Brian Sozzi

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Brian Sozzi is an independent research analyst and chief business development officer for Nothing But Gold Productions. In this capacity, he is responsible for developing online financial content for an institutional and retail investor base, as well as corporate partners, in addition to co-authoring with former CNBC/CNN anchor Nicole Lapin the first book in the series titled "Decoding the Wall Street Journal."Expand

Sozzi was previously a senior equity research analyst specializing in the apparel and hard goods sectors of the retail industry for Wall Street Strategies, where he managed a client book that included leading financial institutions. He also contributed to his firm's twice-daily stock market commentary and trading services, and monthly newsletter.

Sozzi became recognized by StarMine as a top-ranked equity research analyst for stocks under coverage in such categories as "EPS Estimate Accuracy" and "Industry Excess Return." Sozzi was then awarded the 2011 FT | StarMine Analyst Award for "No. 3 Earnings Estimator in the Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods Industry."

Routinely sought after as a trusted point of reference for opinions and insight on the global economy and retail sector stock evaluation, Sozzi is a frequent on-air guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business and PBS, and is cited regularly by online/print publications that include Forbes, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, Reuters, The Associated Press, Barron's, Financial Times and Kiplinger's. He graduated summa cum laude from Dowling College.Collapse

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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 26, 2015 | 4:29 PM EST
I know right JC! It's that zombie that refuses to go away. (the company recently announced the closure of my local Sears store, one I grew up going...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 26, 2015 | 11:15 AM EST

A lack of vision and effort is driving it into the ground.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 26, 2015 | 8:46 AM EST
Cash balance = disturbing.
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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 25, 2015 | 5:13 PM EST
Received a fair amount of inquiries into the odd strength in the name today. I don't have specifics. But, the company's new CEO does start on March...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 25, 2015 | 11:00 AM EST

Company presentations are a great way to get insights.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 25, 2015 | 7:39 AM EST
Dollar Tree noted in its earnings this morning "higher initial markups" helped gross margins. I think that number shows the financial improvement in...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 24, 2015 | 8:24 AM EST
Upwardly revised delivery/price guidance for 2015 from Toll Brothers fits nicely with the upbeat trends offered up by Home Depot this morning.
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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 24, 2015 | 8:05 AM EST
Think what the company reported today, along with demand trends at building suppliers, hints at some nice economic activity in the spring once things...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 24, 2015 | 8:00 AM EST

Consumer revival will boost economy.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Feb 23, 2015 | 10:00 AM EST

It's what CEOs don't say that signals the direction of a business.

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