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

Navistar International Corp Is an Economy-Driven Winner

Jun. 11, 2018, 1:01 pm EDT – Industrials like Navistar have been on a stealth rally as a proxy for the U.S. economy, and NAV stock recently reported earnings. More 

Foot Locker, Inc. Is Another Brick-and-Mortar Retailer Coming Back

Jun. 8, 2018, 8:59 am EDT – After generally strong earnings, the FL stock made a big jump as investors bought in. But Foot Locker doesn't look like it's done yet. More 

Build Your Portfolio With Construction Stocks

May. 24, 2018, 11:29 am EDT – Market bias has recently shifted toward FOMO (or the “fear of missing out”) and away from “fear of losing everything.” But there are still some up-and-down sessions that make it clear that the rally lacks some oomph with the market in between catalysts right now. A lot of the most important economic data is behind... More 

The Upside Remains Huge for Caterpillar Inc.

May. 17, 2018, 7:50 am EDT – While the markets sold CAT stock off in a big way after disappointing commentary from Caterpillar, there's still a lot to like here. More 

Should You Take a Bite Out of Apple Inc. After Earnings?

May. 10, 2018, 7:00 am EDT – AAPL's earnings are a sign of the growth to come, and long-term investors should ignore any short-term naysaying. More 

Ignore the Selloff, Lockheed Martin Corporation Is an Earnings Standout

May. 2, 2018, 11:15 am EDT – LMT stock unfairly -- and unwisely -- fell after a stellar earnings report. Management failed to raise LMT's dividend, triggering a selloff. But investors should buy the dip. More 

A Rare Opportunity in Chip Stocks

Apr. 16, 2018, 12:37 pm EDT – The Facebook data chatter and fears of a trade war with China put the hurt on chip stocks, but that just gave investors a more attractive entry point to this growing sector. More, Inc. Will Face a Reckoning, But Not Today

Apr. 6, 2018, 10:33 am EDT – began the trend that turned America into a nation of shoppers and Trump doesn't like that one bit. But until a real competitor rises up, AMZN stock is a buy for any long-term portfolio. More 

Best Stocks for 2018 Update: The Mosaic Company Is a Great Stock at a Great Price

Apr. 3, 2018, 9:45 am EDT – Mosaic stock had a tough quarter but it now appears to be holding strong. As my Best Stocks 2018 pick, I see MOS stock gaining double-digits over the next 18 months. More 

If You Sold Caterpillar Inc., You Made a Huge Mistake!

Mar. 23, 2018, 12:28 pm EDT – While 2018 hasn't been as good for Caterpillar stock as 2017 was, there's plenty of upside for CAT lurking in the wings. More