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Apple Surges After Earnings Beat

Dissecting the day's major business news, including Apple's upbeat earnings surprise, with the Fast Money traders and Brian White, analyst at Topeka Capital Markets.

Apple Earnings Blowout: Q2 EPS $12.30 vs. $10.04 Est.

CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jon Fortt report on Apple's Q2 earnings results. Larry Haverty, Gamco Investors; Alex Gauna, JMP Securities; and Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee, weigh in.

Money in Motion: European Bank Stocks

Breaking down the best currency play since European bank stocks hit 2011 lows, with MacNeil Curry, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Can LinkedIn's Momentum Continue?

The FMHR traders discuss Monster Worldwide's 18% drop. Simon Baker, Baker Avenue Asset Management, made a bullish bet several weeks ago and now offers insight on the stock's trajectory. Meanwhile Mark Zgutowicz, Piper Jaffray senior analyst, also offers insight into his company's "overweight" rating on LinkedIn.

The Apple Ecosystem

Discussing the causes and effects of Apple's latest weakness ahead of the company's earnings report today, with Toni Sacconaghi, Bernstein Research senior analyst.

Will Apple's Earnings Surprise Investors?

Colin Gillis, BGC Financial senior technology analyst weighs in on smartphone trends and what to expect from Apple's earnings after the bell.

Is Apple Ripe for Q2 Earnings Report?

Ben Reitzes, Barclays Capital technology hardware analyst, provides analysis of the core of Apple's business, iPad sales, and Apple TV.

TXN Earnings: Q1 EPS $0.32 vs. $0.29

Discussing Texas Instruments' earnings and whether investors should be confident, with Bobby Burleson, Top Starmine analyst and CNBC's Brian Shactman.

Ahead of Netflix's Earnings

Silver has reached a 13-week low and the FMHR traders discuss the key catalysts. Netflix is also set to announce its Q1 earnings data after today's closing bell, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst.

Is Bottom In for Housing?

The FMHR traders discuss whether Greenbrier is off track, since shares of the company are down 30% year-to-date. Megan McGrath, MKM Partners homebuilder analyst, also weighs in on whether D.R. Horton's earnings beat signals a strong Spring for housing.

Analyst: Wal-Mart Still a 'Buy' Despite Bribery Probe

The FMHR traders discuss whether China or Europe is a bigger concern for global investors amid weak PMI data. Also, does a pullback in Wal-Mart shares present a buying opportunity for investors? David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets retail analyst, weighs in.

Wal-Mart's Mexican Woes Hits Stock

Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners senior equity analyst, discusses the importance of the Mexican markets for Wal-Mart's growth and the impact the alleged scandal could have on the company's stock and executives.

Can Netflix Fix Itself?

CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains the challenges Netflix faces ahead of the company's Q1 earnings next Monday. Michael Corty, Morningstar equity analyst and Ben Rose, Battle Road Research analyst, weigh in.

MCD's Quarter: Q1 EPS $1.23 vs. $1.23 Est.

Jeff Bernstein, Barclays senior restaurant analyst, weighs in on McDonald's earnings.

Apple Turbulence: Worry or Relax?

Is the world's most valuable company losing its worth? Edward Zabitsky, ACI Research CEO and analyst, explains why he is bearish on Apple now.

ETF Strategist

Our special report, "ETF Strategist," gives investors a better understanding of the wide variety of exchange traded funds, providing the pros and cons of investing in various asset classes and sectors that offer diversification. Starting with fixed income in February, look for a new edition the second Monday of each month through June.

Microsoft Earnings: Window of Opportunity?

The Fast Money crew weighs in on Microsoft's better-than-expected Q3 EPS of $0.60 on revenues of $17.41B. Colin Gillis, BGC Financial analyst, breaks down the tech giant's earnings and how to play the stock.

What's Wrong With Zynga?

Shares of Zynga are down 25% over the past month. Sean McGowan, Needham & Company senior analyst, explains why he upgraded his rating on the company to "hold" from "underperform."

Time to Get Bullish on McDonald's?

A preview of McDonald's earnings report and March's same-store sales, both out tomorrow, with Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray analyst and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

Spain Overshadowing Earnings?

CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports that the SEC expected to vote today on possible charges against Egan Jones. Willie Williams, Societe Generale, also discusses how today's Spanish bond auction is impacting the global markets.

Human Genome Rejects GlaxoSmithKline's Bid

Human Genome Sciences rejected the $2.6 billion unsolicited takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline, reports CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

Buy Microsoft on Windows 8 Launch

The FMHR traders discuss Wednesday's impressive earnings data from VMware and F-5 Networks. Rob Breza, Enterprise software analyst, also explains why investors should buy Microsoft.

Best Plays in Financials

Analyzing the earnings data from Bank of America, with David George, Robert W. Baird, senior research analyst.

Forecasting Microsoft Earnings

Microsoft is set to report their Q1 earnings on Thursday after the bell, and shares are up over 20% year-to-date. Stephanie Link, The Street, and Brent Thill, UBS, offer insight.

Thanks to optimism about global economic growth and a stabilization of the euro zone debt crisis, assets in exchange traded products hit a record in the first three months of the year, according to a new report.

Intel Tops Expectations, But Stock Slips

Intel's earnings beat expectations on the top and bottom line, but net income fell 13% and shares of the tech giant fell in after hours trading. Mike McConnell, Pacific Crest Securities analyst, weighs in on the outlook for the stock and the tech sector.

Qualcomm Ahead of the Numbers

Anticipating earnings results for Qualcomm, with Mark Sue, RBC Capital Markets analyst.

'Neutral' on Goldman & Value in Apple: Analysts

Doug Sipkin, Susquehanna senior analyst, explains why he is has a "neutral" rating on Goldman Sachs after the company's earnings beat, and Tavis McCourt, Raymond James analyst, says he sees Apple's drop of about 8 percent as a buying opportunity.

The Cola Wars: Coke vs. Pepsi

John Faucher, JPMorgan senior U.S. beverage analyst, offers insight into Coca-Cola hitting 14 year highs today after reporting better-than-expected Q1 earnings, and how the company stands against its competitor, Pepsi.

Coca-Cola Beats Top & Bottom Line

Breaking down KO's first quarter numbers, reporting revenues of $11.14B vs. $10.8B est, with Mark Swartzberg, Stifel Nicolaus beverage analyst.