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.


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    Insights from the new book "The Bin Win" about the slowdown in China. Also, Discussing the drop in Encana, with Dan Dicker, MercBloc president; and Vijay Rakesh, Sterne Agee, explains why he sees a turnaround ahead for declining chip stocks

  • Top Three Trades of the Day     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    The FMHR traders break down today's top three trades, including Wal-Mart continuing to add to its new 12-year high; and CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on what companies are doing to prepare for the so-called "fiscal cliff", six months from now.

  • 20% Rally by Year-End?     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs is removing Morgan Stanley from its "conviction buy" list and replacing it with JPMorgan, with the FMHR traders; and Tony Dwyer of Canaccord Genuity, explains why he thinks the S&P 500 is headed to a 20% rally by the end of 2012.

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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.