GO
Loading...

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.

More

  • Fed Report: Record gain in equities  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports how the Fed is viewing housing data, U.S. debt and the state of equities right now.

  • LA restricts e-cigarettes  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Los Angeles is the latest city to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in public places. Miguel Martin, Logic Technology Development president, says the e-cigarette business is currently $2 billion, and discusses how the big players are handling regulations.

  • Lawsky: Bitcoin a potential change agent  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    Benjamin Lawsky, New York State Superintendent of Financial Services, shares his opinion on bitcoin in New York. "If bitcoin is going to survive, it's going to have to deal with regulatory intrusion," he says.

Contact Halftime Report

  • Showtimes

    Halftime Report - Weekdays 12p ET
    Fast Money - Weekdays 5p ET