Blog

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital: The first article, “Whirlpool Wanted Washer Tariffs. It Wasn’t Ready for a Trade Showdown” in the Wall Street Journal, discusses the implications of the tariffs on the washing machine industry. Washer and dryer prices have climbed 20…

The art of dodging phone call scams and attacks

Not all cyber criminals are evil geniuses. Many cyber attacks happen with an old-fashioned phone call, mainly because there are fewer security regulations and it’s easier to convey emotion to trick people. The latest newsletter from SANS offers examples on the nature of phone call scams and attacks: https://www.sans.org/sites/default/files/2018-07/201807-OUCH-July-English_0.pdf Here…

Fort Pitt gives back!

Fort Pitt Capital Group strives to support local charitable organizations, something all of us consider an integral and important part of our firm. The following are some of the events and organizations we’ve been a part of over the past few months, either through sponsorships, donations, volunteering, or participation… March…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital: The first article, “Who dominates global steel production & trade?” is from Wolf Street. It discusses the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel, and how the rest of the world fares. Steel production in China has boomed this…

Sectors making a splash this summer

Summer is an interesting season for the stock market because we often see individuals putting their portfolio on the back-burner, opting to instead dedicate their focus on vacation, or spending time with family and friends. When it comes to the market, the number of participants determines how accurate prices are.…