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."
Beyond the fact that the U.S. stock market — off 7 percent from its 2010 high — is banking on the rescue of a country the size of Alabama, traders have their doubts this Greek bailout is the godsend we need.
For those looking to hide out in the metal during this week's stock market sell-off, it has once again become a curse.
Today’s (and yesterday’s) action confirms this is a market for traders — not investors — as oil and other commodities lead a rebound in the related share prices.
Following two of the biggest market-moving figures in the world last week, Cisco’s John Chambers has his work cut out for him.
Traders are coming to the realization that corporate America presented their most exciting earnings reports first in this earnings season.
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