Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> October 4, 2004


STEVE WEINSTEIN, partner, vice president and senior research analyst, leads Pacific Crest Securities' research initiatives in advanced commerce and new media. As a result of his pioneering research on net- centric opportunities and the convergence of content and commerce, Mr. Weinstein was recognized for his research, ranking in the top 10 of Institutional Investors' 2002 and 2003 All-American Research Team in the Internet category. His research performance in the Internet segment during 2001 earned Mr. Weinstein number one and number five rankings respectively by StarMine and The Wall Street Journal. Referred to as one of the smartest analysts covering eBay by eBay CEO Meg Whitman, Mr. Weinstein concentrates on companies leveraging the convergence of content and commerce to more efficiently bring together buyers and sellers. Mr. Weinstein has made several appearances on CNBC and is frequently cited in financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune, CNET News and Bloomberg. He earned a BS in finance from DePaul University and an MBA from the University of Oregon. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an overview of your online coverage?

Mr. Weinstein: I cover most of the larger cap Internet names, everything

from eBay (EBAY), Yahoo! (YHOO) and (AMZN)