Thursday's TV Talkers

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CNBC Guests

All times EST

7:10 a.m. Roseanne Cahn, economist,

CS First Boston

Cahn told

Business Week

that labor costs aren't going to get much better. That likely means inflation improvements will be tougher to come by.

8:10 a.m. Jeffrey Weingarten, global strategist,

Goldman Sachs

8:20 a.m. Liam Dalton,

Axiom Capital Management

Squawk Box host.

9:02 a.m. Michelle Colley Laughlin,

Prudential Securities

Love that hair. Where's Larry?

9:10 a.m., William Watts, CEO,

General Nutrition




Watts surely has lots to talk about. His company's stock is up 18 3/8 to 22 7/8 since mid-February.

9:40 a.m. Carl Watts, CEO,

Tasty Baking Co.


(TBC) - Get Report


First-quarter earnings, announced April 17, jumped to 26 cents from 20 cents a share.

10:10 a.m. Hamilton Davis, economist,

Everen Securities

10:20 a.m., C. Everett Koop, Former Surgeon General

Often considered a voice of reason based on his positions on abortion in general and partial-birth abortions, Koop's view may carry weight in the controversy surrounding obseity drugs.

10:30 a.m. Tom Dorsey, author,

Point & Figure Charting

11:20 a.m. Dan Koehler, author,

Insiders Guide to Small Business Loans

11:30 a.m. John Lonski, economist,

Moody's Investors Service

Upon reflection, more talk about CPI

12:20 p.m. James Francis, CEO,

Paradigm Asset Management

12:50 p.m. Jim Smyth, director,

Clio Awards

1:20 p.m. James Loehr, author,

Stress for Success

1:10 p.m., Mary Stowell,

Leng Stowell Friedman & Vernon


Wall Street Journal

one day,


the next. Stowell will discuss the sex-bias cases against

Merrill Lynch


Smith Barney

for which she is seeking class action status.

1:40 p.m., Gregg Wolper, Closed-end Funds editor,

Morningstar Mutual Funds,

Wolper will likely weigh in on that never-ending debate -- are closed-end funds a bargain or a ripoff?

3:03 p.m. Bob McCooey,

Griswold Co.

View from the Big Board floor.

3:20 p.m. Ian Shepherdson, economist,

HSBC markets

Believes that the Fed needs to raise rates one more time. At least.

5:40 p.m., Elizabeth Bramwell,

Bramwell Capital Management

Once a darling of the mutual fund media, Bramwell has had a tougher go of it lately. Her $111.4 million fund, (


BRGRX), ranks just middle of the pack of growth funds this year tracked by

Lipper Analytical Services

. Read a profile of Bramwell in

The Street

6:10 p.m. Louis Aronne,

New York Hospital

Discussions of weight loss.

6:11 p.m. Jamie Heller, executive editor,

Our hero!

6:20 p.m. Shawn Tully, reporter,


7:00 p.m. Joel Greenblatt,

Gotham Capital