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."
The total compensation paid by employers in the third quarter rose by the smallest amount since at least 1982 as companies continued to sit on their record hoards of cash.
Chinese stocks are undervalued and U.S. investors should heavily increase their exposure, says Burton Malkiel, author of the financial classic "A Random Walk Down Wall Street."
Concern about an effective European bailout has decimated U.S. investor sentiment, causing them to ignore an earnings season that shows stocks offer a great value right now, say analysts.
“People are moving out of Mom and Dad’s basement finally, but they are renting or buying apartments rather than homes,” says one economist.
Investors worry that if earnings can’t break the vicious cycle of stocks moving in same direction, stock pickers may be forced to join the protesters down on Wall Street.
A move away from debt-based currencies to a system somewhat based on hard assets is not out of the picture if the global economy doesn’t recover, some investors say.
Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley may shed the "bank holding company" classification in order to skirt the Volcker rule banning propriety trading with the firm’s own capital, an analyst says.
Saira Malik, whose picks for CNBC PRO's "Platinum Portfolio" are up more than 20 percent this year, discusses her favorite stocks.
Fundstrat's Tom Lee is now concerned the market will trade down in August.
In a world of disappearing market returns, the search for growth has become increasingly difficult, Goldman Sachs says.
Sell Pandora shares on weak profit potential, Pacific Crest said.
Legendary technical analyst Louise Yamada joins CNBC PRO to detail her investment outlook and make her case for using charts.
Gabelli shares his views on what could be ahead for stocks following the U.K. vote to leave the European Union.
JPMorgan told clients to brace for a possible correction in U.S. stocks.