21 episodes

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.

Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monitored by Charles Schwab. Please visit schwab.com/contactus for contact options.

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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.

Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monitored by Charles Schwab. Please visit schwab.com/contactus for contact options.

    Global Issues May Loom Large for Investors

    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.

    • 27 min
    Will the Markets Get What They Want From Washington?

    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?

    • 33 min
    Key Biden Picks Who Could Move the Markets

    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.

    • 30 min
    Dems Take Control, but No Carte Blanche for Biden

    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.

    • 23 min
    Georgia’s Senate Runoff Election Carries Outsized Impact

    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?

    • 19 min
    Election Results & Vaccine News: The Market Reacts

    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?

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
204 Ratings

204 Ratings

Carol in Colorado ,

Good Perspective

He backs away from the daily political noise to consider what might actually happen and how it affects investment decisions. Clear and balanced

Zack da Man1ac ,

Straight forward

Very informative and doesn’t really catch you in the emotional thrill ride from other podcast

KarSwiss ,

Reliable valuable information

This is a very useful podcast from experts, no hype, just the facts.

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