Charlie’s month-end reading list

Start the fall season right with the latest from the Fort Pitt reading list: The first piece, "Amazon slashes Whole Foods prices as much as 43 percent, channel checks reveal," is a Zero Hedge article that examines Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods. Amazon has slashed prices on many Whole Foods items…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are a few items for your “back to school” reading list: The first piece, "Baby boomers who refuse to sell are dominating the housing market," is a Bloomberg article by Prashant Gopal that examines the lack of supply in the U.S. housing market. Real estate website Trulia notes that people 55…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are a few articles to add to your end-of-summer reading list: In the first piece, "Reasons emerge for worst chain-restaurant slump since 2009," Wolf Street reporter Wolf Richter examines the traffic decline in chain restaurants. While the overall restaurant business is doing OK, national and regional chains seem to be suffering…