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."
With gold down today, there really may be nowhere to hide for traders...
Louisiana-based IbeariaBank will become the first firm to return the TARP funds. To find out how the bank did it, watch Fast Money tonight when CEO Daryl Byrd joins us to tell his story.
With the news this bad and uncertainty this high, Joe Terranova is starting to think that maybe the bottom is near.
"We are seeing changing patterns of behavior at the table," said Steve Wynn, Wynn Resorts Chairman. The same appears to be happening on Wall Street.
With the market at a 12-year low, it's a healthy exercise to try and find some good things in this world. Here are 5 things we bet you didn't think of...
It seems that when Washington has a job to do, it pays to bet against them doing it effectively by going long the universal shelter from the economic abyss...gold.
Who's going to pay back the TARP first? The first bank to do this will likely see its stock skyrocket.
Stocks and financials fell, while Treasuries and gold jumped at the exact moment Geithner hit the podium. For trading strategies in the wake of this mess, tune to FM tonight.
It seems traders are following in his footsteps today, with the major averages idling.
One week does not make a trend, but the price action would seem to suggest that the parts of the market are ready to signal that a bottom is somewhere on the horizon.
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