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Healthcare, technology, energy, consumer goods, and more. Every day, Motley Fool analysts break down a specific industry and the stocks making headlines. Questions? Comments? Email us at IndustryFocus@fool.com.

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Healthcare, technology, energy, consumer goods, and more. Every day, Motley Fool analysts break down a specific industry and the stocks making headlines. Questions? Comments? Email us at IndustryFocus@fool.com.

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Intro

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Awesome Diversity

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iTunes Ratings

479 Ratings
Average Ratings
370
50
21
18
20

Intro

By Ski Diamond - Jan 11 2020
Read more
I like the intro! Love the closing song. Keep up the fun.

Awesome Diversity

By Freaky Frogster - Dec 21 2019
Read more
Love the views in different industries and information provided on new and existing products
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Industry Focus

Latest release on Jan 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Energy: Logistics Redux

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In a follow up to our previous trucking episode, we break down how logistics infrastructures are doing so far this holiday season and discuss how retailers are responding to increased logistical demands in a tight market. In addition, we discuss how key changes in tariffs and at the USPS will impact logistics.

Stocks Mentioned:WMT, TGT, AMZN, UPS, FDX, ADBE

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Dec 13 2018

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Rank #2: Tech: Is Docusign a Buy?

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Pen and paper is the way of the past. Docusign is trying to bring contracts into the 21st century with digital signatures and document management. Early indications are that the company is onto something, but should the stock be on your watchlist?

Stocks: DOCU, UPWK

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Nov 16 2018

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Rank #3: Energy: The Future of Batteries

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New and exciting trends like renewable energy, electric vehicles, and micromobility all depend on one thing: batteries. As these applications begin to scale, batteries are set to become an ever more important industry. Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers joins the show to break down the current state of the battery market as well as some of the most interesting stocks available for investors to invest in the battery industry.

Stocks Mentioned:TSLA, PCRFY, TM, HMC, GM, ENS, ENPH, BYDDF, BRK-A, BRK-B

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Jan 24 2019

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Rank #4: CG: Going LOCO with Under Armour and Starbucks

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Earnings season is here, and we’re digging into three reports from the past week. First, we look at the bullish market response to results from Under Armour and Starbucks as their businesses pick up momentum heading into the holiday season. Then, we turn our attention to El Pollo Loco, the California-based fast casual restaurant chain, and its own recovery effort.

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Nov 06 2018

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Rank #5: CG: Carvana -- 5 Years of Triple-Digit Growth and Counting

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Shopping for a new ride? No one wants to deal with the sleazy used car salesman. Carvana knows that, and the company is looking to change how consumers go car shopping with a refined online experience. We dig into this fast-growing e-commerce stock that has already tripled since its 2017 IPO. Stock: CVNA

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Nov 20 2018

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Rank #6: Financials: A Big Win for Synchrony and Square’s Ecosystem Gets a Little Stronger

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Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) just got a big win, with two lingering issues resolved in the bank’s favor. And, Square (NYSE: SQ) recently rolled out yet another new product designed to strengthen its ecosystem even more. On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Financials,  host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, give listeners the must-know details about these stories, answer some great listener emails, recap big bank earnings, and more.

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Jan 28 2019

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Rank #7: Tech: To the Mailbag

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We're kicking off 2020 with an episode full of your questions on using margin, working down your watch list to something actionable, and whether it's better to own stocks or ETFs

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Jan 03 2020

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Rank #8: The Next 10 Years

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All of the Industry Focus hosts get together to pitch some of their top stocks for 2020 and to talk about the shelf life of some of the major trends that have shaped the past decade.

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Dec 25 2019

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Rank #9: Tech: Salute Your Shorts

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Short sellers are often characterized as speculators and manipulators, but they play an important role in the financial markets. We run through why shorts are important, but also why the average investor should probably stay away from shorting stocks.

Jul 20 2018

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Rank #10: Energy: 2020 Energy Preview

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With 2020 just beginning, Motley Fool Contributors Matt DiLallo and Jason Hall join the show to preview the year ahead for the energy markets. 

Stocks Mentioned: BEP, BAM, L, BRK-A, BRK-B, CVX, CLNE, CXO, FANG, DVN, MRO, XOM, COP, TSLA, ET, TELL

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Jan 02 2020

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Rank #11: Tech: Big Tech in Trouble?

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A proposed law could be big trouble for the business models of tech giants like Facebook, Google, and Twitter. We explain the laws that currently allow these companies to host user content without being liable for its content and how it could change under the proposed law.

Stocks: WORK, FB, GOOG, GOOGL, TWTR

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Jun 21 2019

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Rank #12: Financials: The Biggest Bank M&A Deal Since The Financial Crisis

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In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Financials, we start with part two of host Jason Moser’s interview with Ameris Bancorp (NYSE: ABCB) CEO Dennis Zember. Then, Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP dive into the merger of BB&T (NYSE: BBT) and SunTrust (NYSE: STI), which will create the sixth-largest U.S. bank when it is finalized later this year. Plus, you’ll hear listeners’ emails and Twitter questions and two stocks that are on our radar right now.

Feb 11 2019

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Rank #13: Financials: Junior Achievement is Shaping Financially Savvy Students for Generations to Come

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It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day which means the markets are off today. It also means that Industry Focus listeners get a very special installment of Between Two Fools for today’s show as host Jason Moser sits down with Junior Achievement of Greater Washington’s Manager of Program Engagement Patti Senft. Listen in as Jason and Patti talk more about all of the great things Junior Achievement is doing all around the country today to give young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices. Click here to learn more about Junior Achievement of Greater Washington!

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Jan 21 2019

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Rank #14: Energy: Floating the Midstream

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On today's episode, we discuss midstream pipeline companies and the opportunities they present for investors. In addition, we discuss how the fires blazing through California are affecting the state's largest utility

Stocks Mentioned: PCG, CEQP, CHK, RDS-A, RDS-B, SHLX, WMB, BIP, ENB, PAA, MMP

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Nov 15 2018

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Rank #15: Consumer Goods: Beyond Meat is Ready for the Spotlight & SiriusXM is Serious About its Growth Plans

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Beyond Meat is going public and while the company is pursuing a massive market opportunity it’s worth taking a look under the hood. And SiriusXM is joining forces with Pandora but is this deal going to be more Bababooey or Hit ‘Em With The Hein? On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Asit Sharma give listeners the must-know details about these stories, and also offer up a couple of earnings stories they’re watching in the coming week.

Feb 05 2019

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Rank #16: Healthcare: Marijuana Market Roundtable -- What It Is, How Big Could It Be, And Top Stocks To Buy Now

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Our Motley Fool's discuss all things marijuana! Find out what excites them most, what keeps them up at night, and what stocks are their favorites. 

Oct 10 2018

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Rank #17: CG: What’s Going On With America’s Malls?

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America’s malls are changing. Some well-known retail brands have gone away replaced by digital retailers. That has forced mall operators to be creative in finding alternative ways to fill space. That’s a work in progress at many malls but it’s something the owners of at least some malls have proven successful at doing.

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Jun 18 2019

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Rank #18: Financials: The June Fed Meeting and PayPal's Unexpected Departure

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In this week's episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Dylan Lewis and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP discuss two recent news stories. As expected, the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady, but opened the door for a rate cut in July. On the more unexpected end of the spectrum, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced the unexpected departure of a key executive. Here's what investors need to know about both of them. 

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Jun 24 2019

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Rank #19: Financials: The Fed, an Interview With Sallie Krawcheck, and Stocks We’re Watching

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In the latest edition of our Between Two Fools interview series, host Jason Moser sits down with Ellevest CEO and co-founder Sallie Krawckeck. Then, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP tells investors what they need to know about the latest Federal Reserve meeting and why bank stocks have been dropping ever since. Finally, you’ll hear which two stocks are on our watch lists this week.

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Mar 25 2019

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Rank #20: Healthcare: 4 Disruptive Healthcare Stocks You've Never Heard Of

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Why game-changing medicines, a revolutionary new treatment for sleep apnea, and the chance to be the Amazon of genetics make these under-the-radar stocks intriguing up-and-comers. Stocks: NVTA, INSP, ALLO, MYOV

Feb 06 2019

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