Vladimir Ilyich Trump

“The issue of paper money is the worst kind of compulsory loan… It worsens the conditions principally of the workers, of the poorest section of the population.. It is the chief evil in the financial confusion.” —Vladimir Lenin No stranger to institutional thievery, Lenin would have no trouble recognizing the…

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: The first piece, “Turkey’s Crisis exposes the Perils of Strongman Rule” in The New York Times, discusses why an inflationary crisis is especially dangerous in a populist regime run by a “strongman”. According to a 2008 study,…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Setting aside some time to scan the latest happenings in the financial realm makes for a good New Year’s resolution! Here are some interesting articles circulating at Fort Pitt: The first piece, “The EPA will likely conclude fracking doesn’t affect drinking water” by reporter Merrill Matthews at The Hill highlights…