Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are a few of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital Group: The first piece, “Nuclear power subsidies inch forward in Pennsylvania as natural gas industry digs in” is from the Natural Gas Index’s daily news. The article describes a group of Pennsylvania lawmakers advocating taxpayer subsidies…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital Group: The first article, “China’s manufacturing powerhouse Guangdong suspends PMI data release as numbers slide,” is from U.S. News & World Report. A Chinese export hub, Guangdong, has stopped publishing monthly economic data at the “request” of…

Holiday gift giving alternatives

Although the holiday season is supposed to be a relaxing and memorable time spent with family and loved ones, many people often feel pressured to find the perfect gift. Grandparents and parents in particular may find it difficult to get gifts that younger family members really want and will find…

Do millennials need a prenup?

Before tying the knot, it’s important to talk about money and goals with your significant other -- it’s something we’ve discussed before on Ramparts. Getting each person on the same page is essential for a harmonious financial future together. Increasingly, part of that discussion for millennials includes prenuptial agreements (prenup).…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital: The first piece, “We Wanted Safer Banks. We Got More Inequality” in Bloomberg, discusses how stricter regulations and the Fed have hurt the middle class. The article highlights scholar Karen Petrou and her theory that after the…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital: The first piece, “Inside Facebook’s Election ‘War Room’” in The New York Times, discusses Facebook’s attempt to protect elections from hackers and “fake news”. A newly-built dashboard is set to spot and track unusual activity on the…