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."
Investors worry that if earnings can’t break the vicious cycle of stocks moving in same direction, stock pickers may be forced to join the protesters down on Wall Street.
A move away from debt-based currencies to a system somewhat based on hard assets is not out of the picture if the global economy doesn’t recover, some investors say.
Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley may shed the "bank holding company" classification in order to skirt the Volcker rule banning propriety trading with the firm’s own capital, an analyst says.
The validity of the market's recent rally is partly undermined by the fact that the exact same stocks that were sold the most during the previous selloff are the ones that are up the most now.
Bear markets rarely end once stocks have fallen 20 percent—the traditional definition on Wall Street—and this one won't be any different, traders and analysts believe.
Many investors question whether Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke can still influence the markets. The market's recent performance clearly shows he can—but not in the way he intended.
Risks are rising that the U.S. may fall into a shallow, yet prolonged and painful recession that could lift the country’s unemployment to 12 percent, according to a note by the Goldman Sachs economics team to clients.
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Jefferies cites the prospect of lower earnings due to increased promotional discounting.
Stifel reiterates its buy rating on Microsoft due to strong cloud sales growth.
FANG stocks are up more than 6 percent in October, compared to a 2 percent loss by an equal-weight basket of tech stocks
Jamie Dinan and Marc Lasry share their market views in an interview with CNBC's Scott Wapner.
Raymond James told clients on Wednesday to stick with consumer discretionary and technology stocks, citing favorable valuations.
Using the hedge fund analytics tool Kensho, we found the best and worst performing Dow Jones industrial average names when the dollar rallies.