Charles Payne
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Editor, Smart Investing

Charles Payne has done what every American has always dreamed of doing: He started from scratch and climbed his way to the top. Charles was brought up in a poor, broken family in Harlem, New York, and was bullied nearly every day on his walks to and from school. Today, he has more than 30 years of successful Wall Street experience under his belt and is widely recognized in the media as a well-known financial commentator and thought leader.

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Recent Articles

Donald Trump Is Locked Into Autos and Trade (GM, F)

Jan. 17, 2017, 10:46 am EST – How successful will Donald Trump be in sparking more manufacturing jobs from the likes of General Motors (GM) and Ford (F)? More 

Auto Stocks Have a Lot to Lose Under Trump

Jan. 11, 2017, 12:00 pm EST – The auto industry has a lot to lose if forced to choose between a harsh 35% tax from President-elect Trump or to build only in America. More 

United Rentals, Inc. (URI) May Be Getting Ahead of Itself

Dec. 22, 2016, 11:56 am EST – United Rentals has had a stellar year, but now might not be the best time to take up a position in URI stock. More 

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Stock Is a Perfect Combo of Growth and Income

Dec. 12, 2016, 10:05 am EST – Caterpillar (CAT) has a generous dividend and a bona fide "Trump play." Don't sleep on CAT stock as you make your 2017 stock picks. More 

These Stocks Will Win the Holiday Shopping Season

Dec. 6, 2016, 6:03 am EST – Shoppers came out in droves over the holiday shopping weekend, and I suspect consumer sales, as well as experiences, will pick up. More 

Charles Payne on Biotech: Biogen Inc (BIIB), Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (ICPT)

Nov. 29, 2016, 12:02 pm EST – Biogen (BIIB), Intercept (ICPT) and Gilead Sciences (GILD) are all thought to be among biotech's best-looking stocks right now. Two out of three ain't bad. More 

Investing in the Trump Economy: Coal and Teck Resources Ltd (USA) (TCK)

Nov. 22, 2016, 11:20 am EST – Coal seemed to know Donald Trump was going to win the presidency, and it's one of the areas that may be able to expect more growth. More 

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Stock Has Long-Term Oomph

Nov. 11, 2016, 12:49 pm EST – IBM stock is going strong despite tentative guidance for 2016. And International Business Machines has the long-term power to keep things up. More 

There’s Absolutely No Reason to Buy Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Stock Right Now

Nov. 7, 2016, 10:06 am EST – Starbucks (SBUX) stock is in a slumber, and Howard Schultz is so enamored with technology and politics that he’s taken his eye off the ball. More 

Stay Away From Under Armour Inc’s (UA) Mid-Life Crisis

Nov. 1, 2016, 12:39 pm EST – Under Armour Inc (UA) stock is down just 18% after earnings, and future growth looks tepid. Meanwhile, Kevin Plank is making whiskey. More