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."
As global stocks surged last week, hedge funds with a macro focus increased their bets against Europe, new analysis shows.
The Fed won't likely come to the market's rescue and may even aid a further decline with a significant downgrade of its economic outlook, investors said.
Many economists and investors say that in this globalized world, it’s time the Fed stops treating food and energy gains as temporary and pay more attention to the two inputs that hit consumers hardest.
The total compensation paid by employers in the third quarter rose by the smallest amount since at least 1982 as companies continued to sit on their record hoards of cash.
Chinese stocks are undervalued and U.S. investors should heavily increase their exposure, says Burton Malkiel, author of the financial classic "A Random Walk Down Wall Street."
Concern about an effective European bailout has decimated U.S. investor sentiment, causing them to ignore an earnings season that shows stocks offer a great value right now, say analysts.
“People are moving out of Mom and Dad’s basement finally, but they are renting or buying apartments rather than homes,” says one economist.
Investors worry that if earnings can’t break the vicious cycle of stocks moving in same direction, stock pickers may be forced to join the protesters down on Wall Street.
CNBC senior markets commentator Mike Santoli breaks down the bullish case for cheap Big Media shares and discusses some takeover possibilities.
Credit Suisse told clients how to trade Trump-getting-elected scenario.
Bruce Berkowitz, the founder and chief investment officer of Fairholme Capital, sat down with CNBC's Kelly Evans for an in-depth interview.
Morgan Stanley initiates coverage of Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts with overweight ratings.