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.


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    Top 3 trades

    The FMHR crew has the play on LinkedIn hitting fresh highs, Weight Watchers free-fall, and AIG's dividend announcement. And Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, explains why markets are confused as a result of mixed economic data. "There is a greater risk in bonds and cash than in stocks" he says.

  • Jobs report produces land of confusion   Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Jobs report produces land of confusion

    The FMHR traders share their next moves following today's jobs report. And CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the employment numbers. Also Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank, discusses his bullish job estimates and outlook going forward. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and Josh Lipton have the latest news on Dell.

  • Ganging up on Ackman   Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 12:45 PM ET
    Ganging up on Ackman

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on what has been a very busy summer for activist investors. And CNBC's Herb Greenberg has more on the news of George Soros' involvement in the Herbalife battle.

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