Investment Analysts


Coach Surges After Q2 Earnings Beat     Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 10:13 AM ET

Better than expected earnings from Coach is sending shares surging. Insight on why she changed her price target on the stock, with Laura Champine, Collins Stewart senior retail analyst.

Apple Ripe for a Correction?     Tue, 24 Jan '12 | 10:00 AM ET

Apple is out with earnings today after the bell on the same day in 1984 the very first Mac was introduced. Insight on whether the stock will see a correction, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group IT hardware/data networking analyst.

Charting the Market's Direction     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 5:40 PM ET

Is the S&P primed for a selloff? Charting the direction of the market and where to find growth opportunites, with Mary Ann Bartels, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research head of technical & market analysis.

Talking Numbers: The McDonald's Trade     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 3:27 PM ET

Traders are keeping an eye on shares of McDonald's, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer, and Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray.

Inside Groupon's Game-Changer     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 2:15 PM ET

Groupon announced a deal to buy start-up firm Mertado, which sells everything from chocolates to chairs. Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, discusses whether the deal signifies a big shift into retailing for Groupon.

Apple Earnings Preview     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 1:46 PM ET

Apple will report earnings after tomorrow's closing bell. Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities sr. analyst, weighs in on Tim Cook: "He's not Steve Jobs, but nobody is."

McDonald's Shares Hit 52-Week High     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 1:45 PM ET

McDonald's stock is rising over 30% for the year. What's behind the surge? Keith Siegner, Credit Suisse restaurant analyst, explains.

Oil Heads Near $100     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 12:21 PM ET

Michael Harris, Campbell & Co., explains why he remains "long" oil.

Analyst Maintains 'Neutral' on RIMM     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 12:12 PM ET

Mike Genovese, analyst at MKM Partners, reiterates his "neutral" rating on Research in Motion with a $15 "fair value" estimate. "The only thing that is going to get this stock up is M&A speculation," he says.

RIMM Slides on CEO Reshuffle     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 11:05 AM ET

Research in Motion stock is down on news that the company's co-CEOs are stepping down. Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior technology analyst, discusses the stock's movement.

RIMM's Big Management Shakeup     Mon, 23 Jan '12 | 10:09 AM ET

Insight on how to play Research in Motion now William Power, Robert W. Baird & Co. senior research analyst.

Google Q4 Results Disappoint     Fri, 20 Jan '12 | 6:16 AM ET

There are a lot of things that Google is doing behind the scenes in terms of tweaking the algorithm and high priced arbitrage spammers off the system is hurting revenue generating by Google, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup Investment Research U.S. internet analyst, who also says the vast majority of its revenue is from PC search and more users are conducting mobile search.

Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst, discusses Google's earnings miss and the outlook for the tech giant. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on whether to buy Google on the dip.

Intel Shares Up After Q4 Earnings Beat     Thu, 19 Jan '12 | 5:22 PM ET

Dan Berenbaum, MKM Partners analyst, discusses gross margin guidance for Intel and the outlook for the tech giant on the heels of its Q4 beat. Also, the Fast Money traders with the play on the stock.

Is IBM Priced for 'Perfection'?     Thu, 19 Jan '12 | 5:10 PM ET

The trade on IBM's earnings and the best tech plays to make, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, and the Fast Money traders.

Alpha and Beta: CNBC Explains Thu, 19 Jan '12 | 4:16 PM ET

Alpha and beta are important tools for many investors when it comes to figuring out investment returns. So what are they exactly and how do they work? CNBC explains.

Insight on whether Apple's iBooks2 can change the business of textbooks, with Edward Atorino, Benchmark Co. analyst.

Dick Bove Remains Bullish on Banks     Thu, 19 Jan '12 | 10:15 AM ET

Financials will return to historical book value, says Richard Bove, Rochdale Securities. He has a "buy" on Bank of America.

SBUX vs. MCD: Which is Better Buy?     Thu, 19 Jan '12 | 9:50 AM ET

Heavyweights Starbucks and McDonald's are both trading near all-time highs. So which is the better buy? Matt Disfrisco, analyst at Lazard Capital Markets, has a "buy" rating on both stocks.

Breaking Down BofA Earnings     Thu, 19 Jan '12 | 7:22 AM ET

Bank of America did a great job filling their capital hole, says Anthony Polini, Raymond James bank analyst.

The Keystone Pipeline Play     Wed, 18 Jan '12 | 5:32 PM ET

Carl Kirst, BMO Capital Markets analyst, discusses where to find trading opportunities now that the Keystone pipeline project is stalled. Also, Carl Icahn increases his position in WebMD, with the Fast Money traders.

Discussing the trade on eBay's better-than-expected Q4 earnings, with the Fast Money traders, and Frederick Moran, Benchmark Company analyst, weighs in with the outlook for the internet company. Also the after hours trade on Xilinx, and Linear Tech.

Tech Earnings Preview     Wed, 18 Jan '12 | 4:45 PM ET

David Garrity, GVA Research Principal, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, offer a preview of tomorrow's batch of big tech earnings.

eBay Reports Q4 Earnings     Wed, 18 Jan '12 | 4:22 PM ET

Insight on what investors are looking for in eBay's latest earnings results, with Aaron Kessler, Raymond James; David Garrity, GVA Research; and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

Finding Safe Haven in Food Stocks     Wed, 18 Jan '12 | 2:38 PM ET

Erin Lash, sr. equity analyst at Morningstar, discusses how investors can find safety in food stocks.

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.