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."
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.
High speed computer trading by funds with holding periods of milliseconds are to blame for rising volatility, the disappearance of diversification and the death of individual stock picking, said an increasing number of traders and market strategists.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will not hint at a third round of quantitative easing at the central bank's annual Jackson Hole summit this week, according to Medley Global Advisors, an influential research firm
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.