Investment Analysts


Did Starbucks Roast Green Mountain?     Fri, 9 Mar '12 | 10:33 AM ET

Starbucks announces its plans to roll out its very own single-serving coffee machines. Insight on how this will impact Green Mountain's business, with Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays Capital analyst.

What's Up with TAP?     Thu, 8 Mar '12 | 2:15 PM ET

Mark Swartzberg, Stifel Nicolaus beverage analyst, shares his view on the Molson-Coors deal.

Near-Term Weakness Ahead for Apple?     Thu, 8 Mar '12 | 12:21 PM ET

Toni Sacconaghi, Bernstein Research, explains why now is the time to buy Apple. "This is a stock that remains really attractively valued," he says. The Fast Money traders also discuss.

Apple, Amazon Battle in Tablet Wars     Thu, 8 Mar '12 | 11:15 AM ET

Insight on whether Amazon investors should be worried about the potential impact that Apple's new iPad and price cut might have on Kindle sales, with Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer & Co executive director/senior analyst.

Results show worldwide McDonald's sales rose 7.5%, weighed down by weakness in Europe and Asia, with Matthew DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets.

Apple's iPad and Stock Watch     Thu, 8 Mar '12 | 10:00 AM ET

A check on where Apple's stock is headed after the new iPad announcement, with Matthew Hoffman, Cowen & Co.

New iPad: The App Ecosystem     Wed, 7 Mar '12 | 4:45 PM ET

The new iPad's faster processor is said to be a content provider's dream. Which companies stand to benefit from the next-generation iPad, with Martin Pyykkonen, Wedge Partners media & entertainment analyst, and Billy Pidgeon, M2 Research senior analyst.

Is Apple Bad for the Market?     Wed, 7 Mar '12 | 2:12 PM ET

CNBC's Brian Sullivan charts Apple's impact on the tech sector and discusses how much Apple really matters, with Howard Silverblatt, S&P's senior index analyst. Also, CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains how Nuance is tied to Apple.

Apple iPad Announcement Imminent     Wed, 7 Mar '12 | 12:18 PM ET

CNBC's Jon Fortt has the update on Apple's expected unveiling of its new iPad, and explains whether this be a game changer for the tech giant, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst.

Shares of Netflix are rallying on reports the company is meeting with cable companies to discuss adding streaming online video service. Vasily Karasyov, Susquehanna analyst, weighs in. Also, the Fast Money traders share the play on Netflix and Comcast, and the trade on Lululemon's upgrade.

Pandora Earnings Miss Street Estimates     Wed, 7 Mar '12 | 10:00 AM ET

A breakdown of Pandora's earnings and soft guidance, with Rich Tullo, Albert Fried analyst.

Fast Money's Jon Najarian crunches the numbers to find out what your return on Apple stock would be compared to buying a home, tuition, gasoline or gold. Also, a preview of Apple's expected announcement of its new iPad tomorrow and its impact on Amazon, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup analyst. And low beta, high return picks, with Karen Finerman, Fast Money trader.

iPad 3 Preview & Tablet Attack     Tue, 6 Mar '12 | 3:41 PM ET

CNBC's Jon Fortt provides a preview of Apple's highly anticipated iPad 3 and its impact on the PC market, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group IT hardware analyst.

Dividend Plays in a Tough Market     Tue, 6 Mar '12 | 3:15 PM ET

David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles chief market analyst, and David Abella, Rochdale Investment Management sr. equity analyst, set their sights on dividend plays and stock picks in a tough market.

Herbalife: Believe the Hype?     Tue, 6 Mar '12 | 2:21 PM ET

CNBC's Herb Greenberg raises the red flag on Heralife because he thinks they overhype their research. Timothy Ramey, D.A. Davidson, weighs in.

You must have big banks if you want an economy that's going to grow at the rate that you would like to see it grow, says Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities banking analyst, explaining why he thinks Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner is suffering from financial "amnesia".

Nike's New High     Mon, 5 Mar '12 | 2:37 PM ET

Nike shares hit a new high on Monday after Goldman upped its price target. Discussing whether the stock has more room to run, with Sam Poser, Sterne Agee sr. research analyst.

IBM Hits $200 Milestone     Mon, 5 Mar '12 | 2:05 PM ET

Ben Reitzes, Barclays Capital technology hardware analyst, discusses whether "Big Blue" will continue its upward momentum.

Las Vegas Sands Have Room to Run?     Mon, 5 Mar '12 | 12:48 PM ET

Insight on why Las Vegas Sands is getting an increase in price target at Credit Suisse, with Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse director & gaming/lodging/leisure analyst.

Apple Tops 25B App Downloads     Mon, 5 Mar '12 | 11:17 AM ET

Discussing the amount of revenue Apple actually sees from app downloads, with Robert Cihra, Evercore Partners.

In this segment of "Talking Numbers", bank stocks hit their highest levels since July, investors are wondering whether there is still time to get in. Insight on how to play this sector, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson.

Buckle Outperforms     Fri, 2 Mar '12 | 2:32 PM ET

Should investors brace for more growth in Buckle? Insight with Edward Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets retail analyst.

Apple's Hot Week     Fri, 2 Mar '12 | 2:11 PM ET

A look at where Apple's stock is really headed, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray managing director/senior research analyst.

Yelp's First Day of Trading     Fri, 2 Mar '12 | 12:39 PM ET

Yelp is screaming higher on its first day of trading. Insight on whether the company is already overvalued, with Max Wolff, GreenCrest Capital.

$270 Apple Price Target: Zabitsky     Fri, 2 Mar '12 | 10:33 AM ET

Ed Zabitsky, analyst at ACI Research, explains why he has a "sell" rating on Apple. He gives the stock a $270 price target.

Bank Stocks & the Retail Sales Trade     Thu, 1 Mar '12 | 5:15 PM ET

Is it time to buy the bank stocks? The Fast Money traders, weigh in with the trade. Also, Jeff Klinefelter, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, discusses his "neutral" rating on the Gap, and the positive outlook on retailers fueled by consumer confidence.

Grim Outlook for Research in Motion     Thu, 1 Mar '12 | 12:14 PM ET

Shares of Research in Motion fell today after Jefferies cut its estimates and price target, with Peter Misek, of Jefferies.

Retailers Get Boost From Mild Weather     Thu, 1 Mar '12 | 10:17 AM ET

Chain store sales for February are strong as the mild weather and an improving economy helped retailers, with Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs retail analyst.

David Joyce, Miller Tabak analyst, and Tuna Amobi, S&P's Equity Research director, discuss whether James Murdoch stepping down from scandal-plagued News International will help parent company News Corporation.

Oversupply of Oil Coming Soon?     Wed, 29 Feb '12 | 1:00 PM ET

Within two years, the U.S. should have an oversupply of oil, says Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank oil analyst.