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."
With Larry Page and Sergey Brin selling about 1 million shares each annually for the next five years, should investors buy as the Google co-founders cash out.
A quarter of teenagers were jobless in March, even as the unemployment rate for the rest of the population decreased. This figure may only get worse if budget-strapped states raise the minimum wage.
"The Fukushima meltdown may mark a high point in anti-nuclear hysteria," says one analyst. "As a result, investors should not treat nuclear-related stocks as if they were radioactive."
More than a quarter of small businesses are raising prices, or plan to soon. And that may make it rather difficult for the Fed to argue inflation expectations are stable.
As Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke considers the timing of when to rein in monetary stimulus, some investors say the central bank chief should look back to the 1970s.
The number of investors with a bearish outlook plunged by more than a third in one week , the largest amount of bears to throw in the towel since 2003.
Shares of IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet conglomerate of 50 brands put together by Barry Diller, were upgraded Tuesday in part because of Match.com’s growing appeal among older singles as well as its recent acquisition of SeniorPeopleMeet.com.
Housing prices will not get a Spring bounce and will actually fall during the industry’s historically best season, according to analysis by two top Wall Street firms.
Mark Newton, chief technical analyst at Greywolf Execution Partners, shares his top investment idea for the months ahead.
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Goldman Sachs has identified oil storage as a problem that could be a 2016 risk to credit and risk assets in general.
Ahead of one of the biggest shopping days, a group of retail companies could see their shares rise, if history is any guide.
Goldman Sachs recommends 10 momentum stocks that will continue to lead bull market as rest of the market flounders.