Charles Payne

Posted July 29, 2014

We are a nation fueled by consumption, so much so that our economy feeds populations all over the world who are dependent on the insatiable appetite of Americans for the good life.

Posted July 26, 2014

Currently our unfunded liabilities are at $47 trillion and by 2030, when the last baby boomers who head off to their golden years, the number could be up to $100 trillion.

Posted July 25, 2014

Right now, for tax purposes, a few big corporations are shifting their residences out of the country to get out of paying taxes – even though they are keeping most of their business, inside the United States.

Posted July 24, 2014

How to curb the reemergence of the old Soviet bear can be described as the greatest gut-check that the western nations have faced in a long time.

Posted July 23, 2014

I know it is perverse that the greatest fear on Wall Street is not geopolitical events or corporate earnings but instead it is the idea of Main Street getting a bigger paycheck.

Posted July 22, 2014

Much noise has been made about the growing student loan bubble and what kind of impact it will have on the economy when it goes “boom.” It is a reasonable question, but if you are thinking this is just like the housing bubble, or the tech/Internet- stock market bubble, you are wrong.

Posted July 19, 2014

?Just as the market rally was ready to prove it was unstoppable, someone in Ukraine used a surface-to-air missile to bring down a civilian aircraft.

Posted July 18, 2014

As the Dow pulls away from 17,000, I think we’ll get serious momentum that is driven more by quality names than by the high flyers. Although, that should change later when the excitement normally associated with this kind of rally begins to materialize.

Posted July 17, 2014

In an awkward attempt to placate detractors that feel like the stock market has rallied too far, too fast, Janet Yellen threw two of the most volatile sectors in the stock market under the bus. It was almost surreal.

Posted July 16, 2014

Yesterday, BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) formally announced the creation of a special reserve fund that will rival the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Posted July 15, 2014

Granted, if you think the Dow Jones Industrial Average is overvalued at 6,600, it stands to reason, one would feel that way at 17,000.

Posted July 12, 2014

Have we entered into a permanent new phase in America where the rich have it and flaunt it while the poor simply get by as each day gets harder and harder?

Posted July 11, 2014

Nice rebound yesterday- just in time as another down session would have spooked a lot of the investors who have simply become complacent.

Posted July 10, 2014

We are always enthralled and enamored with rags-to-riches stories that layout a blueprint that includes risk-taking, hard work, and commitment. Yet, when it comes to changing our own lives, such attributes are checked at the door in favor of safety.

Posted July 09, 2014

It remains to be seen, but it's really amazing that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

Posted July 08, 2014

Okay, we've had a chance to celebrate our nation's independence and a chance to digest the jobs report released last Thursday to a light viewing audience on Wall Street and a small percentage of the general public.

Posted July 04, 2014

Individuals know so much more about "hot" stocks because the public determines winners and losers, (Sorry, President Obama). However, they have not gotten into the habit of connecting the dots.

Posted July 02, 2014

Seeking permission to never have to seek permission, President Obama is painting himself as a maverick and modern day Robin Hood whose great ideas on spurring the economy are being held back by "obstructionists" .

Posted July 01, 2014

The Executive Barbie Doll controversy continued last week, and I could not find anyone who thinks this is ideal, even with the tag line: "If You Can Dream It, You Can Be It."

Posted June 27, 2014

There is no doubt that people are angry for good reasons. Median household income is lower than it was back in 1989. It is the perfect backdrop for the politics of envy and has been exploited masterfully.

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