January 12, 2022
Online shopping during the holiday season in 2021 grew at the slowest rate since at least 2014, according to Adobe Analytics. Retail sales during November and December totaled $204.5 billion,… Read more
January 10, 2022
As the Federal Reserve assumes a more aggressive stance to combat inflation and the decade of easy monetary policy comes to an end, investors are reassessing their riskier holdings, leading… Read more
January 7, 2022
Job creation slowed in December, but a declining unemployment rate and robust wage growth suggest strong economic growth in the coming year and are likely to help spur the Federal… Read more
January 6, 2022
Consumer prices in the eurozone increased in December at the fastest pace on record, accelerating past November’s record-setting pace, despite expectations from economists and European Central Bank (ECB) officials that… 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
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
September 23, 2022
Britain’s new government announced a sweeping series of tax cuts and stimulus policies today, outlining what it hopes will be a path to economic growth despite high inflation. Unfortunately, UK… Read more
September 22, 2022
A comprehensive gauge that measures the direction of the US economy fell again in August for the sixth straight month, fueling fears that the economy is heading for a recession.… Read more
September 21, 2022
The ranks of the world’s millionaires grew at a rapid pace last year, as strong gains in the stock market and surging home prices built wealth. There were 5.2 million… Read more
September 14, 2022
Mortgage rates broke above 6% this week, reaching their highest level since 2008, straining affordability for buyers and raising alarm bells about a slowdown in the housing market. The average… Read more
September 13, 2022
Inflation unexpectedly rose in August as higher shelter and food costs offset a drop in gas prices, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The consumer price index (CPI), which… Read more
August 26, 2022
The Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gague showed that inflation eased slightly last month as fuel costs continued to fall from record highs. The Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) index showed an… Read more
August 25, 2022
The US economy contracted at a slightly slower rate in the second quarter than estimated, according to updated data from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. The nation’s gross domestic… Read more
August 24, 2022
Inflation in the U.K. could climb as high as 18% by January as the energy prices skyrocket, economists from Citi are projecting. U.K. residents will see an additional 80% increase… 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.