Scott Wapner is host of the "Fast Money Halftime Report," which airs weekdays from 12PM to 1PM ET.
He has reported live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq MarketSite, covering the real-time action of the global financial markets. Wapner was reporting live from the New York Stock Exchange during the May 2010 "flash crash."
Wapner has also reported several documentaries for the network, including "Hotel: Behind Closed Doors at Marriott," "Ultimate Fighting: From Blood Sport to Big Time," which earned him an Emmy nomination, and "One Nation, Overweight," which documents the impact of the nation's obesity epidemic. In 2011, Wapner received an award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers as well as a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for "One Nation, Overweight."
Before joining CNBC, Wapner served as the franchise Business Reporter for KDFW-TV in Dallas and was a reporter for Associated Press Television News, based in New York City.
Wapner earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of South Florida.
What does Scott Wapner do when he's not investing? Here's a look in our Halftime Report "Trade Off."
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Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer, comments on bank lending and the yield curve.
Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer, changes his bullish tune on the markets. Dwyer's 2016 S&P 500 target is now 2,175.
Chesapeake Energy says it has no plans to pursue a bankruptcy. Tim Rezvan, Sterne Agee CRT, downgraded the stock to "hold" in November, and discusses whether the company can get out of the debt mess amid falling oil and natural gas prices.
CNBC's Scott Wapner spoke to Centaurus Energy founder, about pain in Chesapeake's shares, and Arnold said bankruptcy or restructuring is the most likely outcome, despite what Chesapeake says.