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Yum's China Chicken Problem, GM Record China Sales

R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior restaurant analyst, discusses the hit Yum Brands is taking after the company warned of lower profit in China. Meanwhile, General Motors posted a record month for sales in China, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

Zynga Up Sharply

Bank of America has upgraded Zynga to buy from underperform. Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee & Leach, offers insight.

20% Upside In Small Caps?

The FMHR traders discuss today's top three trades, including Netflix shares trading higher; and Steven DeSanctis, BofA Merrill Lynch, offers insight on the Russell 2000's recent record highs, and whether small caps have room to run.

YUM Slumps on Weak China Sales

David Palmer, UBS analyst, discusses the sharp drop in YUM shares, and explains why he has a "neutral" rating and $63 price target on the stock.

S&P: Civil Lawsuit Threatened by DOJ Without Legal Merit

The Justice Department is reportedly planning to sue ratings firm S&P accusing them of fraudulently rating mortgage bonds that led to the financial crisis. Ed Atorino, Benchmark Analyst, weighs in.

Wal-Mart Downgraded at JPMorgan

Chris Horvers, analyst at JPMorgan, explains why he downgraded Wal-Mart.

Final Trade

The FMHR traders reveal their top trades.

Return of the Retail Investor?

Retail investors reduced risk exposure in January, according to TD Ameritrade. Steve Quirk, TD Ameritrade, offers insight on a new sentiment index.

Banking on the Financials

A look at the best way to play the banks right now, with Anthony Polini, Raymond James analyst; and David Trone, JMP Securities analyst.

Will Apple Bounce Back?

Dan Morgan, Synovus Trust, explains why he believes the tech stock will bounce back, despite losing $72 billion in market share last month.

Google Downgraded By BMO

Daniel Salmon, BMO analyst, explains how a change in consumer sentiment has him downgrading the stock to "market perform" from "outperform", but he's still maintaining a $790 price target.

Charting the January Rally

Jeff Weiss, Tejas Securities Group, provides a technical look at market trends, as the Dow closes above the 14,000 mark.

Bove's Top Bank Picks

Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital analyst, explains why he thinks banks are poised to take off, and reveals which stocks investors should be buying.

Big Banks Left Behind

Why bank stocks have sat out the rally to 14,000, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche; and will the euro continue to rise, with Boris Schlossberg, BKForex.

Herb's Hottest New ETF

CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains whether this new ETF can make you rich.

Figuring Out Facebook's Mobile Ad Push

Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee & Leach analyst; and Evan Wilson, Pacific Crest Securities analyst, debate whether Facebook's strategy to push mobile ads will pay off long term.

RIM Back to Slow Motion?

Jennifer Fritzsche, Wells Fargo Securities analyst, weighs in on the BlackBerry 10, and address some of the headwinds still facing the company.

Facebook's Earnings Beat Top & Bottom Line

Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, breaks down Facebook's fourth quarter numbers, and discusses the strength in social networking.

RIM Unveils BlackBerry 10

Jim Suva, analyst at Citi, explains whether the BlackBerry 10 is a "gamechanger" for Research in Motion.

Welcome Josh Lipton to CNBC

Credit Suisse upgrades KB Home to outperform and downgraded Lennar to neutral, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

The Unveiling of the BlackBerry 10

CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the BlackBerry 10 is taking direct aim at Apple's iPhone and Google's Android; and Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior technology analyst, discusses where the stock could be headed now.

RIM 'Really Has to Wow Consumers': Analyst

The stock is going to be on a wild ride for the next few months, said Mark Sue, RBC Capital Markets analyst, discussing the outlook on RIM. It really is about how quickly they can get the product out, Sue added. And Rob Enderle, RIM consultant, discusses the company changing its name to BlackBerry.

Amazon Investors Focus on Profit Margins

Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst, explains why shares of the Internet retailer soared despite missing on the top and bottom line last quarter.

Markets Send Amazon to the Moon

Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, breaks down the big tech's fourth quarter earnings miss, as shares popped higher in extended-hours trading. Also, a preview of Facebook's numbers due out after the bell today.

Amazon Q4 Earnings Miss Top & Bottom

CNBC's Jon Fortt digs through the tech giant's numbers. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, and Aaron Kessler, Raymond James analyst, discuss the outlook on Amazon and how to play it after today's earnings disappointment.

Is Best Buy a Good Buy?

Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, discusses his upgrade on Best Buy, and explains where he sees growth for the electronic retailer.

Ford's Blockbuster Earnings But There's a Roadblock

CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the automaker's fourth quarter numbers and projected losses. And, Michael Ward, Sterne Agee analyst, weighs in on the earnings and explains why he has a "buy" on the stock.

Tech Wreck Tueday

A look at four tech companies having a tough day. CNBC's Jon Fortt; Sherri Scribner, Deutsche Bank Research; and Rajesh Ghai, Craig-Hallum Capital, take a look at what's going on with BMC Software, Seagate Technology, Kulicke & Soffa, and VMware.

Defending Short Sellers

How publicly should short sellers reveal their holding? Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners explains why long and short sellers should provide transparency.

Caterpillar Cautious For 2013

Ann Duignan, JPMorgan analyst, discusses the key issues facing the industrial giant and when investors are likely to see an acceleration in revenue.

Birinyi: 'Negatives Going by the Wayside, One by One'

Laszlo Birinyi, Birinyi Associates president, explains why a big gain is possible for stocks this year.