Investment Analysts


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.

Avon products rejected a $10 billion takeover bid from Coty. Linda Bolton Weiser, analyst at Caris & Company, reiterated a "buy" on Avon this morning.

Groupon Rethinks Refund Policies     Mon, 2 Apr '12 | 10:30 AM ET

Sharing perspective on what Groupon's accounting mess means for investors, with Ken Sena, analyst at Evercore Partners analyst, who cut his price target for the company from $28 to $20 per share.

Bart Chilton, commissioner of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), says the CFTC is poised to reject a Nadex political futures proposal. He also offers insight on the MF Global fallout.

How to Trade the Weakening Yen     Fri, 30 Mar '12 | 12:55 PM ET

Sharing his trade for the Japanese Yen, with Jens Nordvig, Normura, global head of G10 FX.

Buy, Sell or Hold? RIM, BRCM & PAY     Fri, 30 Mar '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Discussing their "best ideas" for investors in technology and who will replace the role of top execs at Research in Motion, with Brian Madoff, Deutsche Bank research analyst and Zach Karabell.

Gap Up 40% This Year     Fri, 30 Mar '12 | 12:00 PM ET

Could Gap's new fashion trends be giving the stock a lift? A look at investors' recent interest in the company and a decision to upgrade the stock to a "buy" rating, with Adrienne Tennant, Janney Capital analyst.

Sony's Struggle     Fri, 30 Mar '12 | 11:18 AM ET

Insight on Sony's efforts to re-establish itself as a top tier electronics company, with Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research.

David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott retail analyst, discusses Best Buy's sagging Q4 revenues, and the company's plans to shift towards mobile sales and smaller stores.

RIM Reports Q1 Earnings Results     Thu, 29 Mar '12 | 4:45 PM ET

Insight on Research in Motion's Q1 earnings under its new CEO, with Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee, and Alex Gauna, JMP Securities.

Costco: Retail Champ?     Thu, 29 Mar '12 | 1:42 PM ET

Chris Horvers, JPMorgan retail-hardlines analyst, discusses why he likes Costco stock.

The market is anticipating Spain's 2012 budget, and whether fiscal consolidation will be enough. Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank, explains why she is shorting the euro ahead of the weekend.

Research in Motion Earnings Preview     Thu, 29 Mar '12 | 10:17 AM ET

A preview of what to expect as the BlackBerry maker gets ready to report its results after the bell, with Mark McKechnie, Wireless Equipment analyst.

Best Buy Earnings Breakdown     Thu, 29 Mar '12 | 8:18 AM ET

Best Buy beats on the top line but revenues fall short. Insight with Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co., who says Best Buy plans to shut down 50 big box stores.

The Fast Money traders weigh in on executives cashing in on restricted stock, and how to play Google's new $750 price target, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup Investment Research internet analyst.

Fast Money Final Market Check     Wed, 28 Mar '12 | 12:51 PM ET

Fast Money's Scott Wapner offers a roundup of major market action, including China, crude and more.

Bull Case for QCOM     Wed, 28 Mar '12 | 12:45 PM ET

Qualcomm price target is raised at Deutsche Bank. Brian Modoff, analyst at Deutsche Bank, offers insight.

Fast Money's Top Three Trades     Wed, 28 Mar '12 | 12:41 PM ET

The Fast Money traders offer their favorite three trades. Meanwhile, Apple is the top performing tech stock in 2012. The traders discuss, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

Bove: Press Persecuting Goldman Sachs?     Wed, 28 Mar '12 | 12:12 PM ET

Dick Bove, of Rochdale Securities, discusses the condition of the financials, and says he believes Goldman Sachs is being treated unfairly by the media since Greg Smith's editorial in The NY Times.

Bull/Bear Debate on Family Dollar     Wed, 28 Mar '12 | 11:21 AM ET

Discussing whether Family Dollar is a good discounter to add to your portfolio, with Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray and Meredith Adler, Barclay's.

Trading Obamacare     Tue, 27 Mar '12 | 5:19 PM ET

A managed care play on Obamacare, with Ana Gupte, Sanford Bernstein senior analyst, and the Fast Money traders.

Lowe's vs. Home Depot     Tue, 27 Mar '12 | 1:40 PM ET

Laura Champine, analyst at Canaccord Genuity compares several home improvement stocks like Lowe's and Home Depot.

Apple Goes to China: Risks & Rewards     Tue, 27 Mar '12 | 1:30 PM ET

A look at what the risks and reward are for Apple in China, with Brian Blair, Wedge Partners analyst, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.