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In this episode of On Investing, hosts Liz Ann Sonders and Kathy Jones welcome Mike Townsend to the show. Mike is Schwab's managing director of legislative and regulatory affairs in Washington D.C. He is also the host of Schwab's WashingtonWise podcast, which explores the intersection between policy, politics, the markets, and the economy. He shares his thoughts on the 2024 election cycle, the likelihood of a government shutdown, and the state of the federal budget deficit and government debt.
Kathy and Liz Ann also give an update on what they are keeping an eye on next week in the markets.
Liz Ann Sonders is Schwab's chief investment strategist. She's regularly quoted in financial publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Barron's, and the Financial Times.
She also appears as a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, Yahoo! Finance, and Fox Business News. Liz Ann has been named "Best Market Strategist" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance and one of SmartMoney magazine's "Power 30." Barron's has named her to its "100 Most Influential Women in Finance" list, and Investment Advisor has included her on the "IA 25," its list of the 25 most important people in and around the financial advisory profession.
Kathy is Schwab's chief fixed income strategist. She is a regular guest on CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg TV, and many other networks and is often quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Financial Times, and Reuters. Kathy has been an analyst of global credit markets throughout her career, working with both institutional and retail clients.
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