Analyst Interviews

Betting on Facebook's Future     Fri, 17 May '13 | 11:29 AM ET

Facebook has shown it can monetize mobile and retain users, says Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, who explains why he upgraded the social media company to outperform with a $32 price target.

Paul Swinand, Morningstar analyst, breaks down the retailer's first quarter results and suggests possible turnaround strategies for the company.

Wal-Mart: Bucket of Bad News     Thu, 16 May '13 | 11:04 AM ET

Colin McGranahan, Sanford Bernstein analyst, has the play on the world's largest retailer after a disappointing earnings report and forecast put pressure on the stock.

Tesla Announces Secondary Offering     Thu, 16 May '13 | 10:51 AM ET

Colin Rusch, Northland Capital Markets' Colin Rusch raised his price target on the automaker from $50 last week to $95 today.

Google's March to $1,000: Analyst     Thu, 16 May '13 | 10:35 AM ET

Colin Sebastian, RW Baird analyst, explains why he raised the price target on the stock from $830 to over a thousand dollars.

Wal-Mart Misses on Top and Bottom Line     Thu, 16 May '13 | 10:23 AM ET

Joe Feldma, an analyst with Telsey Advisory Group, breaks down the retailer's first-quarter numbers and weighs in on the company's outlook.

Cisco's Q3 Results Beat Estimates     Thu, 16 May '13 | 6:21 AM ET

"They executed and that's what the value investor wants to see here," said Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, breaking down the tech titan's better-than-expected third quarter results.

How Much is JC Penney Worth?     Wed, 15 May '13 | 2:50 PM ET

JC Penney's real estate is valued at roughly the same as its market cap. Matthew Boss, retail analyst at JPMorgan, weighs in.

Deere Shares Fall on Cautious Outlook     Wed, 15 May '13 | 11:54 AM ET

Ann Duignan, JPMorgan analyst, weighs in with her forecast on the machinery manufacturer, and explains why she has a neutral rating and $91 price target on the stock.

Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital analyst, has the play on the retailer's strong sales and explains why she has a neutral rating on the stock and $42 price target.

Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, discusses why he thinks it's going to be a "tough sales quarter and a tough sales outlook" for the tech giant.

Zynga's Status Changed on Facebook     Sat, 1 Dec '12 | 8:06 AM ET

Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray analyst, has the trade on the amended agreement between the two companies, which limits Zynga's access to Facebook's one billion users.

FMMR Final Trade     Fri, 30 Nov '12 | 12:51 PM ET

The FMHR traders reveal their final trades.

Apple iPhone 5 to Make China Debut     Fri, 30 Nov '12 | 10:45 AM ET

Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, discusses whether Apple's shares will return to all-time highs, and explains why he has an "overweight" rating on the stock and a $900 price target.

Mason Staying on as Groupon's CEO     Fri, 30 Nov '12 | 10:09 AM ET

Shares of the daily deal site are tanking after the board said it will keep Andrew Mason as the company's top executive. Jordan Rohan,Stifel Nicolaus analyst, provides insight on the outlook for Groupon.

Zynga's Status Changed on Facebook     Fri, 30 Nov '12 | 10:06 AM ET

Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray analyst, has the trade on the amended agreement between the two companies, which limits Zynga's access to Facebook's one billion users.

Goldman Likes RIM, Should You?     Thu, 29 Nov '12 | 5:40 PM ET

Goldman Sachs upgrades Research In motion to a buy, with the Fast Money traders; and Christopher Verrone of Strategas, takes a technical look at the stock market.

'Fiscal Cliff' Currency Trade     Thu, 29 Nov '12 | 12:51 PM ET

The FMHR crew shares the names of potential "special dividend" issuers. Also, a currency play on the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen, with Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management.

The FMHR crew shares their top trades of the day. Also, CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on a growing number of corporate executives trading their company's stock on private information.

Tiffany's Big Q3 Miss     Thu, 29 Nov '12 | 10:04 AM ET

Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst, breaks down the numbers on the luxury retailer and explains why he still maintains an "outperform" rating on the stock and $75 price target.

Is Groupon's CEO Getting the Boot?     Wed, 28 Nov '12 | 10:18 AM ET

Aaron Kessler, Raymond James analyst, weighs in on possible management changes at Groupon.

Select Junk Bonds Are Attractive: CIO     Wed, 28 Nov '12 | 5:00 AM ET

Jeff Peskind, founder and CIO of Phoneix Investment Adviser, suggests to CNBC that the final weeks leading to the fiscal cliff present a good buying opportunity for some of the smaller high-yield junk bonds.

Defense Contractors Stockpiling Cash     Tue, 27 Nov '12 | 4:33 PM ET

Some of the major players in the defense industry are hoarding cash amid fears of going over the fiscal cliff, which would mean major cuts to defense spending. Howard Rubel, Jefferies aerospace and defense analyst, and Patrick McCarthy, FBR Capital Markets senior defense analyst, offer insight.

Can Hewlett-Packard Catch Up?     Tue, 20 Nov '12 | 11:24 AM ET

Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company, discusses the play on HP, after its allegations of accounting misappropriations during the acquisition of Autonomy.

Middle East Tension & Currencies     Mon, 19 Nov '12 | 12:51 PM ET

As tensions in the Middle East intensify, what impact will rising oil prices have on the currency market? Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading, offers insight.

Will lawmakers in Washington keep the U.S. from going over the fiscal cliff? Larry McDonald, Newedge Group, forecasts how the markets may trade in the coming weeks.

Trading the Apple Bear Market     Mon, 19 Nov '12 | 12:00 PM ET

Shares of Apple are up sharply today. Colin Gillis, BGC senior technology analyst, explains why he thinks the stock will "not have sharp gains investors are used to from here," and says "Microsoft is better positioned than Apple."

Apple: Buy Now, Ask Questions Later?     Mon, 19 Nov '12 | 11:47 AM ET

Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, explains why investors should throw caution to the wind and buy shares of the tech giant, after its recent selloff.

Checking the Markets Now     Tue, 27 Nov '12 | 1:22 PM ET

Discussing how Greece's new debt deal and fiscal cliff fears are impacting the markets, with independent trader Kenny Polcari.

ConAgra Foods Buys Ralcorp     Tue, 27 Nov '12 | 1:22 PM ET

What to make of the deal between ConAgra Foods and Ralcorp, and its impact on the oil market, with Jeff Kilburg of Killir Kapital. "Brent crude is now the most traded commodity future in the world," he explains.

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