Nick Wells is a data journalist and graphics editor for CNBC.
Prior to joining CNBC, his reporting and data-driven stories appeared in Crain's New York Business, The New York Times, New York Daily News and other publications.
Wells holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Hampshire College and an M.A. in Journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
When you know something no one else does, you can make money on that. Quandl's Tammer Kamel breaks down buying and selling alternative data.
Tammer Kamel's company Quandl unearths previously undiscovered but useful proprietary data sets, and then sells them to hedge funds who can reap huge returns on them.
The company Quandl unearths and then sells proprietary data sets to hedge funds for huge sums of money.
Rates of e-commerce fraud have stabilized after spiking over the past few years, according to fraud prevention company Forter.
There were more M&A deals announced in the past year and in any previous modern president's first year, totaling $1.2 trillion.
There were more M&A deals announced in the past year and in any previous modern president's first year, according to Thomson Reuters data.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose on Tuesday, and broke above 23,000 for the first time on an intraday basis.
A slim majority of Americans think their taxes will go up under President Trump's tax plan. But most don't know what they pay in taxes.