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MCD Still in Good Hands: Analyst Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:05 AM ET
MCD Still in Good Hands: Analyst

Discussing why McDonald's has an overweight rating, even after its CEO plans to retire in June, with Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays Capital senior restaurant analyst.

Darden Earnings Beat Estimates Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 10:46 AM ET
Darden Earnings Beat Estimates

A breakdown of the restaurant chain company's Q3 earnings results, with Mark Kalinowski, Janney Montgomery Scott restaurant analyst.

Roadblocks Ahead for Transports? Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 10:20 AM ET
Roadblocks Ahead for Transports?

As gas prices continue to rise, will the transport sector navigate through these roadblocks without getting derailed? Insight with David Ross, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. analyst.

Nike Earnings Breakdown Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 9:00 AM ET
Nike Earnings Breakdown

Nike's earnings per share beat Street estimates. Insight with Sam Poser, Sterne Agee, who says Nike is working its way through a lot of cost increases and clearing inventory out China and western Europe.

FedEx Delivers Strong Q3 Profit Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 11:08 AM ET
FedEx Delivers Strong Q3 Profit

Discussing the shipping company's Q3 results, including its revenue, which fell short of estimates, with Arthur Hatfield, Morgan Keegan transportation analyst.

Priceline Target $1000? Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 10:42 AM ET
Priceline Target $1000?

Priceline is up 50% year-to-date, but Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, says there is much more room to run.

'Outperform' Rating on CNO Financial Group Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 2:17 PM ET
'Outperform' Rating on CNO Financial Group

CNO Financial Group was hit hard during the financial crisis, but the stock is up more than 2,000 percent over the past three years. The company is using cash to pay down debt and to buy back stock, says Randy Binner, FBR Capital senior analyst.

Fixing the Housing Market Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 2:06 PM ET
Fixing the Housing Market

Existing home sales for February are 8.8 percent higher than a year ago. Discussing the future of the housing market, with Glenn Yago, Milken Institute senior director and Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets homebuilding analyst.

Hot Start-Ups: Mobile Payment Industry Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:43 PM ET
Hot Start-Ups: Mobile Payment Industry

Is the booming mobile payment industry a threat to credit card companies? Denee Carrington, Forrester Research senior analyst, offers her view.

Time to Buy FedEx? Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:34 PM ET
Time to Buy FedEx?

Insight on why Kevin Sterling, BB&T transportation analyst, has upped his price target on FedEx from $95 to $110 ahead of the shipping company's Q3 earnings release tomorrow.

Report: Tim Tebow Traded to NY Jets Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 12:54 PM ET
Report: Tim Tebow Traded to NY Jets

CNBC's Darren Rovell says ESPN is reporting Tim Tebow will be traded to the New York Jets for a fourth-round draft pick.

Wild Times Ahead for Crude? Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 12:41 PM ET
Wild Times Ahead for Crude?

Oil supply shortages are raising concerns for investors and some are betting on $200 per barrel, says CNBC's Kate Kelly; and rising copper prices could be an opportunity to buy more shares of Freeport-McMoRan, says Richard Garchitorena, Credit Suisse.

Pier 1 Imports: $19 Price Target Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 2:47 PM ET
Pier 1 Imports: $19 Price Target

Pier 1 Imports has a very large loyal customer base, says Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets specialty hardlines retailers analyst, whose company has a buy rating on the company.

Hot Start-ups: Mobile Game Changers Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 1:45 PM ET
Hot Start-ups: Mobile Game Changers

Are you one of the more than 700 million people who downloaded the mobile game, "Angry Birds?" Tuong Nguyen, Gartner Mobile Gaming analyst, says the mobile gaming industry could grow to a $17 billion market by 2015.

Tiffany Says High-End Demand Remains Intact Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 10:10 AM ET
Tiffany Says High-End Demand Remains Intact

Insight on why high-end retailer Tiffany says demand for luxury retail remains in tact, with Laura Champine, Collins Stewart senior retail analyst and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

BofA Rollover & Dividend Investing Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
BofA Rollover & Dividend Investing

Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders, including the top non-dividend paying companies with the biggest amount of cash on their books, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial.

Buy, Sell or Hold: Oracle Earnings Tomorrow Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 1:47 PM ET
Buy, Sell or Hold: Oracle Earnings Tomorrow

Oracle is set to report earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday. Sharing perspective on whether investors should buy, sell or hold shares of the stock, with Rob Breza, RBC Capital Markets analyst.

Apple Analyst: Dividend Disappointment? Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
Apple Analyst: Dividend Disappointment?

Discussing whether Apple's dividend was a disappointment, with Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein senior analyst and Jeff Keswin, Lyrical Partners managing partner.

Hot Homebuilder Stocks Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 11:20 AM ET
Hot Homebuilder Stocks

Discussing whether there is more room to go from here as we head into the important spring selling season, with Megan McGrath, MKM Partners homebuilder analyst.

Apple's Cash Plans Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 11:13 AM ET
Apple's Cash Plans

Discussing Apple's $10 billion stock buyback plan, and dividend announcement, with Anil Doradla, William Blair & Co. technology, media, and communications analyst.

Sprint to Go Bankrupt? Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 10:38 AM ET
Sprint to Go Bankrupt?

Why he downgraded Sprint to "underperform," with Craig Moffett, Sanford C. Bernstein senior analyst.

More Pain at the Pump Coming? Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 7:21 PM ET
More Pain at the Pump Coming?

Daniel Yergin, CNBC energy analyst, discusses what's behind the rising price of oil, and problems with Iran.

New Apple iPad Debut Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 6:20 AM ET
New Apple iPad Debut

Insight on new iPad features likely to attract new buyers and those looking to upgrade, with Ben Reitzes, Barclays Capital technology hardware analyst.

Tiffany Tarnished? Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 5:27 PM ET
Tiffany Tarnished?

Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer analyst, discusses why he likes Tiffany in the long run but remains cautious near term. Also, the play on high-end retailers and eBay's downgrade, with the Fast Money traders.

Playing Large-Cap Momentum Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 2:58 PM ET
Playing Large-Cap Momentum

Brian Peery, Hennessy Cornerstone Value Fund, shares a couple of "dirty" stocks, and one that can help you clean up.

Firms That Face Currency Headwinds Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 12:41 PM ET
Firms That Face Currency Headwinds

John Taylor, of FX Concepts, points to companies that face currency headwinds, including Google, Johnson & Johnson & Nike. Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group, offers insight on Ross Stores after it reported Q4 earnings this morning.

Financial Storm Looming? Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 10:07 AM ET
Financial Storm Looming?

Discussing the risks ahead for the U.S. economy, with Walter Zimmermann, United-ICAP chief technical analyst, who says he sees a financial storm brewing.

Homebuilders: Room to Run? Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 2:45 PM ET
Homebuilders: Room to Run?

Homebuilders are on a tear this year, jumping nearly 30%, with Nishu Sood, Deutsche Bank, homebuilder analyst.

Apple Stock Too Good to Pass Up? Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 1:11 PM ET
Apple Stock Too Good to Pass Up?

Ashok Kumar, Maxim Group sr. tech analyst, discusses whether there is still room to get in on Apple's rally.

Nike's New Shoe Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 11:40 AM ET
Nike's New Shoe

The details on Nike's new Air Jordan's and whether now is the time for investors to buy the stock, with Sam Poser, Sterne Agee senior research analyst.