John Melloy was the executive producer of CNBC's "Fast Money" and the "Fast Money Halftime Report" until October 2013. Before returning to CNBC, he was chief executive officer of StockTwits.com, the leading social networking platform for stocks. He began his career at Bloomberg News in 1999 and rose to team leader of U.S. stock market coverage there before leaving for CNBC in 2006 to launch "Fast Money."
"Halftime Report" trader Jon Najarian bought shares of Harley-Davidson, making a bet on a stock that's fallen 25 percent this year.
Goldman Sachs is recommending fund manager clients buy the stocks that their peers are neglecting in order to beat the S&P 500 this year.
Fourteen fund managers are given $100,000 to invest over 2015. Follow their buys, their sells, their winners, their losers and get inside what makes them some of the smartest investors on the planet.
Six traders are each given a theoretical $100,000 to invest in five securities. Track their trades and portfolio performance over the course of the year and read the analysis behind their moves.
Nearly 60 companies in the S&P 1500 have received M&A offers over the last 12 months, the most since 2007.
As the S&P 500 marches to record close after record close this year, some troubling signs are brewing inside the bull market.
Chart analyst John Kosar breaks down the reasons why gold may be headed for a rally ... and the best way to play it.