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Is Best Buy a Good Buy?

Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, discusses his upgrade on Best Buy, and explains where he sees growth for the electronic retailer.

Ford's Blockbuster Earnings But There's a Roadblock

CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the automaker's fourth quarter numbers and projected losses. And, Michael Ward, Sterne Agee analyst, weighs in on the earnings and explains why he has a "buy" on the stock.

Tech Wreck Tueday

A look at four tech companies having a tough day. CNBC's Jon Fortt; Sherri Scribner, Deutsche Bank Research; and Rajesh Ghai, Craig-Hallum Capital, take a look at what's going on with BMC Software, Seagate Technology, Kulicke & Soffa, and VMware.

Defending Short Sellers

How publicly should short sellers reveal their holding? Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners explains why long and short sellers should provide transparency.

Caterpillar Cautious For 2013

Ann Duignan, JPMorgan analyst, discusses the key issues facing the industrial giant and when investors are likely to see an acceleration in revenue.

Birinyi: 'Negatives Going by the Wayside, One by One'

Laszlo Birinyi, Birinyi Associates president, explains why a big gain is possible for stocks this year.

Starbuck Shares Get a Jolt

David Palmer, UBS analyst, discusses what's driving the stock higher after reporting earnings that were essentially in line with expectations.

Microsoft Beats Estimates But Shares Slip

John DiFucci, JPMorgan analyst, breaks down the tech titan's quarterly results. Earnings came in at $0.76 per share, a penny higher than expected, while revenues rose to $21.46 billion.

Apple Analyst Makes His Defense

How to play Apple after the stock reported Q1 earnings, with Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior tech analyst.

Herb's Play on Netflix's Rally

Can investors trust the 40 percent move in Netflix? CNBC's Herb Greenberg takes a look.

What's a 'Fair' Price For Apple?

Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets, discusses whether shares of the tech giant are priced for perfection.

Will Apple Deliver?

Tavis McCourt, Raymond James analyst, provides a preview of the tech giant's earnings ahead of its release after the bell.

Golden Arches Losing Its Shine?

Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray analyst, breaks down the restaurant chain's fourth quarter numbers, and weighs in on concerns over expected sales numbers for January.

Coach Shares Slump After Earnings

Jennifer Davis, Lazard Capital Markets breaks down the luxury retailer's earnings miss and explains how it is transforming its lifestyle brand into accessories.

Ad Sales Profit Boosts Google's Stock

Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald; and James Dix, Wedbush Securities, break down the tech giant's fourth quarter profit of $2.89 billion or $8.82 per share.


R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior restaurant analyst, reviews McDonald's fourth quarter numbers, and explains why the company is focusing on its "dollar menu."

Ben Reitzes, Barclays analyst, provides a preview of the tech giant's quarterly numbers and discusses whether Apple is ready to step up its web services.

Potential Cost of Boeing's Nightmare

CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Neal Dihora, Morningstar equity analyst, discuss the impact the FAA investigation into Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is having on its stock.

Earnings Out: Johnson & Johnson, Travelers & Verizon

Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, weighs in on Q4 earnings reports from Verizon, Travelers and Johnson & Johnson.

Transports Touch Historic Highs

The Dow Transports are hitting all-time highs. How to play it, with Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.

Reacting to Johnson & Johnson's Q4 Earnings

Johnson & Johnson reported Q4 revenues of $17.558 billion versus an estimate of $17.667 billion, and the company's 2013 guidance also came in lower than expected. Catherine Arnold, Credit Suisse senior analyst, offers insight.

Verizon's Big Q4 Earnings Miss

Shares of Verizon are trading higher, despite Q4 results missing estimates, with Craig Moffett, Sanford C. Bernstein senior telecom analyst.

Verizon Q4 Fios TV Customers Up By 134,000

Verizon is out with Q4 profits, with the company making revenue of $30.05 billion versus an estimate of $29.829 billion. James Ratcliffe, Barclays telecom analyst, offers insight.

Dow Transports on Fire

The Dow Transports Index is up nearly 16 percent over the past 2 months. Hot trade for investors? Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners senior research analyst, offers his opinions.

Can BlackBerry 10 Save RIMM?

Peter Misek, Jefferies analyst, explains why he upgraded Research in Motion to a "buy" and put a $1950 price target on the stock.

Morgan Stanley Surges on Q4 Beat

Roger Freeman, Barclays, is fresh of the Morgan Stanley conference call. He offers insight.

Morgan Stanley 'Equity-Centric': Analyst

Morgan Stanley is more equity-centric than its peers, says David Trone, analyst at JMP Securities. "At this point in time you want to be equity-centric," he told CNBC's "Squawk Box."

Boeing Nightmare: Buying Opportunity?

Dissecting the day's market action, with the Fast Money traders; and the FAA is investigating Boeing's Dreamliner after multiple safety issues were reported, and Yair Reiner, analyst at Oppenheimer discusses how to trade the news.

FMHR's Top Three Trades

The FMHR traders reveal their favorite trades now. Meanwhile Andy Busch, BMO Capital Markets, assesses whether Chinese data will disappoint.

Banks: Buying Opportunity or Back to Bottom?

Kevin Holt, Invesco, says that large money center and capital markets banks are still selling at attractive valuations.