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
April 12, 2022
Prices that consumers pay for everyday items surged in March at the fastest pace in more than four decades, according to the Labor Department. The consumer price index (CPI), which… Read more
April 8, 2022
As Tax Day rapidly approaches, many Americans are receiving their refund checks. More than 81 million Americans have already filed their taxes and the IRS has sent out a total… Read more
April 7, 2022
Inflation typically hits lower-income households the hardest, but as prices surge at the fastest pace in 40 years, even high earning households are reining in their spending. A recent survey… Read more
April 6, 2022
Climbing interest rates are slowing demand for mortgages, as fewer homeowners can benefit from refinancing and potential homebuyers are priced out by more expensive lending. After steadily climbing for the… Read more
March 31, 2022
Wall Street investors feel that the biggest threat facing the markets right now is the Federal Reserve erring in its attempts to tame high inflation, according to a recent survey… 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.