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."
Something may finally start to move the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation, the core consumer price index: rent prices.
It’s a taboo subject to discuss in public, but corporate executives would prefer to buy back their own stock than hire more people this year.
Laszlo Birinyi, former head of equities at Salomon Brothers during the go-go 80's is not giving a specific target for the S&P 500 this year. How come?
Each quarter, Goldman Sachs Research mines conference call transcripts to try and find the real outlook from Corporate America. Guess what's become priority one?
Forget recovery this is an expansion. And that's exactly what scares trader Simon Baker.
“Professor Copper is among the economic forecasters with the best track record. The Good Professor isn’t fazed by all the commotion in the Middle East,” says Yardeni.
The often maligned January Barometer sports an 88 percent accuracy ratio; is it a valuable investor tool or market voodoo?
The market's flirtation with new highs is not telling the real story. Underneath the surface, some problems are lurking.
A whirlwind year for macro events is leading investors to seek refuge in large-cap names with consistent and predictable trends.
A major investment firm knocks down the theory that China's parabolic bear market won't affect the country's economy.
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.
A group of S&P 500 stocks has significantly moved away from their trading ranges and may be ready to drop as the market rolls over.
Although oil prices will remain low, Goldman singles out one big energy company as good play.
CNBC "Halftime Report" trader Joe Terranova believes these stocks will replicate strong gains from Google and Netflix.