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."
“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.
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.
Leon Black's firm is taking Rackspace private as the cloud-computing company has struggled against tech heavyweights.
Telsey Advisory Group lowers its rating for Viacom, citing the prospects of a credit rating downgrade or dividend cut.
Shareholders went nuts when jeweler Signet paid $1.4 billion for Zales in 2014. Now it's unraveling.
CNBC Pro highlights the top-performing stocks this week and analyzes whether the good times will continue.
The president of Financial Insyghts discusses how social mood can help investors predict financial market cycles.
Top Wall Street strategist Tony Dwyer warned investors to not throw in the towel on this bull market just yet.
Richard Madigan, who's responsible for the strategic allocation of more than $1 trillion at JPMorgan Private Bank, sees overvalued asset classes.