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."
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