Client Question: Keeping up with DC

August 5, 2022

While it may seem like we just went thru a major election cycle, it is almost that time again. A client recently inquired about ways to keep track of what’s happening in our nation’s capital and the related impact on markets/portfolios.

I have just the sources! In the interest of keeping things simple, I’m sharing my top two:

  • Greg Valliere’s daily emails: If you have been reading my writings for a while now, you will recognize this name. I originally learned of Greg via Schwab, as he is a fixture at their conferences and webcasts. Greg is a Washington insider and has been for decades. He presents the facts in a non-partisan way and adds commentary about the impact on markets and portfolios. He is presently affiliated with a Canadian investment firm (AGF Investments) but there is no “selling” – it is simply easy to understand information about the top political issues and their market implications. It’s a daily must-read for me. You can subscribe here
  • Washington Wise podcast: This podcast, sponsored by Charles Schwab, is another great resource and one I can listen to on the go! Hosted by Schwab’s Michael Townsend, Managing Director, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., the podcast highlights top issues in DC with a focus on those that impact markets the most. The most recent episode touched on the top 5 issues of the day (inflation, crypto, equities/recession fears, China relations, and retirement legislation). Find it wherever you listen to podcasts!

The actions and outcomes in our nation’s capital have a real impact on markets. Hopefully these two sources help you stay more informed. Enjoy!

Leave a note

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

SUBMIT FORM

Not sure what step to take next?  No problem -send us a message using this form and we'll be in touch soon to figure it out - together

Reach out

Hope to hear from or see you soon. In the meantime, travel on!

FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM

Your message has been sent. We'll be in touch shortly.

Thank you.

Follow us on Instagram

@windermerewealth