AboutCharles Bowyer, Author at Affluent Christian Investor
Big Tech, You’re Running Out Of Friends
Senator Marco Rubio is sending a warning to , and the company would be foolish to ignore it. In the pages of USA Today, Senator Rubio sided with workers attempting to unionize in Bessemer, Ala. “When the conflict is between working … Read More
Stop Griping About Big Tech And Start Voting Your Shares
The recent purge of political dissidents from social media is unprecedented, and deserves a response from shareholders. Aside from President Trump, conservatives across and were at least temporarily banned, including conservative commentator Dan Bongino and former Congressman … Read More
The Real Loser Of The 2020 Election Is The Polling Industry
The shock result in the 2020 election has left the political world desperate for answers and eager to blame. How could Democrats have come so close to losing the presidency against such an historically unpopular candidate? How could they … Read More
Open Letter From Investors In Funds Which Hold Netflix About ‘Cuties’ And Child Exploitation
Various investors and financial advisors who have Netflix in their, or their clients’, portfolios have asked me if there is something they can do in response to the deplorable marketing of the film ‘Cuties’ by Netflix. I would suggest … Read More
Open Letter From Financial Advisors To Netflix About ‘Cuties’ And Child Exploitation
Financial advisors who have Netflix in their clients’ portfolios have asked me if there is something they can do in response to the deplorable marketing of the film ‘Cuties’ by Netflix. I would suggest that if you have Netflix … Read More
Open Letter From Netflix Shareholders About ‘Cuties’ And Child Exploitation
A number of shareholders of Netflix have asked us if there is something they can do in response to the deplorable marketing of the film ‘Cuties’ by Netflix. I would suggest that if you are a shareholder of Netflix … Read More
Data Confirms Big Tech’s Left-Wing Bias
, Apple, , Google, Samsung, , and Microsoft are the largest tech companies in the world by market capitalization. We all use some of their products on a daily basis, spending hours a day on and and … Read More
Prediction Markets Say Kamala Announcement A Dud, Biden May Drop Out
Joe Biden has picked Kamala Harris as his Vice Presidential candidate, which, for a man of his advanced age and evident declining mental aptitude in the midst of a pandemic, means he’s picked his co-president and in all likelihood his … Read More
Educated Young Leftists Most Likely To Fire Over Politics
A new survey by the Cato Institute has major implications for woke capitalism. The survey has revealed the extent to which the artificial corporate monoculture has poisoned our discourse and made it perilous for anyone outside the left to be open about … Read More
Media Should Be Concentrating On Chinese Concentration Camps, Not Trump Controversies
Maajid Nawaz, a British moderate Muslim activist, has begun a hunger strike to protest China’s abuse of religious minorities. He has also organized a petition that, if successful, could lead to Britain imposing sanctions on China.
While the media is … Read More
‘When All Men Are Paid For Existing’: Universal Basic Income Has Arrived
With contributions by Jerry Bowyer.
Amid all the momentous events that have defined the coronavirus pandemic, the decision by both the Trump administration and, in near-unanimous votes, both houses of Congress to institute a “stimulus” program — an element … Read More
What Do Oil Prices Tell Us About The Global Economy?
Oil prices aren’t everything in economics, but they can be a useful indicator for the broader economy. Oil is, in part, a growth commodity — one that can be used to make other commodities more valuable. Oil and its … Read More
Negative Oil Prices: Should Investors Panic?
With the chaos and commentary surrounding oil prices, it’s important to keep in mind that the price of oil can be particularly subject to political and geopolitical events. As you can see in the image from a VisualCapitalist report[i] below, a … Read More
How Can Oil Go Negative?
On Monday, April 21st, oil went negative for the first time ever. To be specific, “the thinly traded, soon-to-expire May contract for West Texas Intermediate crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange traded, and closed, in negative territory,” according … Read More
Investment Activists Are Trying To Finish Off The Energy Industry
The energy industry is going through a massive crisis. As the economic shutdown curbed demand, oil prices plummeted into negative territory for the first time ever on April 20th. The reality of an extended economic shutdown is plunging entire sectors … Read More
What The Betting Markets Say About Cuomo Replacing Biden As Nominee
Here’s the story: Joe Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee. Everybody else is out of the race, and Biden has won the key endorsements of his former primary foe in the campaign (Sanders) and the last president from his party … Read More
This App Exposes Left-Wing Companies
With contributions by Jerry Bowyer.
We recently sat down for an interview with Dr. David L. Black, the founder of 2ndVote. Amidst the surge of biased corporate activism, 2ndVote.com tracks how nearly 1,000 businesses perform in 7 different categories: … Read More
Wall Street Puts More Real Estate Investment In High-Tax States
The latest version of Truth In Accounting’s “Financial State of States” report is out, detailing the fiscal status of every state in the union, and the implied financial burden on the taxpayer from state spending.
“At the end of the fiscal year … Read More
Media Says Trump’s Presidency Is Over, What Do Markets Say?
The political landscape of the past two months has been chaotic, to say the least. Separating the signal from the noise would be a difficult enough task in a world where media coverage was unbiased, and in the media … Read More
Trade War Moving Jobs From China To… Vietnam
If you’re an investor who is interested in Asia, but worried about tariffs, it’s important to know that the trade war is not hitting every Asian country in the same way, and that some emerging markets have actually benefitted as … Read More
The Case For Underweighting China In An International Portfolio
The Chinese economy is in a bit of a trouble. The trade war and tensions in Hong Kong are certainly contributing to their weaker performance, but it’s been years since China grew at the shocking pace that once defined … Read More
Crisis-Ridden Turkey To Buy Russian Missiles Instead Of American Fighters
Turkey is in the midst of another major crisis – in fact, they’re in the midst of three. The situation in Turkey should be of interest to Americans, as President Erdogan is signaling a re-orientation towards Russia with a planned … Read More
Brazil’s New President Embraces Israel (Literally) And Is World’s Best Performing Stock Market
The new president of Brazil is one of the most controversial political leaders in modern times. Some of his reputation is deserved, but a lot of it isn’t. He is despised by the liberal international elite for his anti-environmentalism, his … Read More
Macron’s Macro-Economic Mistakes
In the past month, France has been shaken by riots surrounding President Emmanuel Macron’s imposition of a fuel tax. The protests are sending French stocks through a lot turbulence; from the commencement of the protests on Nov. 17th , … Read More