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Welcome to the FarrCast, hosted by Michael Farr, Chief Market Strategist of Hightower Advisors and President and CEO of Washington DC wealth management firm, Farr, Miller & Washington. Each week Michael will have guests with insights into economics, policy, finance, and the intersections between them all. Listen in not just for analysis of what has happened, but for the forecast of where the markets are going. Hightower Advisors, LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser. Securities are offered through Hightower Securities, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC.

Welcome to the FarrCast, hosted by Michael Farr, Chief Market Strategist of Hightower Advisors and President and CEO of Washington DC wealth management firm, Farr, Miller & Washington. Each week Michael will have guests with insights into economics, policy, finance, and the intersections between them all. Listen in not just for analysis of what has happened, but for the forecast of where the markets are going. Hightower Advisors, LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser. Securities are offered through Hightower Securities, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC.

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United States

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Government

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Welcome to the FarrCast, hosted by Michael Farr, Chief Market Strategist of Hightower Advisors and President and CEO of Washington DC wealth management firm, Farr, Miller & Washington. Each week Michael will have guests with insights into economics, policy, finance, and the intersections between them all. Listen in not just for analysis of what has happened, but for the forecast of where the markets are going. Hightower Advisors, LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser. Securities are offered through Hightower Securities, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC.

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English


Episodes

Immaculate Disinflation

5/13/2022
The markets continue to be volatile, and Michael Farr says strap in -- the volatility will continue. On this week's episode Michael welcomes Jim Lebenthal for a discussion on the emotional discipline demanded of the wise investor. Dan Mahaffee joins for the latest from Washington, including a survey of the economic damage of immigration policy, and for his special guest, Michael welcomes Dr. Jeffrey Lacker. Dr. Lacker is a former member of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee and while...

Duration:00:58:05

On Inflation and Burgers

5/3/2022
This week's FarrCast kicks off with a great segment with Jim Iuorio and he and Michael Farr discuss the most underreported factor in the economy today. Dan Mahaffee catches us up on the latest from Washington, and special guest Lester Munson helps us make sense of what's going on in the world past the headlines. Always bringing you in depth discussions on Wall Street, Washington, and The World -- it's The FarrCast!

Duration:00:49:13

Something Always Breaks

4/26/2022
It's a packed FarrCast this week because, well, it's a packed week! Michael Farr welcomes guests Jim Lebenthal, Dan Mahaffee, and special guest, Tony Dwyer of Cannacord Gennuity to discuss the Fed, earnings season, Ukraine, and more. It's the FarrCast -- Wall Street, Washington, and The World!

Duration:00:57:08

When Spinning Your Tires (You Sink)

4/14/2022
The PPI number came in, and inflation is hot! Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari who makes the case that we have NOT reached peak inflation yet. But he's still constructive on the markets for the year. Our political analyst, Dan Mahaffee reviews the economic interests that keeps some countries dealing with Russia. And for our special guest, Michael welcomes Kevin Simpson for a discussion on what investors need to know in uncertain times. It's The FarrCast: Wall Street, Washington, and...

Duration:00:53:17

Dragons in the Closet

4/8/2022
The markets have paused the rally -- is more trouble ahead? Listen to the FarrCast for help navigating the pitfalls. This week Michael Farr welcomes first-time guest Shannon Saccocia from Boston Private Wealth Management (and we hope it won't be the last time!) But first up is Jim Iuorio with markets and Dan Mahaffee with Washington.

Duration:00:51:23

Listen to Sister Irene

4/1/2022
Neither snow nor sleet nor -- microphone feedback failure? Even technical problems can't keep the FarrCast down for long! This week Michael Farr comes to you with a radio essay on the investing world as we turn the page on a tough first quarter. Michael is productive, but reminds investors not to let desire for a positive outcome cloud the data. The world is not likely to end, but it looks like a bumpy stretch of road ahead, and Michael and the FarrCast are here to help you find the...

Duration:00:23:52

Never Be Certain of the Conclusion

3/24/2022
The markets are rebounding, but will it last? Michael Farr invites Jim Lebenthal of Cerity Partners to discuss what the market might be telling us about inflation. Dan Mahaffee joins for the latest on Ukraine, and a quick primer on cyber hygiene. For our special guest segment, Michael welcomes Dr. Jay Bryson, Chief Economist from Wells Fargo for a dive into what we, and what we can't know, about the economy, and what the plausible movements from here are. Always bringing you information to...

Duration:00:56:01

No One Runs on the Eat Your Vegetables Platform

3/17/2022
The Fed has begun their move, and The FarrCast is here with experts and insiders to explain what it means. Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari on the markets, Dan Mahaffee on Washington, and special guest, Stephanie Link on the bigger picture.

Duration:00:52:59

A Banana Taped to the Wall

3/10/2022
The FarrCast is back again this week! Inflation is still hot, and Michael Farr and Jim Iuorio give a quick lesson on "demand destruction" and what it means for the broader economy. Dan Mahaffee joins us for the latest on Ukraine and how it colors Sino-US relations. And Michael welcomes special guest Greg Valliere for a look at the current political situation in the US, and how politics may impact policy, and the investment landscape. Coming to you with experts and insiders, it's The...

Duration:00:48:26

FarrCast Special -- SOTU & Ukraine (Otis Agrees)

3/2/2022
This week we bring you a special edition of the FarrCast as Michael Farr speaks to Dan Mahaffee on the State of the Union Address and the rapidly evolving situation in Ukraine.

Duration:00:37:35

When There's a Sale at Bloomie's

2/25/2022
It's a scary day in the markets, but The FarrCast is here to help make sense of it (and maybe calm your nerves!) First up, Michael Farr welcomes fan favorite Kenny Polcari who helps us distinguish between volatility and instability. Dan Mahaffee joins for the political report and teases out the threads of the Russo-Ukraine conflict. And for our special guest, Michael welcomes Liz Young, Head of Investment Strategy from SoFi. Liz is cautious, but reminds us to look for the silver lining if...

Duration:00:53:04

Every Last Creature on the Ark

2/17/2022
This week Michael Farr welcomes special guest Tony Fratto, the insider's insider, for an in depth look at the economy. Tony makes a case for why he thinks a recession is not on the cards. But first up, Michael talks markets with Jim Lebenthal, and we get a Russia update from political analyst Dan Mahaffee. It the FarrCast! Wall Street, Washington, and The World!

Duration:00:57:03

We Hope Lucy Holds the Football This Time

2/10/2022
The inflation numbers come in hot! It's time to keep a cool head. This week, Michael Farr invites Kenny Polcari, Dan Mahaffee, and Gilman Hill's Jenny Harrington for a dive beyond the headlines. It's The FarrCast -- Wall Street, Washington, and The World!

Duration:00:51:00

Information Reservoir

2/4/2022
This week Michael Farr welcomes guests Jim Iuorio, Dan Mahaffee, and Mark Hamrick for a deep dive into Wall Street, Washington, and The World!

Duration:00:52:30

The Bigger Picture

1/28/2022
This week's FarrCast is excerpted from a webinar Michael hosted this week with Dr. Jeffrey Lacker, former President of the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank, and Dan Mahaffee, Sr. VP from the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, and our regular political analyst on the FarrCast. Michael, Jeff, and Dan have a wide ranging discussion on monetary policy, politics, Ukraine, and more: a broad overview of some of the threats and opportunities in the investing landscape in...

Duration:00:51:38

Totem Moves

1/20/2022
It's a big week in Washington with what could prove to be big implications in the markets. This week on the FarrCast, Michael Farr welcomes Greg Valliere of AGF Investments, one of the leading figures explaining Washington to Wall Street, and Wall Street to Washington. But first up, Michael talks the markets with Jim Lebenthal. Jim discusses what he's looking for in 2022: a rough year, but ultimately productive. And regular Dan Mahaffee helps decode what's going on in Ukraine and what it...

Duration:00:50:31

Never Confuse Brains With A Bull Market

1/13/2022
Markets are wobbly, but the FarrCast keeps steady! This week, Michael Farr talks to fan favorite Kenny Polcari on the markets, political expert Dan Mahaffee on DC, and welcomes back special guest Lester Munson to look at what's going on beneath the headlines in geo-politics. It's the FarrCast: Wall Street, Washington, and The World!

Duration:00:48:49

Masterful Inactivity

1/6/2022
The Fed reviews its toolkits and the markets got a little spooked -- but we aren't spooked on the FarrCast! For the opening show of 2022, Michael welcomes guests Jim Iuorio, Dan Mahaffee, and Chief Investment Strategist from Hightower Advisors, Stephanie Link to take a look beyond the headlines on Wall Street, Washington, and The World.

Duration:00:53:22

Top Ten for 2022!

12/28/2021
It's the end of the year -- so it's time for Michael's Top Ten! Each year Michael Farr selects ten stocks from our watchlist that he particularly likes due to valuation or potential to benefit from economic conditions. In the Top Ten episode Michael reviews these companies so the listener can better understand his thinking. Please be aware these are not recommendations to buy or sell, but are examples of the type of deep consideration on a given security. Please be aware that all...

Duration:00:25:00

Embracing Uncertainty

12/23/2021
It's a year end wrap up FarrCast, and Michael Farr shares his best advice for investing (and it works for pretty much everything else in life too!) The future is uncertain -- it's important to know that you don't know. Happy Holidays from all of us at The FarrCast. We are grateful for our listeners, and wish you all of the best as we move into the New Year.

Duration:00:37:10