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.
The FBI is looking to find two people who were seen removing an explosive device from a luggage in New York City. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the latest on the SEC's insider trading charges against Omega Advisers and Leon Cooperman.
The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders; Stephanie Link, TIAA Global Asset Management; and Erin Browne, UBS O'Connor managing director, discuss the trade on Apple following Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster's note showing a decline in iPhone interest.
Wells Fargo Chairman & CEO John Stumpf testifies at the Senate Banking Committee over the fraudulent accounts scandal, answering questions from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) about his reliance on his board to deal with the massive fraud clawbacks.
The "Halftime Report" traders debate the call of the day: JPMorgan upgrading Qualcomm to overweight.
The Halftime Report experts debate a bullish call on Shake Shack.
The Halftime Report experts debate a bullish call on TJX and try to find opportunities in the rest of the retail sector.
The "Halftime Report" traders take investors through some of the day's biggest movers.
Defense in the Trader Blitz
The Halftime Report experts give you their play on today's top movers including Deere, McKesson, Citigroup, and more.
Pete Najarian spots unusual trading activity in Calpine.
Jon Najarian spots bullish call-buying in shares of Wal-Mart.
Halftime Report's Jon Najarian spots some unusual trading activity in SBA Communications.