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AT&T-DirecTV Deal Creates an Industry Powerhouse,...08/04/15
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.
Healthcare: What's The Most Important Number In Gilead...
Motley Fool analysts dig into Teva Pharmaceuticals recent M&A and debate the single most important number reported in Gilead Sciences second quarter earnings results.
Second Major Success in the Sharing Economy – Airbnb Wins...
Following closely in Uber’s footsteps, Airbnb recently raised $1.5 billion in its latest round of fundraising to become one of the biggest start-ups on the planet.
Financials: The Greatest Bank Business Model Out There
Warren Buffett has highlighted two ways a commoditized business can find lasting competitive advantage – and this bank exemplifies both.
Technology: Apple Beats on Revenue, Earnings, But...
Only Apple could beat expectations for the top and bottom line and still disappoint analysts. Following the company’s recent earnings release, the Street seemed concerned with iPhone sales and the company’s guidance for next quarter – should investors...
Energy: Oil Services' Earnings Outpaced Wall Street's...
Some of the biggest oil service names in the business have surprised to the upside on earnings. In the meantime,Chesapeake Energy just cut its dividend.What does this mean for the industry and its ability to manage its finances?
Castlight Health: Is This Great Idea A Lousy Investment?
Motley Fool analyststackle risks facingCastlight Health investors and dive into the next generation of Alzheimer's disease medicines.
PayPal Officially Splits From eBay – Which Standalone...
Following its spin-off from eBay, PayPal offers impressive growth at a premium, but eBay shares are beaten down and poised for a rebound if turnaround efforts prove successful.
Financials: Bank of America’s Breakout Quarter
America’s secondlargest bank by assets had an outstanding past quarter. Has B of A finally turned a new leaf?
Google Inc.’s Earnings: Why The Stock Surged Last Week
The search giant released its quarterly earnings last week and the market’s reaction was overwhelmingly positive. CFO Ruth Porat shined in her debut, revealing plans to cut costs and teasing investors with the prospect of a capital return program down...
Energy: How Can Investors Take Advantage of Iranian Oil...
Iran is exporting oil again and natural gas surpasses coal for the first time. Whatshould long term investors do to profit?
Celgene's Deal-Happy Management Does It Again
Motley Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell shedlight on howCelgene's deal-making frenzy positions it as a potential MS leaderand offer up insight into how to valueimmuno-oncology stocks.
Consumer Goods: The Comic-Con Nerd Edition
As Comic-Con wraps up, movie goers are sitting on the edge of their seats waiting for the next flick to thrill them once again.
Financials: Twas The Night Before Earnings
Major U.S. banks start reporting earnings tomorrow – how should a long-term investor approach them?
Facebook Sings A New Tune: The Platform Piece
While YouTube has been our go-to site for all that is visual and melodic, Facebook is adding a new option for music video consumption. While they’ve offered only minor details, it appears the tech mogul will monitor the featured flicks with the most...
The Energy Market: Moving from one hyperbole to another
Conflicting headlines on the oil market come out daily, Industry Focus dives in to why this is just plain crazy.
This Week's Top Healthcare News Could Cause These Stocks...
Novartis nabs approval for a drug that could revolutionize how we treat heart disease and CVS Health doubles down on its anti-tobacco stance. Our Motley Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell discuss what itmeans for the companies involved.
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