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.


  • Will Cyprus Silence the Bulls?     Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Major averages pare losses after an early downturn on Cyprus news, with the Fast Money team. Tobias Levkovich, Citi, says investors are missing the point in the European crisis. "What has happened in Europe is corporate credit continues to be very, very tight," he says.

  • Happy 8th Anniversary, Cramer!     Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    Jim Cramer makes an unexpectedly noisy entrance as he goes to the "Fast Money Halftime" set to talk about the 8th anniversary of "Mad Money." (1:56)

  • Herb's Stock Risks     Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    Ulta's guidance came in below the Street's estimates, reports CNBC's Herb Greenberg. And Boris Schlossberg, author of "Millionaire Traders," explains whether the dollar's rally is really over.

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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.