Michael Townsend Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Recent articles Market Commentary Washington Watch Will Taxes Rise for the Wealthy? What You Should Know by Michael Townsend April 29, 2021 President Biden has proposed a higher top individual tax rate and changes to the capital gains tax. Both are a long way from becoming law. Market Commentary Washington Watch Five Names for Investors to Know in the New Administration by Michael Townsend January 20, 2021 Their decisions in the coming months could have an impact on the markets and investors. Market Commentary Election 2020 Washington Watch Market Volatility Washington in Turmoil: What Investors Should Know by Michael Townsend January 14, 2021 It has been an extraordinary start to 2021 in the nation’s capital.