Investment Analysts


Sears Shareholders Sound Off!     Wed, 2 May '12 | 11:55 AM ET

Discussing whether Sears is on a "reinvention path," with Paul Swinand, Morningstar analyst, and Todd Sullivan, a Sears shareholder and a general partner at Rand Strategic Parnters.

Betting on the European Banks     Wed, 2 May '12 | 10:21 AM ET

Insight on how U.S. hedge funds have been making money on the European banks, with Chris Wheeler, bank analyst at Mediobanca.

P.F. Chang's Buyout Trade     Tue, 1 May '12 | 5:47 PM ET

The Fast Money traders answer a live viewer "tweet" on Novagold, and does PF Chang's buyout mark the beginning of a run in casual dining companies? With Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray analyst.

How to Trade Broadcom's Earnings     Tue, 1 May '12 | 5:31 PM ET

The Fast Money traders answer a live viewer "tweet" and weigh in on the play on Broadcom's numbers, with Romit Shah, Nomura Securities analyst, discussing his "buy" rating and $45 price target on Broadcom.

The Fast Money traders weigh in on the trade on CHK, and Timothy Rezvan, Sterne Agee analyst, breaks down the disappointing numbers on Chesapeake Energy, reporting Q1 EPS of $0.18 ex-items vs. FactShet $0.28. Also, CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the after-hours action in shares of Broadcom.

Herbalife: Buying Opportunity?     Tue, 1 May '12 | 3:42 PM ET

Tim Ramey, D.A. Davidson analyst, explains why he sees a buying opportunity in Herbalife.

BlackBerry 10: RIM's LIfeline?     Tue, 1 May '12 | 2:54 PM ET

Discussing whether the development of RIM's BlackBerry 10 OS can save the company, with Mark McKechnie, Think Equity and Sameet Kanade, Northern Securities.

How to Trade Currencies     Tue, 1 May '12 | 12:51 PM ET

Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group discusses the current trade on the U.S. and Australian Dollar.

Investing in Latin America     Tue, 1 May '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Discussing the scope of development, growth and value in Brazil, with William Landers, BlackRock. Stacy Rasgon, Bernstein, also explains his positive expectations for Qualcomm.

Groupon Board Shake-up     Tue, 1 May '12 | 10:11 AM ET

Groupon's board is getting a major shake-up. Jordan Rohan, analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, weighs in.

Is the market getting defensive this election year? Steve Suttmeier, Bank of America technical analyst, weighs in on where investors can find growth and yield, as tech and financials switch places in the risk-reward plays.

The Trade Ahead of Pfizer's Earnings     Mon, 30 Apr '12 | 5:22 PM ET

Mark Schoenebaum, ISI Group analyst, explains why he thinks Pfizer will modestly beat expectations tomorrow and discusses several new drugs in the company's pipeline.

The Fast Money traders weigh in on whether it makes sense to trade the Barnes & Noble bump, and Colin Gillis, BGC Financial technical analyst, explains why Microsoft is his "top value pick" on the heels of the tech giant's announcement to invest $300M in Barnes & Nobel.

Spring Renewal for Gap?     Mon, 30 Apr '12 | 12:51 PM ET

Shares of Gap are up over 54% year-to-date. Discussing the latest improvements in the retailer's business strategies, with Adrienne Tennant, Janney Montgomery analyst.

Pfizer's Pipeline Plan     Mon, 30 Apr '12 | 12:45 PM ET

Catherine Arnold, senior analyst at Credit Suisse, discusses her company's "buy" rating on Pfizer ahead of the company's Q1 earnings report.

GNC Responds to DMAA Warnings     Mon, 30 Apr '12 | 12:43 PM ET

CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on how shares of GNC Holdings and Vitamin Shoppe are faring since the FDA sent warning letters regarding an ingredient in some of the companies' products.

Buy Stocks in May?     Mon, 30 Apr '12 | 12:43 PM ET

Discussing whether investors should "sell in May" or invest when the market "breaks," with Sean Clark, Clark Capital Management.

New Application for Windows 8     Mon, 30 Apr '12 | 12:00 PM ET

Shares of Barnes & Noble are soaring today on news that the bookseller has formed a partnership with Microsoft. Ed Maguire, CLSA analyst discusses.

Online Travel Stock Surge     Mon, 30 Apr '12 | 10:28 AM ET

Discussing whether online travel stocks have more room to run, with Mark Mahaney, U.S. internet analyst at Citigroup, and Jake Fuller, travel & lodging analyst at Lazard Capital Markets.

A Tale of Two Titans: BKS & MSFT     Mon, 30 Apr '12 | 10:00 AM ET

Insight on the $300 million partnership between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft. John Tinker, analyst at Maxim Group, and Peter Wahlstrom, analyst at Morningstar, weigh in.

Tapping Tech in Taiwan     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 4:43 PM ET

Taiwanese semiconductor ADRs have rallied this year. Andy Ng, Morningstar senior analyst, offers insight into whether investors should be wary.

CNBC Stock Draft Class of 2012     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 2:50 PM ET

Seven traders locked in seven stocks yesterday during CNBC's first annual CNBC Stock Draft. But, there were a few big names that were left on the table, including Priceline.com. Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray, and CNBC's Jon Fortt weigh in.

Willie Williams, Societe Generale discusses the best play on currencies right now since a weaker-than-expected US GDP report. The FMHR traders also discuss what's trending on twitter right now.

Dividend Investment Strategy     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Grainger Industrial Supply raised its dividend on Thursday after a strong earnings report. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, offers insight. Chris Konstantinos, Riverfront Investment Group, also shares his perspective on the best dividend plays right now.

Starbucks Down 6%, Buy Now?     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 12:30 PM ET

The FMHR traders share their top three trades, including Intel moving higher as chip stocks perform well. Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray analyst, also explains why the dip in Starbuck's presents a buying opportunity.

Is Amazon the Best Cloud Play?     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 12:00 PM ET

The FMHR traders discuss how to trade a 2% economy and whether to go for yield or go for growth. Herman Leung, Susquehanna senior analyst, also discusses the trade on Amazon since the company reported a blowout quarter.

Zynga Plays and Beats the Street     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 11:03 AM ET

The game site company beat Street expectations but posted a net loss in the first quarter as costs jumped sharply. Mark May, Barclays Capital analyst and Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, break down Zynga's numbers and the play on the stock.

Starbucks Earnings Beat the Street     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 10:34 AM ET

Matthew DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets analyst and Keith Siegner, Credit Suisse analyst break down the coffee retailer's Q2 earnings and its prospects for growth amid growing competition.

Amazon Earnings Beat Estimates     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 10:19 AM ET

Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst and Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer analyst, break down the tech giant's blowout Q1 reporting EPS of $0.28 vs. $0.07 and revenues of $13.2B vs. $12.90B, and take a look at its outlook for growth.

Zynga's Game Face     Fri, 27 Apr '12 | 6:40 AM ET

Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst breaks down the mobile media giant's earnings results and weighs in on the company's outlook and competition.