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

 | Jul 31, 2014 | 11:00 AM EDT

There's a lot to like here -- but it does remains a show-me story.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 30, 2014 | 10:30 AM EDT

An interview can provide a different perspective from an earnings call.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 30, 2014 | 9:24 AM EDT
This cybercrime stuff is really starting to weird me out the more research I do on the topic. Retailers are collecting growing volumes of...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 29, 2014 | 1:57 PM EDT
Darden said late Monday that long-time chairman and chief executive officer Clarence Otis was stepping down, but staying on until December 31, 2014.
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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT

The dollar-store merger bodes ill for supplier margins.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 28, 2014 | 6:02 PM EDT
Norwegian Cruise Line's second quarter demonstrated that the company's investments in new ships and fleet modernization are paying...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 28, 2014 | 11:28 AM EDT
More Europeans are opting for cruise-based vacations as they realize the value inherent to an all-inclusive travel package. Norweigan CEO Kevin...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM EDT

Despite the doomsayers, I'm not giving up on this rally just yet.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 25, 2014 | 8:30 AM EDT

I believe Wal-Mart must announce a major restructuring in the U.S.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Jul 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM EDT

It's worth looking beyond earnings season news.

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