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…

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

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…

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.…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

It's time again to check out some of the articles we’re reading at Fort Pitt. Here are our favorites from various publications: The first piece, "ObamaCare 2.0" by Wall Street Journal reporter Holman Jenkins, examines the failure of the Affordable Care Act, as well as the (recently rejected) Republican alternative.…