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

 | Apr 20, 2015 | 9:09 AM EDT
Chatting with the CFO shortly -- but not a fan of the commentary off the earnings this morning. The company missed on earnings, badly, in 4Q and has...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 20, 2015 | 8:00 AM EDT

The Apple Watch experience, and other things shaping the week.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 19, 2015 | 7:37 AM EDT
I am a proud new owner of an Apple Watch...sort of. While technically I own an Apple Watch Sport, it does not arrive until the first or second week...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 17, 2015 | 9:00 AM EDT

Chipotle and McDonald's are among the companies reporting earnings.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 16, 2015 | 8:30 AM EDT

Hey, there are a lot of hot market topics out there.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 16, 2015 | 7:41 AM EDT
Lots of volatility in this name -- I think the buying was being done in front of the company's key NYC location opening back up shortly after an...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 16, 2015 | 7:35 AM EDT
Some of the footage I have been watching on Vine has to make McDonald's shareholders concerned (if they weren't already). Not only do you have...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 15, 2015 | 6:21 AM EDT
TheStreet took a look at some of fast food's giants quietly testing upscale concepts. My take from compiling this one is that don't expect these...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 14, 2015 | 1:00 PM EDT

When there's good news, it doesn't last long.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Apr 14, 2015 | 9:00 AM EDT

For specific fundamental reasons, I would bet against these stocks.

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