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."
Wall Street investors and traders largely like Representative Paul Ryan’s politics of simplifying the tax code and his overall fiscal discipline, but couldn’t help themselves from worrying about whether this was the choice that will achieve their ultimate goal of unseating President Obama.
In a sign that the economy is building momentum on a sounder foundation than during the last housing boom, a new survey says demand for prime mortgage loans has soared.
Coming soon to your retirement plan: trading vehicles that allow you to buy and sell baskets of stocks, commodities and other financial instruments in the blink of an eye.
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David Rosenberg, a long-time Wall Street strategist, declared that this generation’s obsession with stocks is officially over after equity funds suffered their biggest outflow in two years.
If Apple were to accompany its expected September launch of an iPhone 5 with an “iPad Mini” announcement as well, it may ignite revenue in markets such as China and Europe, says one analyst.
U.S. stocks are outperforming the rest of the world by the biggest margin in eight years as Europe’s financial crisis and China’s slowing growth make America's troubles seem tame.
A fake Libor rate, the scandal involving global benchmark interest rates that has raised the level of distrust in major banks and markets, is nothing compared to the damage that could be done if China’s true economic growth figures were revealed, according to Larry McDonald’s newsletter.
A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York suggests the S&P 500 would be more than 50 percent lower if it weren't for the actions of the US central bank.
The Treasury chief says the equities rally reflects faith in Trump and his promises of tax reform and fiscal stimulus.
A group of high-flying names could be at risk of a pullback in the days ahead.
CNBC PRO found out what happened if traders bought Nvidia after a drop of 8 percent or more.
Here are the stocks that could be winners if growth picks up, while the dollar falls under the new Treasury secretary.
Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren sat down with CNBC for an exclusive conversation on what's ahead for the U.S. retailer.
The stock market is setting low volatility marks not seen since 1962, but Jake Novak says '62 was actually a wild year.
Twitter's Anthony Noto shares his views on the company's advertising market and its user growth on CNBC's "Squawk Alley."