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

 | Oct 30, 2014 | 12:00 PM EDT

It's especially important to be choosy with portfolio additions right now.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 29, 2014 | 4:39 PM EDT
Although not having anything to do with the Fed decision, I did talk with the CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings around noon today. What she shared is super...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 29, 2014 | 2:49 PM EDT
Gym chain Planet Fitness continues to surge in popularity in the United States.
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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 29, 2014 | 10:00 AM EDT

Stocks should theoretically return to trading on fundamentals.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 28, 2014 | 9:00 AM EDT

Cheaper gas should spur spending elsewhere. It doesn't.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 28, 2014 | 8:19 AM EDT
Hard to warm up to Coach as a turnaround story with continued steep plunges in comps and gross margins; the magnitude of the declines were worse (...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 27, 2014 | 10:00 AM EDT

They live out of their suitcases, constantly on the go.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 24, 2014 | 10:30 AM EDT

An insight into how I collect intelligence from executives.

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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 23, 2014 | 1:19 PM EDT
Just got off this interview for TheStreet with Dunkin Donuts' CEO. Interesting stuff learned. Big takeaway: there is some serious discounting going...
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Brian Sozzi

 | Oct 23, 2014 | 9:00 AM EDT

Things to keep in mind when deciding to invest in a company.

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