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."
"Our 'Take this Job and Shove It" indicator of current/future consumer confidence hit a recovery high," says one strategist. "You're not going to quit your job if you have no faith in your own economic status."
Signals from Apple's executive suite increasingly point to an announcement soon of a dividend increase.
Selling by execs has surged since the Dow hit 14,000 and retail investors flooded into stocks.
Bullishness from retail investors eased a bit at the end of January, according to a new sentiment index from TD Ameritrade.
Apple's valuation looks cheap but that doesn’t mean the stock is necessarily a buy right now, traders said.
On Wall Street, the retail investor is often seen as the dumb money. But those days may be over.
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The full interview with Raymond James chief investment strategist Paul Raines.