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.
Follow Scott Wapner on Twitter @ScottWapnercnbc.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the results of the latest CNBC All-America Survey on which stock Americans would use as a stocking stuffer, or holiday gift, to a family member or friend. The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders; Erin Browne, UBS O’Connor head of macro investments; and Kevin O’Leary, O’Shares Investments chairman, share their "stock-ing stuffers."
Kevin O’Leary, O’Shares Investments chairman, discusses President-elect Donald Trump's impact on the markets, and his outlook on financials. The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders and Erin Browne, UBS O’Connor head of macro investments, weigh in.
Erin Browne, UBS O’Connor head of macro investments, and the “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss what in the market is still cheap to buy, as stocks continue to hit record highs.
Dow Transports hits record territory yet again, CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.
CNBC Contributor Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman and CEO, shares his bull case for the airlines, as well whether President-elect Donald Trump will be good for business.
The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss one trader's bull case for the Biotech ETF.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at stocks being too bullish on Trump and whether there is a correction coming to the market. The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders weigh in.
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The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss Under Armour after the stock was downgraded to sell for the call of the day.
The Halftime Report traders discuss Goldman Sachs cutting beer stocks.
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The traders debate if now's the time to buy beaten-down retail names.
When toys aren't so fun.
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Pete Najarian is placing his bets on unusual options activity in a casino game manufacturer: Scientific Games.
"Halftime Report" trader Pete Najarian spots unusual activity in shares of P&G.