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."
Pimco’s Bill Gross and Goldman Sachs’s Jim O’Neill both warned clients over the weekend of the perils of the coming "fiscal cliff." Gross called it a "Grand Canyon."
The fiscal cliff — and the calamitous hit to the economy that will come with it — is more likely to be avoided if Republican Mitt Romney becomes president, Goldman Sachs told clients this week.
Earnings conference calls are beginning to resemble crisis hotlines as corporate executives slash profit forecasts on fears of higher taxes, a recession in Europe and slowing in China.
A single program that placed orders — and subsequently canceled them — made up 4 percent of all quote traffic in the U.S. stock market last week. The motive of the algorithm is still unclear.
It was the flash of an image lasting less than a second toward the end of Facebook's ad that caught the eye of many investors and analysts. That flash was a phone.
Shares of Apple have been pummeled in recent weeks, but at least one pro thinks they are the market's "Mister October" and ready for a rebound.
Corporations will issue a deluge of special dividends during the next three months because of the threat of higher tax rates next year, according to Goldman Sachs and investors.
In one of the most bullish calls since the Fed announced a new round of easing last week, one strategist is predicting that gold will jump 36 percent, to $2,400 an ounce, by the end of 2014.
Boosted by the red-hot iPhone 5, exports of Apple products will give the Chinese economy a monster lift in the fourth quarter, according to Barclays.
In one of the first market forecasts for 2013, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s chief U.S. equity strategist sees stocks having a bumpy ride next year before ending with the S&P 500 up 10 percent to an all-time high.
Cowen says TripAdvisor will generate 2017 earnings per share of $0.94 versus the Wall Street consensus of $1.26.
Breakingviews explores how Unilever might unlock value for investors after it rejected a $143 billion offer from Kraft Heinz.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Wednesday upgraded Wal-Mart to buy from neutral.
Goldman Sachs says Nvidia is the only new name in the top 10 stocks list hedge funds are betting against the most.
Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren sat down with CNBC for an exclusive conversation on what's ahead for the U.S. retailer.
The stock market is setting low volatility marks not seen since 1962, but Jake Novak says '62 was actually a wild year.
Twitter's Anthony Noto shares his views on the company's advertising market and its user growth on CNBC's "Squawk Alley."