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."
Mars may need moms, but theaters need audiences. Hollywood box office receipts for the first quarter are on track to be down more than 20 percent.
It’s certainly not new news that online adoption over the last decade has crushed newspaper circulation figures. What is news, however, is how fast it's happening.
One would think that after the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, Americans could at least catch a break for a while with deflationary forces keeping the cost of living relatively low. That’s not the case.
Some on Wall Street are saying that the tragic Japanese earthquake at the end of last week will barely dent economic growth in the nation and that a rebuilding effort could push its stock market to a new high for the year—but they haven't made believers out of everybody.
Japan's earthquake couldn’t have come at a worse time for US investors, who poured over $1 billion into Japanese exchange-traded funds last month, second only to US energy funds.
The troubled Hollywood star not only brought a massive audience to the social media site, he used the platform in a new way.
Government payouts—including Social Security, Medicare and unemployment—make up more than a third of US wages. “The U.S. economy has become alarmingly dependent on government stimulus,” says one economist.
Wells Capital's chief investment strategist sounded the alarm that the market sell-off is not over in a note to clients.
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The Bank of America Merrill Lynch "Sell Side Indicator" predicts the S&P 500 will rally 18% over the next 12 months.
The Nasdaq composite spooked investors on Monday after forming the trading pattern that's often a precursor to future losses.
JPMorgan reached out to fund managers to find out their current concerns and analyze the prospects for the biotech sector.