CNBC Guests

All times EST

6:10 A.M. Michael Moran, Chief Economist at Daiwa

Provides early read on the CPI, which comes out at 8:30 A.M. Believer in strong jobs and housing market, wonder what he thinks about that inflation bogeyman.

6:50 A.M. Richard Goldstein, Chairman, Organization for International Investment

When he's wearing his other hat, head of all food and drinks businesses in Canada and the US for Dutch food giant Unilever.

7:10 A.M. Frank Gretz, Shields & Co.

This analyst is a favorite of

Investors Business Daily

, and oft-quoted. On Jan. 21 he told IBD that big stock splits were a great reason to short a stock.

8:30 A.M. Jack Rivkin, Travelers Group

Former head of research at Smith Barney, Rivkin is now a senior market watcher at Travelers, the parent company of the brokerage firm. Though not formally the head of any large retail research staff, Rivkin still holds considerable sway among Wall Street's cognoscenti.

9:05 A.M. Arthur Hogan, Dean Witter

Friendly strategist at Dean Witter rarely offers more than the platitudes that fill market round-ups. Sometimes, however, his insights are sharp and he has frequently defied brief downturns with a bullish view.

9:10 A.M. Richard Kelleher, CEO, Doubletree

Land of the Doubletree. Suite country. How goes the hotel game? Kelleher could offer good insight for those interested in the booming lodging market.

10:10 A.M. Brian Jones, Salomon Brothers,

Solly economist is stepping into John Lipsky's vacated shoes. Sees strong economy, and will have plenty to say about the CPI.

10:20 A.M. Stephen Willard, Gibson, Dunn & Cructher

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Former M&A guy is now a lawyer.

10:30 A.M. Richard Huson, Crabbe Huson

Think long term. The fund that Richard Huson co-manages,

Crabbe Huson Equity fund

is in the top half of its growth fund peer group over the last five years. But in 1996 it returned only 11.7% and placed in the bottom 11% of growth funds, as tracked by

Lipper Analytical Services


11:20 A.M. Donald Ziccardi, Author,

Master Minding the Store

12:00 P.M. Hal Burlingame, AT&T

3:03 P.M. Arhur Cashin, PaineWebber

3:20 P.M. Felix Rovelli,


Neuberger & Berman International Fund

This $73.4 million fund returned 23.7% in 1996, a performance that placed it 9 of the 333 funds in its peer group, as tracked by

Lipper Analytical Services


5:30 P.M. Tony Dwyer, Rickel & Associates

7:00 P.M. Sam Stovall, S&P Industry Reports