Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital Group: The first article, “Farmageddon looms: Only 30% of U.S. corn fields have been planted, 5 year average is 66%”, is from ZeroHedge. Many farmers in America’s heartland have not been able to get their crops in…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital: The first piece, “Why millennials will learn nothing from Facebook’s privacy crisis,” by the New York Post, discusses why millennials aren’t concerned about the Facebook data scandal. Surveys reveal that only 20 percent of millennials are even a little…

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…