Are Analysts Good For Anything | SmartMoney quotes W. Ben Utley, CFP®

"I figure if chief executives are going to lie, there is nothing to stop the analysts," said Certified Financial Planner® W. Ben Utley when asked about the merits of listening to stock analysts. He advises readers to focus on the news, annual reports and other ways of checking out companies before investing their hard-earned money. By Matthew Goldstein