Quotes and Mentions

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Read Michael’s quotes in stories from top national (and international) newspapers and periodicals.

  • Upbeat news on a possible coronavirus treatment powers U.S. stocks, lifting Dow more than 500 points

    “The markets are rising based on near-term good news from the Federal Reserve and on the promise of treatment options and a vaccine,” said Michael Farr, presid…

    Apr 29, 2020Washington Post
  • Dow enters bear market after coronavirus declared pandemic

    “Bear markets are ugly,” said Michael Farr, president of investment firm Farr, Miller & Washington. “They’re painful and they all last too long. Sadly, it …

    Mar 12, 2020Washington Post
  • Experts see booming 2020 economy, looming concerns

    Despite the 2017 federal tax cut and large spending bill, there wasn’t a multiplier effect, Farr added. “If you spent a trillion or so dollars, you probably wa…

    Feb 12, 2020Delaware Business Times
  • Dow rebounds as coronavirus fears send Chinese markets, oil plunging

    Farr was less optimistic. On Sunday, China’s central bank said it would inject 1.2 trillion yuan, or roughly $173 billion, worth of liquidity into the markets …

    Feb 3, 2020Washington Post
  • Early Reports of U.S. Coronavirus Cases Haven’t Affected Consumer Sentiment Yet

    “History shows us that, with very few exceptions, the market impact of an epidemic event are transient, and even the hardest hit stocks recover within one year…

    Jan 29, 2020Morning Consult
  • Coronavirus fears and the markets: Here’s why investors probably shouldn’t panic

    “There will be meaningful impacts on airlines, casinos, and services that have exposure in China,” says Michael Farr, president & CEO at investing firm Far…

    Jan 28, 2020Bankrate
  • Coronavirus Tests Market’s Faith in Global Economy

    “I don’t think markets anticipated how contagious this disease has proven to be and how quickly it’s spreading,” said Michael Farr, president and chief executi…

    Jan 28, 2020The Wall Street Journal
  • U.S. stock markets close sharply lower amid fears about spreading coronavirus

    Separate from the public health concerns, the economic impact of coronavirus “will be significant,” wrote Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washing…

    Jan 27, 2020Washington Post
  • Stocks rebound after Trump addresses nation on tensions with Iran

    The president’s statement calmed investors, and stocks took off. “Iran responded. No lives were lost. America is back to business. Next?” said Michael Farr, pr…

    Jan 8, 2020Washington Post