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Verizon and Redbox to Battle Netflix   Mon, 6 Feb '12 | 12:11 PM ET
Verizon and Redbox to Battle Netflix

Verizon and Redbox are teaming up to take on Netflix, offering a service that lets customers rent DVDs as well as download and stream video. Which names are best positioned to win the streaming wars? John Blackledge, analyst at Credit Suisse, explains.

Retailers Report Mixed Results   Thu, 2 Feb '12 | 9:45 AM ET
Retailers Report Mixed Results

January is an important cleanup month for retailers, says Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs senior retail analyst, who takes a look at the retailers that lagged and the pent up demand for cold-weather goods.

Bullish on Yum! Brands: Analyst   Wed, 1 Feb '12 | 12:10 PM ET
Bullish on Yum! Brands: Analyst

Yum! Brands is on fire as the company continues to benefit from demand in China, with David Palmer, analyst at UBS. "For Yum there is evidence that their sales are accelerating and they are actually going to be okay in 2012," he says.

UPS 2012 Profit Forecast Tops Estimates   Tue, 31 Jan '12 | 10:16 AM ET
UPS 2012 Profit Forecast Tops Estimates

A breakdown of UPS earnings, with Jeff Kauffman, Sterne, Agee & Leach analyst.

UPS Earnings Show Economic Improvement   Tue, 31 Jan '12 | 8:00 AM ET
UPS Earnings Show Economic Improvement

UPS Q4 earnings shows revenues came in slightly lower than expected but because volume is better than expected it shows the economy is improving slightly, says Arthur Hatfield, Morgan Keegan transportation analyst.

Truth About the Big Banks   Mon, 30 Jan '12 | 1:27 PM ET
Truth About the Big Banks

David Trone, JMP Securities analyst, discusses how being the lead underwriter of Facebook's upcoming IPO will position Morgan Stanley. CNBC's Mary Thompson also weighs in on recent bank earnings.

Sell Apple Stock? Analyst Explains Why   Mon, 30 Jan '12 | 12:41 PM ET
Sell Apple Stock? Analyst Explains Why

Despite Apple's massive run, one analyst has a "sell" rating on the stock. Ed Zabitsky, analyst at ACI Research, explains why he is sticking to his $270 price target.

Facebook IPO's Impact on Other Tech Giants   Mon, 30 Jan '12 | 12:11 PM ET
Facebook IPO's  Impact on Other Tech Giants

When Facebook files for its IPO, the social networking company could be one of the largest companies in the world. What does that mean for other tech giants like Google? Colin Gillis, sr. tecnology analyst at BGC Financial, discusses.

Morgan Stanley Says Buy Ford on Weakness   Fri, 27 Jan '12 | 12:14 PM ET
Morgan Stanley Says Buy Ford on Weakness

Ford Q4 NA margines were lower than forecast, but Adam Jonas, analyst at Morgan Stanley, remains bullish.

Starbucks Trading Lower Following Earnings   Fri, 27 Jan '12 | 10:17 AM ET
Starbucks Trading Lower Following Earnings

A breakdown of Starbucks Q4 results and why the company raised its guidance, with Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays Capital senior restaurant analyst.

Behind the Numbers: Starbucks Q1 Earnings   Thu, 26 Jan '12 | 5:12 PM ET
Behind the Numbers: Starbucks Q1 Earnings

The Fast Money traders with the play on Starbucks, and Marc Riddick, Williams analyst, breaks down the coffee maker's Q1 numbers and discusses his "outperform" rating on the stock. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on the play on Riverbed Tech, and Juniper's earnings and guidance.

Under Armour Cools Down   Thu, 26 Jan '12 | 2:15 PM ET
Under Armour Cools Down

Under Armour is cutting its 2012 outlook for sales growth, blaming the mild winter for melting demand for its winter products, with James Duffy, Stifel Nicolaus.

Caterpillar Surprises the Street   Thu, 26 Jan '12 | 12:51 PM ET
Caterpillar Surprises the Street

Caterpillar's stronger-than-expected earnings are pushing shares up more than 3%. Ann Duignan, analyst at JPMorgan, shares highlights from the company's conference call.

Caterpillar Surges After Q4 Results   Thu, 26 Jan '12 | 10:17 AM ET
Caterpillar Surges After Q4 Results

Caterpillar reports a 58 percent rise in profit, far exceeding the Street's expectations. Insight with Eli Lustgarten, Longbow Research senior research analyst.

Netflix Surprises the Street   Thu, 26 Jan '12 | 10:06 AM ET
Netflix Surprises the Street

Netflix reports a jump in subscriber base and forecasts improving margins for its streaming business. Insight on the Q4 results Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets director/senior media & entertainment analyst.

Apple Stock in a Bubble?   Wed, 25 Jan '12 | 12:22 PM ET
Apple Stock in a Bubble?

Brian Marshall, analyst at ISI Group, explains why he upped his price target on Apple from $500 to $525 a share today. Mike Murphy, Rosecliff Capital, says Apple stock is in a bubble.

Can Apple Continue the Law of Large Numbers?

Apple smacked the cover off the ball, says Colin Gillis, BGC Financial senior technology analyst, but he still maintains a "hold" on the stock.

Picking Apart Apple's Blowout Numbers   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 5:00 PM ET
Picking Apart Apple's Blowout Numbers

The Fast Money traders, weigh in on Apple's huge earnings numbers. And a look at second derivative plays on the tech giant, including Nuance Communications, and Cirrus Logic.

Inside Apple's 'Monster' Quarter   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 4:33 PM ET
Inside Apple's 'Monster' Quarter

Apple posted blowout earnings numbers despite continued economic uncertainty around the globe. What's driving iPad and iPhone sales now? Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss. "Retail [is] up 59%," says Fortt.

Citi Upgrades Semis   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 2:11 PM ET

Terence Whalen, Citi semiconductor analyst, discusses why he upgraded some semiconductor-related names, including Novellus and Lam Research.

MCD Pullback = Buying Opportunity?   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 12:23 PM ET
MCD Pullback = Buying Opportunity?

McDonald's is one of the weak links in the Dow, with shares down nearly 2% even on better-than-expected earnings results. Sara Senatore, analyst at Sanford Bernstein, discusses whether you should buy McDonald's now.

Yahoo Primed for Turnaround?   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 12:12 PM ET
Yahoo Primed for Turnaround?

Yahoo reports after the bell Tuesday, and though analysts aren't expecting a lot, investors will hear from new CEO Scott Thompson. Ben Shackter, analyst at Macquarie, discusses what investors can expect from the new chief.

Buy Apple Ahead of Earnings?   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 12:00 PM ET
Buy Apple Ahead of Earnings?

Peter Misek, sr. tech analyst at Jefferies, explains why he has a "buy" rating on Apple with a $550 price target, though he contends that Apple's size is a big obstacle to its share price.

Michael Kors IPO Growth Story   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 10:45 AM ET
Michael Kors IPO Growth Story

The details behind Michael Kors' growth since its IPO and why it has a $35 price targetm with Randy Konik, Jefferies & Co. retail analyst.

Coach Surges After Q2 Earnings Beat   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 10:13 AM ET
Coach Surges After Q2 Earnings Beat

Better than expected earnings from Coach is sending shares surging. Insight on why she changed her price target on the stock, with Laura Champine, Collins Stewart senior retail analyst.

Apple Ripe for a Correction?   Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 10:00 AM ET
Apple Ripe for a Correction?

Apple is out with earnings today after the bell on the same day in 1984 the very first Mac was introduced. Insight on whether the stock will see a correction, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group IT hardware/data networking analyst.

Charting the Market's Direction   Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 5:40 PM ET
Charting the Market's Direction

Is the S&P primed for a selloff? Charting the direction of the market and where to find growth opportunites, with Mary Ann Bartels, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research head of technical & market analysis.

Apple Earnings Preview   Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 1:46 PM ET
Apple Earnings Preview

Apple will report earnings after tomorrow's closing bell. Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities sr. analyst, weighs in on Tim Cook: "He's not Steve Jobs, but nobody is."

McDonald's Shares Hit 52-Week High   Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 1:45 PM ET
McDonald's Shares Hit 52-Week High

McDonald's stock is rising over 30% for the year. What's behind the surge? Keith Siegner, Credit Suisse restaurant analyst, explains.

Oil Heads Near $100   Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 12:21 PM ET
Oil Heads Near $100

Michael Harris, Campbell & Co., explains why he remains "long" oil.