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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.

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.

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Episodes

International Issues Troubling Investors

10/8/2019
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In this episode of WashingtonWise Investor, Mike Townsend’s rundown of recent news includes the discussion of impeachment hearings and the implications for investors. He also revisits hopeful signs for a break in the trade war with China, the initial steps toward returning Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the private sector, and the tax policy proposals from Democratic presidential candidates. In his deeper dive, Mike is joined by Jeff Kleintop, Schwab’s chief global investment strategist, to...

Duration:00:24:29

The Impact of Debt & Deficits

9/24/2019
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In this episode of WashingtonWise Investor, Mike Townsend considers the small but promising improvements in the trade war with China, the likelihood that we have averted a government shutdown, Treasury’s progress towards issuing 50-year bonds, and an update on the 2020 presidential election. Mike is joined by Liz Ann Sonders, Schwab’s chief investment strategist for a deeper dive into what is driving the mounting U.S deficit and government debt, the impact on the economy and what investors...

Duration:00:19:12

Congress vs. Big Tech

9/10/2019
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In this episode of WashingtonWise Investor, Mike Townsend looks at the U.S. trade war with China, what Congress must do to avert a government shutdown, changes to retirement savings rules, and the 2020 presidential election. Mike is joined by Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives at the Schwab Center for Financial Research. They discuss Congress’s heavy focus on big tech firms and what investors should be watching for when it comes to the tech allocation in their...

Duration:00:19:08

Introducing WashingtonWise Investor

8/26/2019
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The sheer amount of news coming out of Washington every day can feel overwhelming, especially for investors. But decisions happening in Washington increasingly have a real-time effect on your finances. In this new podcast, host Mike Townsend, Charles Schwab’s vice president of legislative and regulatory affairs, sorts through all of the noise to help investors figure out what matters most. Mike and his guests explore policy and politics through a non-partisan lens, focusing on issues like...

Duration:00:03:07