Investing Investment Analysts

Retailers Report Slower Sales Growth

"We think the set up for the fourth quarter is encouraging," said Charles Grom, Deutsche Bank analyst, weighing in on the outlook for retailers next quarter.

Microsoft Getting Praise From Bernstein

Checking on big analyst calls including Bernstein saying Microsoft's Windows 8 "will be competitive versus IOS and Android," with Kim Forrest, Fort Pitt Capital Group.

What Could Turn a Bear Bullish?

How to trade today's IPOs: Luxfer, LifeLock, and Javelin, with the FMHR traders; and David Rosenberg, chief economist & strategist at Gluskin Sheff, explains which market indicator he is watching before turning bullish.

MetroPCS Down on Merger Reports

James Moorman, S&P Capital IQ equity analyst, discusses the merger of MetroPCS and T-Mobile, and takes a look at what's ahead for competitor, Sprint.

Speed Limit for High Frequency Trading?

The SEC is hosting a roundtable of industry leaders on how to prevent trading technology breakdowns, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

Analyze the Analysts!

Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, takes a look at the latest analyst calls.

FMHR Final Trade

The FMHR traders share their final trades of the hour.

Can SEC Stop Wall Street Casino?

Leon Cooperman, chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors, says the SEC must put a stop to "casino markets."

Loose Seats Adds to American Airlines' Woes

What is the fallout for AMR, and will any of its competitors stand to benefit? Jeff Kauffman, Sterne Agee analyst, weighs in with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

Google Hits Another All Time High Today

Ben Schacter, Macquarie Research analyst, explains why Google is not an expensive stock and has an "Outperform" rating on the stock; while Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, defends his "Hold" rating and questions the effectiveness of "click" advertising.

Microsoft: Dead Money Again?

The Fast Money traders discuss the state of the markets and where they may be headed in 2012's fourth quarter; and Google has surpassed Microsoft in market cap, with Brent Thill, UBS senior analyst.

How to Avoid Fiscal Cliff With Less Pain

Ryan Alexander, Taxpayers for Common Sense, discusses how the U.S. could avoid the fiscal cliff with cuts almost twice the size of sequestration.

Earnings Scorecard

Another earnings season is underway with 21 companies already posting results, with Nick Raich, Key Private Bank; Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

FMHR Final Trade

The FMHR traders share their final trades.

Stephanie Boyse

We  have confidence in Mexico’s ability to perform to our financial and social expectations, creating high quality products, delivering value, and operating as a true extension of our North American business.

$182 Billion Worth of Advice

Art Steinmetz, Oppenheimer Funds, has $182 billion under management. He says he feels "reasonably comfortable" with the market. The bad news is understood, he says.


The Federal Reserve’s latest round of monetary stimulus could be disastrous to the US economy, claimed Albert Edwards, strategist at Societe General, who also sees future US economic difficulties taking their toll on global equity markets.

RIM's Defensive Strategy Working: Fortt

Shares of Research In Motion are soaring after its earnings announcement. CNBC's Jon Fortt says RIMM really needs to "wow" investors with its BlackBerry 10, and that its defensive strategy is working a lot better than people expected.

Climbing the Property Ladder

CNBC's Bertha Coombs looks at pending home sales and a rally in homebuilders due to a shortage of homes at the lower end. Thomas Flexner, Citi Institutional Clients Group Management Committee member, says it's difficult for many to qualify for mortgages.

What's the Trade on Intel?

The FMHR crew weighs in on Pete Najarian's "buy" on Intel for the past three months.

Shoppers pass a branch of the newly-branded Santander bank on Oxford Street, in central London, on January 11, 2010. Spanish banking giant Santander on Monday declared that it wants to become Britain's biggest bank, as it began rebranding its British operations with its own name. Chairman Emilio Botin said that the ambitious group "wants to be the number one bank in the UK" and may buy more assets from struggling rivals. Botin told a London press conference that the Madrid-based banking titan wo

It was the right time for Spain’s Banco Santander to list its Mexican unit in both the U.S. and Mexico, Santander Mexico chief Marcos Martinez told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” after the listing on Wednesday.


Mexico is not only in good shape to deal with a global downturn, but finally its growth prospects look bright.

Barclays Downgrades the Homebuilders

The S&P Healthcare sector hits a new all-time high for the 6th consecutive session, with the Fast Money traders; and discussing whether the homebuilder stocks are "overheating," with Stephen Kim, Barclays analyst.

Why You Should Care About Containerboard

Credit Suisse has reiterated its outperform rating and increased its estimates to companies in the containerboard group following a successful price hike from producers, with the FMHR team. Meanwhile stocks are pulling back today following a 14 percent run since early June, with Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James.

iPhone 5 Potential '100% Greater': Marshall

Brian Marshall of ISI Group, says global growth potential of Apple's iPhone 5 could still double.

Lennar Beats Estimates, Hits 5-Year High

Discussing where to find value in the home builders space, with Buck Horne, Raymond James analyst, and Will Randow, Citi analyst.

Buy Gold or Silver?

As gold nears its year-to-date high, silver hits a six-month high. What the gold and silver rally mean to stocks, with Mike Dudas, Sterne Agee, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

UBS Downgrades Three Banks

Despite the recent run up in big banks, Brennan Hawken, UBS equity analyst, explains why now is the time for investors to move to the sidelines.

Mexico City, Mexico

With daily news reports of drug-related violence on the U.S.-Mexico border, our neighbor to the South may not be the first place most wealth managers think of in search for returns on investment. But in recent years, Mexican businesses have grown at an impressive pace, making the country a new destination for venture capital firms in search of returns.

Zuckerberg in Over His Hoodie: Bibb

Two high profile social media companies are trading well below their IPO prices, with Groupon down 75 percent from its public debut. Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners, explains.