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Industry Focus

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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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I think allowing these guys to voice opinions without pushback (and serious disclaimers about their respective backgrounds and lack of stock selection experience) is irresponsible. Occasionally an interesting guest that isn’t asked terribly insightful questions.

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Vitamins of knowledge & fun!

iTunes Ratings

366 Ratings
Average Ratings
289
36
18
11
12

Unqualified

By Tangent Style - Apr 23 2019
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I think allowing these guys to voice opinions without pushback (and serious disclaimers about their respective backgrounds and lack of stock selection experience) is irresponsible. Occasionally an interesting guest that isn’t asked terribly insightful questions.

Theory artist

By theory artist - Aug 30 2018
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Vitamins of knowledge & fun!

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Industry Focus

Updated 22 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: CG: Is the T-Mobile/Sprint Deal in Trouble? And Making Sense of Streaming Services

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T-Mobile and Sprint have faced opposition from federal regulators over their planned $26.5 billion merger. Speculation that the deal may not be approved has led Sprint to send a statement to the Department of Justice saying that if the deal gets denied, it may not be able to survive. Fool Contributor Daniel Kline joins Shannon Jones to break that down and to take some time to sort out the streaming video industry. Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portal YouTube Twitter Join Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook Group LinkedIn StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Thanks to Molekule for supporting Industry Focus.  Get $75 off your first order at http://www.molekule.com code fool75.

Apr 23 2019
18 mins
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Rank #2: CG: Are Coffee and Soda the Right Pairing for Keurig Dr. Pepper?

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A few months since closing its merger, Keurig Dr. Pepper reported its first quarter of results for the combined entity. The union of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr. Pepper Snapple created a company with $11 billion of annual revenue and a portfolio of 125 brands. How are things shaping up for the No. 3 beverage company? Tune in to find out. Stock: KDP Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portal YouTube Twitter Join Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook Group LinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Slack: where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Dec 11 2018
22 mins
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Rank #3: Financials: American Express Has Changed and Bank Earnings Continue

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On this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP sits down with Gunther Bright, Executive Vice President, Merchant Services U.S. for American Express to discuss how Amex has evolved in recent years. After, Frankel and host Jason Moser discuss a trio of earnings from Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), and Travelers (NYSE: TRV) and answer a listener question about investing in wealth management firms. And, as always, we close out the show with two stocks we’re keeping our eye on now. Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portal YouTube Twitter Join Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook Group LinkedIn StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Thanks to Molekule for supporting Industry Focus.  Get $75 off your first order at http://www.molekule.com code fool75.

Apr 22 2019
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Rank #4: 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 #5: 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 Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portal YouTube Twitter Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at NetSuite.com/Fool.

Nov 16 2018
27 mins
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Rank #6: Healthcare: Top 10 Stories of 2018

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New drugs, trial failures, M&A, and a little bit of everything else that happened in healthcare in 2018! Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portal YouTube Twitter Join Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook Group LinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com

Dec 12 2018
39 mins
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Rank #7: Tech: Getting SaaSy

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We run through questions about the software-as-a-service market: what metrics to watch, what to expect from the industry, and what companies we're excited about. Stocks: CRM, SHOP, APPF, BL

Jul 06 2018
27 mins
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Rank #8: Financials: Strong 2Q Earnings From Two Leading Investment Banks

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Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley both had excellent growth in the second quarter.

Jul 23 2018
25 mins
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Rank #9: Healthcare: After Torching Shorts This Week, Is Tilray a Buy, Hold, or Sell?

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Marijuana mania caused a significant pop and drop in Tilray shares this week, including a nearly doubling at one point on Thursday.  Are we witnessing one of the biggest investing opportunities of our generation, or is this marijuana mayhem?

Sep 22 2018
22 mins
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Rank #10: Financials: Venmo, Zelle, and Square Cash: How They Work and How They Make Money

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Here’s a look at the three leading person-to-person payment apps and where they could be heading in the future.Person-to-person (P2P) payments have surged in popularity in recent years, and three leaders have emerged – PayPal’s (NASDAQ: PYPL) Venmo, Zelle, and Square’s (NYSE: SQ) cash app. In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Shannon Jones and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel discuss the three industry leaders and how their surge in popularity could translate into big profits in the future.

Sep 03 2018
26 mins
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Rank #11: Financials: Earnings, Wage Growth, IRA Changes, and More

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It was yet another big week for earnings, and the IRS announced a big change for retirement savers. Intro: We’re now a few weeks into earnings season, and some of our favorite financials stocks just reported their latest results. Plus, wages are growing faster than they have in years and Americans can look forward to saving a little more for retirement in 2019. In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP discuss all of this news and more.

Nov 05 2018
29 mins
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Rank #12: Tech: What's UpWork?

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The largest freelance marketplace in the world went public earlier this month and Wall Street seemed eager to get its hands on shares of the company. Should investors also want in? In this episode, we break down: - How Upwork makes money - Why the gig economy is a huge driver for the stock - Whether or not we're interested in buying shares Stocks: UPWK, TWLO

Oct 26 2018
26 mins
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Rank #13: Healthcare: 2 Hot Biotech Stocks On Our Radar

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How Regenxbio is capitalizing on the emerging gene therapy trend and why Neurocrine Biosciences is on the cusp of making the jump to profitability. Also, how Amarin may revolutionize how doctors treat heart disease. Stocks: RGNX, NVS, NBIX, ABBV, AMRN.

Sep 26 2018
35 mins
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Rank #14: Energy: Chevron Writes Anadarko a Check, Kinder Morgan Reports Earnings, and Oil Company Earnings Previews

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Last Friday, Chevron announced a $33 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum, one of the biggest energy mergers in years. Motley Fool Contributor Matt Dilallo and Industry Focus host Nick Sciple break down the deal, take a look at Kinder Morgan’s most recent earnings report, and preview upcoming earnings from some of their favorite oil companies. Stocks Mentioned: CVX, APC, KMI, HES, XOM, COP Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portal YouTube Twitter Join Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook Group LinkedIn StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter

Apr 18 2019
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Rank #15: Energy: Are Solar Panels a Good Investment?

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With more focus than ever being placed on sustainability, many people are considering whether solar panels are a good choice for their home. We discuss how homeowners can take advantage of federal tax credits for residential solar, the process of getting solar installed on your home, and tips and tricks for how to get the best deal on your solar installation. In addition, we break down how to figure out whether residential solar is right for your home. For more information on residential solar, check out Brian's article here. Stocks Mentioned: TSLA, NGG Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portal YouTube Twitter Join Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook Group LinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com Go to Harrys.com/fool to redeem your offer and let them know I sent you to help support the show!

Nov 29 2018
23 mins
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Rank #16: Tech: Sector Shake-up

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There's a big change a-coming. Tech stalwarts like Netflix, Facebook, and Alphabet are being recategorized by S&P and MSCI's Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). We talk about why this is particularly important for the fund and ETF world, and what individual investors need to know. Stocks: FB, DIS, NFLX, GOOG, GOOGL, VZ, T

Sep 14 2018
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Rank #17: Tech: Microsoft vs. Apple

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Recently Microsoft has been challenging the Mac maker for the crown of the largest publicly traded company. We talk about how the companies got to where they are, which one looks like a safer bet over the next few years, and hit some expansion news from Spotify too! Stocks: MSFT, AAPL, SPOT Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portal YouTube Twitter Join Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook Group LinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com   Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Nov 30 2018
19 mins
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Rank #18: Tech: Surveying SurveyMonkey

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The tech-boom era survey company SurveyMonkey has finally IPO'd after 19 years as a private company. Can the older tech company cut it on the public markets? We run through the company's user base, explore its financials, and explain whether we're interested in buying shares. Stocks: SVMK, GOOG, GOOGL, DBX Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Oct 05 2018
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Rank #19: Healthcare: What I've Learned About Investing in Stocks

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In her swan song episode, Kristine shares lessons she's learned about investing while hosting the healthcare show. VEEV ISRG ILMN TDOC  

Sep 12 2018
24 mins
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Rank #20: Tech: Apple, Fitbit, Spotify, Oh My!

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Earnings season never disappoints. Apple posted seemingly strong results, but the market was disappointed in changes to its reporting and guidance. Ditto for Spotify, who made some changes to its expected subscriber counts for 2018 and sold off after its report. But Fitbit made a statement with the success of its smartwatch segment and shares are up over 30%. Should Apple and Spotify investors be worried? And Does Fitbit belong on your watch list? Stocks: AAPL, SPOT, FIT

Nov 02 2018
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