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."
After bottoming on the final day of 2011, gold is back at it again, up five percent in the new year, compared to a 3.9 percent return for the S&P 500 index.
Blackstone Co-Chairman Stephen Schwarzman is hosting a party for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney Tuesday evening at his Park Avenue apartment in New York City, a person familiar with the event said.
The S&P 500 closed above its closing high hit last October, a technical breakout that could spark more buying, chart analysts and traders said. How much buying, is subject to debate.
The "buy American stocks" trade is gaining backers by the day as US economic indicators continue to show improvement and investors become less-focused on Europe.
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The Wall Street analysts who follow individual companies are much more bullish about stocks than the guys who actually try to predict where the market is headed.
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During this one week pilot, we will be bringing you the Mad Money episodes on demand, available in the late evening. Check it out and please share any feedback you may have.
Stephen Weiss reviews the main factors driving stocks and how investors should be positioned for next week.
Breakingviews analyzes the potential profitability of a Trump TV subscription venture.
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Jamie Dinan and Marc Lasry share their market views in an interview with CNBC's Scott Wapner.
Raymond James told clients on Wednesday to stick with consumer discretionary and technology stocks, citing favorable valuations.
Using the hedge fund analytics tool Kensho, we found the best and worst performing Dow Jones industrial average names when the dollar rallies.