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GDPR: What is it & how does it affect me?

Recently, GDPR has been making headlines, but what is it? The General Data Protection Regulation is a law developed by the European Union (EU), which went into effect May 25, 2018. Regardless of where an organization is located, the law protects the personal information of all EU residents and requires…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital: The first piece, “The world’s fifth largest economy is about to require solar panels for all new homes,” is from Forbes magazine. California is going to be the first state to require new homes to have solar power installed.…

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…