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.
Discussing whether today's market looks likes it did during the "dot-com bubble," with John Cassidy, author of "Dot.Con: The Greatest Story Ever Sold," and Roger Lowenstein, author of "Origins of The Crash: The Great Bubble and its Undoing." Cassidy says the Trulia-Zillow deal looks like a "dot com type deal."
Marc Faber of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," discusses whether the current market environment is healthy for trading, and where he'd put money to work right now.
Marc Faber of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," says he first thinks stocks will peak within in the next 2 months, and then the market will go down meaningfully.