Charles Payne

Posted February 28, 2015

The market has started to spin its wheels and that makes people nervous.

Posted February 27, 2015

I want to revisit the news and a few things that were lost in all the Fed hoopla earlier this week. The Consumer Confidence measured by the conference board missed consensus estimates, but the devilish details are even more worrisome.

Posted February 26, 2015

There is much more to the market and investing. The truth is, there is a large pool of money that only takes its cue from money printing.

Posted February 25, 2015

While the other indices recovered to new highs by 2007, this will be the first time NASDAQ has been close.

Posted February 24, 2015

There was a lot of news out last week, but perhaps the biggest news came from Wal-Mart when they lifted the wages for starting employees and other management levels.

Posted February 20, 2015

Call it a sign of the times, but according to a Twitter survey the percentage of respondents giving up swearing for Lent plummeted this year. It's a lot easier to give up chocolate and that speaks volumes because we love chocolate. Let's face it this is a frustration country.

Posted February 19, 2015

Once known for its determination in war as told in the Iliad, Greece is fighting a battle in which it will lose, no matter the outcome.

Posted February 18, 2015

Its early, but no matter what happens around the world, or in the stock market, Im confident in saying that 2015 will go down as the year of Cybercrime.

Posted February 14, 2015

In the making of a counter-cultural hero, in an era of failed responsibility and in an era of passing the buck, a new superstar has been found.

Posted February 13, 2015

There are differences between investing for 5 years versus 20 years, and investing with or against the Politically Correct (PC) crowd.

Posted February 12, 2015

How many people squander money each day and say they cannot change their lot in life?

Posted February 11, 2015

President Obamas pledge to double American exports by the end of 2015 is going to come up short despite surges in oil and autos.

Posted February 10, 2015

In a rebuke to the notion that all Islam is radical or built on a foundation of evil conquest, President Obama threw Christianity, Europeans and America under the bus.

Posted February 06, 2015

The market was on the cusp of a major move higher after seesawing back and forth before tripping over news out of Europe where the game of chicken between Greece and lenders moved closer to the edge of a cliff.

Posted February 05, 2015

The selling of victimization must always go hand in hand with the selling of the victimizer. And the latter is always the 1 percent.

Posted February 04, 2015

Monday morning's report on personal income and spending was something of a shocker. And while it didn't hurt equity futures at the time, it was a mixed bag, which speaks to the consumers state of mind.

Posted January 31, 2015

Austerity American-style; is it too early to change the course? Obama wants to ditch sequestration, and he will use the typical talking points.

Posted January 30, 2015

Commercial crude oil inventory surged, coming in at almost 9 million barrels or 100% higher than anticipated. How much longer can we call this a story of supply, and not a hint at a flagging demand from a flaccid economy?

Posted January 29, 2015

Tuesday, the Conference Board posted consumer confidence numbers that were at the highest level since August 2007. The headline number was impressive, and the selloff even paused for a couple of minutes...

Posted January 28, 2015

A lot of our work starts at the top down, or whats commonly referred to as macro analysis. We can take the lens further and further back to get a general picture then zoom in (micro) for details. Much is being made of the global economy, but its really about Europes perpetual fall from grace.

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