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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 weighed in on whether tech… Continue reading →

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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 don’t work. Automating to compete… Continue reading →

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IBM: We’re staying in, Warren’s staying out

Late last week, I appeared on CNBC “Nightly Business Report” to weigh in on market outlook and to discuss recent financial headlines. The hot topic at the moment was the news surrounding IBM and majority shareholder Warren Buffet selling one-third of his shares. During the appearance, I explained my long-term outlook for the company, and… Continue reading →

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CNBC: Market reaches all-time highs

With the market at all-time highs, I returned to CNBC “Closing Bell” to discuss where investors can find opportunities to buy and sell, given the current rally. During the segment, I offered insight on selling overweight stocks and putting those dollars into “unloved” stocks, such as retail. With the death of the shopping mall, Urban… Continue reading →

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The debate on Apple

I recently returned to CNBC “Closing Bell” to debate the outlook of Apple and whether investors should be bullish or bearish on the stock. During the segment, I offered my short-term insight on the tech giant and explained that the dependency on Apple products can be risky because of the lack of customer loyalty once… Continue reading →

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