Investment Analysts


A new survey shows Apple is the most popular platform among developers. Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, says Google has potential to make money in this market, but needs to strengthen its ties with partners.

MCD Still in Good Hands: Analyst     Fri, 23 Mar '12 | 11:05 AM ET

Discussing why McDonald's has an overweight rating, even after its CEO plans to retire in June, with Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays Capital senior restaurant analyst.

Darden Earnings Beat Estimates     Fri, 23 Mar '12 | 10:46 AM ET

A breakdown of the restaurant chain company's Q3 earnings results, with Mark Kalinowski, Janney Montgomery Scott restaurant analyst.

Roadblocks Ahead for Transports?     Fri, 23 Mar '12 | 10:20 AM ET

As gas prices continue to rise, will the transport sector navigate through these roadblocks without getting derailed? Insight with David Ross, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. analyst.

Nike Earnings Breakdown     Fri, 23 Mar '12 | 9:00 AM ET

Nike's earnings per share beat Street estimates. Insight with Sam Poser, Sterne Agee, who says Nike is working its way through a lot of cost increases and clearing inventory out China and western Europe.

Myanmar Ripe for Private Equity     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 8:46 PM ET

David Grayson, Managing Director, Auerbach and Randy Kroszner, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business discuss why the first wave of foreign investment licenses will be granted to direct investors & private equity as the market is not yet ready for prime time stocks.

Out of this World Stock: DAN     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 2:10 PM ET

Brian Johnson, Barclays Capital senior equity analyst, explains why he is bullish on Dana Holdings.

Hot Start-Ups: Relaxation Drinks     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 1:44 PM ET

What if a "relaxing" shot of "water" could help you fall asleep? Agata Kaczanowska, analyst at IBIS World, explains.

Bullish on Nike: Analyst     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 12:51 PM ET

Nike is set to report earnings. Will its success continue? Taposh Bari, analyst at Jefferies, explains why he is bullish now. Also, the Fast Money traders answer live viewer "tweets" on stock and investment questions.

Oil: Will Obama's Plan Cut Prices?     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 12:41 PM ET

David Greenberg, of Greenberg Capital, discusses oil's direction and President Obama's energy plan.

Lululemon Earnings Beats the Street     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 11:50 AM ET

The yoga-wear retailer beats street estimates and reports revenue growth of more than 51 percent. Insight with Jim Duffy, Stifel Nicolaus analyst.

Diamond Foods Suspends Dividends     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 11:30 AM ET

Discussing whether Diamond Foods can turn things around, with Heather Jones, BB&T Capital Markets senior equity analyst.

FedEx Delivers Strong Q3 Profit     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 11:08 AM ET

Discussing the shipping company's Q3 results, including its revenue, which fell short of estimates, with Arthur Hatfield, Morgan Keegan transportation analyst.

Priceline Target $1000?     Thu, 22 Mar '12 | 10:42 AM ET

Priceline is up 50% year-to-date, but Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, says there is much more room to run.

CNO Financial Group was hit hard during the financial crisis, but the stock is up more than 2,000 percent over the past three years. The company is using cash to pay down debt and to buy back stock, says Randy Binner, FBR Capital senior analyst.

Fixing the Housing Market     Wed, 21 Mar '12 | 2:06 PM ET

Existing home sales for February are 8.8 percent higher than a year ago. Discussing the future of the housing market, with Glenn Yago, Milken Institute senior director and Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets homebuilding analyst.

Hot Start-Ups: Mobile Payment Industry     Wed, 21 Mar '12 | 1:43 PM ET

Is the booming mobile payment industry a threat to credit card companies? Denee Carrington, Forrester Research senior analyst, offers her view.

Time to Buy FedEx?     Wed, 21 Mar '12 | 1:34 PM ET

Insight on why Kevin Sterling, BB&T transportation analyst, has upped his price target on FedEx from $95 to $110 ahead of the shipping company's Q3 earnings release tomorrow.

HP Shares Fall on Latest News     Wed, 21 Mar '12 | 1:26 PM ET

Hewlett-Packard shares have fallen since the company announced it would combine the PC and Printer units, with Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein senior analyst.

Report: Tim Tebow Traded to NY Jets     Wed, 21 Mar '12 | 12:54 PM ET

CNBC's Darren Rovell says ESPN is reporting Tim Tebow will be traded to the New York Jets for a fourth-round draft pick.

Wild Times Ahead for Crude?     Wed, 21 Mar '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Oil supply shortages are raising concerns for investors and some are betting on $200 per barrel, says CNBC's Kate Kelly; and rising copper prices could be an opportunity to buy more shares of Freeport-McMoRan, says Richard Garchitorena, Credit Suisse.

Credit Suisse's Regional Bank Downgrade     Wed, 21 Mar '12 | 11:25 AM ET

Craig Siegenthaler, director in equity research & analyst at Credit Suisse, explains what's behind the downgrade of regional banks.

Discussing whether the heat wave could lead to a turnaround for utilities, with Greg Gordon, ISI Group analyst.

Megachange: Future of Health Care     Tue, 20 Mar '12 | 4:42 PM ET

Looking ahead to 2050, Carl McDonald, Citi health care analyst, shares insight on how cost could change, which companies will benefit, and ways in which Medicare and Medicaid could develop.

All eyes are on Oracle as the company prepares to announce earnings reports. Analyzing the charts, with Mark Newton, Greywold Education Partners, and Brent Thill, UBS analyst.

Lazard Raises Priceline's Price Target     Tue, 20 Mar '12 | 2:56 PM ET

Lazard upped their price target on Priceline to $750, with Jake Fuller, Lazard Capital Markets senior analyst and Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ equity analyst.

Pier 1 Imports: $19 Price Target     Tue, 20 Mar '12 | 2:47 PM ET

Pier 1 Imports has a very large loyal customer base, says Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets specialty hardlines retailers analyst, whose company has a buy rating on the company.

Hot Start-ups: Mobile Game Changers     Tue, 20 Mar '12 | 1:45 PM ET

Are you one of the more than 700 million people who downloaded the mobile game, "Angry Birds?" Tuong Nguyen, Gartner Mobile Gaming analyst, says the mobile gaming industry could grow to a $17 billion market by 2015.

Spare Oil in Saudi Arabia?     Tue, 20 Mar '12 | 10:20 AM ET

Discussing whether Saudi Arabia can bring down the price of gas across America, with Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank oil analyst.

Insight on why high-end retailer Tiffany says demand for luxury retail remains in tact, with Laura Champine, Collins Stewart senior retail analyst and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.