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."
Bank of America Merrill Lynch raised its opinion of energy stocks, recommending clients overweight them in their portfolios.
Buying stocks that are targets of activists like Carl Icahn and Daniel Loeb beats the market, a study from S&P Capital IQ finds.
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.
Big Data investing guru Paul Hickey of Bespoke Investment Group shared his investment outlook.
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