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Affluent Christian Investor | August 15, 2020

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AboutCharles Bowyer, Author at Affluent Christian Investor

Charles Bowyer

Charles Bowyer

Charles is a political risk analyst for Bowyer Research, has been published on Affluent Investor, RealClearMarkets, RealClearPolitics, Asia Times, and has been a guest on The Glen Meakem Radio Program.

Posts By Charles Bowyer

August 5, 2020 |

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

June 25, 2020 |

‘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

May 29, 2020 |

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

May 14, 2020 |

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

May 5, 2020 |

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

April 29, 2020 |

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

April 20, 2020 |

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

March 12, 2020 |

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, tracks how nearly 1,000 businesses perform in 7 different categories: … Read More

October 28, 2019 |

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

October 15, 2019 |

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

September 30, 2019 |

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

September 3, 2019 |

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

May 14, 2019 |

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

January 17, 2019 |

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

December 21, 2018 |

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

December 19, 2018 |

Trump Just Folded On The Government Shutdown: Big Mistake

Trump appears to have folded in the shutdown showdown, if the latest Fox News interview by Sarah Sanders is any indication. Sarah suggested that Trump will find the funding by other means; what those means are is not clear, and … Read More

November 12, 2018 |

Will Democrats Take Back The White House In 2020?

No clear narrative has emerged from last week’s mid-term election. Early in the night it appeared that we were in for re-do of 2016; a surge of support for Trump/the GOP totally missed by polling.* The early returns from Florida … Read More

September 11, 2018 |

Did Kamala Harris’ Verbal Assault On Kavanaugh Boost Her Odds Of Winning 2020 Nomination?

Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker clearly want to become President, and for them Brett Kavanaugh is merely a stepping stone on the path to the White House. The Right has been criticizing their conduct, for good reason, as openly … Read More

August 22, 2018 |

Republicans, Embrace Trump Or Lose In November

Dems are picking up momentum in the House race – but Trump is no more likely to be impeached. According to the prediction markets, Dems are now at 68% to take the House in November, up from 63% last week. … Read More

August 1, 2018 |

Are Leaked Tapes Making Trump’s Impeachment More Likely?

Despite media hype, Dems are not picking up momentum.

Left-wing mainstream media outlets keep on hyping up the Senate and House races, but markets aren’t having it. Political prediction market PredictIt has had Dems around 60-70% to take the House … Read More

July 17, 2018 |

Trump’s Right: The US Deserves Some Blame For Russia Crisis

The media, both on the left and on the right, has lost its mind over Trump’s suggestion that the US bears some responsibility for our horrible relations with Russia. As someone who didn’t vote for Trump in 2016, I can … Read More

June 26, 2018 |

Who Are The Dems Relying On For 2020?

Despite media coverage, Trump’s hanging in

Same as last week, the prediction market PredictWise still thinks Trump won’t be impeached. Last week he was at 72% to finish his first term; today, he’s at 74%. However, the foreign markets are … Read More

June 11, 2018 |

Forget Millennials, The Generation After Them Is Fed Up With PC Thinking

Despite the mainstream media’s constant assertion to the contrary, and the “conventional wisdom,” young people are not uniformly left-wing. In fact, a Gallup study from 2017 showed that more teens identified as conservative than liberal. 25% of teens polled identified … Read More

May 19, 2017 |

Le Pen Lost, But Populism Is Far From Over

On Monday, Emmanuel Macron, the centrist French presidential candidate, was inaugurated. Media and politicians are taking the occasion to celebrate the victory of the political mainstream, portraying Macron’s win against the daughter of an anti-Semite running in a formerly neo-Nazi … Read More

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