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Welcome to the FarrCast, hosted by Michael Farr, president and CEO of Washington DC wealth management firm, Farr, Miller & Washington. The FarrCast brings you up to date news from Washington, Wall St., and Main St., and discusses what it means for you and your future investments. Each week Michael will have guests with insights into economics, policy, personal 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.

Welcome to the FarrCast, hosted by Michael Farr, president and CEO of Washington DC wealth management firm, Farr, Miller & Washington. The FarrCast brings you up to date news from Washington, Wall St., and Main St., and discusses what it means for you and your future investments. Each week Michael will have guests with insights into economics, policy, personal 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.

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United States

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Government

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Welcome to the FarrCast, hosted by Michael Farr, president and CEO of Washington DC wealth management firm, Farr, Miller & Washington. The FarrCast brings you up to date news from Washington, Wall St., and Main St., and discusses what it means for you and your future investments. Each week Michael will have guests with insights into economics, policy, personal 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.

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English


Episodes

Sailing Closer to the Falls

3/4/2021
This week on The FarrCast, Michael Farr's special guest is Dr. Jay Bryson, Chief Economist from Wells Fargo. He says that for all of the instability of the economy, the outlook is constructive. The Fed and the Treasury have gone big in their solutions, and thus far, going big has worked. Opening the show, Michael welcomes Jim Iuorio from the floor of the CBOE. From the floor, Jim has a similar outlook to Dr. Bryson in the research halls and boardrooms -- constructive, but wary of...

Duration:00:53:33

Exceeding Expectations

2/25/2021
This week's episode of The FarrCast opens with Michael Farr talking markets with Kenny Polcari. All of the data is beating expectations, but Kenny reminds us that long term investing isn't haphazard: you can't just buy everything. Michael welcomes Dan Mahaffee for a quick spin through Washington and the policy, and political, arguments that matter. Finally, special guest Stephanie Link joins, and she and Michael have a spirted discussion about investing through the remainder of the year. A...

Duration:00:46:12

Former Fed Pres Sees 2-3% Ten Year On the Horizon

2/18/2021
On this week's FarrCast, Michael Farr has an extended discussion with Dr. Jeff Lacker, former President of the Richmond Fed, about the state of debt, the monetary experiment, and what it means for the economy, and markets, moving forward. Dr. Lacker says rates are hard to predict, but 2-3% on the ten-year by the end of the year "isn't out of the ballpark." He gives a clear, plain-spoken explanation of some of the forces at work and while Jeff is skeptical about the current path of monetary...

Duration:00:49:06

Keep Your Hands On the Wheel

2/11/2021
Flexibility is the key word in this week's episode of The FarrCast. Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari to the show to talk markets, and Kenny talks about the importance of flexibility in your risk management to realize profits. Dan Mahaffee joins to talk about the showdown in DC on COVID relief, and the lack of flexibility many GOP members face between the prospects of radical right wing challenges in primaries and moderate Democrats in general elections. In our special guest segment,...

Duration:00:49:43

There's Going to Be a Lot of Asterisks

2/4/2021
Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to give his opinions on the wobble we've seen in the markets. Jim says the technical indicators are telling him that the last few days have shown a consolidation, and he's looking for markets to begin moving upwards again. Dan Mahaffee joins for a discussion of the new Congress, and how the reconciliation process the Senate is exploring works. Expect some grandstanding, but Dan says a big stimulus package will work its way...

Duration:00:48:10

Sell It For More Than You Paid For It

1/28/2021
The political noise has been turned down, but that doesn't mean that all is uneventful on Wall Street, in Washington, or in The World. The FarrCast is here to help discern what's meaningful across the investing landscape! Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal for a discussion on the markets, including the recent speculation in GameStop and other heavily shorted stocks. It leads to an interesting topic, and one that perhaps isn't discussed enough: how does an investor decide to sell a...

Duration:00:44:06

Can We Vote for Amanda Gorman Now?

1/21/2021
The United States has a new President, and we bring you a new FarrCast! Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari to talk about the next step for the markets. Kenny says the markets are frothy, but not a true bubble. He expects a pullback sometime in the first quarter -- which he sees as healthy, and an opportunity. Lester Munson, longtime Capitol Hill insider, joins Michael for a discussion of the agenda for the Biden Administration, and what it could spell for the economy. And Dan Mahaffee...

Duration:00:46:42

Bubbly Wall St & Washington Boiling Over

1/14/2021
In a historic week in Washington, Michael Farr welcomes guests Jim Lebenthal, Dan Mahaffee, and Tony Fratto to the show. Jim says the market is looking through the turmoil, but a correction is becoming more likely (but timing is a fool's game.) Political analyst Dan Mahaffee outlines what the historic second impeachment means to DC politics. And special guest Tony Fratto gives his unique perspective as someone who has worked on The Hill and represented the country across the world during his...

Duration:00:50:46

There's Still Some 2020 Stuck to My Shoe

1/7/2021
It's a tumultuous first week of 2021. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio to talk markets -- don't be surprised if there is a pullback, but the outlook through to the medium term is good -- and Dan Mahaffee to discuss the unprecedented assault on the Capitol. The United States has faced other crises before, and the Republic endures. Michael finishes with a positive note and a word on his faith in the American Way.

Duration:00:38:46

The Top Ten For 2021!

12/30/2020
Every year, Michael Farr selects ten stocks that he follows as his picks for the coming year. Listen in as Michael and producer Harry Jennings discuss the stocks, the companies, and what drives an investment thesis for the coming year. Thanks to all of The FarrCast audience for listening in during 2020. We will be back to you next week as we continue season four. The FarrCast: Wall Street, Washington, and The World.

Duration:00:40:19

When Everyone Expects Something

12/17/2020
Rumor has it that 2020 will come to an end in two weeks, and The FarrCast is here to look ahead. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal from CNBC's Halftime Report to talk markets. Congress is finally close to a stimulus deal after seven months, will it be a "sell the news" event? Jim and Michael agree with the pain that much of America is feeling, the stimulus is necessary as a political as well as economic item. Dan Mahaffee joins for the latest from DC and the hints of a powerful center...

Duration:00:45:15

The Drunken Sailor's Path to Recovery

12/10/2020
This week's FarrCast kicks off with Michael Farr and Kenny Polcari looking at the markets -- with the big November rally, the Santa Claus rally might not have much legs. The two of them revisit some of the structural changes that have occurred in markets over the years. Dan Mahaffee joins for a look at the Biden cabinet as it comes together, and what it tells us about policy. And finally in our special guest segment, Michael welcomes first-time FarrCast guest Tory Newmyer, National...

Duration:00:45:16

Leadership Changes

12/4/2020
Vaccines are on the way and markets touch new highs! The FarrCast is here to take a dive into Wall Street, Washington, and The World to help you figure out what happened -- and what might be coming next. This week Michael talks markets with Jim Iuorio (he sees a possible correction, but that could be healthy); DC with Dan Mahaffee (stimulus, shutdown, and more!), and the world with Mark Hamrick (who has a different take on the political turmoil, and takes a long view on the economy.) Listen...

Duration:00:46:51

Dow 30,000!

11/24/2020
It's Thanksgiving week, and most people invested in the markets are thankful for a rebound that brings us to a nice round number. Michael welcomes Kenny Polcari to talk about the road back from the depths of March, and what it tells us about what is to come. The Biden Administration is beginning to take shape and the big news for the markets is the nomination of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary. Kenny and Michael discuss what Yellen means to the market, and political analyst Dan Mahaffee...

Duration:00:41:08

No Stimulus, No Problem?

11/19/2020
Markets have welcomed vaccine news moving to new highs. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal who says that markets are now finding a new normal. Investing for the long term is difficult in an expensive market, but Jim says the path of least resistance is now up. Political analyst Dan Mahaffee joins for a discussion on the polls, the Senate races in Georgia, and why stimulus appears dead until the new Congress is convened in January. And in our World segment, Michael is joined by Dr. Jay...

Duration:00:50:57

The Election Reveals -- A Rising Bull Market

11/12/2020
The election has past, and while there are still question marks, disputes, and the odd law suit, the markets don't seem to care. Jim Iuorio joins Michael Farr for a look at the markets today, and Jim makes a case for the surge that began this week, "having legs." He sees the tech trade as not just a "stay-at-home" play, but also being driven by balance sheet strength and a store of value. It might not be all clear skies, but Jim sees more reasons for optimism heading into 2021. Our...

Duration:00:48:38

The Election Limbo Edition

11/4/2020
The election is over, but the counting continues. Michael Farr welcomes political analyst Dan Mahaffee and markets expert, Jim Lebenthal, to help untangle the threads and make some sense of what we know -- and examine what we don't know yet. Jim and Michael agree volatility will increase as the election count saga continues, but the plausible end results look to likely be positive for the long term investor. Dan Mahaffee joins the conversation with a look at what we do know, don't know, and...

Duration:00:23:26

TRUMP WINS!!! (Experts Weigh in: It Could Happen)

10/29/2020
On the FarrCast, we bring you insight into Wall Street, Washington, and The World. This week, the three are speeding together on a collision course. Will they feed off each other and spin away with new energy? Or will it just be a train wreck? Michael Farr welcomes market expert Kenny Polcari as his first guest to look at the market wobble. Kenny says it shouldn't be a surprise, and their may be another leg lower -- but the smart investor can find opportunities in the pullback. For our...

Duration:00:46:15

A Level of Humility Is Required

10/22/2020
Join us this week on the FarrCast as we discuss patience and discipline in the face of election turmoil. Michael Farr talks with Jim Lebenthal on the markets, Dan Mahaffee on the elections, and welcomes special guest Jenny Harrington on the long term outlook.

Duration:00:45:44

Blue Waves, Choppy Seas & More

10/16/2020
The nautical themes come hard and fast in the headlines this week, with blue waves (and maybe tsunamis!) in Washington, and choppiness on Wall Street. The FarrCast brings you the experts to explain it for you, and what to look for next! Fan favorite Kenny Polcari joins Michael to talk about the markets. Kenny sees more volatility ahead, but when the election is decided, the markets should find some stability. Investors have be patient and not get emotional. Dan Mahaffee says the election...

Duration:00:53:50