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."
In the wake of North Korea's sudden and unexpected aggression, traders are selling all risk assets until 'this' can be determined.
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If you think the Flash Crash was a once in a lifetime glitch think again. We're hearing another violent sell-off could lie in the cards.
California’s delay of a $10 billion municipal bond sale has only fueled existing chatter on trading floors that the Federal Reserve would take the extraordinary step of buying these securities just as it has with Treasuries. Chairman Ben Bernanke would pursue this unprecedented route, if he thought necessary, even after the vocal criticism he’s received for his second round of quantitative easing, they said.
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The bond market has turned into a punching bag for big investors, but strategists don't see yields moving much higher for now.
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.
CNBC Pro used technical and fundamental analysis to find the stocks that are primed to rally the most in the continuation of the bull market.
With data from SEC filings, CNBC Pro ran a study of more than 40 prominent hedge funds to find where the big money is placing bets.
Having learned from the crisis, investors are taking on the philosophy of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett this time.