Analyst Interviews

Microsoft's 'dangerous' deal     Tue, 3 Sep '13 | 8:27 AM ET

Brendan Barnicle of Pacific Crest Securities addresses whether Microsoft had to buy a hardware company to keep its Windows business relevant and calls it a risky deal for the software giant.

Verizon doubles down     Tue, 3 Sep '13 | 7:42 AM ET

Todd Rethemeier, Hudson Square Research, discusses the Verizon Vodafone deal and whether Verizon is late to the party. Does Vodafone become a takeover target now?

Microsoft-Nokia fallout     Tue, 3 Sep '13 | 7:03 AM ET

Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, discusses the pluses and minuses of Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's mobile handset business, and what it means to company's like BlackBerry.

Matthew Boss, JPMorgan analyst, breaks down the warehouse retailer's second quarter results and discusses his "neutral" rating on the stock and $32 price target.

CBS/TWC's amazing licensing race     Fri, 30 Aug '13 | 7:43 AM ET

Jaison Blair, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses what's at stake in the ongoing fee debate between Time Warner Cable and CBS, and the likelihood of the FCC becoming involved in the dispute.

What's next for Boeing?     Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 2:34 PM ET

CNBC's Phil LeBeau is at Ford's Flat Rock plant with the latest details of its job creation plans; and also reports on warnings of a pilot shortage for Boeing planes. Jason Gursky, Citigroup, shares what this may mean for their stock.

Williams-Sonoma lower despite Q2 beat     Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 10:44 AM ET

Laura Champine, Canaccord Genuity analyst, provides her outlook on Williams-Sonoma amid growing competition between high-end specialty retailers like Restoration Hardware and Bed, Bath & Beyond.

American Airlines and U.S. Airways are taking the Justice Department to court to contest a lawsuit against their merger. Kevin Starke, CRT Capital Group analyst, provides a legal perspective on the case.

Should Amazon buy Groupon?     Wed, 28 Aug '13 | 2:24 PM ET

Groupon is building warehouses for its physical goods business, creating competition for Amazon. Should Amazon just buy Groupon? R.J. Hottovy of Morningstar offers insight.

Syria's ripple effect on oil stocks     Wed, 28 Aug '13 | 11:19 AM ET

Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James energy analyst, provides his views on where energy prices are likely headed with issues in Syria escalating.

McDonald's rolling out 'mighty wings'     Tue, 27 Aug '13 | 2:51 PM ET

McDonald's is coming out with "mighty wings" on September 9 in an attempt to boost sluggish sales, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. Burger King will also start offering a "french fry burger." Does innovation matter for stocks? Bob Derrington, Wunderlich Securities, provides perspective.

What intervention in Syria means     Tue, 27 Aug '13 | 2:04 PM ET

CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the crisis in the Middle East, and what would happen if the U.S. intervened in Syria. Jacob Shapiro, STRATFOR Middle East analyst, thinks "there is a very high probability there will be some kind of punitive limited strike in Syria in the next few days."

Tesla: How high is too high?     Tue, 27 Aug '13 | 10:45 AM ET

Mark Newton, Greywolf chief technical analyst, takes a look at the charts to see if the stock is getting too expensive for investors.

China sales boosts Tiffany earnings     Tue, 27 Aug '13 | 10:11 AM ET

Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, and Edward Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst, break down the luxury retailer's second quarter numbers of $0.83 EPS on revenues of $925.9 million.

Analyze the Analysts!     Mon, 26 Aug '13 | 1:11 PM ET

CNBC contributor Jim Iuorio, takes a look at the latest analyst calls including upgrades and downgrades for Hasbro, Family Dollar, and Raytheon.

Chris Raymond, Robert W. Baird analyst, discusses details of the fifth-biggest biotech deal in history, and the expanding field of biotech cancer drugs.

Tough day for teen retail     Fri, 23 Aug '13 | 11:10 AM ET

Jaime Katz, Morningstar analyst, and Richard Jaffe, Stifel analyst, provide their top plays in the retail space on the heels of disappointing numbers from several teen apparel companies this past week.

Jim Suva, Citi analyst, examines Hewlett-Packard's Q3 results and provides perspective on the future of the computer maker, including changes in leadership and strategy.

Target almost hits the mark     Wed, 21 Aug '13 | 10:08 AM ET

Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners analyst, explains why he is still very bullish on the discount retailer despite falling short on revenue this quarter.

HPQ earnings preview     Wed, 21 Aug '13 | 6:35 AM ET

Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, provides highlights of what to expect when the PC giant reports its quarterly numbers later today.

Retailers beat Street expectations     Tue, 20 Aug '13 | 11:03 AM ET

Analysts Peter Keith of Piper Jaffray and Michael Lasser of UBS provide insight on the outlook for the retail sector as shoppers return to stores.

JC Penney shares higher despite Q2 loss     Tue, 20 Aug '13 | 10:31 AM ET

Rick Snyder, Maxim Group analyst, explains why he is maintaining a buy rating on the stock and discusses the retailers turnaround plan.

R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar analyst, provides perspective on the electronic retailer's second quarter earnings of $0.32 ex-items EPS on revenues of $9.3 billion.

Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer analyst, breaks down the quarterly numbers on the home improvement retailer and provides perspective on why he thinks the housing market is "recovering really well here."

JPMorgan upgrades Dollar General     Mon, 19 Aug '13 | 2:46 PM ET

Dollar General is up 3 percent on an upgrade by JPMorgan. Senior analyst behind the upgrade Matt Boss, discusses whether this is the best stock within the discount retailer sector.

Analyze the Analysts!     Mon, 19 Aug '13 | 1:24 PM ET

Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, takes a look at the latest analyst calls. A look at upgrades for Intel, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Dollar General.

Dell, 'take the money and run': Analyst     Fri, 16 Aug '13 | 11:41 AM ET

Dell is reporting a 72 percent drop in profits as PC sales drag, Brian Marshal, ISI Group, provides analysis.

Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray analyst, explains why she is suggesting investors add to their positions in Nordstrom and provides perspective on the retail sector, as the back-to-school season kicks off.

Carr Lanphier, Morningstar analyst, provides analysis of Dell's second quarter earnings and weighs in on how the company's plan to go private will likely impact shareholders and profits.

Weathering The Storm     Thu, 15 Aug '13 | 1:46 PM ET

The Weather Channel's Carl Parker is tracking the latest tropical storms; and discussing whether an increase in hurricanes is changing the insurance industry, with Ted Corless, Insurance Attorney at Corless Barfield Group, and Randy Binner, FBR Capital Markets.

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