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.


  • Bank Plays Ahead of Earnings  Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" crew takes a position on bank stocks ahead of second-quarter results. A preview of top earning picks and trends to watch, including Alcoa, Yum Brands and Progressive.

  • Debate It!: Bull vs. Bear on Zynga  Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Fast Money traders Stephen Weiss and Mike Murphy take opposite plays on Zynga's new CEO announcement. Guess who wins?

  • Top Three Trades  Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 12:33 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew reaveal their plays on Mead Johnson, Sprint and regional banks.

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    Fast Money - Weekdays 5p ET