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CNBC: Geopolitics and market moves

Yesterday, I returned to CNBC “Closing Bell” to join the market panel and discuss the latest financial headlines. During the segment, we touched on tensions abroad and whether current geopolitical issues are directing investors toward a domestic shift. I also weighed in on some “unloved” stocks, such as Intel and…

Employee Spotlight: Don Fakner

For our latest Employee Spotlight, we spent some time with Don Fakner, who recently joined the Fort Pitt team as an investment operations analyst. In our sit down with Don, we discussed his professional responsibilities, his summer plans and his run in with a group of transient orca whales. What…

A primer on spousal IRAs

Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent or taking some time off work, saving for retirement shouldn’t go by the wayside. In many cases, individuals aren’t aware they’re able to save for retirement when they don’t have earned income. Contributing to an IRA or Roth IRA is a viable option, and a…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital: The first piece, “Why millennials will learn nothing from Facebook’s privacy crisis,” by the New York Post, discusses why millennials aren’t concerned about the Facebook data scandal. Surveys reveal that only 20 percent of millennials are even a little…

Employee Spotlight: Shawna Humbert

For our latest Employee Spotlight, we spent some time with Shawna Humbert, who recently joined the Fort Pitt team as a Client Relationship Specialist. In our sit down with Shawna, we discussed her professional background, how the gym played a part in her working at Fort Pitt, and her favorite…