31 episodes

Our finances, portfolios and the markets are affected daily by the policies and politics coming out of Washington. In each episode of WashingtonWise, 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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    • 4.8 • 270 Ratings

Our finances, portfolios and the markets are affected daily by the policies and politics coming out of Washington. In each episode of WashingtonWise, 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.

    Current Winners and Losers in the Global Economy

    Current Winners and Losers in the Global Economy

    U.S. financial markets are rocky, but that’s not true for all markets across the globe. Why the discrepancy, and where are potential opportunities?

    • 26 min
    Can the Fed Win the Inflation Battle?

    Can the Fed Win the Inflation Battle?

    Liz Ann Sonders joins the podcast to discuss the Fed’s aggressive approach on inflation, the chances for a recession, the market’s reaction, and what investors need to keep in mind.

    • 30 min
    Cryptocurrency’s Split Personality

    Cryptocurrency’s Split Personality

    Is it a currency? Is it an investment? Can it be both? Schwab’s Randy Frederick joins the podcast to discuss what investors need to know about where cryptocurrency may be headed.

    • 37 min
    Rapid World Changes Expose Vulnerabilities & Risks

    Rapid World Changes Expose Vulnerabilities & Risks

    War in Europe is sparking rapid change with repercussions around the globe. Investors have questions about how to respond and whether things will ever return to the way they were.

    • 30 min
    Rates Set to Rise: How High, How Fast, How Long?

    Rates Set to Rise: How High, How Fast, How Long?

    How high and fast must interest rates rise before consumers and companies slow spending enough to bring inflation under control? Will these rate hikes impact jobs and the economy?

    • 30 min
    Investors Seek Answers as Challenges Roil Markets

    Investors Seek Answers as Challenges Roil Markets

    In a market that is being whipsawed by a variety of challenges, what should investors focus on to help protect their portfolios and negotiate these volatile times?

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
270 Ratings

270 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, and over time I’ve gained understanding of how markets work

Don Shimoda ,

Topical and in depth…well worth the listen.

This podcast does a great job of explaining how policy impacts the current investing environment.

slp735 ,

Concise and profession

Excellent podcast highlighting what’s important and timely in Washington and the world and how it affects the markets. Perfect way to keep abreast of this information without the typical media hype.

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