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."
Squeezed on both sides by stagnant wages and rising prices, consumers believe the chances of bringing home more money one year from now are at their lowest in 25 years, according to analysis of survey data by Goldman Sachs.
“There is one bet right now: Bernanke will bail out the world,” says one market pro. “If that does not happen, then no investment will be safe.”
The record borrowing by the U.S. and European Union to get out of the credit crisis will force governments to stay involved in markets to ensure an orderly decline of this debt load, some market pros believe.
Many investors cite the strength in the dollar for the recent drop in oil, but whispers on Wall Street suggest some other forces were at work, too.
The landmark guilty verdict against Raj Rajaratnam on 14 counts of insider trading sent a chill down Wall Street, causing hedge funds to rethink their use of so-called expert analyst networks and also ponder the impact of the historic decision on the implementation of the Dodd-Frank regulatory bill.
There were many reasons throughout history that a currency has become the reserve money of the world, but the most common has been the country’s military might—specifically that of its navy.
A cascading crash in commodities beginning with silver a week ago spread to oil and copper as exchanges took steps to rein in speculation and big name investors took profits.
Despite the market's recovery from the "Flash Crash" a year ago, a broad range of strategists and investors fear a 10 percent-plus sell-off may be ahead. It just may take more than 15 minutes.
Market pros are starting to think that companies based in India could make long-term gains, now that the US has found and killed Osama bin Laden.
A trade-weighted measure of the U.S. dollar against a broad basket of currencies that includes the Yen, Euro and China’s Yuan is at a post-gold standard low when adjusted for inflation, according to calculations by Deutsche Bank’s economic team.
As equities struggle to find direction, a top technical analyst believes the next move for stocks is up.
Apple's October earnings report could be a big factor in whether or not U.S. stocks get a fourth-quarter rally.
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Goldman predicts Thursday's meeting by the Federal Reserve will result in policymakers' delaying a rate hike until Dec.
With recent market volatility chart experts weigh in on the current state of the market and prospects for the future.
CNBC Pro reached out to market experts to find out how they would trade after the Fed decision.