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

Qorvo Inc (QRVO) Stock Prone to Air Pockets But Worth the Wait

Feb. 17, 2017, 12:41 pm EST – The ride for QRVO stock has generally been upward, and it's not too late for interested investors to get into Qorvo. More 

The Battle of the Toy Makers: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) vs. Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

Feb. 10, 2017, 4:18 pm EST – Mattel (MAT) shares have nosedived this year, while Hasbro (HAS) has benefited from Disney's (DIS) princess lineup. But is MAT stock a steal right now? More 

Here’s Why I Still Like Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stock

Feb. 3, 2017, 7:02 am EST – While Chevron (CVX) closed the day of its report down 2.4% and has continued drifting since, I still like CVX stock as a longer-term investment. More 

Invest in Consumer Spending With MarineMax Inc (HZO) Stock

Feb. 1, 2017, 6:23 am EST – We're seeing an increase in spending as people buy what makes them happy. Make sure your portfolio is healthy with MarineMax (HZO) stock. More 

Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (ICPT) Stock Could Be Biotech’s Grand Slam

Jan. 24, 2017, 5:44 am EST – Markets have meandered this year, but don’t think there aren’t opportunities, especially in biotech. Consider Intercept Pharma (ICPT) stock. More 

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