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.
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Verizon agrees to pay $130 billion to buy Vodafone. Josh Brown and Simon Baker debate whether the deal will make Verizon a dominant force in a competitive landscape. And Daniel Gamba, iShares America, joins to discuss BlackRock's shocking numbers on ETF flows.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple has issued an official invitation to its September 10th event.
The FMHR traders discuss Speaker John Boehner's impact on the markets as he announced support of President Obama's call for military action in Syria. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple has issued an official invitation to its September 10th event. And Tony Dwyer, Canaccord Genuity, predicts what he thinks September has in store for stocks, as well as why he thinks the Fed won't taper.
There's a slow and steady path toward S&P 3,000, Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker says.
Ahead of speculation about Apple's event, investors are focused on long-term value that the tech company will generate.
Tesla Motors has a "staggering" ability to ramp up production, said Stifel Nicolaus auto analyst James Albertine.
Shares of big banking institutions could double under a best-case scenario, Rich Pzena says.