Investment Analysts


Schnitzer Steel Slashes Outlook     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 11:00 AM ET

Schnitzer Steel lowered its outlook this morning, citing weaker than anticipated global market conditions. Timothy Hayes, Davenport & Company, weighs in.

Wendy's Gets It Together     Fri, 16 Dec '11 | 2:52 PM ET

Shares of Wendy's have been stuck around $5 for 3 years. Discussing recent changes in the company's marketing strategy, with Joscelyn Mackay, Morningstar credit analyst.

Alaska Air Reaches 52-Week High     Fri, 16 Dec '11 | 2:41 PM ET

Discussing good news for Alaska Airlines and the secret behind the stock's success, with Dan McKenzie, Rodman & Renshaw senior airline analyst.

Is Apple Too Cheap?     Fri, 16 Dec '11 | 12:38 PM ET

Apple shares are up roughly 18% and discussing whether the stock is too cheap, with Toni Sacconaghi, Bernstein analyst.

RIM Down 19% This Week     Fri, 16 Dec '11 | 12:10 PM ET

Research in Motion is plunging to an eight- year low after news of the QNX-based BlackBerry phone being delayed and disappointing earnings report. Discussing next steps for the company, with Tavis McCourt, Morgan Keegan analyst.

Reaction to RIM Earnings     Thu, 15 Dec '11 | 4:22 PM ET

Instant analysis of Research in Motion's earnings, with Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee, and Alex Gauna, JMP Securities.

The clock is ticking for holiday shoppers hoping to order gifts out in time for a pre-Christmas arrival. With Sucharita Mulpuru, Forrester web retail analyst

What's Next for Diamond Foods?     Tue, 13 Dec '11 | 5:39 PM ET

Diamond Foods has taken a beating in the past three months, the stock is down more than 60% over accounting concerns. Discussing what the franchise is worth, with Ed Aaron, RBC Capital Markets analyst, and how to play the stock, with the Fast Money traders.

Time to Buy CRM?     Tue, 13 Dec '11 | 12:53 PM ET

A look at shares of Salesforce.com and whether weakness does present a buying opportunity, with Walter Pritchard, Citi director/software analyst.

McDonalds Is Well Positioned     Tue, 13 Dec '11 | 11:47 AM ET

Lately, consumers have been craving McCafé Peppermint Mochas and McRibs. Discussing the successful business planning behind the recent rally for McDonalds shares, with Matt DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets senior restaurant analyst and CNBC's Melissa Lee.

Best Buy's Q3 Whiff     Tue, 13 Dec '11 | 11:17 AM ET

Despite promotional efforts, Best Buy shares are down this morning after the company missed Q3 revenue and earnings per share estimates. Perspective on where the company's prospects stand, with Alan Rifkin, Barclay's Capital retail hardlines analyst.

Is Best Buy a 'Buy'?     Mon, 12 Dec '11 | 5:43 PM ET

A preview of Best Buy's earnings, with David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott retail analyst, and how to trade it.

Cash in on Shipping Stocks?     Mon, 12 Dec '11 | 4:43 PM ET

FedEx says the company expects 17 million shipments on today's busiest shipping day of the year. Christian Wetherbee, Citi Transport analyst, and Keith Schoonmaker, Morningstar Equity analyst, weigh in on whether you should invest in shipping and transport companies.

Talking Numbers: Buy Best Buy?     Mon, 12 Dec '11 | 3:23 PM ET

Best Buy expects healthy Q3 results from a successful Black Friday weekend and early holiday season, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer chief market technician, and Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray analyst.

American's Shopping Not Dropping     Mon, 12 Dec '11 | 2:34 PM ET

Retail stocks continue to outperform the broader market by about 4 percent, with Robert Drbul, Barclays senior equity research analyst.

Kindle Up in Flames?     Mon, 12 Dec '11 | 12:55 PM ET

Critics are attacking the Kindle Fire saying customers are unhappy. Insight on why he has a sell rating on Amazon, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial analyst.

Cloud-Computing Wars     Thu, 8 Dec '11 | 5:48 PM ET

How to trade the cloud-computing space, with Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets, and the Fast Money traders.

Winners & Losers in Tech     Wed, 7 Dec '11 | 5:30 PM ET

The Fast Money traders weigh in on financials, and a look at the top tech trades, icluding, Google, InterActiveCorp, and LinkedIn, with Michael Graham, Canaccord Genuity analyst.

Martha Stewart Stock's Slump     Wed, 7 Dec '11 | 2:58 PM ET

Martha Stewart stock is sitting at $4 a share, with a market cap under $200 million. Five years ago, it was almost $25. David Bank, RBC Capital Markets analyst, weighs in.

Nike: A Victory at Citi?     Wed, 7 Dec '11 | 2:15 PM ET

Citi added Nike to it top picks, with Kate McShane, Citigroup analyst. Nike has strong revenues from emerging market exposure, she says.

Layoffs on Wall Street Pick Up     Wed, 7 Dec '11 | 12:15 PM ET

Citigroup is starting firmwide layoffs of 4500 workers, with Chris Kotowski, banking analyst at Oppenheimer, and the Fast Money traders.

Sterne Agee Ups Apple Outlook     Wed, 7 Dec '11 | 10:46 AM ET

Insight on why Sterne Agee is upping its outlook on Apple's Q4 results, with Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior technology analyst.

UBS makes calls on big box retailers such as Target, Costco, and Walmart. Insight with Robert Carroll, UBS retail analyst.

Netflix Stock Takes a Hit     Tue, 6 Dec '11 | 5:18 PM ET

Discussing whether Verizon's new streaming service is a real threat to Netflix, with Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities analyst.

Helen of Troy on Fire     Tue, 6 Dec '11 | 2:31 PM ET

Shares of HELE are up after the company announces plans to acquire P&G's Pur, with Jason Gere, RBC household products analyst.

Online Gambling Legal Soon?     Tue, 6 Dec '11 | 12:41 PM ET

Should you preparing for a game-changer in online gambling? Richard Branson, chairman of U.S. Digital Gaming, discusses what's next for the space, with the Fast Money team. Robin Farley, gaming analyst at UBS, also weighs in.

Entrepreneur Wagner on Yahoo     Tue, 6 Dec '11 | 12:00 PM ET

Todd Wagner, CEO of 2929 Entertainment, discusses the future of Yahoo. Wagner made his first billion with Mark Cuban by selling tech firm Broadcast.com to Yahoo for nearly $6 billion in 1999. Tony Wible, analyst at Janney Montgomery, also weighs in on Netflix.

Will Spectrum Sale Boost VZ?     Mon, 5 Dec '11 | 5:48 PM ET

The trade on companies buying and selling spectrum, and why Time Warner is a 'buy', with Marci Ryvicker, Wells Fargo analyst.

McDonald's Hits All Time High     Mon, 5 Dec '11 | 5:08 PM ET

McDonald's hits another all time high, so is it too late for investors to get in? Bryan Elliott, Raymond James senior restaurant analyst, has the trade.

Xbox 360 Gets Upgrade     Mon, 5 Dec '11 | 2:50 PM ET

Will Microsoft's Xbox upgrade give the stock a much needed boost? Ed Maguire, CLSA analyst, weighs in.