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Charles Payne
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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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Infrastructure Week Opportunities: CAT, VMC, MLM

Jun. 16, 2017, 12:51 pm EDT – CAT, VMC and MLM can be volatile depending on news out of D.C. There will be ups and downs, but I expect them to be strong over time. More 

UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Stock Is a Healthy Buy Even at All-Time Highs

Jun. 9, 2017, 11:57 am EDT – UnitedHealth has a whole lot going for it, and all-time highs aren't enough to make UNH stock a bad investment. More 

Trade of the Day: NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP)

Jun. 9, 2017, 9:10 am EDT – Cloud computing and data storage companies have traded well as a group for more than a year now. More 

Toll Brothers Inc (TOL) Stock Hints at a Strengthening Economy

Jun. 5, 2017, 12:34 pm EDT – The recent strength in Toll Brothers (TOL) portends a resurgence of the U.S. economy, and homebuilders like TOL stock are thriving. More 

5 Restaurant Stocks That Are Fit as a Fiddle

May. 30, 2017, 1:26 pm EDT – America isn't as fond about restaurants as it used to be, but the industry is making a resurgence and these are the restaurant stocks to buy. More 

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Is In for a Pullback

May. 23, 2017, 7:32 am EDT – Amazon (AMZN) has its tentacles in almost everything, but AMZN stock is valued too high and a pullback is overdue. More 

Trade of the Day: FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM)

May. 23, 2017, 7:11 am EDT – FORM hit a high of $14.40 and has pulled back recently, but it’s now setting up for its next leg higher. More 

4 Tech Stock Juggernauts That Are the New ‘Nifty 50’

May. 5, 2017, 12:34 pm EDT – Today's 'Nifty 50' -- Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Alphabet (GOOG) -- is a lot smaller. And they haven't even hit their stride. More 

3 Proxies of the Global Banking Environment

May. 2, 2017, 12:52 pm EDT – These banking stocks (and others) represent the politicization of the global economy, which is humming along! More 

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Are Solid Long-Term Buys

Apr. 20, 2017, 9:49 am EDT – Retail isn't dying, but picks like Amazon (AMZN) and Costco (COST) are sticking out much more clearly than the rest of the pack. More