Industry Focus
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.
Tech: Anti-Trust and Snap's Back
The Department of Justice filing an anti-trust lawsuit against Alphabet property Google was the tech story of the week. We unpack the DOJ's case, Google's response, and what shareholders should make of all of it. Then we talk about how Snap has quietly become a market beating stock and whether our opinion of the business has changed. Stocks: SNAP, GOOG, GOOGL Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 23
36 min
Energy: The 737 Max Returns and The Best Way to Invest in An Air Travel Recovery
This week, Motley Fool Contributor Lou Whiteman joins the show to take a look at the upcoming return of the Boeing 737 Max and to discuss the aircraft leasing, which we think is the best way to invest in an air travel recovery. In particular, the conversation focuses on AerCap Holdings (AER), the world’s largest owner of commercial aircraft. We hope you’ll enjoy our conversation. Stocks Mentioned:  BA, LUV, AAL, UAL, AER, GE, AL Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 22
23 min
Wildcard: Health to 10X Wealth
We're back with another basket of stocks that look like they may have 10X potential! Brian Feroldi joins the podcast to talk about why Trupanion, Semler Scientific, and Dermtech are healthcare businesses with big markets in front of them. Stocks: SMLR, DMTK, TRUP Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 21
42 min
CG: Is it Game On for GameStop?
Gamestop (GME) has consistently been referred to as “the next Blockbuster” - with more shares sold short than issued, it’s been easy to make a bear case against the company. However, what happens when the bear case doesn’t pan out? Join Hidden Gems Canada Advisor Jim Gillies and Host Emily Flippen as they break down the bull case for GameStop and discuss why this legacy retailer may be breathing new life into its forgotten business. Stocks: GME Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 20
49 min
Financials: Bank Earnings Recap: Who Are the Financial Sector Winners?
In this week's episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP dive into earnings from JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), and Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) to look for the important points and trends investors need to know. And don't forget earnings season is just getting started -- hear why Matt is keeping his eye on Live Oak Bancshares (NYSE: LOB) and Jason is watching Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ: ABCB).  Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 19
28 min
Tech: Apple, Amazon, and K-Pop
We recap Apple's recent iPhone event, talk about the data from Prime Day, and talk about an unlikely IPO -- Big Hit Entertainment -- the business behind K-Pop megagroup BTS. Stocks: AAPL, AMZN Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 16
30 min
Energy: Defense Investing? It’s Classified
Last month, the U.S. Air Force revealed a prototype for a next generation fighter jet, unveiling a program that had been kept secret throughout its development. What issues do investors face when dealing with classified programs such as this? How should an investor analyze a business that does classified work? Motley Fool Contributor Lou Whiteman joins the show this week to discuss these topics and more! Stocks Mentioned:  MANT, LDOS, BAH, PLTR, LMT, BA, NOC Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 15
23 min
Wildcard: Is It Game On for Unity Software?
On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Wildcard Wednesday host Jason Moser and Motley Fool advisor Tim Beyers dive into a fresh IPO in Unity Software to talk more about the business, the markets it's pursuing, what investors need to know and much more! Stocks: U TCEHY ADSK Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 14
29 min
CG: 2020’s Top Trends in Consumer Goods
Join Motley Fool contributor Asit Sharma and host Emily Flippen as they discuss four of the most pervasive trends in consumer goods that we’ve seen break out in 2020. Stocks: Etsy (ETSY), Fiverr (FVRR), Proctor & Gamble (PG), Pepsi (PEP), Target (TGT), Kohls (KSS), Chewy (CHWY), Wayfair (W), Carvana (CVNA) Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 13
45 min
Financials: Venmo's New Credit Card, Square's New Investment, and a Preview of Bank Earnings
In this week's installment of Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP take a closer look at the new Venmo credit card, what makes it unique, and why it could be a win for both PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) and Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF). Also, the pair takes a look atSquare's (NYSE: SQ) recently-announced investment in bitcoin. And finally, with earnings season upon us, hear what to watch as Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), and Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) report third quarter results later this week.  Check out more of our content here: StockUp, The Motley Fool's weekly email newsletter Podcasts Youtube Twitter Reach us by Email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com
Oct 12
29 min
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