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.


  • Low Interest Rates Keeps Housing Afloat     Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 12:27 PM ET

    Susan Wachter, The Wharton School professor explains how historically low Fed Funds rates have helped the housing market, and discusses what will happen if those rate rise. With Bill Gross, PIMCO founder; Charles Reinhard, Morgan Stanley; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Will Bernanke Deliver More Stimulus?     Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the Fed's next move, with James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, who explains what the markets are watching. Also, is Apple one step closer to making a television? The FMHR crew weighs in. And CNBC's Mary Thompson has the latest action in Coinstar's joint venture with Verizon.

  • Best Currency Trade Ahead of the Fed     Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    How to trade currencies now ahead of the Fed's monetary policy decision, and a potential deal on the fiscal cliff, with Paul Richards of UBS.


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