Investment Analysts


Is Amazon a 'Buy'?     Thu, 29 Dec '11 | 5:11 PM ET

Amazon shares got hit hard on Thursday, after Goldman's call for a Q4 miss, but is the call too conservative? Fred Moran, Benchmark analyst, weighs in, with the Fast Money traders.

Warm Weather Effecting Retail     Thu, 29 Dec '11 | 4:44 PM ET

CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports warm weather has delayed purchases of warmer clothing retail sales. Analyzing how these temperatures are impacting reatilers, with Paul Walsh, Weather Channel and Eric Beder, Brean, Murray, Carret and Company.

Trading Commodities in 2012     Thu, 29 Dec '11 | 4:38 PM ET

Weighing all the market factors impacting the commodity market and sharing investor advice for the new year, with Michael Dudas, Sterne Agee senior research analyst and Donald Carson, Susquehanna Financial Group senior analyst.

Battleground Stock: Cisco     Thu, 29 Dec '11 | 2:46 PM ET

Yesterday, Cisco was the most actively traded stock on the Nasdaq, losing more than 2%. Weighing in on the company's ups and downs in 2011 and making predictions for 2012, with Alex Henderson, Miller Tabak senior technology analyst.

10 Market Risks in 2012     Thu, 29 Dec '11 | 2:21 PM ET

Discussing the top geopolitical risks and whether a euro zone breakup is possible, with Alastair Newton, Nomura International senior political analyst.

Playing the Materials     Thu, 29 Dec '11 | 10:26 AM ET

The materials sector has dipped to the second worst performing sector for 2011, with Frank Mitsch, Wells Fargo Securities senior equity analyst.

Investing in Apple in 2012     Thu, 29 Dec '11 | 10:12 AM ET

Discussing his choice to raise his price target for Apple and whether there are catalysts for the company, with Keith Bachman, BMO Capital Markets senior research analyst.

Dean Foods Gains Momentum     Thu, 29 Dec '11 | 9:47 AM ET

Shares of Dean Foods is up 25% since it was the biggest S&P 500 loser in 2012, with Farha Aslam, Stephens food & agribusiness research analyst.

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

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.

Investing Edge: The Media Industry     Wed, 28 Dec '11 | 4:17 PM ET

Sharing perspective on what's next for the media industry in 2012, with Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst and Eric Handler MKM Partners managing director of media and entertainment.

Counting Down to 2012     Wed, 28 Dec '11 | 1:18 PM ET

Stocks are taking a hit today on light volume, so what should investors expect headed into the final trading week of the year? Kim Caughey Forrest, Fort Pitt Capital Group, and Frederic Dickson, Davidson Companies, discuss.

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

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

Molycorp Down 9%     Wed, 28 Dec '11 | 12:12 PM ET

Molycorp shares are hurting today since JPMorgan lowered their rating on the mining company saying China's new export quota for 2012 will have a negative impact on rare earth prices, with Michael Gambardella, JPMorgan analyst.

Warm Weather Hurting Ski Resorts     Wed, 28 Dec '11 | 10:44 AM ET

A look at the ski resorts seeing a loss in tourism due to the warmer weather this winter, with Fred Lowrance, Avondale Partners analyst.

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

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

2011: Year of the IP-NO?     Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 5:48 PM ET

A look at IPO winners and losers in 2011, and which high profile companies are likely to seek IPOs next year, with Nick Einhorn, Renaissance Capital analyst.

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

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

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

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

Tuning In to TV Stocks     Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 3:15 PM ET

Sharing perspective on the winners and losers of the television industry, with David Garrity, GVA Research LLC and Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities.

Most Shorted Stocks in 2011     Tue, 27 Dec '11 | 2:35 PM ET

Discussing the most shorted stocks of 2011, with, Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital analyst.

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

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

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

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

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.

Stealth Stock: Con Edison     Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 2:44 PM ET

Consolidated Edison is the longest continuously traded stock at the NYSE and is hitting all time highs right now. David Burks, Hillard Lyons vice president and senior analyst provides perspective on growth and yield prospects for the company.

Fab Four: Media Showdowns in 2012?     Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 1:44 PM ET

Insight into which technology headlines will dominate 2012, with Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners media analyst. 'Twitter is really the cornerstone of social media and it's going to change the world, but can they stay in business?' he asks.

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

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.

UAL in Trouble?     Fri, 23 Dec '11 | 11:01 AM ET

United Continental expects passenger revenues for Q4 to increase 8.5%-9.5%. Hunter Keay, Wolfe Trahan senior airlines analyst weighs in.

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

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.