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."
It was the flash of an image lasting less than a second toward the end of Facebook's ad that caught the eye of many investors and analysts. That flash was a phone.
Shares of Apple have been pummeled in recent weeks, but at least one pro thinks they are the market's "Mister October" and ready for a rebound.
Corporations will issue a deluge of special dividends during the next three months because of the threat of higher tax rates next year, according to Goldman Sachs and investors.
In one of the most bullish calls since the Fed announced a new round of easing last week, one strategist is predicting that gold will jump 36 percent, to $2,400 an ounce, by the end of 2014.
Boosted by the red-hot iPhone 5, exports of Apple products will give the Chinese economy a monster lift in the fourth quarter, according to Barclays.
In one of the first market forecasts for 2013, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s chief U.S. equity strategist sees stocks having a bumpy ride next year before ending with the S&P 500 up 10 percent to an all-time high.
It's not the new and improved features of the iPhone 5 that got the most attention from Wall Street analysts Wednesday, but rather the mass global rollout of the new device and the speed of that availability around the world.
Sales of Apple’s iPhone 5 could add as much as half a percentage point to U.S. fourth-quarter annualized GDP, according to JPMorgan, underscoring the ubiquitous tech company’s unprecedented influence on one country’s economy.
President Obama may authorize the Department of Energy to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a preemptive move to head of $100 prices, according to a report from Citi Research making the rounds on trading floors Wednesday.
Einhorn's plan for GM limits the firm's financial flexibility and increases risk during downturns, Breakingviews says.
BlackRock's replacing of human stock pickers with computers is great news, and Jake Novak explains why.
Deutsche Bank predicts capital markets industry revenue will rise 15 to 20 percent in the first quarter.
Citi Research says government infrastructure spending will rise 3 to 5 percent annually the next few years.
Cowen maintained its outperform rating on the iPhone maker after results from Jabil Circuit.
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