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 the so-called fear gauge on Wall Street down and August establishing a reputation for nasty surprises, it's worth taking a look at some correction hedges.
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Wall Street analysts expressed worry to clients Friday that the surprising Brexit vote may be the start of a "populist insurgency" to sweep the globe.
These stocks face the two-fold risk of a possible U.K. recession because of Brexit fallout, as well as a surging U.S. dollar versus the pound.
Morgan Stanley released a list of its favorite software stocks, citing three investment themes that could pay off in the months ahead.
The Wells Fargo scandal exposes a board whose members are the longest-tenured among major U.S. banks.
Pacific Crest tells investors to be wary of Tesla shares due to increased car discounts.
Hedge funds have had a good run shorting the Mexican peso, but Mexico's central bank may be about to ruin a popular "long Trump" play.