May 28, 2021
Worries about spiking inflation intensified today as another key inflation gauge rose faster than expected. The core personal consumption expenditures (PCE) index climbed 3.1% in April as compared to a… Read more
May 27, 2021
It is common for migrant workers to regularly send money back to their families in their home countries. These payments, known as remittances, are an important part of many emerging… Read more
May 25, 2021
American consumers’ confidence in the economy fell in May for the first time in six months as they grew more worried about rising prices and future job opportunities. The Conference… Read more
May 24, 2021
Corn prices have spiked over the last year, and that could mean a lot more than just higher prices when you’re buying corn on the cob for your summer BBQ.… Read more
May 21, 2021
Prices of existing homes grew in April at the fastest pace ever recorded in data going back to 1999. The median existing-home price jumped 19.1% in April as compared to… Read more
May 19, 2021
After years of delay, the millennials have finally entered their prime homebuying years. Unfortunately, nearly two-thirds of millennial homeowners regret their purchase. A recent survey from Bankrate found that 64%… Read more
May 17, 2021
Between cryptocurrencies and retail investment platforms like Robinhood, it seems like more Americans than ever are looking for the next big investment. However, according to a recent Gallup poll, when… 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.