Passive investing primer

Over the last several years, a debate between “passive” and “active” management has been raging in the investment industry. So far, the passive approach is winning – with the majority of net investment dollars recently flowing into index-oriented mutual funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Passive investing has become so…

2014 mid-year market review

As June marks the mid-point of the year, we thought that it would be the perfect time to take a look back at market movements since January, and review where we expect equities and other asset classes to head in the coming months. While we are optimistic for the second…

Helping you keep what you already have

At Fort Pitt we don’t just place emphasis on growing your assets; we also focus on preserving what you already have. Taking into consideration your needs and risk tolerance, we put together an asset allocation strategy that protects our clients, while making sure they achieve their goals and objectives. [video…

My story: Denny Baish

In our latest “My Story” series, we will introduce readers to the executives at Fort Pitt through brief video vignettes that showcase the team member’s background and what led them to the firm. For Denny Baish, senior investment analyst who joined our team in 2008, it was the client-focus philosophy…

Going Global

In today’s economy, it’s more important than ever for investors to take a global approach to constructing their portfolios. The United States market share of the global equity market has been on the decline and will likely continue to turn down in the coming years. 10 years ago, the U.S.…

Bonds have more fun

Fort Pitt Capital Group has been managing asset-allocation portfolios of mutual funds since our founding in 1995.  We own fund portfolios for many of the same reasons we own individual stocks, including diversity of style, manager and company exposure. We also manage portfolios of funds in order to capture overseas…

 Estate Planning Myths and Tips

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