Investment Analysts


America's Water Systems A Wash?     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 2:53 PM ET

Discussing the current state of the private water sector with, Michael Gaugler, Breen Murray, Carret & Co. analyst.

Discussing the current strategies for Dell, with Matthew Hoffman, Cowen senior research analyst.

Build Up Your Fastenal Shares?     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 2:33 PM ET

Fastenal, a building supplier is trading at its highest levels since it went public in 1987. A look at the outlook for the company, with Hamzah Mazari, Credit Suisse analyst.

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

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.

Fab Four: Biotech Stocks in 2012     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 1:44 PM ET

The biotech sector has surged more than 9% in 2011, so what should investors expect for the new year? Chris Raymond, Robert W. Baird senior biotech analyst, and Karen Anderson, Morningstar senior equity analyst share insight into the sector.

Carmax Slides & AOL Catalyst     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 12:52 PM ET

The Fast Money Halftime Report traders discuss the details of shares of Carmax getting hammered today after reporting the company's Q3 profit. Also, many investors fear AOL is undervalued. Laura Martin, Needham analyst agrees.

Bullish on Home Builders?     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 12:40 PM ET

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for home builders? Sharing perspective on his bullish call to buy into home builders in 2012, with Nishu Sood, Deutsche Bank analyst.

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

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

Oracle Drops on Earnings Miss     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 11:44 AM ET

Oracle shares are getting a beating this morning after the tech powerhouse reported a shortfall in sales and profit. Adam Holt, software analyst with Morgan Stanley, discusses.

RIMM Upgraded to 'Buy' at ThinkEquity     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 11:00 AM ET

Research in Motion stock moved higher on an upgrade from ThinkEquity. Mark McKechnie, ThinkEquity telecom equipment analyst, discusses.

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

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.

KB Homes Earnings Down     Wed, 21 Dec '11 | 10:18 AM ET

Sharing insight into yesterday's housing starts data and what's next for the homebuilders market, with Jack Micenko, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst.

Trading on AT&T's Failed T-Mobile Bid     Tue, 20 Dec '11 | 5:54 PM ET

Shares of Dish Network up 9% in the aftermath of AT&T's failed bid to acquire T-Mobile. Michael McCormack, Nomura telecom analyst, weighs in on whether Dish is the next target for AT&T.

Cashing in on Multi-Family Building     Tue, 20 Dec '11 | 5:49 PM ET

Trading the home builders space on better-than-expected housing starts, with Stephen East, Ticonderoga Securities home building analyst.

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

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.

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

BAC & the $5 Mark     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 7:20 PM ET

Will new rules requiring big banks to hold extra capital sink bank stocks in 2012?Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor banking analyst, weighs in.

Best Social Media Trades     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 5:42 PM ET

Shares of Zynga are trading under the IPO price, but does that create a buying opportunity? And what should investors expect when Facebook and Twitter go public? Lou Kerner, Liquidnet analyst, with the play on social media stocks.

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

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.

AT&T Drops $39B Bid for T-Mobile     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 5:00 PM ET

Dissecting the play on AT&T dropping it's bid for T-Mobile, with the Fast Money traders, and whether T-Mobile has lost value and if Sprint will be a beneficiary of the announcement, with Timothy Horan, Oppenheimer analyst.

AT&T Will Not Acquire T-Mobile     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 4:57 PM ET

AT&T has pulled out of their bid to buy T-Mobile from Deutsche Telecom and will take a $4B charge for doing so, with Walter Piecyk, BTIG telecom analyst.

Talking Numbers: Trading Nike     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 3:24 PM ET

Investors are awaiting Nike to report earnings tomorrow. Is Nike a 'buy' ahead of the report? Carter Worth, Oppenheimer chief market technician and Robert Samuels, WJB Capital Group retail analyst weigh in.

PetSmart Smart Investment?     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 2:21 PM ET

PetSmart is soaring under the radar on Monday. Sean McGowan, Needham analyst, shares advice for investors on whether they should cash in on the stock.

Fab Four: 2012 Funds Picks     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 1:40 PM ET

Sharing perspective on four of the best funds for the new year, with Karen Dolan, Morningstar director of mutual fund analysis.

Trading Weakness in VMWare     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 12:48 PM ET

Slumps in virtualization solutions company, VMWare may be creating a buying opportunity. Discussing the likeliness of VMW remaining immune to a downturn in the market, with Rajesh Ghai, Think Equity analyst.

Apple Renews TV Push     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 11:51 AM ET

Apple makes a renewed push into the TV world. Brian Marshall, analyst at ISI Group, discusses the latest headlines affecting the tech powerhouse.

MSG Initiated with BUY at Needham     Mon, 19 Dec '11 | 11:15 AM ET

Needham is initiating Madison Square Garden stock with a buy rating. Laura Martin, analyst at Needham, discusses.

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.