Host Mike Townsend focuses a non-partisan eye on news and policies from Washington that impact investors, and his guests offer actionable ideas for your portfolio.
Artificial intelligence is all the buzz with investors. But how do you evaluate AI companies, and what are the intrinsic risks?
The AI genie isn’t going back in the bottle, so how do individuals, companies, and governments harness its power while mitigating inherent risks?
After a disastrous 2022, things are looking up for bonds in 2023. Is now the time to put bonds back in your portfolio, and what should you consider before you start buying?
Passing the debt ceiling bill did not give markets the all-clear sign. What are the ongoing concerns for the equity, bond, and global markets—and your portfolio?
The debt ceiling drama, bank failures, and other policy battles in Washington are weighing on the markets. When will investors get some clarity?
Challenges to the markets just keep rolling in, from inflation to recession worries to a potential U.S. debt default. But how bad is it, really?
Inflation and the SECURE Act 2.0 brought big changes to the tax landscape for 2023. What are they, and how they may impact your tax bill?
Savvy investors are watching the bond market for indications of change to economy, interest rates and recession.
The Fed is being pulled in different directions as it works to manage the banking turmoil while continuing its fight to bring down sticky inflation.
As the new Congress ramps up, things may seem relatively calm in Washington. But savvy investors are looking at key issues for the markets that are bubbling below the surface.
From sending a spy balloon over the U.S. to ignoring sanctions on Russia, China continues to ratchet up concerns in Washington. But what's the impact on markets?
The economy is thriving, jobs and wages are growing, but the Fed is promising more rate hikes. What are the markets and investors to make of these mixed messages?
Between shrinking earnings, the Fed's ongoing battle to tame inflation, and now the looming debt ceiling fight, the markets just can’t seem to hold their footing.
Last year's big concerns, inflation and rising rates, have carried over to 2023 and are joining declining earnings to challenge the markets. When will investors catch a break?
Equity and bond markets in the U.S. and globally have taken it on the chin this year. Does recent positive news signal a course correction, or is more churn on the horizon?
Indicators are pointing to an easing of inflation, but there are plenty of economic concerns to work through before the markets can truly move out of bear territory.
Recent events in the U.K. and China as well as the Russia/Ukraine war and the strong dollar are impacting the global economy. How will they affect the U.S. markets and economy?
The Fed's inflation fight has ramped up volatility, pushed the dollar to new highs, and inverted the yield curve. Now it's stoking recession fears. What can investors do?