Scott Wapner

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.


  • Tech stocks slide   Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    Tech stocks slide

    Discussing whether the entire market, including tech stocks, are panicking amid weakness in emerging markets, with the FMHR traders. Mark Fisher, Chairman of MBF Clearing Corp., weighs in.

  • Bull vs. bear on Caterpillar   Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    Bull vs. bear on Caterpillar

    FMHR trader Pete Najarian is bullish on Caterpillar on its $10 billion announced buyback as well as better margins, while Joe Terranova explains why he shorted the stock today.

  • Very hard to keep currency propped up: Pro   Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    Very hard to keep currency propped up: Pro

    Discussing how the Fed will interpret emerging market problems for the U.S. economy, with Mark Fisher, Chairman of MBF Clearing Corp., and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Rick Santelli.

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