Michael Townsend

Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

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As the calendar turns to spring, Washington seems to be finally catching its breath after a frantic first quarter of 2021, which began with riots at the US Capitol and continued through the inauguration of a new president, the impeachment of the previous president, and the remarkably quick passage of a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill—the second-largest stimulus package ever signed into law.

Market Commentary

Their decisions in the coming months could have an impact on the markets and investors.
Election 2020

While the new year may only be days old, it feels like we've already seen enough drama for a full year—or five.