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.


  • Bull vs. bear: Coca-Cola     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    "Fast Money" traders Stephanie Link and Simon Baker debate how to play Coca-Cola ahead of earnings tomorrow.

  • Dissecting the Leap deal     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    In today's top 3 trades, Boeing investigators determine that Friday's 787 Dreamliner fire was not caused by battery issues, Tiffany catches an upgrade to buy from hold, and UPS gets slashed to neutral at JPMorgan. Jon Najarian breaks down Leap Wireless' unusual activity.

  • Trading the momentum     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    The S&P 500 is looking for its eight straight day of gains. The FMHR traders discuss the positive tone ahead of earnings and a mid-week Bernanke hearing. Steve DeSanctis, Bank of America weighs in on small cap stocks. DeSanctis says the "Russell 2000 will hit 1,100 by the end of the year."

Contact Halftime Report

  • Showtimes

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