November 28, 2018
Global wage growth saw a 0.6 percent decline in 2017, according to the International Labour Organization’s Global Wage Report. The report is based on data collected from 136 countries. Wage… Read more
November 27, 2018
Home prices rose 5.5 percent year-over-year in September, down from 5.7 percent in the previous month. This marks the lowest annual increase since January 2017. Values continue to rise, but… Read more
November 26, 2018
Consumers’ outlook on the economy fell more than expected for the month. The index dropped to 97.5, down from October’s 98.6. Economists had forecast a smaller decline to 98.3. Despite… Read more
November 19, 2018
Construction of new homes rebounded slightly, increasing by 1.5 percent last month. The Commerce Department said that “starts,” groundbreaking on new construction, rose to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.23… Read more
November 14, 2018
Many Americans find saving enough for a comfortable retirement to be a daunting task, but those who feel they can’t save enough should be glad they don’t live in Hong… Read more
November 13, 2018
In a preliminary reading for November, the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index beat economist predictions, and the index is on track to have its best year in almost two… 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
April 28, 2019
At a recent speaking event, former Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen sounded the alarm about corporate debt. In the event of an economic downturn, she warned that the current levels… Read more
November 23, 2020
With multiple viable vaccines on the horizon, many are hopeful that consumers will be eager to resume regular activity, especially for the hardest-hit parts of the economy like travel and… Read more
November 20, 2020
Much has been made about struggling renters and the accumulation of back rent that many face, but it’s not just residential real estate, but commercial too that is dealing with… Read more
November 17, 2020
Retail sales increased less than expected last month, leaving some analysts worried that growth will continue to slow as coronavirus cases continue to climb. Sales for the month were up… Read more
November 13, 2020
Americans’ view of the economy has worsened in recent weeks, as coronavirus cases surge. The University of Michigan’s index of consumer sentiment fell to 77 during the two weeks ending… Read more
November 12, 2020
Despite uncertainty regarding a new Presidential administration and a surge of coronavirus cases, economists remain confident about the economy’s overall health, according to the Wall Street Journal’s most recent economist… Read more
November 11, 2020
The U.K.’s economic recovery is on track to lag behind other European nations and the U.S. The nation’s economy grew by 15.5% in the third quarter, far less than other… 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.