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."
Shares of CBS surged to a two and a half year high on the same day the network cancelled Two and a Half Men.
Inflation has led to political revolutions since Medieval times and we may be witnessing the fifth such great price revolution in history, right now!
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CNBC Pro highlights the top performing stocks this week and analyzes whether the good times will continue for these companies.
"Halftime Report" trader Jon Najarian bought shares of SeaDrill after spotting unusual activity in the options market.
Six traders are each given a theoretical $100,000 to invest in five securities. Track their trades and portfolio performance over the course of the year and read the analysis behind their moves.
Fourteen fund managers are given $100,000 to invest over 2015. Follow their buys, their sells, their winners, their losers and get inside what makes them some of the smartest investors on the planet.