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Full Court Finance

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Each week, Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the most important stories from the investment and financial world.

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Each week, Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the most important stories from the investment and financial world.

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Like content but

By Ananiya - Mar 01 2018
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I like this stuff but it would be great help for listners if hosts have a little more caffene before s/he comes on. I am speaking for all Zacks podcasts.

Very good financial news program

By Shanta Shanta!!! - Oct 31 2017
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Thank you for your thoughtful analysis. Please continue the great work.

iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
4
2
1
3

Like content but

By Ananiya - Mar 01 2018
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I like this stuff but it would be great help for listners if hosts have a little more caffene before s/he comes on. I am speaking for all Zacks podcasts.

Very good financial news program

By Shanta Shanta!!! - Oct 31 2017
Read more
Thank you for your thoughtful analysis. Please continue the great work.
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Full Court Finance

Updated about 11 hours ago

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Each week, Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the most important stories from the investment and financial world.

Rank #1: What’s Next for Apple (AAPL) Stock: Holiday Shopping, iPhone 11, Apple TV+

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Welcome to the latest episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast from Zacks Investment Research where Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains dives into Apple’s (AAPL) new iPhone 11s, as well as Apple’s streaming TV service and video game push. The episode also breaks down what’s next for Apple stock and why the tech firm looks so strong heading into the holiday shopping season. 

Sep 16 2019

18mins

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Rank #2: Microsoft vs. Google: Who Will Win the Cloud Gaming Battle?

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Ben Rains dives into what we know about Google parent Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOGL) foray into cloud gaming with Stadia. Then we break downMicrosoft’s (MSFT) gaming future and discuss the massive video game industry as a whole to see which company might come out on top.

(0:30) - Microsoft and Google Make Moves Into Cloud Gaming (2:15) - Google Stadia: What Should You Expect? (9:30) - Microsoft's Project xCloud and Project Scarlett (17:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@zacks.com 

Jun 17 2019

19mins

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Rank #3: Earnings from Netflix & Big Banks, & This Week in Cannabis Deals

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Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss earnings results from Netflix and the big U.S. banks. The hosts also remember the legacy of Jack Bogle and chat about several new cannabis industry deals.

(0:45) - Vanguard Founder, John C. Bogle Passes Away (4:30) - Q4 Bank Earnings Overview (9:50) - Netflix Earnings Overview (18:30) - Cannabis Industry Activity & Deals (29:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Jan 18 2019

29mins

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Rank #4: Tech Disruption Will Lead the Marijuana Industry Too

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Ryan McQueeney discusses the intersection of disruptive technology and the budding marijuana industry, ultimately concluding that investors should remember what they’ve learned about investing in other forms of new tech as it becomes a bigger factor in the cannabis business.

(0:30) - Tech and Cannabis Intersect 

(3:30) - Shopify Becomes A Weed Stock Play

(7:00) - Is There An Amazon of Marijuana?

(13:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 18 2018

14mins

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Rank #5: 3 Outdoor Focused Retail Stocks to Buy Right Now: YETI, DECK, COLM

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Ben Rains dives into three sports and outdoor-focused retail stocks that look like strong buys right now.

(0:50) - Yeti’s Blowout Success: Recent Earnings Overview

(6:30) - Deckers Outdoor Corporation’s Continued Growth

(9:20) - Columbia Sportswear’s 2019 Strong Performance  Podcast@Zacks.com

Apr 01 2019

13mins

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Rank #6: Apple's New iPhones & an Early Holiday Shopping Preview

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Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson recap Apple's latest iPhone reveal event and preview the holiday shopping season by looking at seasonal hiring trends and upcoming video games. Later, the hosts discuss AMD's crazy momentum.

(0:15) - Retail Stocks On The Rebound

(1:30) - Ollie's Bargain Outlet

(6:40) - Burlington Stores 

(9:10) - Lululemon’s Success and Expansion 

(16:45) - ULTA’s Continued Growth

(23:35) - DSW Surpasses Expectations 

(29:00) - Episode Roundup: OLLI, BURL, LULU, ULTA, DSW  Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 14 2018

26mins

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Rank #7: Square, Roku, & Twilio: The Return of Tech Growth Stocks

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Ryan McQueeney discusses Twilio, Roku, Square, and the state of trendy tech growth stocks as markets continue to rebound from a brutal stretch of selling.

(0:20) - Beaten Down Tech Stocks To Watch

(2:00) - Twillio Stock Surges Higher

(6:50) - Roku’s Extreme Growth In Streaming Hours

(11:00) - Square Inc. Gaining Back Ground

(18:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 08 2019

19mins

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Rank #8: Assessing Peloton Stock & Other 2019 IPOs and What’s Going On with WeWork

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Ben Rains dives into what investors need to know about newly public Peloton (PTON). The episode then takes a broader look what’s going on with some other 2019 IPOs such as Uber (UBER) and Beyond Meat (BYND) to help make sense of the WeWork debacle.

(1:00) - Peloton - Everything You Need To Know About The New IPO(7:35) - Peloton's Current Performance (13”50) - WeWork Pulls IPO Filing(20:20) - 2019 IPOs - Where Are They Know? Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 30 2019

23mins

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Rank #9: 5 Mega-Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy to Weather Trade War Storm

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Ben Rains dives into some of the latest U.S.-China trade war news. The episode then highlights five dividend-paying, mega-cap stocks that investors might want to buy as bond yields continue to slip around the globe.

(0:45) - Navigating The Trade War Tensions: Volatility Continues  (5:30) - Bond Yields and 10 Year Treasury Notes (8:20) - Ben Rains Top Picks: 5 Stocks To Watch (23:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 26 2019

24mins

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Rank #10: Top Storylines to Emerge from Busy Week of Tech Earnings

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Ryan McQueeney highlights the top storylines and talking points to watch for in this packed week for major tech sector earnings reports.

(0:30) - Top Tech Sector Earnings Overview

(1:30) - Apple’s Profit Warning: Should Investors Be Nervous? (5:20) - Upcoming Facebook Earnings: Business Model Troubles (10:40) - Public Cloud Wars: Microsoft vs Amazon (14:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 29 2019

15mins

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Rank #11: Netflix, Roku, & Chipotle In Spotlight After Wall Street's Green Week

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Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on this week's top market headlines, including the renewed momentum of Netflix, Roku, and Chipotle as well as a batch of mixed holiday sales results from the retail sector.

(1:10) - Netflix Wins Big At The Golden Globes (8:00) - Roku’s Preliminary Earnings Results (11:15) - Analysts Upgrade For Chipotle: New Lifestyle Bowls (18:10) - Under Performing Earnings Reports From Retail Industry (28:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 11 2019

30mins

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Rank #12: 3 Sportswear Stocks to Buy as Q2 Earnings Season Heats Up

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Ben Rains takes a look at three sportswear stocks to consider buying as the second quarter 2019 earnings season kicks off.

(0:15) - S&P 500 Continues Strong Growth: Q2 Earnings Kick Off  (2:55) - Skechers' Current Performance and Earnings Outlook (9:40) - What To Expect From Under Armour's Earnings Report (14:20) - Lululemon's Growth and Success: Will It Continue Into Q2? (19:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jul 16 2019

20mins

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Rank #13: Wall Street’s Reefer Madness, Micron Earnings, & More Stock News

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Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the performance of Netflix and other streaming services at the Emmys. The team also chat about the alleged criminal probe facing Elon Musk and Tesla. Later, they discuss marijuana stocks and recap Micron’s latest earnings report.

(1:00) - Was Netflix King Of The 2018 Emmy Awards?

(7:10) - Criminal Probe Into Musk Tweets

(11:20) - Reefer Madness On The Stock Market

(15:30) - Micron Earnings Report

(19:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 21 2018

20mins

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Rank #14: Fintech, Retirement Planning, & Small Business: What’s Up Next

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Ryan McQueeney is joined by Chad Parks, founder and CEO of Ubiquity Retirement + Savings, to discuss the intersection of technology, retirement planning, and small business.

Remember to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts if you enjoy the show!

Feb 12 2019

20mins

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Rank #15: The Biggest Streaming Sports Storylines to Watch in 2019

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Ben Rains dives into some of the latest streaming TV news from Roku, Hulu, and others before he breaks down some of the biggest streaming sports storylines to watch in 2019 and beyond.

(0:30) - Sports Streaming: Roku On The Rise (5:45) - Hulu’s Continued Growth  (9:15) - Disney’s Major Foothold In Streaming Content (15:20) - Chicago Cubs Network, Sports Betting And DAZN (24:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 14 2019

25mins

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Rank #16: What’s Next for Under Armour and Adidas Stock After Earnings?

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Ben Rains breaks down Under Armour’s (UAA) first quarter fiscal 2019 earnings results. The episode then dives into Adidas’ quarterly financials as the firm expands its e-commerce business to better compete against Nike (NKE). 

(1:20) - Breaking Down Under Armour’s Earnings Report

(8:00) - Positive Earnings From Adidas

(15:30) - 5 Year Performance for Athleisure Brands

(20:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

May 06 2019

22mins

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Rank #17: Nike Continues to Expand with MLB Deal & The Streaming TV War Heats Up

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Ben Rains dives into Nike’s new deal with Major League Baseball as it expands its reach as the global sportswear powerhouse. The episode also breaks down some news from YouTube TV and Hulu as the streaming wars start to truly heat up.

Jan 28 2019

17mins

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Rank #18: What’s Next for Nike Stock & Why Lululemon (LULU) is a Buy Before Q4 Earnings

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Ben Rains breaks down Nike’s (NKE) Q3 fiscal 2019 financial results that led to a small selloff on the back of lower-than-expected sales in a key business. The episode then dives into what to expect from Lululemon’s (LULU) Q4 earnings.

(0:45) - Nike’s Earnings Results Overview (12:45) - Expectations From Nike Going Forward (15:30) - A Look Ahead At Lululemon’s Earnings (22:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Mar 25 2019

22mins

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Rank #19: The Latest Smartphone News from Apple & Samsung

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Ryan McQueeney discusses the latest news from the smartphone industry, including worries that Apple’s iPhone X line is underperforming and fresh rumors emerging about Samsung’s foldable touchscreen device.

(0:30) - Smartphone Competition: Samsung vs. Apple (2:15) - Lumentum’s Profit Warning and Impact On Apple Inc. (9:00) - Samsung Galaxy F: Foldable Smartphone (15:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Nov 13 2018

17mins

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Rank #20: Twitter, Amazon, ESPN+ & Niche Streaming Sports

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Ben Rains dives into Twitter, Amazon, ESPN+, and the future of streaming sports as the industry continues to offer more unique options on a small scale.

(0:30) - The Evolution Of Sports Streaming

(2:55) - ESPN+ Hits 1 Million Subscribers

(5:20) - Twitters Earnings Report Overview

(10:30) - Twitters Growth In Sports Streaming

(16:15) - Turner Broadcasting's Expansion into Sports Streaming

(19:00) - NBC’s Snow Pass and Premier Lacrosse League 

(23:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 29 2018

24mins

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