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."
Clearly investors are worried about the appetite for Treasuries weakening, since so much of this comeback is riding on the government's continuing ability to spend.
One trend of this earnings season is late buyers swooping in to bid up shares in the final hour. If true this time around, this buying bodes well for the health of this comeback.
Investors with so many reasons to take profits (busiest week for earnings reports ahead, the release of bank stress tests, poor economic data) are clearly biased toward owning stocks.
Stocks recovered late yesterday in anticipation of Goldman's blowout numbers and now are off their lows today ahead of Intel's report after the bell.
Not only is profit taking the norm after a monster pop like we had Monday, but traders are seeing another good reason to sit this one out.
If the S&P 500 can get to 800 this week, it will mark a 20 percent advance from the 12-year low of 666.79, technically a bull market.
The Fast Money traders and a growing number of analysts are starting to highlight the risk of Congress overshooting in response to the outrage over the AIG bonuses.
This year was a better year for short sellers than last year, Jim Chanos said. Here's what he's shorting now.
Jim Cramer is always looking for the next big biotech stock. He has found one that is a real game-changer, thanks to this new drug.
Low oil prices have created opportunity, Blackstone's Steve Schwarzman said. Here's what else he sees as a good investment.
Nike shares are sliding after earnings, but one bull probably isn't too concerned.
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