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."
As bad as it's been for the energy sector, weakness in two other places is grabbing more attention ... technology and financials.
Bespoke Investment Group analyzed the history of S&P 500 and 10-year Treasury yield spreads to find out what it means for future market returns.
CNBC Pro asked strategists and money managers how investors should position portfolios as Japan's 10-year bond yield goes negative.
CNBC senior markets commentator Michael Santoli highlights a rather cowardly, conservative portfolio yielding close to 5 percent.
Economist Ed Lazear joined CNBC Pro for an exclusive interview to demystify the key economic factors impacting the market.
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