hit nations during the pandemic, has seen case numbers plunge and lifted most restrictions, but consumers are still in crisis mode, according to a recent report… Read more
January 26, 2021
High demand and low supply are driving home prices higher than ever. Nationally, prices increased 9.5% in November as compared to a year prior, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller… 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 13, 2021
The prices that producers paid for goods and services surged in August at the fastest annual pace since at least 2010, according to the Labor Department. The producer price index… Read more
September 10, 2021
Homeownership has always been an important part of the American dream, but for many, it is feeling increasingly unobtainable, according to a recent survey from Lending Tree. The survey found… Read more
September 8, 2021
Most retirees are holding off on tapping their nest eggs until they are required by law to do so, according to new research from J.P. Morgan and the Employee Benefit… Read more
September 7, 2021
As the shortage of crucial semiconductor chips drags on, the automotive industry continues to face massive headwinds, and unfortunately, the problem shows no sign of relenting any time soon. U.S.… Read more
August 31, 2021
Most workers over the age of 40 do not have sufficient retirement savings and are not saving enough to catch up, according to a recent survey from the Insured Retirement… 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.