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The FarrCast : Wealth Strategies

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Welcome to the FarrCast, hosted by Michael Farr, Chief Market Strategist of Hightower Advisors and President and CEO of Washington DC wealth management firm, Farr, Miller & Washington. Each week Michael will have guests with insights into economics, policy, finance, and the intersections between the… read more

294 Episodes | 2017 - 2023

Speaking of Dirty Bathwater

September 29th, 2023


The FarrCast kicks off Season Seven with special guest, Dr. Jay Bryson, Chief Economist from Wells Fargo. Dr. Bryson explains the dilemma the Fed, …

Get the Button Ready

September 21st, 2023


Jim Lebenthal guest hosts for a talk with Dan Mahaffee on the shutdown and why it isn't a big deal to the markets -- yet. First up though, Jim welcomes Ben Pace, the CIO of Cerity Partners for a discussion on how the …

The Return of the Axis of Expletive Deleted

September 15th, 2023


This is the first two segments of this week's FarrCast featuring guest host Jim Lebenthal -- who explains why he's bullish on the end of year -- and …

On the Simmer

September 11th, 2023


Michael Farr is traveling this week, so producer Harry Jennings pinch-hits on an abbreviated Labor Day Week edition of the FarrCast. The headlines across Wall Street, Washington, and The World are fairly sedate this …

No Uh-Ah

September 1st, 2023


As Michael Farr wraps up his last show of season six, Jack Bouroudjian joins for a look into his crystal ball, which has been better than pretty much anyones. Jack has been telling us about the productivity boom in AI …

No Victory Lap Yet

August 25th, 2023


This week Michael Farr's special guest is Dr. Jeffrey Lacker, for a preview of Jackson Hole. Dr. Lacker says it's too early to start celebrating, …

Everything Is Less Bad

August 18th, 2023


But everything's good on the FarrCast! Michael Farr returns from his western sojourn to welcome Kenny Polcari for the latest on the markets, and why …

They're Just Not That Into You Anymore

August 14th, 2023


Michael Farr is travelling this week, and as we wind down season six, we have a special radio essay from Michael on the state of America -- what …

Bodies on the Thorny Branches

August 4th, 2023


The downgrade of US credit isn't good news, but it has come at a time that blowing a little froth off the market is healthy. Michael Farr talks with Jim Iuorio about the technical levels Jim is watching, as well as the …

It's Hot Now, But That Doesn't Mean Winter Is Cancelled

July 28th, 2023


The markets drift higher and the economy chugs along. So why is Michael Farr concerned? Reversion to the mean is the theme this week as Michael …

A Full Body Sweat

July 21st, 2023


The weather is hot -- and so are the markets! The oft predicted recession remains elusive. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal and special guest Jenny Harrington to discuss if there is value left in the markets. Plus, …

The Return of the Row of No

July 14th, 2023


On this week's FarrCast Michael Farr's special guest Daryl Owen and our senior political analyst Dan Mahaffee both talk about dysfunction in the GOP …

The New Coke

July 14th, 2023


Jim Iuorio joins Michael Farr to take a victory lap on his market call, last month, but he says he was right for the wrong reasons. Learn what he's looking for next. Dan Mahaffee joins for the latest from DC and Secy. …

The Art of the Possible

June 30th, 2023


This week Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari for a discussion of the astounding performance of the markets year to date. In the second and third …

How Upset Do You Want to Get?

June 15th, 2023


It's not a pause or a pivot, but a skip, so says the Fed watchers in the know. Michael Farr welcomes guests in the know Jim Lebenthal, Dan Mahaffee, and special guest, Mark Hamrick for a look at what the Fed thinks …

Inflation at 4%?

June 9th, 2023


Our special guest, Dr. Jay Bryson, Chief Economist from Wells Fargo, says 4% is sooner rather than later: he expects the next CPI read to be closer to 4% than 5%. He and Michael Farr discuss the resiliency of the …

Lemme At 'Em! Hold Me Back!

June 1st, 2023


It's been quite a week with Wall Street, Washington, and The World piling into the wreck of the debt ceiling crisis -- yet we appear unscathed. Is compromise and coming together in the middle signaling a new way …

Finding the Hidden Gems

May 26th, 2023


Jim Lebenthal is Michael Farr's market guest today and they discuss the latest market move, driven by a narrow few stocks. Dan Mahaffee says why he's …

The Most Hated Kid in Class

May 23rd, 2023


The FarrCast is back with markets bumping up against support again, whispers of a debt ceiling deal and The Fed telegraphing they aren't quite done …

The Apotheosis of Debt Ceiling Webinars

May 11th, 2023


This week on the FarrCast we are sharing with you the audio of a webinar recorded live on May 8, 2023. Michael Farr explores what we know, and don't know, about the debt ceiling debate. Michael is joined by FarrCast …

Deserve's Got Nothing to Do With It

May 5th, 2023


Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal this week for an extended discussion on the Federal Reserve and how the investing environment has shifted as the Fed wrestles with inflation and stress in the banking system. Michael …

The Mouse Has Pretty Good Lawyers

April 28th, 2023


The FarrCast is back with Dan Mahaffee and Michael Farr discussing the changes in the media landscape, and what it means for policy and politics. …

Milling About in Act II

April 21st, 2023


This week's FarrCast features market talk with Kenny Polcari, debt ceiling talk with Dan Mahaffee, and a special treat, Liz Young from SoFi joining …

Un Pied dans la Bouche

April 14th, 2023


We are approaching earnings season and Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal to talk about what he sees in the markets and what he's looking for next. …

Flaming Timbers Falling from the Ceiling!

April 7th, 2023


Jim Iuorio joins Michael Farr for his monthly insights into the markets and talks about being uncomfortably right about the markets. Jim's view of the future is reasonably sanguine, but he's the first to say, crystal …

A Few Missing Toes

March 30th, 2023


The stock market makes a "golden cross" -- Kenny Polcari joins Michael Farr to talk about the movement, and if exuberance is warranted. Dan Mahaffee …

In Chaos There Is Opportunity

March 23rd, 2023


And the world certainly seems to have no shortage of chaos! But to bring a little order to the universe, Michael welcomes the effervescent Kenny …

Well It Wasn't Boring

March 16th, 2023


It's been a huge week, and The FarrCast is here to make sense of it. Michael Farr begins with a quick look at the SVB collapse and what it tells us …

You Don't Think Halfway Down the Hill

March 9th, 2023


Michael Farr opens this episode with Kenny Polcari and they discuss markets, and how recent changes may change the way investors think about their …

Bearish -- But Not the End of the World

March 2nd, 2023


The FarrCast kicks off this week with our monthly check-in from Jim Iuorio. As always, Jim helps understand the headfakes from the underlying forces in the markets. Next up, Michael Farr welcomes Dan Mahaffee for a look …

Buckle Up! (The Jeff Lacker segment)

February 27th, 2023


Fed Funds rate of 7%? It's a possibility!

In six years and 300 episodes, we've covered a lot of ground on the FarrCast, but there are few if any interviews Michael Farr has done as important and revealing as this from …

FED FUNDS 7% !?!? (I'd Say Buckle Up)

February 24th, 2023


Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal to kick off this week's episode with a disagreement on the trajectory of the economy -- and what it means, and more importantly doesn't mean, to investors. Dan Mahaffee peels back …

Break Glass in Case of Emergency

February 20th, 2023


The markets are chopping about after a strong January -- what next? Michael Farr talks with Kenny Polcari on the cross currents in the data. Matt …

Mud and Other Material

February 10th, 2023


Join us on this week's FarrCast as Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari for a discussion on the markets -- and what they both think the market is …

Bark But No Bite

February 3rd, 2023


Markets rise following the Fed meeting. Jim Iuorio tells Michael Farr it's not that the markets didn't hear what Chair Powell was saying: they just …

Remember Aisle Seven

January 27th, 2023


The FarrCast is back as new data breaks showing the economy is still chugging along -- but Michael Farr shares what he sees that looks like clouds on the horizon. Dan Mahaffee joins for a discussion of tanks for nothing …

A Willingness to Shoot the Hostage

January 20th, 2023


Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari to talk about markets -- after a good start to the year, we've hit some bumps in the road. Dan Mahaffee previews …

A Quick Programming Note -- Listen Today!

January 18th, 2023


Michael Farr will be appearing today, January 18, alongside Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Patrick Harker, Dan Mahaffee from the CSPC, and The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos. The program will cover economic …

The Row of No

January 13th, 2023


Welcome to the FarrCast! This week host Michael Farr welcomes fellow CNBC contributor Jim Lebenthal for a disagreement on market outlook. (But as Jim notes, though they disagree on outlook, their overarching strategies …

New Year, Old Problems

January 6th, 2023


We are kicking off the New Year with the Chicago Crew -- Jim Iuorio, Dan Mahaffee, and Jack Bouroudjian. Michael Farr welcomes Jim first as he reiterates he thinks the Bear Market is over -- but tells what technical …

Top Ten for 2023!

December 28th, 2022


It's the final FarrCast of the year, and time for Michael Farr's Top Ten for 2023.

The Lights Sparkling in My Heart

December 22nd, 2022


As 2022 comes to a close, Michael Farr welcomes Shannon Saccocia for a look at what types of companies will spur the next leg up. Shannon's insight …

Quite Simply, "Hah!"

December 16th, 2022


It's a contentious FarrCast this week, as Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal and they disagree on the trajectory of the economy, and the coming steps from The Fed. Yet, for the disagreements, they arrive at very …

Rub a Lamp

December 8th, 2022


Michael Farr welcomes back Jim Iuorio to the FarrCast this week. Last month Jim gave us his thoughts on the end of the bear market. Jim thinks it is …

I Love It When You Say Tautalogically

November 25th, 2022


Michael Farr delivers a Thanksgiving message and gives his overview of the markets before welcoming Jim Lebenthal for a spirted discussion. Michael and Jim disagree on the likely course of the economy, but both …

Can't Spend What They Ain't Got

November 18th, 2022


The markets inch upwards, but Michael Farr and Kenny Polcari say the rough times aren't over. They share what they see as the pressures on economic …

It's a Repudiation, Not an Endorsement

November 11th, 2022


Dan Mahaffee joins Michael Farr this week for a double segment dissecting what we know (and don't know) about the elections, and what it means for …

They Went Down-Er

November 4th, 2022


The Fed continues to raise and markets continue to digest. On this week's episode of The FarrCast, Kenny Polcari talks about the market impacts, and …

Screw It Up in a Mild Way

October 27th, 2022


 It's a UK focused edition of The FarrCast with Dan Mahaffee outlining the challenges facing Rishi Sunak and special guest Nicholas Chappell, an …

I've Got the Hair

October 22nd, 2022


This week Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio, Dan Mahaffee, and Stephanie Link for discussion on Wall Street, Washington, and The World. Jim tells us what he's looking for as a signal the bear market rallies have legs. …

Matter at the Margins

October 14th, 2022


It's an information-rich episode this week as Michael Farr welcomes guests Jim Lebenthal, Dan Mahaffee, and special guest, energy expert Daryl Owen. The markets rocketed off a new low this week -- but does that mean …

Inside Baseball

October 7th, 2022


This week, Michael Farr kicks off with Kenny Polcari and they have a great discussion every investor who is tempted by short-term trading needs to …

Season Six -- Will We Have Anything Left to Talk About?

September 29th, 2022


The FarrCast opens its sixth season with regulars Kenny Polcari, Dan Mahaffee, and special guest Dr. Jay Bryson, Chief Economist from Wells Fargo. …

The Season Ending Russia Extravaganza!

September 23rd, 2022


Join us as guest host Jim Lebenthal parses through market weakness, discusses DC with Dan Mahaffee, and has an extended conversation with intelligence expert Joshua Huminski on the ongoing developments in Russia.  

Presumptions of Competency

September 19th, 2022


Jim Lebenthal is back as guest host this week, and he and Harry discuss the recent market reaction to the inflation numbers. Dan Mahaffee joins for a rundown in DC and the situation in Ukraine. And for our special …

Axis of (Obscenity Deleted)

September 9th, 2022


The FarrCast is back with an international version this week as Michael Farr sets up the virtual studio in France. He welcomes Kenny Polcari to …

The Visible Hand of the Fed

September 2nd, 2022


It's been a rough couple of weeks in the stock market, but going in to Labor Day, the market likes what it sees in the jobs report. This week guest host Jim Lebenthal welcomes Bryn Talkington and they talk jobs, stocks, …

Research Is Like an Enormous Lego Set

August 27th, 2022


This week's episode of The FarrCast features guest host, Jim Lebenthal. Jim discusses what he is NOT seeing in the latest market turbulence. He …

Backbench Bombthrowers

August 19th, 2022


This week Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari and Dan Mahaffee for a look at Wall Street, Washington, and The World as the summer winds down.

Still a Long Way to Go

August 11th, 2022


The inflation numbers are positive -- is a new bull market about to take off? Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari for a discussion on market reaction …

Before I Dig in My Heels

August 5th, 2022


This week's FarrCast begins with our monthly visit from Jim Iuorio, and Jim shares with Michael why he is bullish -- but still respects the bearish …

Thingamajig -- It's a Technical Term, Folks

July 28th, 2022


The recession drums beat louder, but markets have shrugged. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal to talk about the market reaction and the crosswinds for the economy today. Dan Mahaffee joins and explains the surprise …

Not a Terrible Political Athlete

July 21st, 2022


This week Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari and they discuss how (and why) analyst's estimates are usually a little off. Dan Mahaffee joins for a …

A Lot of the Unknowns Becoming Known

July 15th, 2022


Welcome to The FarrCast! This week, Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal for a discussion on why Jim is still optimistic, even (or maybe especially) because sentiment is so sour. Dan Mahaffee reviews Washington gridlock, …

Fred Was the Answer

July 7th, 2022


After a brief COVID break, the FarrCast is back! 

Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio who lays out the baby steps the economy is taking past inflation -- and where the Fed's missteps may come. In our second segment, Dan …

We Will Keep Our Powder Dry

June 23rd, 2022


Can we see the bottom yet? Up first, Michael Farr sits down with Kenny Polcari to discuss the markets. Political analyst Dan Mahaffee then joins in …

I've Been Punched in the Face Before

June 17th, 2022


The markets swoon, but Michael Farr and Jim Lebenthal share their wisdom on how to endure. And Jim says why, in spite of the turmoil, he is still …

Managing Escalation

June 9th, 2022


The FarrCast is here to help you negotiate the markets' summer of discontent. First up, Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari for a discussion of the …

Kissing the Bear

June 3rd, 2022


The stock markets finished May with a bit of a mini-recovery, but Michael Farr and guest Kenny Polcari agree the turmoil is only on pause -- not …

The Right Mistake to Make

May 26th, 2022


This week on The FarrCast Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal, and they have a deep discussion on the cross-currents in the economy, and how differing outlooks can lead to similar strategies. Dan Mahaffee joins for a …

A Lot of Concern -- But No Panic

May 20th, 2022


The rally collapsed in dramatic fashion this week. Michael Farr welcomes trader Jim Iuorio to explain why it's a concern, but not a panic. They …

Immaculate Disinflation

May 13th, 2022


The markets continue to be volatile, and Michael Farr says strap in -- the volatility will continue. On this week's episode Michael welcomes Jim …

On Inflation and Burgers

May 3rd, 2022


This week's FarrCast kicks off with a great segment with Jim Iuorio and he and Michael Farr discuss the most underreported factor in the economy today. Dan Mahaffee catches us up on the latest from Washington, and …

Something Always Breaks

April 26th, 2022


 It's a packed FarrCast this week because, well, it's a packed week! Michael Farr welcomes guests Jim Lebenthal, Dan Mahaffee, and special guest, Tony Dwyer of Cannacord Gennuity to discuss the Fed, earnings season, …

When Spinning Your Tires (You Sink)

April 14th, 2022


The PPI number came in, and inflation is hot! Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari who makes the case that we have NOT reached peak inflation yet. But …

Dragons in the Closet

April 8th, 2022


The markets have paused the rally -- is more trouble ahead? Listen to the FarrCast for help navigating the pitfalls. This week Michael Farr welcomes first-time guest Shannon Saccocia from Boston Private Wealth …

Listen to Sister Irene

April 1st, 2022


 Neither snow nor sleet nor -- microphone feedback failure? 

Even technical problems can't keep the FarrCast down for long! This week Michael Farr comes to you with a radio essay on the investing world as we turn the …

Never Be Certain of the Conclusion

March 24th, 2022


The markets are rebounding, but will it last? 

Michael Farr invites Jim Lebenthal of Cerity Partners to discuss what the market might be telling us about inflation. Dan Mahaffee joins for the latest on Ukraine, and a …

No One Runs on the Eat Your Vegetables Platform

March 17th, 2022


The Fed has begun their move, and The FarrCast is here with experts and insiders to explain what it means. Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari on the …

A Banana Taped to the Wall

March 10th, 2022


The FarrCast is back again this week! Inflation is still hot, and Michael Farr and Jim Iuorio give a quick lesson on "demand destruction" and what it means for the broader economy. Dan Mahaffee joins us for the latest …

FarrCast Special -- SOTU & Ukraine (Otis Agrees)

March 2nd, 2022


This week we bring you a special edition of the FarrCast as Michael Farr speaks to Dan Mahaffee on the State of the Union Address and the rapidly …

When There's a Sale at Bloomie's

February 24th, 2022


It's a scary day in the markets, but The FarrCast is here to help make sense of it (and maybe calm your nerves!) 

First up, Michael Farr welcomes fan …

Every Last Creature on the Ark

February 17th, 2022


This week Michael Farr welcomes special guest Tony Fratto, the insider's insider, for an in depth look at the economy. Tony makes a case for why he thinks a recession is not on the cards. But first up, Michael talks …

We Hope Lucy Holds the Football This Time

February 10th, 2022


The inflation numbers come in hot! It's time to keep a cool head. This week, Michael Farr invites Kenny Polcari, Dan Mahaffee, and Gilman Hill's …

Information Reservoir

February 4th, 2022


This week Michael Farr welcomes guests Jim Iuorio, Dan Mahaffee, and Mark Hamrick for a deep dive into Wall Street, Washington, and The World!

The Bigger Picture

January 28th, 2022


This week's FarrCast is excerpted from a webinar Michael hosted this week with Dr. Jeffrey Lacker, former President of the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank, and Dan Mahaffee, Sr. VP from the Center for the Study of the …

Totem Moves

January 20th, 2022


It's a big week in Washington with what could prove to be big implications in the markets. This week on the FarrCast, Michael Farr welcomes Greg …

Never Confuse Brains With A Bull Market

January 13th, 2022


Markets are wobbly, but the FarrCast keeps steady! This week, Michael Farr talks to fan favorite Kenny Polcari on the markets, political expert Dan …

Masterful Inactivity

January 6th, 2022


The Fed reviews its toolkits and the markets got a little spooked -- but we aren't spooked on the FarrCast! 

For the opening show of 2022, Michael …

Top Ten for 2022!

December 28th, 2021


It's the end of the year -- so it's time for Michael's Top Ten! 

Each year Michael Farr selects ten stocks from our watchlist that he particularly …

Embracing Uncertainty

December 23rd, 2021


It's a year end wrap up FarrCast, and Michael Farr shares his best advice for investing (and it works for pretty much everything else in life too!) The future is uncertain -- it's important to know that you don't know.  

It's a Lump of Coal (so blame WV?)

December 21st, 2021


As a tumultuous year winds down, the FarrCast is here to help sort through what's happened on Wall Street, in Washington, and across the World. This …

Actually Making Progress! (Not Something You Often Hear in DC . . .)

December 9th, 2021


As the Christmas season approaches, logjams are clearing on Capitol Hill, and crises are being averted. Dan Mahaffee joins Michael Farr to explain …

Bonus Edition! -- The Complete Real Estate Segment

December 9th, 2021


Michael Farr's complete conversation with Greg Economos and Frank Saul on the current (and future) state of the real estate market. (Recorded …

Line in the Sand

December 3rd, 2021


This week's FarrCast kicks off with Michael Farr and Jim Iuorio analyzing the whipsaws of the markets. Jim tells us that while the pullback is …

Here's the Future!

November 19th, 2021


On this week's FarrCast, Michael Farr has an extended discussion with the ever insightful Jack Bouroudjian. It's a conversation not to be missed as …

And Another Thing!

November 11th, 2021


Infrastructure week has come and gone, but all eyes are on inflation numbers. Michael Farr welcomes trader Jim Iuorio to talk about the effects of …

Riot in the Happiest Place on Earth

November 5th, 2021


Welcome to another episode of The FarrCast! This week host Michael Farr starts the show by welcoming Jim Lebenthal of Cerity Partners. Jim is bullish …

More of a Bleep Than a Blip

October 28th, 2021


This week sees nearly a third of the S&P500 companies deliver their earnings, and we've had some strange days in the equity markets. Have no fear -- Jim Iuorio joins the FarrCast this week to make some sense of the …

The Cal Ripken Jr. Approach to Politics

October 21st, 2021


Listen in this week as Michael Farr brings you another panel of experts and insiders to talk Wall Street, Washington, and The World.

First up is Jim Lebenthal who says the equity markets are easing into another leg up …

Tiny Bubbles

October 14th, 2021


Earnings season starts, and The FarrCast is here helping you see through the headlines!

This week's show begins with a discussion with Kenny Polcari …

Devil Is in the Details

October 7th, 2021


The noise from Washington has been deafening on Wall Street and across the World -- and the FarrCast is here to help you sort through it all.

Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio and he tells why he thinks the correction, …

Kabuki Theater of Crisis

September 30th, 2021


The fights on Capitol Hill are widening, and effecting more and more of the economy. On this week's FarrCast, Michael Farr welcomes Greg Valliere of …


September 23rd, 2021


Season Five! Can you believe it?

The FarrCast kicks off its fifth season with Jim Lebenthal, Dan Mahaffee, and special guest, Stephanie Link. Bringing you insight into Wall Street, Washington, and The World -- this week …

The Pendulum Swings Back

September 9th, 2021


On the final summer FarrCast episode, Michael Farr and Dan Mahaffee take a look beyond the headlines at China. The CCP has made a calculation that …

I Never Stop Hand Wringing

September 2nd, 2021


We've made it to September, and the FarrCast is bringing you another special before we begin Season Five later in September.

Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal of Cerity Partners and CNBC for a discussion on market. …

It's Xi-way or the Highway

August 26th, 2021


In another summer edition of The FarrCast, Michael Farr shares what he's watching on Wall Street, Washington, and The World. Listen and share with a friend!

What Is the Stop Digging Plan?

August 19th, 2021


August is supposed to be the month the headlines slowdown -- but we always keep an eye on them on the FarrCast and this week bring a special summer episode with Dan Mahaffee and Jim Lebenthal.

Michael Farr discusses the …

You Must Be Present to Win

July 29th, 2021


It's another great FarrCast this week, beginning with our great friend, Kenny Polcari. Michael and Kenny discuss the market getting "tired" and …

Be the Dog Walker, Not the Dog

July 22nd, 2021


The FarrCast comes to you with an abbreviated edition this week, but still an episode packed with insight into Wall Street, Washington, and The World. Michael Farr begins with a state of the markets, and they are pretty …

Bonus Segment! With Tony Fratto

July 19th, 2021


Sometimes conversations go over time, but they are too good not to share! Listen to the bonus segment with Michael Farr and special guest, Tony Fratto.

Managing the Chorus

July 15th, 2021


The summer continues and markets keep inching upwards. Listen to the FarrCast for what is appearing on the horizon!

Michael Farr welcomes Kenny …

Re-flation Re-happens

July 8th, 2021


We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed making it -- we truly believe this is one of our best!

Michael Farr begins by welcoming Jim …

What You're Saying Makes Sense, But . . .

June 30th, 2021


The first half of 2021 comes to a close with markets up and the economy reopens. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio, Dan Mahaffee, and special guest Mark Hamrick to review what we've seen, and preview what is likely to …

What Were You Thinking?

June 24th, 2021


Markets continue to flirt with all time highs this summer as the US restarts from the pandemic. This week Michael welcomes special guest Stephanie …

Bricks in the Wall of Worry

June 17th, 2021


The Fed meeting has come and Jerome Powell says they are now "talking about talking about" tapering and the eventual raising of rates. What does it mean for the investing landscape? Listen to the FarrCast as Michael …

There's Always Something to Buy

June 10th, 2021


On this week's episode, Michael Farr welcomes special guest Jenny Harrington for a discussion of how to buy in a market at all time highs. It's easy to buy low and sell high -- but when stocks are expensive to begin …

Still Bullish-ish

June 3rd, 2021


The summer doldrums have come to the markets, but does it mean it's time to sell and wait? Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio from the Chicago …

Don't Lead with the Opinion

May 27th, 2021


The markets are beginning to hit the summer doldrums, but that's not a time for investor complacency! Michael Farr welcomes guest Jim Lebenthal of …

Sending Cryptic Messages

May 20th, 2021


This week has seen volatility continue, and wild swings in cryptocurrencies. Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari for a dive into what's going on in …

Potential to Spook the Herd

May 13th, 2021


This week on The FarrCast, Michael Farr welcomes special guest Andy Keiser for a dive into cybersecurity, and the big picture implications of the …

The Price of a Dalliance on Wall Street

May 6th, 2021


After some choppiness, the Dow reached new highs this week -- Michael Farr and his guests are here to divine what may be ahead!

First up is Jim Lebenthal who reminds us that the second year of a recovery is usually …

You Don't Get a Hangover While You're Still Drinking

April 29th, 2021


President Biden and Fed Chair Jay Powell delivered important speeches this week, and Michael Farr turns to the ever-insightful (and truly nice guy) …

Blue Meat for the Base

April 22nd, 2021


The FarrCast this week comes to you recorded as news was leaked about the new Biden capital gains tax proposal. Kenny Polcari joins Michael Farr to …

The Usual Uncertainties

April 15th, 2021


Every time is different -- but the economic landscape is looking more familiar and the uncertainties more recognizable. But that doesn't mean investors can become complacent!

This week, Michael Farr is joined by Jim …

Moments for Miscalculation

April 9th, 2021


The headlines may have cooled off in recent weeks, but there are mountains of stories impacting Wall Street, Washington, and the World -- and The …

Bottoms Are Events -- Tops Are Processes

April 1st, 2021


The first quarter of 2021 is complete and The FarrCast is with you to help you navigate what's next.

Michael Farr is joined by Jim Iuorio for a look at the markets. Jim sees the distortions of inflation in the markets, …

The Most Difficult Thing Is to Make the Turn

March 26th, 2021


On this week's FarrCast, we come to you with a slightly different format -- Michael Farr is joined for an extended discussion by both Jim Lebenthal and Steve Weiss from CNBC. Though they have differing strategies, they …

Maybe We're Going to Overdo It

March 18th, 2021


It's the day after St. Patrick's Day and the day after Fed Chair Powell says inflation isn't a problem. The FarrCast is here to discuss what happens …

Ride the Wave

March 11th, 2021


The markets have been choppy, but The FarrCast here is to dive in and help keep your head above water! Michael Farr is joined by Kenny Polcari for a …

Sailing Closer to the Falls

March 8th, 2021


This week on The FarrCast, Michael Farr's special guest is Dr. Jay Bryson, Chief Economist from Wells Fargo. He says that for all of the instability of the economy, the outlook is constructive. The Fed and the Treasury …

Exceeding Expectations

February 25th, 2021


This week's episode of The FarrCast opens with Michael Farr talking markets with Kenny Polcari. All of the data is beating expectations, but Kenny …

Former Fed Pres Sees 2-3% Ten Year On the Horizon

February 18th, 2021


On this week's FarrCast, Michael Farr has an extended discussion with Dr. Jeff Lacker, former President of the Richmond Fed, about the state of debt, the monetary experiment, and what it means for the economy, and …

Keep Your Hands On the Wheel

February 11th, 2021


Flexibility is the key word in this week's episode of The FarrCast. 

Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari to the show to talk markets, and Kenny talks …

There's Going to Be a Lot of Asterisks

February 4th, 2021


Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to give his opinions on the wobble we've seen in the markets. Jim says the technical indicators are telling him that the last few days have shown a …

Sell It For More Than You Paid For It

January 28th, 2021


The political noise has been turned down, but that doesn't mean that all is uneventful on Wall Street, in Washington, or in The World. The FarrCast …

Can We Vote for Amanda Gorman Now?

January 21st, 2021


The United States has a new President, and we bring you a new FarrCast!

Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari to talk about the next step for the …

Bubbly Wall St & Washington Boiling Over

January 14th, 2021


In a historic week in Washington, Michael Farr welcomes guests Jim Lebenthal, Dan Mahaffee, and Tony Fratto to the show. Jim says the market is looking through the turmoil, but a correction is becoming more likely (but …

There's Still Some 2020 Stuck to My Shoe

January 7th, 2021


It's a tumultuous first week of 2021. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio to talk markets -- don't be surprised if there is a pullback, but the outlook …

The Top Ten For 2021!

December 29th, 2020


Every year, Michael Farr selects ten stocks that he follows as his picks for the coming year. Listen in as Michael and producer Harry Jennings …

When Everyone Expects Something

December 17th, 2020


Rumor has it that 2020 will come to an end in two weeks, and The FarrCast is here to look ahead. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal from CNBC's …

The Drunken Sailor's Path to Recovery

December 10th, 2020


This week's FarrCast kicks off with Michael Farr and Kenny Polcari looking at the markets -- with the big November rally, the Santa Claus rally might …

Leadership Changes

December 4th, 2020


Vaccines are on the way and markets touch new highs! The FarrCast is here to take a dive into Wall Street, Washington, and The World to help you figure out what happened -- and what might be coming next. This week …

Dow 30,000!

November 24th, 2020


It's Thanksgiving week, and most people invested in the markets are thankful for a rebound that brings us to a nice round number. Michael welcomes …

No Stimulus, No Problem?

November 19th, 2020


Markets have welcomed vaccine news moving to new highs. Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal who says that markets are now finding a new normal. …

The Election Reveals -- A Rising Bull Market

November 12th, 2020


The election has past, and while there are still question marks, disputes, and the odd law suit, the markets don't seem to care.

Jim Iuorio joins Michael Farr for a look at the markets today, and Jim makes a case for …

The Election Limbo Edition

November 4th, 2020


The election is over, but the counting continues. Michael Farr welcomes political analyst Dan Mahaffee and markets expert, Jim Lebenthal, to help …

TRUMP WINS!!! (Experts Weigh in: It Could Happen)

October 29th, 2020


On the FarrCast, we bring you insight into Wall Street, Washington, and The World. This week, the three are speeding together on a collision course. …

A Level of Humility Is Required

October 22nd, 2020


Join us this week on the FarrCast as we discuss patience and discipline in the face of election turmoil.

Michael Farr talks with Jim Lebenthal on the markets, Dan Mahaffee on the elections, and welcomes special guest …

Blue Waves, Choppy Seas & More

October 16th, 2020


The nautical themes come hard and fast in the headlines this week, with blue waves (and maybe tsunamis!) in Washington, and choppiness on Wall Street. The FarrCast brings you the experts to explain it for you, and what …

Off Again, On Again Stimulus

October 7th, 2020


The news is coming fast and furious this week, and The FarrCast is here to help separate what investors need to know from the noise.

Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal this week to talk about Wall Street. Markets …

Farr Flash: Special Edition

October 2nd, 2020


The President has tested positive for COVID-19 and the markets have tumbled -- but is the move lower one more shout in a noisy room, or a fundamental shift? Michael Farr and producer Harry Jennings discuss the morning's …

Don't Run For the Hills Just Yet

October 1st, 2020


It has been a tumultuous week in Washington, but The FarrCast is back to make some sense out of it!

Michael first welcomes markets expert Jim …

Angst, Anxiety, and Opportunity

September 25th, 2020


This week's FarrCast comes to you on Friday at the end of a tumultuous week in the markets and in Washington.

This week's FarrCast comes to you on …

A K-shaped Recovery?

September 17th, 2020


Markets have stabilized after the tech pullback, but now don't appear to like what Fed Chair Powell had to say this week. The Fed Chairman sees a …

In Volatile Times, Make Sure There's a There, There.

September 10th, 2020


On this week's FarrCast Michael welcomes special guest Mona Mahajan, Chief US Investment Strategist for Allianz GI. Mona is one of the most respected strategists on Wall Street, a FarrCast fan favorite, and one of the …

Optimism Is a Matter of Timing

September 3rd, 2020


Wall Street has hit a speed bump today, but the economy is facing much more than a bump in the road. Why the disconnect?

This week on the FarrCast, Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iuorio to talk markets, and Jim says a …

A Bumpy Ride (An Economy on the Brink & Market Nearing a Bubble)

August 28th, 2020


Season Four of The FarrCast begins now!

We've cut our summer hiatus short because there is so much to cover, and so much we want our listeners to know. To begin the season, Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal to talk …

Stimulus Dead? Election Chaos? Market Rotation? It's a Lot of Sausage Making

August 13th, 2020


Join us on The FarrCast this week as Michael and his guests discuss the major headlines of the week: tech stocks are taking a breather; the stimulus …

Bonus Edition: What Will It Take to Get Back to Normal?

August 6th, 2020


Michael Farr and Dr. Jeffrey Lacker, former President of the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank, continue their conversation from this week's FarrCast episode. In the bonus edition, Michael and Dr. Lacker discuss the limits …

Did the Fed Do Too Much or Too Little? (Maybe Yes & Yes)

August 5th, 2020


The markets have consolidated near their pre-pandemic highs, but the economic data on the recovery is leveling off. In Washington, progress on a new …

A Red Wave? (Not the Chinese Kind): America Will Adapt

July 29th, 2020


Wall Street's eyes turn to Washington this week as The Fed meets and the Senate tries to pass a stimulus & relief package. On the FarrCast, …

Which Part of the Handbasket?

July 22nd, 2020


Markets strive for new highs & Michael Farr welcomes back Kenny Polcari for another discussion of where Kenny sees the market opportunities -- …

I Think It Adds Clarity & Maturity

July 15th, 2020


The markets wobbled a bit this week, but then pushed higher. On this week's FarrCast Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari to talk markets. Kenny …

You Have to Respect Both Sides of the Equation

July 9th, 2020


We are coming to you with another great episode of The FarrCast. First up, Michael Farr welcomes Jim Lebenthal of Cerity Partners and a contributor on CNBC. Jim says the markets aren't quite making sense right now, but …

I Just Don't Come Out of My Basement

July 1st, 2020


The country continues the restart and on this week's FarrCast, Jim Iuorio explains his bullish-ness. He says it's too early to draw too many …

Nothing Is More Real Than Nothing

June 24th, 2020


We come to the close of the first half of 2020, and it seems like we’ve had quite a decade in the last six months. As always, The FarrCast is with you to provide insight into Wall Street, Washington, and The World!

Bonus Segment: Is There a Day of Reckoning?

June 17th, 2020


Michael Farr and Heather Long continue their conversation on the economic recovery. There will be consequences for the stimulus & relief …

There's No Playbook

June 17th, 2020


Volatility is the watchword -- in the market, in the economy, and in the world.

Michael Farr welcomes another fabulous lineup of guests to help you …

Don't Go Dumpster Diving

June 10th, 2020


The markets have retraced all of the losses for the year, but the economy is officially in a recession. How does an investor square the circle between those two facts? Listen to The FarrCast for insight into Wall …

They Never Know When to Leave the Party

June 2nd, 2020


Unrest in the streets, discord in Washington, economic data tanking . . . and the markets are up?

Michael Farr welcomes Jim Iurio to help decipher what is going on. Jim says the markets will continue to rebound -- but …

How Long to Cross This Valley?

May 27th, 2020


The markets continue to move higher while the economy teeters on the brink. Confused? The FarrCast is here to help!

Michael Farr begins with a quick …

Bonus Edition: "We're Not Going to Find Out Until We Get There"

May 21st, 2020


On the May 20 episode of The FarrCast, Michael Farr and Dr. Jeffrey Lacker continued their conversation after the show wrapped, and we kept the tape …

A Collision Course

May 20th, 2020


The United States is beginning to re-open as the spread of the pandemic slows. Michael Farr welcomes guests Dan Mahaffee and Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Dr. Jeffrey Lacker. The markets, …

Don't Let Logic Fool You About the Outcome

May 13th, 2020


The US economy inches towards a reopening. It's another great FarrCast this week to help you separate the signal from the noise.

Michael begins with a look at the markets -- we are closing in on 10% of all time highs, …

I'm Just Grateful to Have the Glass

May 6th, 2020


The country begins to struggle with The Great Restart, and The FarrCast is here with experts and insiders to give you a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities we face.

This week, Michael welcomes back …

Schroedinger's Congress

April 29th, 2020


Plans are being made to restart the economy, but the markets are already well ahead. Are markets getting ahead of themselves? Michael Farr discusses the threats yet to be defined. Dan Mahaffee joins for a look at the …

Did I Miss a Few Trillion in There?

April 22nd, 2020


More disconnects and dislocations are appearing in the markets -- but The FarrCast is here to help you find your way through!

Michael Farr gives his thoughts on where we are in the public health crisis, and what the …

I Never Thought My Introversion Would Save Lives

April 15th, 2020


Markets continue to climb off the lows, now back within 15% of the record highs. Yet, forecasts are for 30-40% drops in GDP -- one of these numbers is out of place.  Michael Farr takes a look at the markets and where he …

We Have to Be Firm

April 8th, 2020


The curve is flattening: this might not be the beginning of the end for the pandemic saga, but may be the end of the beginning.

On this week's FarrCast Michael Farr welcomes Steve Weiss for a look at investing through, …

Not a Grain, But a Great Wall of Salt

April 1st, 2020


These are difficult times and what we don't know, it's clear, is more than we do know. But on The FarrCast we are here to shed a little more insight, …

Don't Bet Against America

March 25th, 2020


We take a wider look on the FarrCast this week on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael welcomes experts Dr. Nancy Aburto, reporting from Rome as Italy enters its third week of lockdown, and Judy Kunisch of Yale …

Not Without Consequences

March 18th, 2020


Mark Hamrick, one of the most experienced financial journalists in the country joins us this week. For all of the ups and down he and Michael Farr have seen over the years, from the crash of 1987 to the Great Recession …

Wrap Yourself in Chaos & Wait for the Fog to Clear

March 12th, 2020


US markets have officially entered a bear market, and Michael Farr is with you on the FarrCast to help you navigate through it.

This week, Michael talks about the importance of looking through the numbers and coping …

Air Cover for Normalcy

March 4th, 2020


Markets swoon! Coronavirus spreads! Fed slashes rates! Ten-year note yields fall below one-percent!

In times of uncertainty, knowledge is the best weapon, and we have an information packed FarrCast for you this week.

This Is Not a Time to Be a Hero

February 26th, 2020


The US markets suffer their worst two day loss in five years and The FarrCast is here to help you make sense of it!

Michael Farr talks about the broader economic implications of the coronavirus epidemic.  The market is …

Leopards Don't Have Stripes

February 12th, 2020


Markets are at all time highs and no one seems worried. That worries Michael Farr. He shares the potential headwinds he's seeing, but while the music is playing, we keep dancing (but stay close to your chair!)
Dan …

Are Markets Scared of Nothing?

February 5th, 2020


Coronavirus, economic slowdown of the world's second largest economy, disruptions in the bond markets, political chaos, Brexit, impeachment . . . and …

A Three Airplane Week Isn't Too Bad

January 29th, 2020


And airplanes are in the headlines today, as air travel to and from China is being cut. Michael says while the markets may have shaken off the first of the Coronavirus jitters, there is more to the story to come. Dan …

I'm Accustomed to Turmoil

January 23rd, 2020


And on the FarrCast we help navigate the turmoil for you!

This week Coronavirus is in the news and Asian markets are shaky. Michael begins with guest Dr. Nadia Eltaki, Director of Clinical Operation of the Emergency …

The Ides of January Are Upon Us

January 15th, 2020


. . . and for all of the risks out there -- the economy and markets are pretty good.

This week Michael welcomes Jim Iuorio to talk markets to explain …

Iran Threat; Suleimani's Death Explained

January 6th, 2020


It's an interesting start to the New Year in geo-politics -- and the markets are jittery.  What comes next in Iran? And what does it mean for the …

The Year End All-Star Review!

December 26th, 2019


The US markets have posted a stellar year, and on the FarrCast we have had a stellar lineup of guests. We've talked to some of our top guests to get their thoughts on 2020. No one can know the future -- but these are …

Michael Farr's Top Ten for 2020!

December 21st, 2019


In the first of our year-end specials, Michael Farr shares with you his Top Ten for 2020!

Each year, Michael selects a list of stocks that he …

The Virtues of Slow & Steady -- Martin Barnes of BCA Research

December 13th, 2019


Enjoy this segment of The FarrCast recorded December 10, 2019. Martin Barnes joins Michael Farr and discusses the economic outlook for 2020. There is a reason Martin is considered one of the people that make modern …

As We Get Older, It Gets Harder to Run Fast

December 12th, 2019


This week, we welcome the great Martin Barnes, Chief Economist from BCA Research. Martin is absolutely one of the go-to experts on the economy and …

It's What's Called a 'Win-Win' (Not Something We Hear Much About in this Town Anymore . . .)

December 5th, 2019


But you're always a winner when you listen to The FarrCast!

It's a great show today with special guest Chief Economist from Wells Fargo, Dr. Jay Bryson. Jay is one of the smartest people in the investment industry and …

Is It Lucy and the Football Again?

November 20th, 2019


We are coming close to the end of the year and the markets inch upwards into record territory. Michael talks about risk -- and how complacency can …

Well, It's Good Theater Anyway

November 13th, 2019


Markets at new highs, bi-partisan co-operation at new lows, and The FarrCast is here to help make sense of it all!

Join Michael Farr and guests Dan Mahaffee from the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress …

Easy Money Makes a Comeback! Bouroudjian Sees Explosive Growth Beyond the Current Highs

November 6th, 2019


The markets are climbing a wall of worry and Michael Farr talks to the experts' experts on the path from here.

Jim Iuorio says the cash on the …

FarrCast Update -- Uncle Jay Says This Is the LAST Piece of Candy

October 31st, 2019


Washington woke up groggy and late this morning but we promised a reaction to the Fed and the FarrCast delivers! (Even if our scheduled guest emailed …

A Bi-Partisan Marshmallow Failure

October 30th, 2019


Markets reached all-time highs this week but there is still cash on the sidelines. The initial GDP read for the third quarter was released this morning and it's a little better than feared. Meanwhile the investing world …

Is It Brexit Yet?

October 23rd, 2019


There is a Brexit deal -- but does that really mean anything? Dan Mahaffee joins to talk about some of the economic implications of the move forward (or back) of the UK's divorce from the EU.  

What does it mean to be a …

Getting All Dolled Up

October 15th, 2019


It's the beginning of earnings season and Michael Farr welcomes Kenny Polcari to talk about what the market sentiment is, and how the investor needs …

Be Careful for Landsharks

October 8th, 2019


Turmoil in Washington, gyrations in the market, and uncertainty in world -- the FarrCast is here to make some sense of it all!

Michael Farr welcomes …

Where Did I Leave My Pitchfork?

October 1st, 2019


The end of the quarter sees the markets end up about where they've started -- but the truth is we've had a pretty good year in nine months. Consumer …

Was There Anything in the News This Week?

September 25th, 2019


Boy was there!

Michael Farr talks with Dan Mahaffee to break down the President's approach to Ukraine, the opening of impeachment hearings, and the …

Looking Behind When They Should Be Looking Ahead

September 17th, 2019


Lots of nervousness in the news: Strike at GM, attacks in Saudi Arabia, Fed meeting starting, all the while Brexit and China trade still loom.

Don't be nervous -- listen to The FarrCast!

In this week's podcast, Michael …

Are We There Yet?

September 10th, 2019


The FarrCast is back for Season Three!

Michael tells us a story of what happened over the summer, and where the markets stand. Dan Mahaffee and Les Munson join for a look at Washington and The World, and what may be …

Markets in Turmoil -- Investors Shouldn't Be

August 7th, 2019


The markets are moving through a summer swoon, and Michael shares his thoughts on what investors should do.  And most importantly -- shouldn't do.

FarrFlash -- Your Summer Update from The FarrCast

July 19th, 2019


It may be our summer hiatus, but we are bringing you weekly updates from Wall Street, Washington, and The World.  Join Michael Farr as he gives his insight into this week's markets movements.  We've backed down from the …

This Isn’t Going to Turn into Groundhog Day Is It?

July 2nd, 2019


It’s a holiday week, but there’s too much going on for the FarrCast to start our summer break just yet! Michael starts with a discussion on the …

Stephanie Link/TIAA: No Recession in Sight; Ned Davis: Don't Make the BIG Mistake

June 26th, 2019


Michael welcomes back Stephanie Link to the FarrCast. She reminds us, you can't get obsessed with the day to day and as a long term investor you have to look at the underlying health of the economy. Interest rates are …

The Fed’s Wrong, No China Deal, and Stupid Healthcare Expenses

June 19th, 2019


We’ve got another new FarrCast for you tonight! The markets surged today and we are within 1% of all-time highs. The situation is so desperate that the markets need the Fed to step in to prop the markets up. Well, that …

Powell Is Playing for the Record Books Now

June 12th, 2019


The markets roared up this week, but Michael is worried the markets might be a little too ebullient and has talked itself into thinking a Fed cut is …

It’s Like Caddyshack for the Markets

June 5th, 2019


It’s been a tumultuous week on Wall Street, Washington, and in the World, and the FarrCast is here to try and bring a little insight. We begin with …

Maximum Impact, Minimum Ouch

May 29th, 2019


It’s another great FarrCast this week, and Michael kicks it off with Kenny Polcari. Kenny says investors should be worried, but be aware – the …

I Think I'd Be Crying Before the First Daily Double

May 22nd, 2019


Welcome to the FarrCast! Markets moved down! Markets moved up! Well, that's what markets do -- Michael reminds that it's buy low, not sell low, that's the idea. The economy, and the markets, are ok, not great, …

Art of the Deal Translated into Mandarin

May 15th, 2019


It’s a new FarrCast and the markets are swinging back and forth. Volatility is with us and it can be frightening, but Michael reminds us – sell high, …

Wow We Got a Lot of Metaphors This Week

May 8th, 2019


Jim Iuorio says the pullback is real -- but it's not awful. A shakeout isn't necessarily a bad thing because it exposes weaknesses in the system, and …

Plagiarism Now Seems Kind of Quaint

May 1st, 2019


It's another great FarrCast this week and we kick it off with the return of Kenny Polcari! Markets are drifting upwards. Kenny says a lot of good …

Trees Don’t Always Grow to the Sky

April 24th, 2019


Markets made new highs today and The FarrCast welcomes special guest, Chief Economist from Wells Fargo, Jay Bryson. 

We start with an expert trader Steve Weiss. In the short term, markets, Steve says, are about …

I'm Worried That I'm Not Worried

April 17th, 2019


We start with market expert Jim Iuorio calling in from the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  After all of the hand-wringing, the markets are moving higher, and now closing in on the all time highs. Jim says he …

Special: Innovation in China (and Coffee and Joy!)

April 10th, 2019


It’s a special FarrCast. On this week’s regular show, guest Chris Campbell from Yum Brands China shared some of the details of doing business in …

Ten Year Money Sometimes Forgets It’s Ten Year Money

April 10th, 2019


First up on tonight’s FarrCast it’s Josh Brown from CNBC and Ritholz Wealth Management. Josh and Michael talk about where every investment …

You Don't Learn Much from the Second Kick of the Mule

April 3rd, 2019


In the past, the yield curve inversion has been a pretty good indicator of a recession. Jim Iuorio joins and explains, technically (but simply) why this time is different. Jim says there isn't much to be scared about -- …

The President Might Not Drink But He’s Enjoying Mueller Time

March 27th, 2019


It’s the FarrCast: Washington, Wall Street and the World!

We start on Wall Street as Michael welcomes back Stephanie Link. The markets have twisted and turned as the yield curve has flattened, but Stephanie says it’s no …

It's Easy to Yell at a Panda

March 21st, 2019


Welcome to another great FarrCast! Michael welcomes back Kenny Polcari. It's been a pretty good year so far, but he expects a little sideways …

Calling It Dog's Breakfast Is an Insult to What I Feed My Dog

March 13th, 2019


Michael welcomes Jack Bouroudjian, legendary trader and economist from UCX in Chicago. When Jack was last with us, it was just before the market …

Are We Just a Ball of Yarn and They're a Large Cat?

March 6th, 2019


Jim Iuorio joins in with a check in on the markets. Listeners to the FarrCast know that when the markets bounced on Christmas Eve, there would be a …

Making His Own Headwinds

February 28th, 2019


With the Federal Reserve at the top of the headlines this week, we have a special FarrCast beginning with special guest Dr. Jeffrey Lacker, former President of the Richmond Federal Reserve, now Distinguished Professor …

Here’s My LeBron Moment

February 20th, 2019


Snow is coming to DC and Michael is back in studio to bring you another great FarrCast!

Kenny Polcari calls in from his new gig, and says the markets …

We've Had a Pretty Good Year in the Last Month

February 13th, 2019


It's a new FarrCast! The markets are up 17% off the Christmas lows. Will the rally continue? As we hit the next significant resistance level, Michael …

The State of the State of the Union

February 7th, 2019


The FarrCast is back and thawed out after a week in deep freeze! Michael welcomes Jim Iuorio to talk on the markets: we’ve seen a 16% rise since the Christmas Eve lows. Jim says there has been a lot of good news and we …

Well It Feels Like a Millennia

January 23rd, 2019


On tonight's FarrCast, Michael welcomes back Stephanie Link. She is one of the leading minds, and leading voices on Wall Street and she share her …

Peering into the Corner of the Attic

January 16th, 2019


It's a snowy FarrCast! 2019 is off to a good start in the markets -- there's plenty to make up from the dive at the end of 2018. Michael reviews the markets as they've found their footing. Things aren't great -- but …

Pulling Down the Wallpaper

January 11th, 2019


It's a New Year and it's a new FarrCast! We start with Jim Iuorio from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. There are a ton of moving parts, Jim says, and he breaks down why the markets broke down in December, and what they …

It's a special Year End FarrCast!

December 31st, 2018


Every year, Michael picks his top ten. This year, there are bargains to be had after the markets have tumbled. What are the prospects in a market …

Dovish Bubble Wrap

December 18th, 2018


Three trading days until Christmas and Santa Claus and his rally are nowhere to be seen. We welcome Jim Iuorio from the CME to talk about the markets. It's an uncertain time, and Jim says the getting tomorrow's Fed …

Shutdown Light

December 12th, 2018


Eventful. Well, that's one way to put it. Jim Iuorio joins us from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and gives us the technical take. It's not voodoo: …

Will Xi or Won't Xi?

December 5th, 2018


The market dropped 800! Don't panic -- listen to the FarrCast! Jim Iuorio joins us, and he's not worried about the yield curve, maybe a little about trade. The markets are behaving like markets do -- and sometimes they …

East German Swimmers & The Fed

November 28th, 2018


We hope you had a great Thanksgiving! The FarrCast is back and the markets seem to be settling down. Michael welcomes Kenny Polcari who says the …

We're Followed By All of the Finest Treasury Secretaries

November 21st, 2018


Remember when interest rates spiked upwards? Well, the markets are still trying to find to stability. Kenny Polcari told us that we have to test the …

What We Learned from TV Re-Runs

November 14th, 2018


t's another wild week in the markets! Jim Iuorio joins Michael and reminds us -- you can lose money in the markets, and when we forget that the markets slap us in the face. You can't just shovel money into the market …

TINA Is in the ICU

November 9th, 2018


It's the election FarrCast! Kenny Polcari calls in from the floor on the New York Stock Exchange. The markets had a big relief rally on Wednesday: …

The Market Soared! (But Hold On)

October 31st, 2018


The market soared! Well, Kenny Polcari says hold on -- the Dow was up 400 points (and 250 of that in the last hour and a half today!) but we are …

Ganges, Potomac, and L'Etat C'est Moi (Oh My)

October 16th, 2018


Welcome to the FarrCast! As always we start with the markets, and what a difference a week makes. The Dow ricocheted 500 points -- Kenny Polcari …

Running To, and Running Away . . .

October 10th, 2018


Markets are waffled as yield surged. Kenny Polcari joins us tonight and tells us why there is no reason to panic, and what to look for as earnings …

Markets Underestimate the Fed, Kavanaugh Goes, Rosenstein Stays

September 25th, 2018


Wow, what a week! What will we talk about? We start with the markets and Jim Iuorio -- there has been a lot of talk about a bull market, but Jim …

So You're Saying It's Coercion

September 18th, 2018


Michael opens tonight's show with an explanation of financial discipline -- investors talk about it, but what does it mean? How does rebalancing help manage your risk? Michael brings on bond expert Andy Mathes …

Pulling a Circus Tent Over the Swamp

September 12th, 2018


When the S&P 500 set a new high on October 21, Kenny Polcari was the FarrCast saying he'd like the markets trade sideways for a bit AND he …

Playing Chess on Three Boards

August 29th, 2018


It's the Chicago FarrCast! Jim Iuorio joins us from Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The markets had an excuse this week to back off with a little hint of wage inflation (remember February when a hint sent the market into a …

Pleas, Convictions, and new Market Highs!

August 21st, 2018


The FarrCast is back! People are coming back from vacation, and juries are returning with verdicts. Michael welcomes back the great Kenny Polcari to …

Republicans Hate Us... Democrats Hate Us... We Must Be Doing Something Right!

July 24th, 2018


Jim Iuorio joins us from the floor of the Chicago Exchange to talk earnings and blue skies ahead. Dan Mahaffee discusses Iran, Russia and more tax cuts. It's hot in D.C. and it's hot on The FarrCast! Please Listen!

I'm Getting T-Shirts Made

July 17th, 2018


It's a slow, languid summer week. The President met a few world leaders and held a press conference that got a little coverage, but there wasn't much . . .

Oh who are we kidding? There is enough material for four shows …

You Can Lose a Finger

July 11th, 2018


Tariffs blows have been traded and DOOM is upon us. Well, maybe not -- the markets are adapting to the President's totally unprecedented style. Jim Iuorio joins us from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and tells why the …

My Mom Would Be Really Excited

July 3rd, 2018


It's the holiday week edition of FarrCast! Kenny Polcari calls in from the floor of the NYSE and tells us how the markets are distorted by the low …

Freshman says the House will shift in November

June 25th, 2018


It's another great FarrCast! The markets dive -- should Fred & Ethel be worried about their retirement accounts? All of the experts agree.

The Dow …

From Bombast to Photo Ops - Jaw Jaw is better than War War

June 19th, 2018


Michael opens the show as he always does by checking in with Kenny Polcari to talk about the volatile day on Wall Street and the surprising news …

A Special Place in Hell (And Kenny Gets Bleeped)

June 13th, 2018


The market was a big dud -- on the N. Korea news, and Kenny explains why the markets don't react too much to geo-political shifts. But later this …

He Was Just Trying to Get Concert Tickets

June 5th, 2018


Jim Iuorio joins Michael to talk markets -- he's bullish, but he's not euphoric. He tells us why he's optimistic -- and he shares what worries him as …

Things Went a Little Pear Shaped

May 29th, 2018


Welcome to the FarrCast! It has been a big start to the week, and Kenny Polcari joins Michael to talk about the 400 point drop on the Dow and the …

This Sounds Like a Third Grade Spat

May 22nd, 2018


It's another great FarrCast! Michael welcomes Jim Iuorio from Chicago Mercantile Exchange to talk markets. Are the markets worried about trade? Maybe a little-- but the big story is interest rates. Does the economy have …

I Was Told There Would Be No Math

May 16th, 2018


Kenny Polcari on the markets -- we've broken resistance, what next? Clayton Allen gives us a deep dive into NAFTA, Iran, and international trade. Dan …

Much Older Than I Am of Course

May 9th, 2018


The markets have bounced!  Kenny Polcari tells us where the next level of resistance is -- and where the market goes if resistance breaks. Michael …

The devil's in the details

May 1st, 2018


Big moves in the market! But Kenny Polcari tells us why the move down wasn't anything to sweat -- and why the bounce up might not go very high. Matt …

It's a rollercoaster ride (The Birthday Show)

April 24th, 2018


Treasuries cross 3%! Dow tumbles 450 points! Caterpillar raises the spectre of "peak earnings." Is it panic on Wall Street? Kenny Polcari joins us to …

Love, Tom

April 17th, 2018


Are the markets starting to break out? What signal do investors need to listen to through the noise? Mike Pompeo is the new sheriff in town, find out why! It's the FarrCast! Tune and in and get the inside information.

Saturday Night Massacre??

April 10th, 2018


Markets Rally! Trade Talks Progress! But if the rumor you'll hear tonight on the FarrCast is true -- EVERYTHING is about to change.

The FarrCast is back! And it's an interesting week to be back. Our special guest is the …

Stormy Weather (and then some Sunshine)

March 26th, 2018


The Markets had their worst week in years, then a powerful rally, and the bluster from Washington increases.

But the bluster seems to have produced …

The Legal Side of Washington

March 20th, 2018


Welcome to the FarrCast! Today we talk the legal side of Washington.

Legal issues take up more and more air out of the news cycle, and could …

Episode 22

March 14th, 2018


It's a special National Security Edition of the FarrCast!

This week Michael welcomes Lt. Gen. Daniel Christman, USArmy (Ret.) as his special guest. General Christman began his military career graduating first in the …

Episode 21

March 7th, 2018


Washington is rocked as Gary Cohn resigns! Will markets shudder too?

Tariff arguments are pitting the GOP against itself! How will it affect companies and workers on the factory floor?

There is a lot to move the markets. …

Episode 20

February 28th, 2018


Jerome Powell has his first biannual testimony on the Hill, and here on the FarrCast we have a fantastic guest to guide us through -- former Federal …

Episode 19

February 21st, 2018


It's another week and another fabulous FarrCast. On the FarrCast, we believe that emotion is the enemy of the long term investor, and it has been an …

Episode 18

February 14th, 2018


It's been a wild week in the markets, but tune in to the FarrCast, and it all makes sense! Michael and regular Kenny Polcari help discern the signal …

Episode 17

February 8th, 2018


The Dow is down over 1000 for the second time in a week - what does it mean for you? Michael talks about that with Kenny Polcari, as well as what we …

Episode 16

February 3rd, 2018


On this special edition of the FarrCast, Michael talks about the bad week that Wall Street just had, what this correction means, and what to expect in the markets next week.

Episode 15

January 31st, 2018


Welcome to FarrCast! The markets moved down, but there wasn't panic. Kenny Polcari joins Michael and talks about the variables that are playing on …

Episode 14

January 24th, 2018


It's another great episode of the FarrCast! Michael is joined by The Washington Post's Thomas Heath for this week's show and we get to the nuts and …

FarrCast Episode 13

January 19th, 2018


Volatility has returned to the markets, the dollar is getting weaker, and commodities are getting stronger. Michael and Kenny Polcari talk about what …

FarrCast Episode 12

January 11th, 2018


It's the beginning of the year, and the markets are melting up. Michael and regular Kenny Polcari discuss how the fundamentals and the technicals …

FarrCast Episode 11

January 4th, 2018


It's a New Year, is it a new market? Not yet -- the bull is still stampeding. On the latest FarrCast episode, Michael and Kenny talk about the …

FarrCast Episode 10

December 26th, 2017


Michael Farr wishes everyone Happy Holidays and presents his top ten stock picks for 2018 - stocks he believs in so much, that he himself will be …

FarrCast Episode 9

December 20th, 2017


On this week’s Farrcast...

Kenny Polcari explains the rotation to value, the stupid Apple call, and why he expects a correction in Q1.

Matt …

FarrCast Episode 8

December 13th, 2017


Another great episode of The FarrCast this week. Michael talks with Kenny Polcari about the recent market rotations, valuations, expectations, …

FarrCast Episode 7

December 6th, 2017


We are back from Thanksgiving and what a week in Washington! Tax reform continues to make its way towards some sort of legislation, and the markets …

FarrCast Episode 6

November 15th, 2017


On this week’s FarrCast we are again touching third rails of American politics. This week we talk about trade. What’s wrong with protectionism? Our …

Episode 5

November 10th, 2017


On this week's FarrCast, Michael explains the yield curve, and Kenny tells us why the markets might not be as robust as the indexes might make you think. Kenny stays on for the second segment as Michael welcomes guest …

FarrCast Episode 4

November 1st, 2017


This week’s FarrCast is packed with information affecting the markets today (and tomorrow!)

Big news out of Washington this week as the the Mueller …

FarrCast Episode 3

October 25th, 2017


This week on The FarrCast markets, doom, wealth gap, taxes, and more about the markets. 30th years after the 1987 crash, Michael, Doug Kass, and …

FarrCast Episode 2

October 10th, 2017


This week's FarrCast opens with a discussion with Michael Vogelzang, Chief Investment Officer of Boston Advisors, LLC, an investment firm with over $5 billion in assets under management. Michael and Michael talk about …

The FarrCast Episode 1

October 5th, 2017


In his debut show, Michael begins by talking to Kenny Polcari - the Managing Director at O'Neil Securities Inc - about the latest market trends, and …

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