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Healthcare, technology, energy, consumer goods and more. Every day our analysts break down a specific industry and the stocks making headlines.
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Episodes

Tech: Hot Holiday Gifts... and Stocks?

12/14/2018
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We're looking at wish lists to see what companies might be in the headlines this holiday season and how those products fit into the big picture strategy for each business. - How does the Nintendo Switch play into the video game giant's empire? - Does Red Dead Redemption mean Take Two is back on track? - And seriously, what is Amazon trying to do with all these Alexa devices? Stocks: NTDOY, AMZN, TTWO Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley...

Duration:00:25:06

Energy: Logistics Redux

12/13/2018
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In a follow up to our previous trucking episode, we break down how logistics infrastructures are doing so far this holiday season and discuss how retailers are responding to increased logistical demands in a tight market. In addition, we discuss how key changes in tariffs and at the USPS will impact logistics. Stocks Mentioned:WMT, TGT, AMZN, UPS, FDX, ADBE Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook GroupLinkedIn Or, reach...

Duration:00:31:47

Healthcare: Top 10 Stories of 2018

12/12/2018
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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 portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook GroupLinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com

Duration:00:39:12

CG: Are Coffee and Soda the Right Pairing for Keurig Dr. Pepper?

12/11/2018
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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 portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook GroupLinkedIn Or, reach us by...

Duration:00:22:31

Financials: The Volatile Stock Market and a new Approach at Teaching Students to Invest

12/10/2018
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When will the stock market volatility end, and what do investors need to know about it? In the latest edition of the Industry Focus: Financials “Between Two Fools” interview series, Wofford Finance Professor Philip Swicegood discusses his unique approach to teaching college students about investing. And, host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP discuss the recent stock market volatility, what it means for long-term investors, and what stocks in particular they have their...

Duration:00:38:37

Tech: Lyft IPO and IDC Data

12/7/2018
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Investors are finally getting a glimpse of a potential Lyft IPO in 2019. Unfortunately the company submitted a "confidential filing" meaning we still have to wait for details. We run through what we know about Lyft and its biggest competitor, Uber. We also hit the most recent market data for wearables and VR/AR. Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook GroupLinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com

Duration:00:28:33

Energy: An Introduction to Micromobility

12/6/2018
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With electric scooters and bikes beginning to line the streets of major cities across the country, micromobility has emerged as the newest trend in transportation. Motley Fool Senior Auto Analyst John Rosevear joins the show to break down the trend, the major competitors, and the opportunities and risks present in the space today. Stocks Mentioned:GM, F, XIACY Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook GroupLinkedIn Or,...

Duration:00:40:15

Healthcare: 3 Top #ASH18 Updates

12/5/2018
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This year's American Society of Hematology (ASH) is a wrap. Here are 3 biotech stocks that delivered market-moving news at the high-profile conference. Stocks: $CELG $REGN $GBT Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook GroupLinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com

Duration:00:26:48

CG: Revisiting the “Death of Cable”

12/4/2018
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Third quarter numbers for the cable industry seem to paint a worsening picture for traditional pay-TV, but does a service still present in over 80 million homes across the country qualify as “dying”? We look at the latest results for players across the industry to identify the trends and companies you should be watching (no pun intended). Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook GroupLinkedIn Or, reach us by email @...

Duration:00:29:36

Financials: Another Data Breach, the Dark Side of Cryptocurrencies, and One Big Retirement Mistake

12/3/2018
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Hotel giant Marriott (NYSE: MAR) just announced a massive data breach, and consumers can take some steps to ensure their personal information remains safe. Plus, two celebrities are in hot water with the SEC after helping to promote some initial coin offerings, or ICOs, without disclosing they were being paid. And finally, a new study found that the majority of young Americans have tapped into their retirement savings early – and often for the wrong reason. Host Jason Moser and Fool.com...

Duration:00:28:45

Tech: Microsoft vs. Apple

11/30/2018
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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 portalYouTubeTwitterJoin Our Motley Fool Podcast Facebook GroupLinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com Slack: Where work happens. Go...

Duration:00:19:26

Energy: Are Solar Panels a Good Investment?

11/29/2018
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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...

Duration:00:23:58

Healthcare: Beaten Up Bargains to Buy

11/28/2018
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The stock market's November swoon could make it time to buy these top healthcare stocks. Here's how Insulet's disrupting diabetes treatment, Wellcare Health's benefiting from aging America, HCP's capitalizing on demand for life sciences real estate, and Celgene's side-stepping risk to its best selling drug. Stocks: PODD, WCG, HCP, CELG Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterLinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com

Duration:00:35:46

CG: Keeping It Cool With Yeti

11/27/2018
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After two years of sitting in IPO limbo, the premium cooler and drinkware company finally made its market debut in late October. Yeti has fought to restore its momentum after a rough 2017, but will the company’s industry-leading brand be enough to power its expansion into new markets at home and abroad? Stock: YETI Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterLinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool....

Duration:00:29:13

Financials: Small-Cap Banks, Amazon Pay, and More

11/26/2018
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We spend a lot of time covering the big banks, so here's a closer look at four small-cap bank stocks that probably aren't on your radar -- yet. Plus, host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP discuss Amazon Pay and what it could mean to some of our War on Cash favorites. Plus, the team answers listener emails on REITs, bank interest margins, dividends and buybacks, and more. It's all on this week's episode of Industry Focus: Financials. Check out more of our content...

Duration:00:36:09

Bonus: "Make the Best Decisions You Can and Love People Well"

11/23/2018
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Fool HQ got a treat recently. Kyle Pounders, friend of the pod and owner of the food truck Excaliburger, came by to serve up burgers to the office. While he was in town, we got him into the studio to catch up on what he's been up to. Since we first met him at SXSW, Kyle has been traveling the country with his truck, but recently he's gone from touring to targeted trips to areas hit by natural disasters and he's tweaking his business model to try and be able to give more. His story seemed...

Duration:00:39:41

CG: Carvana -- 5 Years of Triple-Digit Growth and Counting

11/20/2018
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Shopping for a new ride? No one wants to deal with the sleazy used car salesman. Carvana knows that, and the company is looking to change how consumers go car shopping with a refined online experience. We dig into this fast-growing e-commerce stock that has already tripled since its 2017 IPO. Stock: CVNA Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitterLinkedIn Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com

Duration:00:29:09

Financials: Real Estate, Buffett’s Bank Stock Buying Spree, and An Update on the War on Cash Basket

11/19/2018
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Do you invest in real estate? In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser sits down with the Fool’s own Matt Argersinger to talk about why this asset class can be a smart addition to investors’ portfolios. Plus, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP sheds some light on the flurry of bank stock buying we’re seeing from Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B). Finally, it’s been a rocky month or so for our “War on Cash” basket of stocks, but that...

Duration:00:37:08

Tech: Is Docusign a Buy?

11/16/2018
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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 portalYouTubeTwitter Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at NetSuite.com/Fool.

Duration:00:27:06

Energy: Floating the Midstream

11/15/2018
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On today's episode, we discuss midstream pipeline companies and the opportunities they present for investors. In addition, we discuss how the fires blazing through California are affecting the state's largest utility Stocks Mentioned: PCG, CEQP, CHK, RDS-A, RDS-B, SHLX, WMB, BIP, ENB, PAA, MMP Check out more of our content here: TMF's podcast portalYouTubeTwitter Or, reach us by email @ IndustryFocus@fool.com

Duration:00:32:46