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."
After the recent sell-off, which stocks present buying opportunities and which stocks are just a problem?
Now may be the time to take profits on many of your winners and add to names that can weather a bit of an economic setback, according to the Fast Money gang.
Just how will this equity rally end? Pundit after pundit says a correction is coming anytime now, but what will be the final sign of this top?
One sector appears poised to break above its pre-Lehman close. Which stocks will be first to reverse the nightmare of Lehman's demise and the financial calamity that followed?
The field of technical analysis is showing breakout after breakout, while fundamental analysis is still giving investors pause.
Glancing through the biggest winners over the last 12 months, a picture emerges of unlikely turnaround stories that took place far away from the financial crisis.
The average return for September since WWII is about negative one percent. So with the S&P 500 up about two percent so far, what's behind this September's surprise gains?
Over the last three months, stocks, bonds and gold have all made gains. But isn't it unnatural for all three to move in tandem like that?
Fast Money's Guy Adami likes to use so-called tells to guide his investment strategy. Here are a few tells he and the team are watching today.
Among other mid-cap companies, JetBlue, Pilgrim's Pride and Mohawk Industries may cash in on economic trends, a fund manger said.
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.
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