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Charting the Market: Is the Rally for Real?

Charting the market outlook from a technical perspective, with Mary Ann Bartels, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research head of technical & market analysis.

Groupon Under Pressure   Tue, 3 Jan '12 | 3:45 PM ET
Groupon Under Pressure

Groupon stock is taking a hit after a survey by Susquehanna Financial Group and deal tracking firm Yipit found that over half of its nearly 400 merchants surveyed are not planning to feature deals in the next six months. Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group, weighs in.

Google Wrapping Up 2011 High   Fri, 30 Dec '11 | 10:02 AM ET
Google Wrapping Up 2011 High

Google hit a 52-week high two days ago at $645 a share and one analyst, Colin Sebastian, RW Baird, is raising his price target from $700 to $760, 18% higher than where the stock stands now.

Restaurant Deals and Discounts   Fri, 30 Dec '11 | 9:49 AM ET
Restaurant Deals and Discounts

If you enjoyed retail price promotions during the holiday season, you'll love what some casual dining restaurants are offering, says Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak restaurant analyst.

Will Small Caps Gain Steam in January?   Wed, 28 Dec '11 | 5:08 PM ET
Will Small Caps Gain Steam in January?

A look at what the charts indicate for gold, the .SPX, and the Russell 2K next year, with Jeff Weiss, Tejas Securities Group chief technical analyst.

Best Performing S&P Stock Number:   Wed, 28 Dec '11 | 12:52 PM ET
Best Performing S&P Stock Number: 4

Sharing perspective on the best trades in 2011; including Visa and Mastercard, with Greg Smith, Sterne Agee analyst.

Semiconductor Stocks to Watch   Wed, 28 Dec '11 | 9:45 AM ET
Semiconductor Stocks to Watch

Insight on whether the semiconductor group will turn around in 2012, with Craig Berger, FBR Capital Markets senior semiconductor analyst.

Transportation Stocks on a Tear in Q4   Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 5:39 PM ET
Transportation Stocks on a Tear in Q4

Discussing GE's move into online banking, and a look at transportation stocks, which are up 20% in Q4, nearly double the return in the S&P 500. So what's behind the surge and where are the opportunities? Arthur Hatfield, Morgan Keegan transportation analyst, discusses.

Why Buy Apple in 2012   Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 5:22 PM ET
Why Buy Apple in 2012

Discussing the outlook for Apple and three reasons to buy the stock in 2012, including its new iPad & iPhones, and the new stream of earnings from iTV, with Mark McKechnie, telecom equipment analyst., and the Fast Money traders.

BAC's Dash for Cash?   Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 5:13 PM ET
BAC's Dash for Cash?

Does Bank of America need to raise an addtional $45B? Marty Mosby, Guggenheim analyst, discusses how the big bank will raise cash.

Best Consumer Staple Stocks   Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 11:17 AM ET
Best Consumer Staple Stocks

A look at the winning stocks in consumer staples, with John Faucher, JP Morgan senior analyst.

Sears to Shut Down 120 Kmarts   Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 10:02 AM ET
Sears to Shut Down 120 Kmarts

Insight on what is next for Sears Holdings, as it plans to close down 120 Kmart stores, with Gary Balter, Credit Suisse retail analyst.

Netflix Outlook for 2012   Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 9:45 AM ET
Netflix Outlook for 2012

Insight on whether Netflix will pull itself out of its decline, with Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets director/senior media & entertainment analyst.

Why Are TV's So Cheap?   Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 2:51 PM ET
Why Are TV's So Cheap?

How can television retailers make any money since slower traffic has pressured them to lower prices? Dan Ackerman, CNET.com senior editor and Alan Rifkin, Barclays Capital U.S. retail hardlines analyst, weigh in.

The Risk Trade and Pops & Drops   Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 12:33 PM ET
The Risk Trade and Pops & Drops

Sharing insight into recent weakness in the Swiss franc and strength in commodity plays like the Australian dollar, with George David, RBC Capital Markets. Also, the FMHR traders report pops and drops in today's market.

Kraft Split a 'Value-Enhancing' Endeavor   Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 10:28 AM ET
Kraft Split a 'Value-Enhancing' Endeavor

Kraft is trading near a 52-week high and has outperformed the broader markets. Erin Lash, Morningstar sr. stock analyst, says that when the company announced it was going to split the snack and grocery businesses, that was a value-enhancing endeavor.

Avoid Specialty Retailers: Analyst   Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 9:16 AM ET
Avoid Specialty Retailers: Analyst

Except for specialty apparel, discounts at retail stores are normal, says Laura Champine, Collins Stewart. "We're not seeing a big pick up in big ticket spending," she adds.

Netflix Target Price Cut & Yahoo's Suitors   Thu, 22 Dec '11 | 5:28 PM ET
Netflix Target Price Cut & Yahoo's Suitors

A new survey finds Netflix customers are very satisfied with its service, but Cit still cut the price target from $94 to $80, with with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup Investment Research internet analyst, and discussing whether there is a Yahoo deal in the works, and increase activity in Akamai, with the Fast Money traders.

Broadcast Fees Rise, Costing Consumer   Thu, 22 Dec '11 | 1:30 PM ET
Broadcast Fees Rise, Costing Consumer

CNBC's Darren Rovell reports cable consumers will be affected after December 31st, when MSG and Time Warner's contract ends. Also, weighing in on whether an 'a la carte' strategy for consumers to order only whichever networks they wanted, with David Joyce, Miller Tabak senior media analyst.

Financials Leading the Market   Thu, 22 Dec '11 | 12:00 PM ET
Financials Leading the Market

The FMHR traders break down today's headlines: the major indices are positive, the consumer sentiment, and jobless claims. Also, sharing perspective on JNPR, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst.

Apple: A Top Pick for 2012   Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 5:12 PM ET
Apple:  A Top Pick for 2012

Making the case for Apple as a top stock pick in 2012, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray research analyst, who is looking for possible Apple TV next year,along with strong revenue and growth.

After Hours Action: Micron   Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 5:08 PM ET
After Hours Action: Micron

Is Micron a "survivor" in a tough sector? Dan Berenbaum, MKM Partners semiconductor analyst, reiterates his "buy" rating and price target of $8, with the Fast Money traders.

Caffeinated Starbucks Stock   Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 1:55 PM ET
Caffeinated Starbucks Stock

Shares of Starbucks are hitting an all-time high today rising more than 350% in the last three years. Discussing whether the stock can continue to stir up gains, with David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant analyst.

Gartman on Backdoor Bazooka & Gold   Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 12:30 PM ET
Gartman on Backdoor Bazooka & Gold

Insight into the backdoor bazooka for Europe and his neutral call on gold, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

Credit Cards Gain Favor Over Debit   Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 10:55 AM ET
Credit Cards Gain Favor Over Debit

Credit card use is now up 10.6% in the third quarter while debt card use has declined 5.9%, according to First Data. Greg Smith, a financial services analyst at Sterne Agee is bullish on credit card stocks now.

What's Behind Nike's $105 Price Target?   Tue, 20 Dec '11 | 5:16 PM ET
What's Behind Nike's $105 Price Target?

The Fast Money traders with the play on Nike's positive earnings, and Robert Samuels, WJB Capital, makes a case for the footwear maker, saying the company has a cash rich balance sheet and is taking shares from smaller competition.

Rare Miss: Oracle Shares Take a Hit   Tue, 20 Dec '11 | 5:05 PM ET
Rare Miss: Oracle Shares Take a Hit

The Fast Money traders with the play on Oracle's earnings miss and making a case for a buy on ORCL, with Brent Thill, UBS software analyst, who says it was a rare miss for the tech giant.

Luxury Abounds & Fuels High End Retail Boom

The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs predict a December increase in shopping, up 4% over last year. CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details of the luxury boom this season. Also, Edward Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets senior retail analyst takes a closer look at the current state of specialty retail.

How to Play Tower Stocks   Tue, 20 Dec '11 | 11:45 AM ET
How to Play Tower Stocks

How the fallout of AT&T- T-Mobile will impact tower stocks, with Clayton Moran, Benchmark Company.

Financial Hit: BofA Under $5   Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 5:08 PM ET
Financial Hit: BofA Under $5

The Fast Money traders weigh in on shares of Bank of America falling below its support level, and the trade on financials. Also a preview of Jeffries earnings, with Douglas Sipkin, Ticonderoga Securities analyst.