CNBC: All about Apple

Yesterday, I returned to CNBC “Closing Bell” to offer my take on major market news. With Apple in the spotlight for its upcoming product launches and innovations, I offered my contrarian viewpoint. While Apple has a great product lineup, with a product that has revolutionary features, the price point indicates…

Bonds: Post crisis evaluation

Reporter Jon Sindreu from the Wall Street Journal recently wrote an article titled, “In the new bond market, bigger is better,” discussing how the bond market has been reshaped by post crisis regulations. I was able to provide commentary regarding the differences in selling a bond prior to the financial…

CNBC: Where tech is going next

This week, I appeared on CNBC “Closing Bell” to discuss the current state of the market and the tech trade. The lows on these large companies are providing investors with the perfect opportunity to “go shopping.” In addition, during my conversation with hosts Kelly Evans and Mike Santoli, I also…

Manufacturing: Growth in the age of automation

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently published an op-ed written by Fort Pitt Chief Investment Officer, Charlie Smith. It examines the economic growth outlook for the U.S. in light of the automation wave. In today’s world, manufacturing competition is strong, so how does the U.S. keep up? Restrictive tariffs and trade barriers…