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."
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has been taking a lot of flack from politicians over his efforts to stimulate the economy. But now Congress is in the hot seat to fix the economy, analysts say.
Netflix may lose almost a third of its current subscribers after bungling the split of its DVD and streaming plans, according to a survey by research firm Frank N. Magid Associates.
“Nobody wants to IPO into this fiasco of a market,” says one strategist. “There’s just massive liquidity risk."
In a letter to clients Tuesday, Citigroup’s Global Head of Research Andrew Pitt announced a new ratings system to be used by all of the firm’s analysts globally. Stocks rated “hold” will now be called “neutral.”
Whether you are an investor based in New York, Rio de Janeiro or Paris, it doesn’t matter which stock you pick. They are all going in the same direction in virtual lockstep.
An analyst said rising risk aversion, a surging U.S. dollar, historical seasonal weakness and a climb in bonds could send the S&P 500 down as much as 21 percent from Friday’s close.
After a tumultuous August, pension funds are falling further under water, raising pressure on boards to take on more risk at a time when the economic and policy outlook has never been more uncertain.
Bearishness among hedge funds is surging as they increase their bets that stocks will continue to drop, pushing the S&P 500 into bear market territory this fall.
Despite having been the lead underwriter in Dunkin' Donuts' IPO, a Goldman Sachs analyst on Tuesday advised clients to sell DNKN.
CNBC's Bob Pisani explains the potential implications of negative yields in the U.S.
Chris Kimble, CEO of Kimble Charting Solutions, believes the market is going lower and gold is breaking out. Here's why...
Amid the increased volatility this year, are there any places to hide? CNBC's "Halftime Report" cast weighs in.
CNBC Pro asked strategists and ran statistical models to find how you should position your portfolio during this sell-off.
Economist Ed Lazear joined CNBC Pro for an exclusive interview to demystify the key economic factors impacting the market.
ConocoPhillips slashed its dividend Thursday. Which other companies' dividends are at risk and which ones are safe?
Amid the volatility, gold futures prices are already up nearly 8 percent this year, a trend that may continue, according to some.