Investment Analysts


The FMHR traders discuss whether China or Europe is a bigger concern for global investors amid weak PMI data. Also, does a pullback in Wal-Mart shares present a buying opportunity for investors? David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets retail analyst, weighs in.

Apple Correction Ahead?     Mon, 23 Apr '12 | 10:09 AM ET

Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners chief technical analyst, charts the long-term direction of the tech giant and discusses its short-term pullback.

Wal-Mart's Mexican Woes Hits Stock     Mon, 23 Apr '12 | 10:03 AM ET

Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners senior equity analyst, discusses the importance of the Mexican markets for Wal-Mart's growth and the impact the alleged scandal could have on the company's stock and executives.

Can Apple Still Shine?     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 4:28 PM ET

Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets senior analyst, discusses his $1,001 price target on Apple and the company's significant upside potential. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.

Can Netflix Fix Itself?     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 4:12 PM ET

CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains the challenges Netflix faces ahead of the company's Q1 earnings next Monday. Michael Corty, Morningstar equity analyst and Ben Rose, Battle Road Research analyst, weigh in.

How to Play McDonald's, Analyst     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 2:03 PM ET

Matthew DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets senior restaurant analyst, discusses his company's "buy" rating on McDonald's.

Best Opportunities in Clean Energy     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 12:51 PM ET

Finding the best clean energy stocks for your portfolio, with Neil Auerbach, Hudson Clean Energy Partners.

Can McDonald's Momentum Continue?     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Sara Senatore, Sanford Bernstein senior analyst, discusses where McDonald's shares could be headed since the company rallied on better-than-expected earnings.

Inside Q1 Bank Earnings     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 12:30 PM ET

The FMHR traders share their top three trades of the hour, including Tempur-Pedic, Riverbed and bonds. Betsy Graseck, Morgan Stanley bank analyst and CNBC's Mary Thompson, also discuss the status of the banking sector.

The Next Tech War     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 11:45 AM ET

The war over mobile innovation rages on. Sarah Rotman Epps, analyst at Forrester Research, weighs in.

Jeff Bernstein, Barclays senior restaurant analyst, weighs in on McDonald's earnings.

MCD Q1 EPS $1.23 vs. $1.23 Est.     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 10:05 AM ET

David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant analyst, offers insight on McDonald's earnings.

Apple Turbulence: Worry or Relax?     Fri, 20 Apr '12 | 10:05 AM ET

Is the world's most valuable company losing its worth? Edward Zabitsky, ACI Research CEO and analyst, explains why he is bearish on Apple now.

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The Fast Money crew with the after-hours play on SanDisk's Q1 earnings, and the trade on homebuilders, with Nishu Sood, Deutsche Bank analyst, who discusses his upgrade of Toll Brothers to a "buy".

The Fast Money crew weighs in on Microsoft's better-than-expected Q3 EPS of $0.60 on revenues of $17.41B. Colin Gillis, BGC Financial analyst, breaks down the tech giant's earnings and how to play the stock.

Microsoft Earnings: Q3 EPS $0.60     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 4:05 PM ET

CNBC's Jon Fortt breaks down Microsoft's earnings report. David Garrity, GVA Research and Brendan Barnicle, Pacific Crest Securities, weigh in.

What's Wrong With Zynga?     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 2:38 PM ET

Shares of Zynga are down 25% over the past month. Sean McGowan, Needham & Company senior analyst, explains why he upgraded his rating on the company to "hold" from "underperform."

Priceline.com: Room to Fly?     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 2:16 PM ET

Discussing how Priceline.com compares to companies like eBay, Apple and Google, and where it will likely find opportunities, with Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst.

Time to Get Bullish on McDonald's?     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 1:51 PM ET

A preview of McDonald's earnings report and March's same-store sales, both out tomorrow, with Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray analyst and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

Spain Overshadowing Earnings?     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 12:51 PM ET

CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports that the SEC expected to vote today on possible charges against Egan Jones. Willie Williams, Societe Generale, also discusses how today's Spanish bond auction is impacting the global markets.

Human Genome Sciences rejected the $2.6 billion unsolicited takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline, reports CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

Buy Microsoft on Windows 8 Launch     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 12:15 PM ET

The FMHR traders discuss Wednesday's impressive earnings data from VMware and F-5 Networks. Rob Breza, Enterprise software analyst, also explains why investors should buy Microsoft.

Best Plays in Financials     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 12:00 PM ET

Analyzing the earnings data from Bank of America, with David George, Robert W. Baird, senior research analyst.

Piper Jaffray Upgrades eBay     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 12:00 PM ET

Shares of eBay are up 15% since the company reported strong earnings data, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst.

One Hour Into Trading...     Thu, 19 Apr '12 | 10:38 AM ET

Phillip Streible, senior commodities broker at RJO Futures at the CME, offers his insight on the trading day.

Charlop on Spanish Bond Auction     Wed, 18 Apr '12 | 3:49 PM ET

Anticipating Thursday's Spanish bond auction, with Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities.

Coal equities are down an average 18.2%, explains Mark Levin, BB&T research analyst.

Forecasting Microsoft Earnings     Wed, 18 Apr '12 | 1:21 PM ET

Microsoft is set to report their Q1 earnings on Thursday after the bell, and shares are up over 20% year-to-date. Stephanie Link, The Street, and Brent Thill, UBS, offer insight.

Earnings Forecast: BAC, STLD & NUE     Wed, 18 Apr '12 | 12:54 PM ET

The FMHR crew weighs in with the trade ahead of earnings on Bank of America, Steel Dynamics and Nucor.