Quotes and Mentions

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  • The stock market is ending 2020 at record highs, even as the virus surges and millions go hungry

    “That a pandemic-induced economic shutdown of epic proportion has been digested with stocks ending the year 15 percent higher is mind-blowing," said Michael Fa…

    Dec 31, 2020Washington Post
  • Michael Farr says Tesla is too risky a bet for most investors

    There is no law prohibiting stupidly expensive from becoming moronically expensive. Moreover, speculative companies that actually achieve explosive sales and p…

    Dec 27, 2020CNBC.com
  • Survey: Top market experts say stocks likely to continue bull run in 2021

    “Monetary stimulus has kept the economy alive, but has been ineffective at sparking even a little inflation,” says Michael K. Farr, CEO of Farr, Miller & Washi…

    Dec 22, 2020Bankrate
  • Wall Street wraps up a monster November

    “Industrials and value names have started to climb this year as the market strength continued to broaden in the month of November,” said Michael Farr, presiden…

    Nov 30, 2020Washington Post
  • What a Joe Biden Presidency Will Mean for Markets

    “The markets are telling us that the outcome of the presidential race may be less important than what’s happened with Congress,” said Michael Farr, president o…

    Nov 8, 2020The Wall Street Journal
  • 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
  • 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

    Monetary and fiscal spending have not generated ​significant growth ​over the past decade.  Our current efforts continue to make the same mistakes.

    Aug 17, 2020CNBC.com