The Fed’s in waiting mode

With a third of the year over already, much of the market volatility encountered in late 2018 is fading in the rear-view mirror. While the China trade dispute has reemerged recently as a top risk for investors, markets are still generally positive for 2019. Brexit and uncertainty about future Fed…

The “MAGA” saga

The defining slogan of Donald Trump’s 2016 Presidential campaign was “Make America Great Again” (MAGA).  Presumably he won the election because millions of discouraged voters, particularly those in the Rust Belt, bought into the idea that Mr. Trump could deliver on his MAGA promise. But can he? Does he have…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

We hope that everyone is having a great summer! Here are a few favorite reads for the month from all of us at Fort Pitt: “Why all the post-Brexit hysteria?” by Troy Vincent of the Mises Institute examines the commotion surrounding the British exit from the European Union. Vincent concludes…