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.
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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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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
Topical and in depth…well worth the listen.
This podcast does a great job of explaining how policy impacts the current investing environment.
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.