Election 2020 from WashingtonWise

November 13, 2020
Listen as Mike Townsend and Liz Ann Sonders discuss the implications of the 2020 election.

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As a bonus for Financial Decoder listeners, here is a special Election 2020 episode of WashingtonWise.

After an unprecedented election that saw both Joe Biden and Donald Trump receive more votes for president than any other candidates in history, the focus is shifting to how much of his agenda President-elect Biden will be able to enact.

In this episode of WashingtonWise, Mike talks to Schwab's Chief Investment Strategist Liz Ann Sonders about the market reaction to the presumed and actual election results, as well as the promising news from a vaccine trial. They discuss the prospects for a narrow Senate majority—one way or the other—pending a January 5 runoff in the state of Georgia and what the market will be watching into 2021.

Mike also shares his key takeaways from this historic election and considers whether a new round of stimulus is likely to come out of the "lame duck" session of Congress.

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