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."
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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If Congress can't agree to extend the payroll tax cut, US economic growth could slow nearly a full percentage point next year and send the S&P below 1100.
Burned by two bubbles and facing another financial crisis, investors worldwide have lost the risk appetite for stocks, yanking $34 billion out of stock funds this year.
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Money manager Louis Navellier is buying shares of Edwards Lifesciences after the stock plunged 17% on lower-than-expected sales last quarter.
Trader Jim Lebenthal, whose "Halftime" model portfolio is up 26 percent this year, bought shares of Time Warner.
Mario Gabelli shares his market views in an interview with CNBC's Scott Wapner.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch lowers its rating for General Motors to neutral from buy due to peak auto cycle fears.
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.