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Restoring Our American Dream provides a blueprint for a future that reasserts America’s leadership position in the increasingly complex world of intertwined global economies…and at home.
Skeptical of Rally and Fiscal Farce MarketWatch
The rally on Wall Street might not last, according to Michael K. Farr of Farr, Miller and Washington. He tells Joan Doniger prospects for earnings have gotten worse as a result of the deal Congress reached.
Michael K. Farr
Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC.
Michael K. Farr is President and majority owner of Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee and is responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of the firm. Prior to starting FM&W, he was a Principal with Alex Brown & Sons.
April 3, 2013, By Michael K. Farr
In last week's Market Commentary, we suggested that investors have become emboldened to own stocks based on improving economic data as well as the implied safety net of the Fed's quantitative easing programs.
Farr’s Top Two Defensive Stocks
CNBC’s Fast Money, April 18, 2013
It's time to get defensive, and two companies offer robust opportunities, Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington said Thursday.
Best Long-Term Investing Ideas
CNBC’s Fast Money, May 8, 2013
April 11, 2013, By Michael K. Farr
My partner John Washington likes to say that trends last longer than anyone expects. Well, this week we got more evidence of that. For months and even years now, stocks have been fueled...
Tracking Quarterly Results
April 25, 2013, By Michael K. Farr
We are about half-way through earnings season, so we thought it would be a good time to provide a preliminary evaluation of the results. According to Bloomberg, 235 of the 500 companies in the S&P 500 have already reported results for the first quarter.
Has Gold Lost its Luster?
April 18, 2013, By Michael K. Farr
In times of fear and uncertainty, investors have historically looked to gold as a safe haven. Gold is perceived to be a storm-weathering asset, capable of withstanding both economic crisis and inflation. Accordingly, investors have flocked to gold as a place to park cash since the Great Recession, perceiving it to be a better long-term store of value than many other assets.
Gorging on Apples
May 1, 2013, By Michael K. Farr
The appetite of the fixed income investor is voracious. Apple was the course of the day with the largest issuance of corporate bonds in the history of our republic - $17 billion. The Silicon Valley behemoth served up a smorgasbord of floating and fixed rate debt with maturities ranging from 36 months to 30 years.
Following the Fed
May 8, 2013, By Michael K. Farr
Last week the Federal Reserve reiterated its plans to continue buying bonds at the aggressive pace of $85 billion per month. This was widely expected. However, the Fed also hinted that it could decide to do even more shopping if employment growth and inflation do not meet its targets.
Is stocks’ recent run start of second leg of bull?
USA Today, May 13, 2013, By Adam Shell
NEW YORK -- Has the bull finally delivered a knockout punch to the bear?
The stock market is breaking out, putting old highs and one-time market peaks in the rear-view mirror. The melt-up has powered stock portfolios back...
Financial Strategist Offers Economic Hope, Wins Next Generation Indie Award
A book by a leading financial strategist is an Indie Book Award Finalist for Current Events/Social Change.
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards chose Restoring Our American Dream: The Best Investment by Michael K. Farr as one of the best books of 2013.
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards is the largest not-for-profit book awards program for indie authors and independent publishers. In its sixth year of operation, the Next Generation Indie Book Awards was established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories, for the year, and is presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group (www.IBPPG.com) in cooperation with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency.