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  • Dow jumps 367 points as Wall Street looks past election uncertainty

    Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington, said the post-election rally mirrors what happened in 2016, when investors reckoned with an unexpected re…

    Nov 4, 2020Washington Post
  • Dow caps volatile October with worst weekly finish since March

    If Biden wins, Farr suspects that a rescue package would not arrive until after the inauguration but that it would be “a big one.” If Trump wins, he said, Cong…

    Oct 30, 2020Washington Post
  • Wall Street Week Ahead: Big tech nervousness prompts calls to diversify

    It might be a good idea to trim some tech exposure if the position has gotten too overweighted, but the sector’s gains are largely being driven by fundamentals…

    Oct 16, 2020Reuters News Wire
  • Survey: Just 22% of experts see the stock market outperforming over next 5 years

    “Starting valuations, which are a very good predictor of future returns, are still very high,” says Michael K. Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington, LL…

    Oct 15, 2020Bankrate
  • Dow soars 465 points as Trump news, stimulus talks power U.S. stocks

    As news headlines change and more "October Surprises" emerge, sharp moves in the markets should be expected, said Michael Farr, president of wealth management …

    Oct 8, 2020Washington Post
  • Stocks cut losses after broad sell-off; Dow slides more than 500 points

    Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington, said a coronavirus resurgence in Europe has the United Kingdom considering another shutdown, triggeri…

    Sep 21, 2020Washington Post
  • U.S. stocks nosedive as tech saps rally; Dow slides more than 800 points

    Michael Farr, president of wealth management firm Farr, Miller & Washington, said that in a normal market, investors could expect a 10 to 15 percent declin…

    Sep 3, 2020Washington Post
  • Rising stock market would be in the red without a handful of familiar names

    “The dependence on such a small number of megacap stocks is not a healthy sign for the markets or the economy at large,” said Michael Farr, chief executive of …

    Aug 19, 2020Washington Post
  • Op-Ed: The next stimulus should be spent on job training and rebuilding a better American economy

    The Fed is now encouraging additional government spending to stave off a deeper recession.  Congress and the White House are bickering over this spending packa…

    Aug 16, 2020CNBC.com