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."
There seem to be two camps: invest in bonds or stocks that yield above two percent or take the riskier route of picking stocks that can outgrow this economy.
Apple shares fell more than three percent to below $585 after Verizon said it activated 25 percent fewer iPhones last quarter than it did during the last three months of 2011.
Meredith Whitney, who made the prescient call in 2007 that Citigroup would cut its dividend, has now upgraded the very stock that brought her celebrity status during the credit crisis.
Apple’s first quarter Mac sales may fall short of expectations, according to Piper Jaffray and NPD.
Both tech titans are setting a dangerous precedent that could eventually end very badly for long-term holders, according to several investors and corporate governance experts.
The number of people quitting their jobs in February outnumbered the amount of workers that were laid off by companies for the first time since this economic recovery began.
Bob Weir’s Tri Studios announced today on CNBC a deal with Yahoo that could help bring high quality music and videos into homes around the world and change the music-streaming business model that has so far made losers out of both the studios and the artists.
It’s one of the biggest mysteries on Wall Street. How can stocks be in their fourth year of a bull market and trading activity be so low?
Apple received its first downgrade in nearly six months from Wall Street after an analyst doubted wireless carriers will keep offering giant iPhone subsidies, hurting profit margins for the tech juggernaut and world’s largest company.
Stephen Weiss reviews the main factors driving stocks and how investors should be positioned for next week.
Citi Research forecasts Square can grow its sales by 29 percent annually through 2019.
Fundstrat says the Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet stocks basket now has a value of $1.3 trillion.
Jefferies says Arch Coal can generate enough cash in the next five years to equal nearly 70 percent of its current market value.
Behavioral and personal-finance expert Jason Zweig outlines the characteristics of successful investors.
Ed Hyman shares his views on the market and Trump in an interview on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
A few trading indicators suggest the market could struggle to add to these gains in the next month or so, according to CNBC's Mike Santoli.