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."
An analyst said rising risk aversion, a surging U.S. dollar, historical seasonal weakness and a climb in bonds could send the S&P 500 down as much as 21 percent from Friday’s close.
After a tumultuous August, pension funds are falling further under water, raising pressure on boards to take on more risk at a time when the economic and policy outlook has never been more uncertain.
Bearishness among hedge funds is surging as they increase their bets that stocks will continue to drop, pushing the S&P 500 into bear market territory this fall.
Despite having been the lead underwriter in Dunkin' Donuts' IPO, a Goldman Sachs analyst on Tuesday advised clients to sell DNKN.
The Fed will respond to Friday’s brutal jobs report by announcing an Operation Twist—the purchase of longer-dated Treasurys and sale of short-dated Treasurys—at its next meeting, economists said.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, whose past investment disclosures have moved markets instantly, left whale watchers perplexed this time around.
Despite a bounce in the S&P 500 index this week, many investors see the odds stacked against the bull market making it into 2012.
Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.
The correlation of moves in individual stocks and the S&P 500 index is at a record, making the job of long-only mutual fund managers to differentiate from the benchmark virtually impossible, according to a report from Goldman Sachs.
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, joins CNBC's Rick Santelli for an exclusive conversation on Fannie and Freddie.
CNBC Pro highlights the top-performing stocks this week and analyzes whether the good times will continue.
Bespoke Investment Group ran the numbers to find out how the market tends to perform during Memorial Day week.
Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at Convergex, revealed some of the less common — yet key metrics — he uses to value stocks.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan joined CNBC for an interview to discuss his views on the stock market and the economy.
The odds of Hillary Clinton reaching the White House are not as high as they seem, according to The Lindsey Group.