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Intel's Dividend Probably 'Sustainable': Analyst

Craig Berger, FBR Capital Markets analyst provides a preview of the tech giant's earnings, predicting weak PC demand may force the company to "tap on the brakes."

Ahead of Goldman Sachs' Earnings

Goldman Sachs is the next of the big banks to report its earnings Tuesday morning, with Brad Hintz, Equity Research analyst.

What to Look for in Goldman Earnings: Pros

Goldman Sachs reports quarterly earnings Tuesday morning, and this is what investors should expect, says Brad Hintz, Sanford C. Bernstein equity research analyst.

Talking Numbers: Microsoft Sings Another Tune

Max Wolff, Greencrest Capital, and Carter Worth, Oppenheimer, chat about Microsoft's move into the music business and what it means for Apple.

FMHR Final Trade

The FMHR traders reveal their final trades.

Investors on Wrong Side of Fiscal Cliff?

Goldman Sachs says more than 90 percent of investors see a solution for the fiscal cliff by year-end. Meanwhile, Larry Kantor, Barclays, discusses whether you should add risk to your portfolio now.

Sprinting Forward with Softbank

Craig Moffett, Sanford Bernstein senior analyst, weighs in on the $20.1 billion deal with Sprint and explains why he has an "underperform" rating on the stock and $3 price target.

India Wins Over Markets, but Now Comes the Hard Part

India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram exudes the self-confidence of a man who, in the eyes of India's cheerleading financial markets, can do little wrong.

Analyze the Analysts!

Evercore Partners upgraded LinkedIn to overweight from equal weight, with Matt Cheslock, Virtu Financial.

Trading Your Tweets

CNBC's Seema Mody explains what's trending on Twitter and the Fast Money Halftime Report traders weigh in.

FMHR's Top Three Trades

The FMHR crew shares their favorite three trades. And Dennis Gartman, of the Gartman Letter, explains why he turned bullish on coal three weeks ago.

Blankfein: Candidates Trying to Avoid Fiscal Cliff Solutions

Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO & chairman, says the presidential candidates are trying to avoid coming up with solutions for the fiscal cliff. Alan Simpson, Deficit Commission, and Erskine Bowles, Deficit Commission, weigh in.

Blankfein, Simpson & Bowles on the Record

Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO & chairman, says the U.S. is in the best competitive place in the world. Meanwhile Erskine Bowles, Deficit Commission, says if no action on the fiscal cliff is taken, the jobless rate will rise above 8 percent. Alan Simpson, Deficit Commission, also weighs in on the U.S.' tipping point, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

Softbank in Talks With Sprint

James Moorman, S&P Capital IQ analyst, discusses how the wireless landscape could change if Softbank acquires 75 percent of Sprint.

What to Expect When Big Banks Report Earnings

"We're looking to understand how good the fixed income business has been, how good housing has been and all the various ways it's impacting them," said Betsy Graseck, Morgan Stanley analyst, explaining what she is looking for when big banks report their third quarter earnings. "How are you going to reinvest in a declining yield environment?" she asked.

China & Japan Tensions Escalate

Tensions continue to escalate in China and Japan over ownership of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, with Rodger Baker, Stratfor; and Itay Michaeli, Citi auto analyst, discusses how the dispute and slowing china growth could impact U.S. automakers.

Checking Market Close

Fears over earnings and global growth weighed on markets once again, with David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles; Todd Morgan, Bel Air Investment Advisors; Dan Veru, Palisade Capital Management; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

FMHR Final Trade

The FMHR traders offer their final trades.


Ignoring time-tested financial advice to diversify, many investors figure Apple is their ticket to a fortune. So far, so good, but many past hopefuls have failed. USA Today reports.

FMHR's Top Three Trades

FMHR offers you their top three trades. Meanwhile they offer guidance on your post-election portfolio.

Zynga Gets a Double Dose of  Bad News

Michael Olson, PiperJaffray analyst, explains why he downgraded the social gaming company to "Neutral" and placed a three dollar price target on the shares, and CNBC's Gary Kaminsky reports creators of the game, "Words With Friends" is leaving Zynga.

Yum Brands Beats Street Expectations

Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, and Jeffrey Bernstein break down the company's third quarter earnings of $0.99 per share versus $0.97 est, on revenues of $3.57 billion.

Talking Numbers: Trading Apple's Selloff

Discussing whether to buy Apple on its 10 percent correction today, with Enis Taner,, and Rob Cihra, Evercore Partners analyst.

Restaurant Stock Standout: Domino's Pizza

CNBC's Jane Wells reports as retail gasoline prices rise, restaurant prices are rising, too; and Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak senior analyst, shares his restaurant stock picks ahead of earnings season.

BofA Downgrades Netflix

Bank of America downgraded Netflix to "Underperform" citing concerns over the health of the domestic streaming business at the company, with the FMHR traders.

Two Catalysts for S&P Hitting 1500: Jim Paulsen

Jim Paulsen of Wells Capital Management shares the two elements he believes will send the S&P 500 higher through next year.

Bad Earnings Already Priced Into Market?

Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, explains why he thinks the earnings season is not going to be a driving force for the markets. He also says emerging market leading indicators prove a turnaround is ahead.

High-Frequency Trading Concerns

According to Nanex, a single mysterious algorithm controlled 4 percent of all trading activity last week, and never made a single trade, with CNBC's Eamon Javers, Bob Pisani, and the FMHR traders.

An aircraft of Indian airline Go Air lands at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.

A complex market, where huge demand is matched with cut-throat competition and often an unfavorable regulatory environment has seen firms in different sectors get burned.


Two analysts disagree about Netflix and the competition it has from What's an investor to believe?