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."
It's not the new and improved features of the iPhone 5 that got the most attention from Wall Street analysts Wednesday, but rather the mass global rollout of the new device and the speed of that availability around the world.
Sales of Apple’s iPhone 5 could add as much as half a percentage point to U.S. fourth-quarter annualized GDP, according to JPMorgan, underscoring the ubiquitous tech company’s unprecedented influence on one country’s economy.
President Obama may authorize the Department of Energy to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a preemptive move to head of $100 prices, according to a report from Citi Research making the rounds on trading floors Wednesday.
An equity strategist for Goldman Sachs is predicting a September selloff that happens so rapidly he is telling clients to protect themselves before Sept. 14.
August's volume is on track to be extraordinary light, calling into question the legitimacy of the recent rise in stocks and threatening the profits of some market’s participants.
One Goldman Sachs strategist is telling clients that Congress will fail to address the fiscal cliff before the end of the year, leading to a substantial drop in the S&P.
Company executives are postponing decisions on hiring and plant-building until they get some clarity from Washington on the looming “fiscal cliff,” according to an analysis by Goldman Sachs.
The sudden improvement in the economy means the Fed chief can’t push for more easing until December, leaving him powerless until then if the gains prove temporary and stocks plunge.
Wall Street investors and traders largely like Representative Paul Ryan’s politics of simplifying the tax code and his overall fiscal discipline, but couldn’t help themselves from worrying about whether this was the choice that will achieve their ultimate goal of unseating President Obama.
Stephen Weiss reviews the main factors driving stocks and how investors should be positioned for next week.
Citi Research forecasts Square can grow its sales by 29 percent annually through 2019.
Fundstrat says the Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet stocks basket now has a value of $1.3 trillion.
Jefferies says Arch Coal can generate enough cash in the next five years to equal nearly 70 percent of its current market value.
Behavioral and personal-finance expert Jason Zweig outlines the characteristics of successful investors.
Ed Hyman shares his views on the market and Trump in an interview on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
A few trading indicators suggest the market could struggle to add to these gains in the next month or so, according to CNBC's Mike Santoli.