Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital Group: The first article comes from Bloomberg. “Ancient Greece’s Red Flags for Modern China,” explains how the current conflict between the U.S. and China is similar to when Athens challenged Sparta. When an established power is threatened…

Charlie’s month-end reading list

Here are some of the latest topics of interest at Fort Pitt Capital Group: “Escaping Poverty - Not Inequality - Is What Matters,” comes from Mises Institute. The history of economic progress shows that luxuries become necessities over time. Cell phones are a great example of this. The second article,…

Our 2020 vision

Given that the stock market generally discounts events at least 6 months in advance, summer is the time for judging the upcoming market year. Investors are turning their focus to 2020 - particularly prospects for world economies, corporate earnings and interest rates. There are four major economic factors driving market…

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…