29 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.

WashingtonWise Charles Schwab

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 250 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.

    Will Rising Interest Rates Tame Inflation?

    Will Rising Interest Rates Tame Inflation?

    Getting inflation under control is job one at the Fed right now, so rates are set to rise. But how soon, how much, and at what cost to the economy?

    • 26 min
    Three Unresolved Issues Congress Must Address

    Three Unresolved Issues Congress Must Address

    As the year winds down, Congress and the president must make decisions on key issues with potential long-term impact on the markets and economy.

    • 23 min
    Can Your Portfolio Make an Impact and a Profit?

    Can Your Portfolio Make an Impact and a Profit?

    An explosion of investor interest in environmental, social and governance factors has companies and regulators scrambling to strike the right balance.

    • 26 min
    Reading the Signs of Change and Finding Opportunity

    Reading the Signs of Change and Finding Opportunity

    Liz Ann Sonders comes back to discuss what investors should be watching for as markets react to changes in the supply chain, the workforce, economic policies, and more.

    • 36 min
    Anxious Markets Eye Speed Bumps Ahead

    Anxious Markets Eye Speed Bumps Ahead

    The market is facing a host of issues, both short and long term, that are sparking concerns for investors. Liz Ann Sonders joins the podcast to help make sense of it all.

    • 32 min
    Can D.C. Chaos Halt the Bull Market?

    Can D.C. Chaos Halt the Bull Market?

    The long-running bull market is facing pressures as Congress continues to flail against complex issues that threaten the economy.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
250 Ratings

250 Ratings

JOHN ., ,

Informative

Right to the point allowing the listener to understand and interpret in his/her perspective. Informative news.

EdgarSonneborg ,

Top Rated

Like another listener said, never misses a beat. Just the the situation and non political.

Byersjo12 ,

Good info, but boring

Thoroughly informational, and politically objective, which are both rare these days. The show is boring though.

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