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."
Not since June 2007 have so many investors been calling for a correction. Could this many market pros be wrong? Quite possibly.
Much has been made of magazine covers/stories as contrary indicators to the stock market, but one publication seems to be specifically dead on in its trading analysis: The Onion.
Don't let the pundit-speak about "lagging indicator" or the market's move Friday fool you, the job market is crucial to the stock market right now.
Companies including TD Ameritrade, Coach and Turkey's Turkcell could be on Warren Buffett's radar, according to a quantitative screen by Standard & Poor's.
The Technology SPDR , which is the top performing sector ETF this year, is also underperforming lately. A market without a leader, can't keep going higher, traders say.
Why does the momentum of this market rebound continue to confound some of the Street's most credible strategists?
At this moment in time, it is the best earnings season ever on record. You heard that right.
Think this is the start of the new major bull market for the next generation? History suggests it's not.
Going by historical precedent and recent chart strength, Johnson & Johnson leads a list of companies most likely to beat Street estimates and subsequently trade higher.
The last two earnings seasons sent the bulls off to the races. Will it happen once again?
The 2015 holiday shopping season will cap off a much better retail year than most people are expecting, John Eyler said.
The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will be up 4.1 percent this year, compared with a 3.1-percent increase last year.
Stocks have tended to do remarkably well over the year's last five trading sessions.
Market watcher David Darst sees a total return of as much as 11 percent for the S&P 500 next year, including dividends.
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