Analyst Interviews

Good stuff coming from Apple: Analyst   Thu, 20 Mar '14 | 11:15 AM ET
Good stuff coming from Apple: Analyst

Discussing analyst expectations for Apple, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray managing director & senior research analyst. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.

Disney has good fundamental story: Pro   Tue, 18 Mar '14 | 3:16 PM ET
Disney has good fundamental story: Pro

How to play Disney, with Tim Nollen, Macquarie, who says the stock will continue to climb higher due to its strong film run and parks. Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories founder & analyst, says the stock is well ahead of itself and is ready for a fall.

High demand drives prices higher at Disney parks: Analyst

Michael Morris, Guggenheim analyst, shares his thoughts on who will likely succeed Disney's current CEO Bob Iger. Most people I've talked to say it comes down to two candidates; Thomas Staggs, Chairman of Disney's parks and resorts or Jay Rasulo, Disney's CFO. Morris also weighs in on the high price of admission at Disney's theme parks.

Will Disney keep its magic touch?   Tue, 18 Mar '14 | 6:14 AM ET
Will Disney keep its magic touch?

Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst, provides his thoughts on the future of Disney's brand ahead of today's annual shareholder meeting and the likely 2016 retirement of CEO Bob Iger. While Disney is an investing class franchise, we tend to prefer Viacom, says Wible.

Stocks are the best place to be: Pro   Mon, 17 Mar '14 | 6:24 PM ET
Why you should stay invested in stocks

Erik Ristuben, Chief Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, explains why he still favors equities over bonds or cash.

Anaylst thinks Google should purchase eBay/PayPal

Could Google find value in buying both eBay and PayPal? Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird & Co. senior research analyst, thinks this could be a "power house combination" for Google.

Analyst maintains 'buy' on GM   Thu, 13 Mar '14 | 1:12 PM ET
Analyst maintains 'buy' on GM

Just how much does "headline risk" impact the company's fundamentals? Efraim Levy, S&P Capital IQ senior automotive industry analyst, is positive on the stock's future.

Boeing weighs on Dow   Wed, 12 Mar '14 | 2:18 PM ET
Boeing weighs on Dow

Carter Copeland, Barclays equity research analyst, will look for demonstrative progress from Boeing before advising investors to buy the stock.

New Jersey Tesla ban   Wed, 12 Mar '14 | 2:16 PM ET
New Jersey Tesla ban

How big a difference a direct auto sales ban in New Jersey will make to Tesla's bottom line, with Craig Irwin, Wedbush Securities clean tech analyst.

Risks for General Motors mount   Wed, 12 Mar '14 | 2:15 PM ET
Risks for General Motors mount

Discussing the potential legal risk for General Motors as multiple investigations prepare to find out more about the company's handling of its ignition switch recall, with Dave Whiston, Morningstar.

Buy Tesla on dip: Analyst   Tue, 11 Mar '14 | 5:07 PM ET
Buy Tesla on dip: Analyst

The New Jersey Motor Vehicles Commission has voted to ban the direct sale of automobiles in the state. Ben Kallo, Robert W. Baird senior analyst, says this will slow down sales for Tesla.

Positive on JC Penney's home & kids: Analyst

Citi upgraded JC Penney to buy with a price target of $11. Analyst Oliver Chen explains why he boosted the stock to a buy.

Bright spots on horizon: Pro   Mon, 10 Mar '14 | 2:13 PM ET
Bright spots on horizon: Pro

How investors can make the most of their investments now, with Brian Peery, Hennessy Funds, and Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds.

Liesman: This data could underpin real estate

CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight into data that could signal the market is not in a stock bubble yet. Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets, provides perspective on the housing market.

Upside earnings risk: Homebuilding analyst   Mon, 10 Mar '14 | 2:07 PM ET
Upside earnings risk: Homebuilding analyst

Discussing expectations for the California housing market, with Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets.

McDonald's February comps down 0.3% (global)   Mon, 10 Mar '14 | 10:04 AM ET
McDonald's February comps down 0.3% (global)

Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays analyst, provides insight on McDonald's global sales, where both the U.S. and Asia saw sales decline, whereas Europe provided the only bright spot.

McDonald's serving up sales data   Mon, 10 Mar '14 | 8:22 AM ET
McDonald's serving up sales data

R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar analyst, breaks down McDonald's same-store sales numbers. We are continuing to see weakness in the U.S., says Hottovy.

Allianz should reassure investors: Pro   Fri, 7 Mar '14 | 2:08 PM ET
Allianz should reassure investors: Pro

Digging into the showdown at Pimco between Mohamed El-Erian and Bill Gross, with Peter Mirijanian, Peter Mirijanian Public Relations, and CNBC's Bill Griffeth.

Bill Gross 'the secret sauce' of Pimco: Analyst

A Reuters article is now saying Bill Gross is declaring Mohamed El-Erian is trying to undermine him. Eric Jacobson, Morningstar, and Gregory Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal, provide perspective.

Facebook business profitable: Analyst   Thu, 6 Mar '14 | 3:20 PM ET
Facebook business profitable: Analyst

Brian Evans, Bond Street Wealth Management, is cautious on Facebook, while Anthony DiClemente, Nomura senior analyst, expects more upside from the stock.

Pandora has a compelling service: Pro   Thu, 6 Mar '14 | 2:53 PM ET
Pandora has a compelling service: Pro

Discussing Pandora's stock drop due to a slump in listener metrics and competition in the Internet radio space, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Secuities senior analyst, and Peter Kafka, Re/code.

Tiffany will see beautiful returns: Analyst

Oliver Chen, Citi retailing analyst, explains what factors are going to take Tiffany shares higher. "The affluent consumer tended to do well in the S&P in 2013," he explains.

Topsy turvy tech: AAPL, NOK & BBRY   Mon, 3 Mar '14 | 2:52 PM ET
Topsy turvy tech: AAPL, NOK & BBRY

CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Sascha Segan, PCMag mobile lead analyst, about what the Street wants to see from Apple, the value of BlackBerry's patents, and Facebook's efforts with emerging market carriers.

Chicago vs. Detroit: Debt, pensions & more   Fri, 28 Feb '14 | 11:39 AM ET
Chicago vs. Detroit: Debt, pensions & more

CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jane Ridley, Standard & Poor's analyst, discuss differences and similarities between the finances of the "windy city," versus the "motor city."

Apple morphing into trading stock: Analyst   Fri, 28 Feb '14 | 11:35 AM ET
Apple morphing into trading stock: Analyst

"Apple is a very, very different kind of company," says Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi, discussing recent trading action amid anticipation of new products.

Best Buy's results not as bad as expected: Pro

Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets analyst, discusses the big box retailer's quarterly numbers and weighs in on the company's turnaround plan.

JC Penney got to get margin up: Analyst   Wed, 26 Feb '14 | 4:05 PM ET
JC Penney got to get margin up: Analyst

JC Penney is reporting a Q4 loss of ($0.68) on revenue of $3.78 billion. Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst, weighs in.

Stay away from Target for now: Analyst   Wed, 26 Feb '14 | 8:30 AM ET
Stay away from Target for now: Analyst

Chris Horvers, JPMorgan analyst, digs deep into the retailers fourth quarter numbers, after last year's massive data breach helped push profits down. It's going to take time for Target to rebuild confidence with the consumer, says Horvers.

Lowe's Q4 results in line with expectations

Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer senior equity analyst, breaks down the fourth quarter numbers for the home improvement retailer, and explains why he would pick Home Depot over Lowe's. Both companies are positioned to profit from pent-up demand as the weather warms, says Nagel.

Ford to set up for 2015 success: Analyst   Tue, 25 Feb '14 | 1:06 PM ET
Ford to set up for 2015 success: Analyst

Discussing the data of Consumer Reports' top auto brands survey, including Ford's poor ranking, with Dave Whiston, Morningstar senior equity analyst.

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