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Kraft Split a 'Value-Enhancing' Endeavor     Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 10:28 AM ET

Kraft is trading near a 52-week high and has outperformed the broader markets. Erin Lash, Morningstar sr. stock analyst, says that when the company announced it was going to split the snack and grocery businesses, that was a value-enhancing endeavor.

Avoid Specialty Retailers: Analyst     Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 9:16 AM ET

Except for specialty apparel, discounts at retail stores are normal, says Laura Champine, Collins Stewart. "We're not seeing a big pick up in big ticket spending," she adds.

A new survey finds Netflix customers are very satisfied with its service, but Cit still cut the price target from $94 to $80, with with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup Investment Research internet analyst, and discussing whether there is a Yahoo deal in the works, and increase activity in Akamai, with the Fast Money traders.

Broadcast Fees Rise, Costing Consumer     Thu, 22 Dec '11 | 1:30 PM ET

CNBC's Darren Rovell reports cable consumers will be affected after December 31st, when MSG and Time Warner's contract ends. Also, weighing in on whether an 'a la carte' strategy for consumers to order only whichever networks they wanted, with David Joyce, Miller Tabak senior media analyst.

Financials Leading the Market     Thu, 22 Dec '11 | 12:00 PM ET

The FMHR traders break down today's headlines: the major indices are positive, the consumer sentiment, and jobless claims. Also, sharing perspective on JNPR, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst.

Apple: A Top Pick for 2012     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 5:12 PM ET

Making the case for Apple as a top stock pick in 2012, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray research analyst, who is looking for possible Apple TV next year,along with strong revenue and growth.

After Hours Action: Micron     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 5:08 PM ET

Is Micron a "survivor" in a tough sector? Dan Berenbaum, MKM Partners semiconductor analyst, reiterates his "buy" rating and price target of $8, with the Fast Money traders.

Caffeinated Starbucks Stock     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 1:55 PM ET

Shares of Starbucks are hitting an all-time high today rising more than 350% in the last three years. Discussing whether the stock can continue to stir up gains, with David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant analyst.

Gartman on Backdoor Bazooka & Gold     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 12:30 PM ET

Insight into the backdoor bazooka for Europe and his neutral call on gold, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

Credit Cards Gain Favor Over Debit     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 10:55 AM ET

Credit card use is now up 10.6% in the third quarter while debt card use has declined 5.9%, according to First Data. Greg Smith, a financial services analyst at Sterne Agee is bullish on credit card stocks now.

The Fast Money traders with the play on Nike's positive earnings, and Robert Samuels, WJB Capital, makes a case for the footwear maker, saying the company has a cash rich balance sheet and is taking shares from smaller competition.

Rare Miss: Oracle Shares Take a Hit     Tue, 20 Dec '11 | 5:05 PM ET

The Fast Money traders with the play on Oracle's earnings miss and making a case for a buy on ORCL, with Brent Thill, UBS software analyst, who says it was a rare miss for the tech giant.

The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs predict a December increase in shopping, up 4% over last year. CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details of the luxury boom this season. Also, Edward Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets senior retail analyst takes a closer look at the current state of specialty retail.

How to Play Tower Stocks     Tue, 20 Dec '11 | 11:45 AM ET

How the fallout of AT&T- T-Mobile will impact tower stocks, with Clayton Moran, Benchmark Company.

Financial Hit: BofA Under $5     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 5:08 PM ET

The Fast Money traders weigh in on shares of Bank of America falling below its support level, and the trade on financials. Also a preview of Jeffries earnings, with Douglas Sipkin, Ticonderoga Securities analyst.

AT&T Drops $39B Bid for T-Mobile     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 5:00 PM ET

Dissecting the play on AT&T dropping it's bid for T-Mobile, with the Fast Money traders, and whether T-Mobile has lost value and if Sprint will be a beneficiary of the announcement, with Timothy Horan, Oppenheimer analyst.

Fab Four: 2012 Funds Picks     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 1:40 PM ET

Sharing perspective on four of the best funds for the new year, with Karen Dolan, Morningstar director of mutual fund analysis.

Trading Weakness in VMWare     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 12:48 PM ET

Slumps in virtualization solutions company, VMWare may be creating a buying opportunity. Discussing the likeliness of VMW remaining immune to a downturn in the market, with Rajesh Ghai, Think Equity analyst.

Wendy's Gets It Together     Fri, 16 Dec '11 | 2:52 PM ET

Shares of Wendy's have been stuck around $5 for 3 years. Discussing recent changes in the company's marketing strategy, with Joscelyn Mackay, Morningstar credit analyst.

Is Apple Too Cheap?     Fri, 16 Dec '11 | 12:38 PM ET

Apple shares are up roughly 18% and discussing whether the stock is too cheap, with Toni Sacconaghi, Bernstein analyst.

RIM Down 19% This Week     Fri, 16 Dec '11 | 12:10 PM ET

Research in Motion is plunging to an eight- year low after news of the QNX-based BlackBerry phone being delayed and disappointing earnings report. Discussing next steps for the company, with Tavis McCourt, Morgan Keegan analyst.

Time to Buy CRM?     Tue, 13 Dec '11 | 12:53 PM ET

A look at shares of Salesforce.com and whether weakness does present a buying opportunity, with Walter Pritchard, Citi director/software analyst.

McDonalds Is Well Positioned     Tue, 13 Dec '11 | 11:47 AM ET

Lately, consumers have been craving McCafé Peppermint Mochas and McRibs. Discussing the successful business planning behind the recent rally for McDonalds shares, with Matt DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets senior restaurant analyst and CNBC's Melissa Lee.

Best Buy's Q3 Whiff     Tue, 13 Dec '11 | 11:17 AM ET

Despite promotional efforts, Best Buy shares are down this morning after the company missed Q3 revenue and earnings per share estimates. Perspective on where the company's prospects stand, with Alan Rifkin, Barclay's Capital retail hardlines analyst.

Talking Numbers: Buy Best Buy?     Mon, 12 Dec '11 | 3:23 PM ET

Best Buy expects healthy Q3 results from a successful Black Friday weekend and early holiday season, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer chief market technician, and Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray analyst.

American's Shopping Not Dropping     Mon, 12 Dec '11 | 2:34 PM ET

Retail stocks continue to outperform the broader market by about 4 percent, with Robert Drbul, Barclays senior equity research analyst.

Kindle Up in Flames?     Mon, 12 Dec '11 | 12:55 PM ET

Critics are attacking the Kindle Fire saying customers are unhappy. Insight on why he has a sell rating on Amazon, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial analyst.

Cloud-Computing Wars     Thu, 8 Dec '11 | 5:48 PM ET

How to trade the cloud-computing space, with Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets, and the Fast Money traders.

Online Gambling Legal Soon?     Tue, 6 Dec '11 | 12:41 PM ET

Should you preparing for a game-changer in online gambling? Richard Branson, chairman of U.S. Digital Gaming, discusses what's next for the space, with the Fast Money team. Robin Farley, gaming analyst at UBS, also weighs in.

McDonald's Hits All Time High     Mon, 5 Dec '11 | 5:08 PM ET

McDonald's hits another all time high, so is it too late for investors to get in? Bryan Elliott, Raymond James senior restaurant analyst, has the trade.