Investment Analysts


Does Market Need Goldman Sachs?     Wed, 18 Jan '12 | 12:45 PM ET

The future of Goldman Sachs will be more of an advisor than a liquidity trader, says Ed Ditmire, analyst at Macquarie Group.

Apple Hits All-Time High     Wed, 18 Jan '12 | 12:05 PM ET

Ahead of an Apple "education" event, the stock hit an all-time high. The Fast Money traders also discuss Yahoo and eBay, with Mark Mahaney, Citi analyst.

Income-Generating Ideas for Seniors Wed, 18 Jan '12 | 9:51 AM ET
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In the low-interest rate environment of today, new strategies are needed to make the most of your savings and avoid the inevitable bite of inflation.

Fast Money Web Extra     Tue, 17 Jan '12 | 6:00 PM ET

The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments. On Tuesday, Kirk Materne, Evercore Partners analyst discusses investing in the Cloud.

Cruise Companies Face Headwinds     Tue, 17 Jan '12 | 5:21 PM ET

A look at the headwinds remaining for the cruise line industry and whether there are investment opportunities, with Kevin Milota, JPMorgan analyst.

Cruise Disaster Hits Carnival     Tue, 17 Jan '12 | 2:50 PM ET

Will passenger confidence and investor confidence in the cruise industry ever be the same? Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse analyst, discusses the recent downgrades for Carnival and the outlook for industry, in the wake of the Italian cruise ship disaster.

JPMorgan Downgrades Intel     Tue, 17 Jan '12 | 12:41 PM ET

JPMorgan downgraded Intel to neutral from overweight, saying Street estimates are too high. Christopher Danely, analyst at JPMorgan, discusses why he made the call.

Tweet the Street     Tue, 17 Jan '12 | 12:38 PM ET

CNBC's Herb Greenberg discusses what's trending on Twitter now.

Shares of Sears Jump     Tue, 17 Jan '12 | 10:45 AM ET

Shares of Sears climb higher, with Mary Ross-Gilbert, Imperial Capital.

Carnival shares continue to slide after this weekend's Costa Concordia accident off the coast of Italy. The Street responded by downgrading shares across the board. Susquehanna's Rachael Rothman weighs in.

Financials: Time to Buy-In?     Thu, 12 Jan '12 | 4:17 PM ET

Mary Jane Matts, Fifth Third Asset Management, explains why bank stocks are under-owned. And David Trone, JMP Securities, discusses his favorite picks in the sector.

Target's New Strategy     Thu, 12 Jan '12 | 3:11 PM ET

Target unveils new design program coined "the shops," with CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners, and Richard Hastings, Global Hunter Securities, also discuss whether Target's plan will work.

Disappointing Earnings for Banks?     Thu, 12 Jan '12 | 1:48 PM ET

Bank earnings kick off tomorrow with JP Morgan, but analysts say Q4 profits will be disappointing following a dismal year on Wall Street, with Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill Principal, and Fred Cannon, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.

SBUX Trades at Fresh All-Time High     Thu, 12 Jan '12 | 12:47 PM ET

UBS says coffee giant Starbucks still has room to run, upping its price target to $52 from $47. David Palmer, analyst at UBS, discusses.

Target's New High-End Strategy     Thu, 12 Jan '12 | 12:41 PM ET

Target plans to launch upscale shops within its stores. What does the high-end strategy mean for Target? Colin McGranahan, analyst at Sanford Bernstein, discusses.

Why is Google Trading so Poorly?     Thu, 12 Jan '12 | 12:33 PM ET

Ken Sena, Evercore internet analyst, discusses short and long-term challenges facing Google, though he maintains that he's not concerned about softer pricing for the stock.

Buy Urban on the Dip?     Thu, 12 Jan '12 | 10:52 AM ET

Why now is the time to buy Urban Outfitters, with Betty Chen, Wedbush Securities retail analyst.

Hope For Homebuilders?     Wed, 11 Jan '12 | 4:33 PM ET

Housing stocks didn't have a great 2011 overall, but something changed in the last three months, with Michael Rehaut, JP Morgan home builder analyst.

Steve Jobs, Comic Book Hero     Wed, 11 Jan '12 | 1:44 PM ET

C. W. Cooke, "Steve Jobs" comic book writer, has made legendary Apple CEO Steve Jobs a comic book hero.

Analyst Says 'Buy' Pandora Now     Wed, 11 Jan '12 | 12:55 PM ET

Laura Martin, analyst at Needham, discusses why she's bullish on Pandora, the personalized music service.

Homebuilders Hit New Highs     Wed, 11 Jan '12 | 12:45 PM ET

Lennar repoted a slip in Q4 profit but said they are encouraged by improvements in sales and new orders. The entire sector has been on fire, with the Fast Money team and Michael Widner, Stifel Nicolaus.

Coke, Pepsi Slide on UBS Downgrade     Wed, 11 Jan '12 | 12:11 PM ET

Coke and Pepsi stocks take a hit after UBS gave them a downgrade. Kaumil Gajrawala, analyst at UBS, explains why he made that call.

Lennar Earnings Lifts Homebuilders     Wed, 11 Jan '12 | 10:36 AM ET

A breakdown of Lennar earnings, with Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets homebuilding/building products analyst.

Gold Have Much Higher to Go?     Wed, 11 Jan '12 | 10:17 AM ET

Insight on why gold has more room to run, with Suki Cooper, Barclays Capital commodities analyst.

WebMD Takes a Beating     Tue, 10 Jan '12 | 1:30 PM ET

Shares of WebMD is taking a hit Tuesday as the company quits potential acquisition talks, warns of a 2012 profit shortfall, and announces its CEO is stepping down, with Kevin Kopelman, Cowen & Co. analyst.

Why Netflix is Poised for Losses     Tue, 10 Jan '12 | 12:11 PM ET

Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush, explains why he has an "underperform" rating on Netflix. He has a $45 price target on the stock.

Weakness in High End Consumer?     Tue, 10 Jan '12 | 12:00 PM ET

Deobrah Weinswig, retail analyst at Citigroup, assesses whether the high end consumer has taken a turn for the worse.

Apple's All-Time Highs     Tue, 10 Jan '12 | 10:08 AM ET

Insight on whether Apple tuning into next generation TVs is boosting the stock, with Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford Bernstein analyst.

Tiffany Cuts Forecasts, Nike's New High     Tue, 10 Jan '12 | 10:00 AM ET

Insight on why Tiffany & Co. has reduced its full-year earnings forecast just as Nike nears a new all-time high, with Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst.

Is Brent Crude in 'Strait' Jacket?     Mon, 9 Jan '12 | 5:30 PM ET

Discussing whether a shutdown of the Strait of Hormuz will send brent crude to $200, with Michael Wittener, SocGen, and the direction of oil, with the Fast Money traders.

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