Investment Analysts


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

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

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

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

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

Spring is for Spending     Thu, 5 Apr '12 | 5:10 PM ET

Kimberly Greenberger, Morgan Stanley retail analyst, discusses the winners and losers in the retail space this spring, and the best retail trades to place, with the Fast Money crew.

The Fast Money Halftime Report traders break down Thursday's top three trades and discuss whether investors should be worried about the Spanish 10-year yield hitting 5.77%. CNBC's Kate Kelly also discusses Delta Air Lines looking to acquire a ConocoPhillips oil refinery.

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

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

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

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

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.

Lampert on Future of Brick & Mortar     Wed, 4 Apr '12 | 11:21 AM ET

Discussing the challenges facing retail, with Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer senior equity research analyst, in regards to Eddie Lampert saying, "companies, especially in retail, are finding themselves in need of reinvention."

The Regional Bank Pair Trade     Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 5:40 PM ET

A look at the best regional bank trades to make, with Chris Mutascio, Stifel Nicolaus analyst, and the Fast Money traders.

Shopping for Retail Stocks     Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 3:20 PM ET

The S&P Retail Index is up 19 percent compared to the S&P 500's 12 percent return year-to-date. Eric Beder, Brean Murray Carret analyst and Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors president, offer insight.

Sterne Agee Upgrades Schlumberger     Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 12:53 PM ET

Shares of Schlumberger have underperformed the S&P this year, but Stephen Gengaro, Sterne Agee analyst, says now is the time to buy the stock.

Fast Money Final Trade     Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 12:51 PM ET

The Fast Money Halftime Report traders share their final trades.

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

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

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.

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.

U.S. Energy Independence by 2020?     Tue, 3 Apr '12 | 10:10 AM ET

A new report by analysts at Raymond James projects the U.S. can be energy independent by the end of the decade. Pavel Molchanov, sr. VP and energy analyst at Raymond James, offers insight.

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

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

Securing What's in Your Wallet     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 5:07 PM ET

Kevin McVeigh, Macquarie senior analyst, discusses his "outperform" rating on Global Payments, despite its recent security breach, with the Fast Money crew.

Tech IPOs: Risk vs. Reward     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 4:15 PM ET

Groupon is seeing its biggest decline since it first went public. Discussing whether the risk of investing in IPOs is worth the reward, with Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst and Doug Creutz, Cowen analyst.

Time to 'Sign On' With Sina?     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 3:44 PM ET

Buy SINA during its weakness if you want 'social' exposure in China, says Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst.

Fast Food Stock Plays     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 3:17 PM ET

Burger King is spending about $750 million over the next 12 months to introduce 10 new items across the country. R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar restaurant analyst and Nick Setyan, Wedbush Securities senior equity analyst, weigh in on how to play the fast food space.

Is Groupon Poised to Collapse?     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 2:38 PM ET

Groupon is trading down 14 percent today since the company increased its previously reported Q4 net loss and cut its revenue, with Rakesh Agrawal, reDesign Mobile analyst, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

Travel & Leisure Stocks     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 1:50 PM ET

Weighing in on how travel and leisure stocks are faring around the world, with Jake Fuller, Lazard Capital Markets analyst. U.S. travel is strong and European travel is weakening, he says.

Will Avon Give Coty a Chance?     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Discussing whether the markets are on the cusp of a "sell signal," with Jeff Hirsch, Stock Traders Almanac editor-in-chief. Meanwhile Connie Maneaty, BMO Capital Markets analyst, discusses Avon's rejection of Coty's $10 billion takeover bid.

J.C. Penney vs. Kohls     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 12:30 PM ET

JPMorgan is reducing J.C. Penney's F12 same-store sales estimates since sales trends appear softer than anticipated, with the Fast Money traders.

Downgrading Groupon to 'Sell'     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 12:10 PM ET

Sharing investment advice since Groupon was forced to revise Q4 results, with Jordan Rohan, Stifel Nicolaus senior analyst.