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."
The lack of income-generating investments these days may force aging Baby Boomers to either put off retirement or adopt riskier strategies to generate higher yields.
As regular investors fled the unprecedented stock market volatility this month, purchases by company executives relative to sales hit the highest levels since 1998.
Last week’s unprecedented market volatility caused investors to pull more money out of mutual funds than they did in the aftermath of the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers as confusing gyrations trumped the outright fear seen during the financial crisis.
Estee Lauder shares plunged after its forecast for the fiscal 2012 year fell way short of analysts' estimates. But given the language used by the make-up giant, investors shouldn't read too much into the guidance, or any such forecast given by any companies that count on the U.S. and Europe for the majority of their sales.
As gold topped a record $1800, traders that are long bullion began to get nervous that they were behind a trade that may not have any potential new buyers left.
Retail investor outflows from UBS accounts totaled $1.3 billion during Monday’s 600-point plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, making it the second largest one-day rush for the exits since the infamous May 2010 ‘Flash Crash.’
Standard & Poor's may downgrade the long-term credit rating of the U.S. once again in less than three months after sending shockwaves through the bond and stock markets by stripping the nation of its top notch triple-A rating last week, according to an emergency Sunday night conference call for clients of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
An indicator followed by veteran technical analyst John Roque that has generated perfect results for almost twenty years just flashed a buy signal.
Goldman Sachs reaffirms its buy rating on Starbucks and adds the company to its conviction buy list.
Wall Street research legend Laszlo Birinyi tells how he's developed his winning strategies over many decades in the business.
CNBC's Michael Santoli discusses the valuation of tech stocks versus the market.
CNBC PRO used Estimize to find whether Apple, Amazon, Google or Facebook has the best chance of topping Wall Street estimates this week.
Legendary technical analyst Louise Yamada joins CNBC PRO to detail her investment outlook and make her case for using charts.
Gabelli shares his views on what could be ahead for stocks following the U.K. vote to leave the European Union.
JPMorgan told clients to brace for a possible correction in U.S. stocks.