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 Fukushima meltdown may mark a high point in anti-nuclear hysteria," says one analyst. "As a result, investors should not treat nuclear-related stocks as if they were radioactive."
More than a quarter of small businesses are raising prices, or plan to soon. And that may make it rather difficult for the Fed to argue inflation expectations are stable.
As Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke considers the timing of when to rein in monetary stimulus, some investors say the central bank chief should look back to the 1970s.
The number of investors with a bearish outlook plunged by more than a third in one week , the largest amount of bears to throw in the towel since 2003.
Shares of IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet conglomerate of 50 brands put together by Barry Diller, were upgraded Tuesday in part because of Match.com’s growing appeal among older singles as well as its recent acquisition of SeniorPeopleMeet.com.
Housing prices will not get a Spring bounce and will actually fall during the industry’s historically best season, according to analysis by two top Wall Street firms.
You may not have noticed it when you opened up your paycheck last month, but you just took a pay cut. Wages in America are taking a hit as inflation surges.
Traders are saying we're only a few weeks away from the scariest moment of the second quarter and maybe the year.
Analysts, and even President Barack Obama, believe that the potential oil and gas output from shale rock could be historic, matching production during the Texas ‘Gusher Age’.
Nearly 400 members of the S&P 500 were "oversold" on a statistical basis at the end of last week and therefore should rebound.
Fourteen fund managers are given $100,000 to invest over 2015. Follow their buys, their sells, their winners, their losers and get inside what makes them some of the smartest investors on the planet.
Six traders are each given a theoretical $100,000 to invest in five securities. Track their trades and portfolio performance over the course of the year and read the analysis behind their moves.
"Halftime Report" trader Jon Najarian bought shares of Best Buy after spotting unusual activity in the options market.