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.


  • Markets posted to correct?     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Stocks are at their lowest levels in a month; the FMHR traders debate the sell-off. Paul Richards, UBS, discusses tapering and why a September delay is "fantastic" for stocks.

  • Halftime Pops & Drops     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 12:55 PM ET

    Insight on stocks making the biggest moves in the market today, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Amazon bids on art market     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports on Carl Icahn's tweet to Bill Ackman. And Jeff Bezos is taking the art world by storm. Amazon.com has launched a fine art store. Peter Faricy, Amazon.com's vice president, discusses the new endeavor.

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