Charlie’s month-end reading list

Kick off the summer season with another batch of timely articles circulating at Fort Pitt: The first piece, "Napolitano: The GOP didn't touch the core of Obamacare," is a Mises Institute piece by reporter Ryan McMaken that summarizes Judge Napolitano’s impression of the GOP’s repeal of Obamacare. Napolitano believes that…

The “MAGA” saga

The defining slogan of Donald Trump’s 2016 Presidential campaign was “Make America Great Again” (MAGA).  Presumably he won the election because millions of discouraged voters, particularly those in the Rust Belt, bought into the idea that Mr. Trump could deliver on his MAGA promise. But can he? Does he have…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

We did some spring cleaning and found a few interesting articles floating around. Check out our favorites below: The first piece, "Restoring sight to over 4M people," is a CBS article that discusses the important work of two internationally renowned eye surgeons. Drs. Sanduk Ruit and Geoff Tabin have worked…

Tip of the month: What to know about robo advisors

Skim any financial services news outlet and you’ll find coverage regarding “robo” advisors. Technology obviously plays an ever-greater role in virtually every industry, and financial services is no different. Investopedia defines robo advisors as “online wealth management services that provide automated, algorithm-based portfolio management advice without the use of human financial planners.” At Fort Pitt,…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

It's time again to check out some of the articles we’re reading at Fort Pitt. Here are our favorites from various publications: The first piece, "ObamaCare 2.0" by Wall Street Journal reporter Holman Jenkins, examines the failure of the Affordable Care Act, as well as the (recently rejected) Republican alternative.…

Trump takes over

On January 20, Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States, and we’re all wondering what “The World According to Trump” will look like. Given his penchant for late-night Twitter eruptions and policy head fakes, no one knows if the President-elect is serious about bringing fundamental change…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

It’s time to share some new and interesting articles circulating at Fort Pitt. Check out some of our favorites: The first piece, "How we'll know if Trump is making America great again" by Bloomberg reporter Scott Lanman highlights key indicators for evaluating Donald Trump’s economic stewardship. The author puts low…

Trump’s first 100 days

On January 20, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th president of the United States, and we’re all wondering what “The World According to Trump” will look like. Given his penchant for late-night Twitter eruptions and policy head fakes, no one knows if the President-elect is serious about bringing fundamental…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Setting aside some time to scan the latest happenings in the financial realm makes for a good New Year’s resolution! Here are some interesting articles circulating at Fort Pitt: The first piece, “The EPA will likely conclude fracking doesn’t affect drinking water” by reporter Merrill Matthews at The Hill highlights…