Motley Fool Industry Focus
Manic Markets: Healthcare Bargains Worth Buying08/26/15
In the midst of popping and dropping markets, the Motley Fool'sKristine Harjes and contributorTodd Campbell tackle what healthcare stocks investors can buy.
Consumer Goods: The Sky Is Not Falling -- Understanding...
Major indexes all over the world have suffered some of their steepest losses since the financial crisis over the past week. Smart investors, however, should sit tight.
Market’s Manic Monday; Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying...
Inevitable market corrections can be great opportunities. Learn how on today's Industry Focus, financials edition.
Ashley Madison Gets Hit By A Cyberattack – How Can You...
Over 30 million users from the popular online dating site have had their information leaked after Ashley Madison was hit by a cyberattack. Given the nature of the site’s business, its data breach has been widely reported on, but how does it compare to...
Energy: If You Own Energy Stocks, Should You Be Panicking...
This week we dip into the mailbag to answer questions from our listeners; covering topics from natural gas vehicles, oil services sustainability, and sinking solar stocks.
Healthcare: Bull Or Bear? Biotech's Post Earnings Buys and...
Motley Fool's Kristine Harjes and contributorTodd Campbell discuss second quarter earnings winners and losers.
Consumer Goods: Nordstrom Builds Its Stable of...
Sales growth has stalled out at most department stores in the past couple of years. But that's not true atNordstrom, where revenue continues to grow at a high single-digit pace. What is Nordstrom's secret to success?
Financials: The (Sometimes Shady) Business of Making Money
Banks are in a highly competitive industry so they constantly look for advantages -- sometime illegal ones. Tune in to find out the details!
Technology: Making Sense of Google’s Alphabet Soup
Google’s leadership shocked the market earlier this week when they announced the company would restructure under the holding company “Alphabet”. It’s a savvy move that should help the tech giant focus operations, increase transparency, and keep...
Energy: Getting Back to the Basics of Oil & Gas
We have a tendency to get deep into the weeds with energy stocks on the show, so this week we decided to give a refresher on the basics of investing in energy. Plus, we tackle the big story of the week, China's currency,and pull a question from the...
Healthcare: Why CVS is Holding Out on the Top Shelf Statin...
CVS is still working through the trenches on these new PCSK9 inhibitor drugs and their price tag is only increasing with each passing day. As the deals are in progress the drug’s cost seems to outweigh the health repercussions that could transpire...
Consumer Goods: Kraft Heinz Stays Cagey With Its First...
The first earnings announcement for the combined entity shares the bare minimum with investors. Also, Verizon follows in T-Mobile’s footsteps as it prepares to end subsidized two-year contracts.
Financials: The Greek's Austerity Problem
This episode we take a closer look at the theories and policies underlying the Greek debt crisis.
Technology: Apple Music Is a Disappointment, Here’s Why
In a recent interview, Apple exec Eddy Cue said the free trial of Cupertino’s new music streaming service has a 11 million users – that’s a far cry from Spotify’s active user base of over 70 million. After some early tech setbacks and brutally...
Energy: Emitting the Facts about Energy Commodities
As coal plants are slowly dying off, new regulations are being placed by the Obama administration to clear the air of carbon’s residue. While coal is on its way down, natural gas is gaining momentum and becoming one of the most efficient and most...
Healthcare: Is CVS Health's Anti-Tobacco Strategy Paying...
CVS's plan to boost prescription revenue by abandoning Tobacco might be panning out, andRegeneron'spricey new drug could become a multibillion blockbuster.
AT&T-DirecTV Deal Creates an Industry Powerhouse, But...
The FCC cleared the way for AT&T to complete its acquisition of DirecTV last month, creating the largest pay-TV provider in the country. Can AT&T leverage its now comprehensive suite of service offerings to jumpstart its stock price?
Financials: How Did Donald Trump Get So Rich?
As he’s recently thrown his hat into the ring as a presidential candidate, The Motley Fool is diving in head first to get the full story about Trump. Find out where Donald Trump started, and how he rose to be the man who has worked his way to the top...
Social Media Swandive? What Happened With Facebook,...
The three most recognizable names in the social media landscape dropped earnings this week and while big picture numbers looked good across the board, Mr. Market didn’t seem too pleased with the results.
Energy: A Rundown of This Week’s Big Earnings Stories
Big oil continues to report their latest results, and the Motley Fool’s Tyler Crowe and Taylor Muckerman dive in.
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