Scott Wapner

Host, "Fast Money Halftime Report"

Scott Wapner is host of the "Fast Money Halftime Report," which airs weekdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET.

He has reported live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq MarketSite, covering the real-time action of the global financial markets. Wapner was reporting live from the New York Stock Exchange during the May 2010 "flash crash."

Wapner has also reported several documentaries for the network, including "Hotel: Behind Closed Doors at Marriott," "Ultimate Fighting: From Blood Sport to Big Time," which earned him an Emmy nomination, and "One Nation, Overweight," which documents the impact of the nation's obesity epidemic. In 2011, Wapner received an award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers as well as a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for "One Nation, Overweight."

Before joining CNBC, Wapner served as the franchise Business Reporter for KDFW-TV in Dallas and was a reporter for Associated Press Television News, based in New York City.

Wapner earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of South Florida.

Follow Scott Wapner on Twitter @ScottWapnercnbc.


  • Apple WWDC: A 'Stock-Moving' Event     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner and the FMHR traders are at the Apple WWD Conference today, with CNBC's Jon Fortt. It's a "stock-moving" event says Wapner. We're likely to get a different look for the company's operating systems, says Fortt. Ecosystem is the key, he adds. And a look at Pandora, a potential rival to Apple, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • What's the Trade on McDonald's?     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    Fast Money traders Pete Najarian and Simon Baker have a bull vs bear debate on McDonald's ahead of Monday's sales numbers.

  • What Will Push Apple Higher?     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance, provides his take on the tech giant ahead of its Developers Conference on Monday. And the Fast Money crew provide their final trades of the hour.

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  • Scott Wapner is host of the "Fast Money Halftime Report," which airs weekdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET.