Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are the latest informative and interesting articles circulating at Fort Pitt: The first article, "2017 deferred interest study: Which retailers use it?" is a WalletHub piece by reporter Alina Comoreanu detailing the lure of deferred interest. As the holiday shopping season approaches, shoppers need to be aware of the specific terms…

CNBC: Q3 earnings outlook

As third quarter earnings kick off, I returned to CNBC “Closing Bell” to discuss specific companies and outlook for different sectors. Overall we are expecting Q3 earnings to surprise moderately to the upside, but anticipate material reductions in guidance going forward, which will result in a drop in 2017 estimates…