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."
More Americans expect their salaries to be cut soon, reversing a steady decline in the number of workers who fear pay cuts, according to a March survey.
Recent data shows buyers are trading down to houses that cost under $200,000, a trend that may signal an even longer downturn for higher end property.
Mars may need moms, but theaters need audiences. Hollywood box office receipts for the first quarter are on track to be down more than 20 percent.
It’s certainly not new news that online adoption over the last decade has crushed newspaper circulation figures. What is news, however, is how fast it's happening.
One would think that after the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, Americans could at least catch a break for a while with deflationary forces keeping the cost of living relatively low. That’s not the case.
Some on Wall Street are saying that the tragic Japanese earthquake at the end of last week will barely dent economic growth in the nation and that a rebuilding effort could push its stock market to a new high for the year—but they haven't made believers out of everybody.
CNBC Pro highlights the top performing stocks this week and analyzes whether the good times will continue.
An analyst Friday addressed the concern that Apple will lose its dominance of the tech industry like Nokia did a decade ago.
"Halftime Report" trader Joe Terranova is buying shares of a small-cap tech company, whose products facilitate access to Wi-Fi networks.
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.
A group of S&P 500 stocks has significantly moved away from their trading ranges and may be ready to drop as the market rolls over.
Although oil prices will remain low, Goldman singles out one big energy company as good play.
CNBC "Halftime Report" trader Joe Terranova believes these stocks will replicate strong gains from Google and Netflix.