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."
U.S. stocks are trading at their cheapest levels since at least 1990, according to such commonly used valuations as price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios as well as dividend yield, Bespoke Investment Group says.
Sears Holdings jumped as much as four percent on Monday following a report that Goldman Sachs and some of its clients need the stock to continue climbing to keep their investment in the hedge fund of Eddie Lampert, the retailer’s chairman, in the black.
Changes at the top at some big tech companies over the past four months—including Research In Motion on Sunday—have some traders thinking about other underperforming giants that could use a new leader.
Goldman Sachs’ Jim O’Neill, famous for coining the term ‘BRIC’ to describe the major emerging markets, is bullish on the U.S. economy and, perhaps more importantly, senses more of his colleagues shifting their mood to his more positive tone.
After a steady transition over the last decade, total U.S. online advertising revenue will officially surpass spending for ads in newspapers and magazines this year, according to forecasts from multiple research firms.
Analysts are suggesting that once TransCanada reapplies for the permit with a new route, the pipeline will come online in 2014 as expected all along—with no construction jobs lost.
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.
Value investor Scott Black, the founder of Delphi Management, joins CNBC's Mike Santoli for a discussion on market valuations, strategy and much more.
JPMorgan reiterated its underweight rating on Tesla shares.
Top-ranked analyst Troy Jensen of Piper Jaffray upgraded F5 Networks to overweight from neutral, after the stock popped on earnings.
CNBC PRO used analytics tool Kensho to find out how to trade Qualcomm's chip takeover of NXP.
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.