Investment Analysts


Price Target Bumps: AAPL & QCOM   Thu, 12 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET
Price Target Bumps: AAPL & QCOM

How to trade China's GDP number, with Andy Busch, BMO Capital Markets. Credit Suisse increased its price target for Apple from $700 to $750 and Qualcomm from $70 to $80, with Kulbinder Garcha, Credit Suisse managing director.

Time for Coal to Rebound?   Thu, 12 Apr '12 | 12:19 PM ET
Time for Coal to Rebound?

Coal stocks are feeling pressure as power stations switch to cheaper natural gas. David Lipschitz, Metals & Mining analyst, weighs in on whether the worst could be over for coal stocks.

Google Earnings Tonight   Thu, 12 Apr '12 | 12:00 PM ET
Google Earnings Tonight

Google announces its Q1 earnings report tonight and many investors are hoping the company will rebound from last quarter's huge miss. Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, weighs in.

Pimco's Kashkari Talks Equities   Thu, 12 Apr '12 | 8:00 AM ET
Pimco's Kashkari Talks Equities

Neel Kashkari, Pimco head of global equities, explains why he thinks corporate profits will be strong. He also shares his view on the markets and equities.

EuroVegas & the Best Retail Plays   Wed, 11 Apr '12 | 5:31 PM ET
EuroVegas & the Best Retail Plays

Discussing whether Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson really plans to start a mini-Vegas in Spain. And Michael Binetti, UBS equity research analyst, has the play on premium store retailers and how to trade them, with the Fast Money traders.

Lenders Getting Risky Again?   Wed, 11 Apr '12 | 4:16 PM ET
Lenders Getting Risky Again?

Discussing the state of banks and their subprime customers, with Craig Maurer, CLSA equity analyst and Scott Valentin, FBR Capital Markets analyst.

ETF Strategist

For many investors, emerging markets offer above-average economic growth, low debt levels and positive trade balances — along with the usual risk.

Underwriters at Odds With Yelp?   Wed, 11 Apr '12 | 12:15 PM ET
Underwriters at Odds With Yelp?

Discussing Yelp's business model and the role advertisers play in the company, with Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer senior analyst.

Alcoa Posts Surprise Profit   Wed, 11 Apr '12 | 11:17 AM ET
Alcoa Posts Surprise Profit

Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with a surprise Q1 profit on gains in its midstream and downstream businesses. Lloyd O'Carroll, analyst at Davenport, explains why he has a "buy" rating on Alcoa.

Reacting to Alcoa Earnings: Analyst   Tue, 10 Apr '12 | 4:12 PM ET
Reacting to Alcoa Earnings: Analyst

Alcoa Q1 revenues resulted in $6.0 billion. John Stephenson, First Asset Investment Mgmt. and Bridget Freas, Morningstar senior equity analyst offer insight into the company's announcement.

The Bull Case Tue, 10 Apr '12 | 1:16 PM ET

The long-term case for investing in emerging-markets is based on growing worldwide demand for commodities and the expansion of an enormous new middle class in those countries.

A Model Bull Portfolio Tue, 10 Apr '12 | 1:15 PM ET

Strong domestic fundamentals in the BRICs and other countries  are likely to drive equity prices.

A Model Bear Portfolio Tue, 10 Apr '12 | 1:14 PM ET

Investors fearful of a global recession and its ill effects on emerging markets should look for short funds to bet against stocks there.

The Bear Case Tue, 10 Apr '12 | 1:14 PM ET

Potential weakness in the materials and commodities sectors is likely to drag on equities prices.

New Fears in Europe?   Tue, 10 Apr '12 | 12:55 PM ET
New Fears in Europe?

Willie Williams, Societe Generale, discusses growing concerns that the ECB may become less proactive.

Apple Now a $600B Company   Tue, 10 Apr '12 | 10:10 AM ET
Apple Now a $600B Company

Insight on Apple breaking the $600 billion market cap milestone, with Andy Hargreaves, analyst at Pacific Crest.

Cramer: Forget Citigroup's Downgrades   Mon, 9 Apr '12 | 6:45 PM ET
Cramer: Forget Citigroup's Downgrades

Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why investors should ignore Citigroup's industry wide downgrade in the media sector, and take a look at CBS.

Converting a Pickup to Run on Nat Gas   Mon, 9 Apr '12 | 12:51 PM ET
Converting a Pickup to Run on Nat Gas

CNBC's Rick Santelli has been helping convert a pickup truck to run on natural gas.

Linn Energy CEO on Hedging Strategy   Mon, 9 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET
Linn Energy CEO on Hedging Strategy

Mark Ellis, Linn Energy CEO, explains why he's hedged 100% through 2015 on nat gas with the average price above $5.

Bartley: Priceline is the Travel Stock to Buy

Chad Bartley, sr. research analyst at Pacific Crest, explains why he is so bullish on Priceline.

Analyst Reiterates 'Buy' on AOL   Mon, 9 Apr '12 | 11:55 AM ET
Analyst Reiterates 'Buy' on AOL

David Joyce, analyst at Miller Tabak, discusses how traders are responding to the AOL-Microsoft patent deal. He maintains a "buy" on AOL.

Constellation Brands Beats Estimates   Thu, 5 Apr '12 | 11:45 AM ET
Constellation Brands Beats Estimates

Constellation Brands beat Wall Street's expectations when it reported Q4 results this morning. Timothy Ramey, D.A. Davidson & Co., weighs in.

Jefferies Ups Apple Target to $800   Thu, 5 Apr '12 | 10:51 AM ET
Jefferies Ups Apple Target to $800

Peter Misek, Jefferies technology analyst, explains why he is raising his price target on Apple to $800 from $699.

Shoppers 'Hop' to Stores Before Easter   Thu, 5 Apr '12 | 10:43 AM ET
Shoppers 'Hop' to Stores Before Easter

Retailers are mostly reporting solid gains in March as warm weather prompted consumers to buy seasonal merchandise sooner than normal. Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs broadlines retail analyst, weighs in.

Avoid Bonds, Buy Stocks: Market Pro   Wed, 4 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET
Avoid Bonds, Buy Stocks: Market Pro

Sharing perspective on the current state of the economy and reasons why investors should "go against the herd," with Marc Utay, Clarion Capital managing partner.

Money in Motion: Fed Minutes & the Euro   Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET
Money in Motion: Fed Minutes & the Euro

Discussing how the Fed minutes could affect the currency markets and making a trade on the euro, with MacNeil Curry, Bank of America.

Buy the Steel Dip?   Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 12:26 PM ET
Buy the Steel Dip?

Construction is starting to show signs of life and Sam Dubinsky, Wells Fargo senior analyst, suggests looking for a steel recovery in 2013.

Apple Hype Out of Control?   Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 12:00 PM ET
Apple Hype Out of Control?

The Fast Money Halftime traders break down the day's major tech headlines, including Barclays placing a downgrade on Netflix and a valuation of $1 trillion for Apple by 2014, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial analyst.

Gene Munster: RIM Will Be 'Out of Business'

In a discussion of his $1000 price target for Apple, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster says he thinks Apple's iPhone and Samsung Android phones will eventually become the only smartphone competitors.

Apple's Road to $1,000   Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 10:00 AM ET
Apple's Road to $1,000

Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, is raising his price target on Apple to $910 from $718.