Investment Analysts


Video Game Stocks a Holiday Score?     Tue, 8 Nov '11 | 3:15 PM ET

A check on game stocks and what investors should watch from earnings results, with Evan Wilson, Pacific Crest Securities; Billy Pidgeon, M2 Research, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the latest on the possible biggest game of the year.

U.S. Housing's Bottom Line     Tue, 8 Nov '11 | 2:53 PM ET

Insight on why he was right to upgrade Pulte Homes, with David Goldberg, UBS analyst, who says the new home market has bottomed.

Biotech Down Big     Tue, 8 Nov '11 | 2:35 PM ET

Analysis on why the biotech sector is seeing a down trend, with Raghuram Selvaraju, Morgan Joseph TriArtisan senior vice-president/senior biotechnology analyst.

Betting on the Casino Stocks     Tue, 8 Nov '11 | 9:43 AM ET

Discussing whether you should be betting on the gaming sector, with Robin Farley, UBS gaming analyst.

McDonald's Stock Sizzling     Tue, 8 Nov '11 | 9:14 AM ET

RJ Hottovy, Morningstar, discusses what's behind McDonald's upbeat stock.

Is Now the Time to Buy Groupon?     Mon, 7 Nov '11 | 5:26 PM ET

Discussing whether investors should buy Groupon, and the low barriers to entry , with Frederick Moran, Benchmark Company analyst. Also, a look at a buy rating on Priceline.com, and an options strategy on Groupon, with Fast Money trader, Scott Nation.

Dynegy Nears Bankruptcy     Mon, 7 Nov '11 | 5:20 PM ET

Discussing Dynegy's holding company filing for Chapter 11, and its impact on bondholders and shareholders, with Peter Thornton, KDP Investment Advisors.

What Starbucks Has Brewing Now     Mon, 7 Nov '11 | 2:55 PM ET

Why would Starbucks do business with a company that has cash issues? Howard Penney, Hedgeye Risk Management, provides perspective.

Pepsi vs. Kraft     Mon, 7 Nov '11 | 2:15 PM ET

Thomas Graves, S&P Capital IQ equity analyst, discusses whether Kraft could have its sights on a bigger target, such as Pepsi.

Best Buy Bets on Mobile     Mon, 7 Nov '11 | 1:55 PM ET

Best Buy is shaking things up today, acquiring its British partner's stake of their US mobile phone joint venture for $1.3 billion, with Chris Horvers, J.P. Morgan, and John Carney, CNBC.com.

What's Behind Home Depot Upgrade?     Mon, 7 Nov '11 | 12:48 PM ET

Scott Ciccarelli, RBC Capital Markets, explains why he he is raising Home Depot's price target to $42 from $38.

Strong Debut for Groupon IPO     Fri, 4 Nov '11 | 2:16 PM ET

Groupon had a strong debut on Friday, but is it worth your investment dollars? Nick Einhorn, Renaissance Capital analyst, weighs in.

Groupon: Deal or No Deal?     Fri, 4 Nov '11 | 12:05 PM ET

Is Groupon's stock already overpriced? Rick Summer, Morningstar senior equity analyst, says the stock is only worth eight dollars a share.

Groupon IPO: A Bad Deal?     Thu, 3 Nov '11 | 2:43 PM ET

CNBC's Herb Greenberg weighs in on Groupon's pricing, and is it a deal-of the day? Rocky Agarwal, reDesign Mobile analyst, says its business model is flawed.

Retail Stocks: Get Selective     Thu, 3 Nov '11 | 12:35 PM ET

Charles Grom, Deutsche Bank senior retail equity analyst weighs in on retail stock picks.

Qualcomm Q4 Earnings Jump 22%     Thu, 3 Nov '11 | 12:07 PM ET

The Fast Money traders weigh in on the play on Qualcomm's strong earnings, and Craig Berger, FBR Capital Markets senior analyst, breaks down the chip maker's earnings and forecast.

Groupon Prepares for IPO     Thu, 3 Nov '11 | 11:24 AM ET

What can investors expect from Groupon's debut? Insight with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst.

Avon Under Fire     Wed, 2 Nov '11 | 5:40 PM ET

Are there management problems at Avon? Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank Securities senior research analyst, says investors should buy the stock, but not now, and the Fast Money traders weigh in with their thoughts on the beauty company.

Whole Foods Reports Q4 Earnings     Wed, 2 Nov '11 | 5:15 PM ET

Karen Short, BMO Capital Markets, senior food retail analyst, provides analysis of the food retailer's Q4 earnings, with the Fast Money traders.

Apple to Give Back Money?     Wed, 2 Nov '11 | 5:05 PM ET

What should Apple do with its $81.6 billion in cash? Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company senior tech analyst, weighs in, and the Fast Money traders offer their thoughts on Apple and Qualcomm's earnings.

Bove on U.S. Banks     Tue, 1 Nov '11 | 7:39 PM ET

Banks are getting hammered with all the speculation on Europe's debt crisis. Is the contagion threat overdone? Richard Bove, Rochdale Securities, weighs in.

How the Storm Impacted US Travel     Mon, 31 Oct '11 | 2:52 PM ET

This weekend's snowstorm in the northeast wreaked havoc on travelers, with Hunter Keay, Wolfe Trahan & Co. sr. airline analyst.

Talking Numbers: S&P Double Dip?     Fri, 28 Oct '11 | 4:49 PM ET

Discussing his perspective on patterns occuring in the market, with Walter Zimmermann, United-ICAP chief technical analyst.

Europe's Out of the Way. Now What?     Fri, 28 Oct '11 | 12:38 PM ET

Sharing perspective on whether the European debt plan will remain intact, with Larry McDonald, Newsedge USA and author of "Colossal Failure of Comon Sense." News on the green trade and Avon's possible fallout. Also, CNBC's senior analyst Ron Insana shares his stock picks for long-term investments.

What Traders Are Watching     Fri, 28 Oct '11 | 11:25 AM ET

CNBC's Rick Santelli is at the CME Group watching the rally in the stock market with Frank Lesh, FuturePath analyst and broker.

ExxonMobil Q3 Profits Pop     Thu, 27 Oct '11 | 10:28 AM ET

ExxonMobil Q3 earnings beats the Street. A breakdown of the oil giant's results with Allen Good, Morningstar, who says the company was hurt slightly by higher oil price environments.

Sprint Hangs Hope on iPhone     Wed, 26 Oct '11 | 5:55 PM ET

Jonathan Chaplin, Credit Suisse analyst, provides perspective on Sprint's earnings, its access to credit markets, and its outlook for the fourth quarter.

Talking Numbers: Dollar Index, S&P     Wed, 26 Oct '11 | 4:45 PM ET

Why investors should watch out for the dollar index breaking down below 75.79, and the S&P advancing above 1,274, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson Global technical analyst.

Taking a Swipe at Credit Cards     Wed, 26 Oct '11 | 3:15 PM ET

Chris Brendler, Stifel Nicolaus, and Moshe Orenbuch, Credit Suisse, discuss the surge in credit card stocks, those of both issuers and payment processors, this year. Do they have more room to run?

Bullish on Netflix Stock: Analyst     Wed, 26 Oct '11 | 2:40 PM ET

Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, says he's surprised by the lack of direct competition for Netflix. "We have a buy rating on Netflix and a $110 price target," he adds.