Our finances, portfolios and the markets are affected daily by the policies and politics coming out of Washington. In each episode of WashingtonWise Investor, host Mike Townsend, Charles Schwab’s Vice President for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, focuses a non-partisan eye on the stories that matter most to investors, and his guests offer actionable suggestions for what to do--and what not to do--with your portfolio.
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Global Issues May Loom Large for Investors
Jeff Kleintop, Schwab’s chief global strategist, joins the podcast to discuss trade relations, global vaccine distribution, and other key issues with implications for U.S. investors.
Will the Markets Get What They Want From Washington?
A flurry of executive orders and a new administration mean plenty of changes in Washington. But the markets are anticipating economic stimulus, faster vaccine distribution, and more. Can D.C. deliver?
Key Biden Picks Who Could Move the Markets
President Biden is settling in and filling out his administration. Meet the five administration picks whose decisions are likely to have the most impact on the markets.
Dems Take Control, but No Carte Blanche for Biden
Democrats will have full control of Washington, but with a slim majority in the House and a 50-50 tie in the Senate, compromise will be required to move their priorities through Congress.
Georgia’s Senate Runoff Election Carries Outsized Impact
Control of the Senate—and the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s policy agenda—will be determined by Georgia’s runoff elections on January 5. What impact could the potential outcomes have on the markets?
Election Results & Vaccine News: The Market Reacts
America voted, and while some uncertainty remains—especially regarding control of the Senate—a new political configuration is taking shape. So what’s the market impact?
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He backs away from the daily political noise to consider what might actually happen and how it affects investment decisions. Clear and balanced
Very informative and doesn’t really catch you in the emotional thrill ride from other podcast
Reliable valuable information
This is a very useful podcast from experts, no hype, just the facts.