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."
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.
With shares of some low-quality stocks exploding 90% or more in less than a week, is this a low-quality rally? And if so, what does that signal for the market?
Since earnings season began with Alcoa's report on July 8, the S&P 500 has rocketed off a short-term low by 11 percent.
Even though only 11 percent of the S&P 500 has reported second-quarter earnings so far, it's probably not too early to say we've seen the best of this earnings season.
Traders got a kick out of how perturbed the lawmakers got at Paulson's repeated failure to speak into the mic correctly. Take a look
Virtually every positive story for the U.S. market today can be linked back to China and Premier Wen Jiabao's stimulus plan. How can you ride the China wave?
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