Investment Analysts


Anticipating Slovakia's Vote     Tue, 11 Oct '11 | 11:07 AM ET

Slovakia's vote today will mark the final step in expanding the European Rescue Fund. Discussing how the markets may react to this vote, with Louise Cooper, BGC Partners in London; Harry Rady, Rady Asset Management CEO; and Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds president.

What Volcker Rule Means for the Banks     Tue, 11 Oct '11 | 10:40 AM ET

Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, discusses what a potential ban on short-term proprietary trading would mean for major banks like Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup, Bank of America and Citigroup.

2011's Best New Wall Street Analysts Tue, 11 Oct '11 | 6:30 AM ET
For the past 40 years, has surveyed research directors and chief investment officers at major U.S. money management firms to get their take on the best equity analysts in each sector. Although many top analysts manage to hold onto their No. 1 spot, this year there are 13 analysts claiming top honors in their sectors for the first time — although all are veterans of the financial industry. They have staked out their top spots by making good calls ahead of the curve, responding to clients in short

So, who are the newest additions to Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team? Find out!

How Long Can the Rally Based on EU Hopes Last? Tue, 11 Oct '11 | 2:26 AM ET

Since August the market has been very volatile. Huge market swings for stocks added to a sense of crisis as investors fretted over Greek default, the global banking system and a slowdown in the US economy.

Sign of Hope for EU Debt Crisis?     Mon, 10 Oct '11 | 1:06 PM ET

Merkel and Sarkozy pledged to recapitalize the banks by early November. Insight into the current state of the euro debt crisis, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Also, Mujtaba Rahman, Eurasia Group Analyst weighs in.

Netflix Abandons Qwikster Plan     Mon, 10 Oct '11 | 10:00 AM ET

Tony Wible, analyst with Montgomery Scott, just upgraded Netflix this morning to neutral from sell.

Sprint Announces Hopes For iPhone     Fri, 7 Oct '11 | 10:19 AM ET

Sprint says the iPhone will be huge for the company's cash flow. Christopher King, Stifel Nicolaus analyst weighs in.

Time to Sell Chipotle? Thu, 6 Oct '11 | 6:18 PM ET

Cramer reevaluates the restaurant operator's stock.

Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank lead oil analyst with the play on oil refiner stocks, and the trade on metals, especially aluminum, which is cheap relative to other base metals, says Dan Dicker, Mercbloc president.

MasterCard Stock Surges     Thu, 6 Oct '11 | 1:26 PM ET

MasterCard stock surging 40% this year despite broader market lows. Discussing whether there is time to swipe some shares in the company, with Greg Smith, Sterne Agee analyst.

What Do You Do With Apple Stock?     Thu, 6 Oct '11 | 10:22 AM ET

Channing Smith, of the Capital Advisors Growth Fund, which owns 45,000 shares of Apple, shares his view on Apple stock following the passing of the company's former CEO Steve Jobs.

What's Next for Apple?     Thu, 6 Oct '11 | 10:00 AM ET

As the tech world reels from the loss of Steve Jobs, many wonder what's next for Apple. Peter Misek, Jefferies senior tech analyst & managing director, weighs in.

Apple's Future After Steve Jobs     Thu, 6 Oct '11 | 9:41 AM ET

5-star Apple analyst Mike Abramsky, RBC Capital Markets, weighs in on the passing of Steve Jobs and whether this difficult time will play out in any aspect of the business.

Jeff Immelt on Exports, Steve Jobs     Thu, 6 Oct '11 | 7:38 AM ET

The only way to increase exports to China is to engage the Chinese, says Jeff Immelt, CEO and chairman of CEO. He also weighs in on the passing of Steve Jobs: "What Apple stands for is this unique combination between innovation and execution," he says. "They had all the creativity in the world, but at the same time, if you went into an Apple store, their execution was flawless" Dean Christine Poon, Ohio State University, offers insight as well.

Remembering Visionary Steve Jobs     Thu, 6 Oct '11 | 7:00 AM ET

Mourners pay respect to Steve Jobs at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California, with CNBC's Jon Fortt. Brian White, Ticonderoga Securities, and Dan Ackerman, CNET.com sr. editor, also weigh in on Apple's future past a 5-year horizon.

Steve Jobs: Loss of a Tech Titan     Thu, 6 Oct '11 | 6:45 AM ET

The passing of Steve Jobs has sparked a outpouring of appreciation from people, with CNBC's Darren Rovell. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray.

Retail Sales Numbers Preview     Wed, 5 Oct '11 | 5:17 PM ET

The Fast Money traders weigh in on money rotating from bonds to stocks, and a retail preview of September's same-store sales numbers, with Deborah Weinswig, Citigroup retail analyst.

WOTS: Tech Take Over Talk     Wed, 5 Oct '11 | 5:00 PM ET

Discussing possible suitors for Yahoo, with Kara Swisher, All Things Digital, and Ken Sena provides perspective on whether Microsoft, or Alibaba will make a deal with Yahoo. Also, Brent Thill, UBS analyst with a look at Microsoft's XBox 360 efforts.

Hotel Stocks: Time To Check-In?     Wed, 5 Oct '11 | 3:39 PM ET

A new report from Smith Travel Research Global says hotel room rates are at pre-recession levels and rising. Discussing whether hotel stocks are disconnected from the fundamentals, and where to find investment opportunities, with David Loeb, Robert W. Baird senior research analyst.

The market is always too optimistic about firms under DOJ fraud investigation, says Sheryl Skolnick, CRT Capital healthcare analyst. Checking in on health care, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

Is Whole Foods the Apple of Grocers?     Wed, 5 Oct '11 | 2:14 PM ET

Whole Foods shares are up 70% over the last year. Discussing the pattern of the company's loyal customers, with Marc Riddick, Williams Capital Research senior analyst.

Larry Ellison Speaks at Oracle World     Wed, 5 Oct '11 | 11:58 AM ET

America's third richest man, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, is meeting with developers and customers to talk about the company and industry trends. CNBC's Jon Fortt has details. Joel Fishbein, Lazard Capital Markets, also weighs in on whether you should buy Oracle stock now.

Buy Beaten Up Oil Stocks Now?     Wed, 5 Oct '11 | 11:41 AM ET

Crude oil is posting its biggest quarterly drop since the 2008 financial crisis and hitting a one-year low. So is now the time to buy up on oil stocks? Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James, and Phil Weiss, Argus Research, discuss.

Yum Brands Q3 Profit Rises 7%     Wed, 5 Oct '11 | 10:44 AM ET

Yum Brands is trading higher this morning after reporting a 7% jump in its Q3 profit. R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar restaurant analyst, takes a look at opportunities in the restaurant sector.

Stifel's Google Downgrade     Wed, 5 Oct '11 | 10:30 AM ET

Jordan Rohan, Media Analyst, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, explains why he downgraded Google from a buy to hold.

How Do You Trade Apple Now?     Tue, 4 Oct '11 | 3:47 PM ET

Apple stock traded lower during its highly-anticipated event where its new iPhone 4S and iPod nano were announced. So how should investors trade Apple stock now? Bill Kreher, Edward Jones, and Alex Gauna, JMP Securities, weigh in.

Stephen Wilder, analyst at Capstone Investments, explains why he doesn't see AMR declaring bankruptcy anytime soon. "It's hard to make the case for any near-time bankruptcy," he says.

Apple's Growth Prospects on iPhone 5     Tue, 4 Oct '11 | 12:47 PM ET

Mike Abramsky, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the potential winners and losers on Apple's iPhone 5 announcement.

Euro Zone at 'Epicenter' of Market Fears: CIO Tue, 4 Oct '11 | 6:08 AM ET
A trader sits in front of a board displaying Germany's share index DAX at the stock exchange in Frankfurt/Munich, western Germany.

Debt problems within the euro zone remain at the "epicenter" of investor concerns, but worries over a slowdown in China and the sluggish US economy also both pose threats to already volatile markets in the fourth quarter, Lucy Macdonald, CIO and head of global equities at asset manager RCM told CNBC.

Is AMR Poised for Bankruptcy?     Mon, 3 Oct '11 | 5:17 PM ET

The Fast Money traders weigh in on the play on Netflix, and plunging shares of AMR stock triggered circuit breakers seven times on Monday, even as the company denies it is considering bankruptcy. Robert McAdoo, Avondale Partners airline anaylst, weighs in.