Investment Analysts


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.

BTIG Downgrades Apple     Wed, 18 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Will unrealistic hype over Apple TV become a roadblock for the tech giant? Walter Piecyk and Rich Greenfield, BTIG analysts, weigh in. Also, Yankee pitcher CC Sabathia, discusses his participation at BTIG's 10th annual "Commissions for Charity Day."

Investors Flock to Commodities in First Quarter Wed, 18 Apr '12 | 10:17 AM ET

Thanks to optimism about global economic growth and a stabilization of the euro zone debt crisis, assets in exchange traded products hit a record in the first three months of the year, according to a new report.

Yahoo Profits Up 28% in Q1     Wed, 18 Apr '12 | 10:10 AM ET

Mark Mahaney, Citigroup analyst, discusses whether the struggling search engine company is showing signs of progress under its new CEO.

Intel Tops Expectations, But Stock Slips     Wed, 18 Apr '12 | 10:07 AM ET

Intel's earnings beat expectations on the top and bottom line, but net income fell 13% and shares of the tech giant fell in after hours trading. Mike McConnell, Pacific Crest Securities analyst, weighs in on the outlook for the stock and the tech sector.

Craig Berger, FBR Capital Markets analyst, discusses Intel's better-than-expected earnings, and the company's shipments of its first ever chip-based smartphones.

Earnings vs. European Debt Fears     Tue, 17 Apr '12 | 3:51 PM ET

Peter Costa, Empire Executions president and CNBC market analyst, weighs in on how corporate earnings results are impacting the global markets.

Apple's 'Mac' Factor     Tue, 17 Apr '12 | 2:52 PM ET

Tom Forte, Telsey Advisory Group, discusses what sales of Mac computers translate for Apple's bottom-line.

Qualcomm Ahead of the Numbers     Tue, 17 Apr '12 | 1:45 PM ET

Anticipating earnings results for Qualcomm, with Mark Sue, RBC Capital Markets analyst.

CNBC's Jane Wells raises a question to locals at the Santa Monica pier in California asking them which they would rather have: an iPad, 1 share of Apple stock, one third of an ounce of gold or $600 cash.

Oil Trade - Risk On?     Tue, 17 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Will President Obama's proposal to limit speculation in the oil markets bring down gas prices? Dan Dicker, MercBloc president, offers insight.

Doug Sipkin, Susquehanna senior analyst, explains why he is has a "neutral" rating on Goldman Sachs after the company's earnings beat, and Tavis McCourt, Raymond James analyst, says he sees Apple's drop of about 8 percent as a buying opportunity.

The Cola Wars: Coke vs. Pepsi     Tue, 17 Apr '12 | 11:14 AM ET

John Faucher, JPMorgan senior U.S. beverage analyst, offers insight into Coca-Cola hitting 14 year highs today after reporting better-than-expected Q1 earnings, and how the company stands against its competitor, Pepsi.

Coca-Cola Beats Top & Bottom Line     Tue, 17 Apr '12 | 7:50 AM ET

Breaking down KO's first quarter numbers, reporting revenues of $11.14B vs. $10.8B est, with Mark Swartzberg, Stifel Nicolaus beverage analyst.

Apple: Investors Going Sour?     Mon, 16 Apr '12 | 4:30 PM ET

One week ago, Apple's market cap rose to $600 billion and now the stock has tumbled for five straight sessions. Colin Gillis, BGC Financial director of research; Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities analyst; and CNBC's Jon Fortt discuss investor concerns.

Time to Buy Tech Stocks?     Mon, 16 Apr '12 | 3:41 PM ET

Intel and IBM are set to report earnings tomorrow and analysts are looking for clues about the direction of the tech industry. Bill Kreher, Edward Jones and Hans Mosesmann, Raymond Jones, share predictions of the economic data.

Diamond ETFs on the Way?     Mon, 16 Apr '12 | 2:56 PM ET

Are diamonds going to lead the next hot class of ETFs? Tom Lydon, ETF Trends editor, and Oliver Chen, Citigroup accessory and luxury analyst, offer insight.

According to a survey by Ace Private Risk Services, nearly all the insurance agents and brokers surveyed said wealthy consumers were likely to be underinsured, explains CNBC's Sharon Epperson.