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."
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has been taking a lot of flack from politicians over his efforts to stimulate the economy. But now Congress is in the hot seat to fix the economy, analysts say.
Netflix may lose almost a third of its current subscribers after bungling the split of its DVD and streaming plans, according to a survey by research firm Frank N. Magid Associates.
“Nobody wants to IPO into this fiasco of a market,” says one strategist. “There’s just massive liquidity risk."
In a letter to clients Tuesday, Citigroup’s Global Head of Research Andrew Pitt announced a new ratings system to be used by all of the firm’s analysts globally. Stocks rated “hold” will now be called “neutral.”
Whether you are an investor based in New York, Rio de Janeiro or Paris, it doesn’t matter which stock you pick. They are all going in the same direction in virtual lockstep.
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.
Saira Malik, whose picks for CNBC PRO's "Platinum Portfolio" are up more than 20 percent this year, discusses her favorite stocks.
Fundstrat's Tom Lee is now concerned the market will trade down in August.
In a world of disappearing market returns, the search for growth has become increasingly difficult, Goldman Sachs says.
Sell Pandora shares on weak profit potential, Pacific Crest said.
Legendary technical analyst Louise Yamada joins CNBC PRO to detail her investment outlook and make her case for using charts.
Gabelli shares his views on what could be ahead for stocks following the U.K. vote to leave the European Union.
JPMorgan told clients to brace for a possible correction in U.S. stocks.