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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.

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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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

Financials: What Warren Buffett is Buying and One Proposed Corporate Rule Change You Need to Know

8/20/2018
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The Oracle of Omaha is still a buyer of stocks, and President Trump is considering a major change to corporate reporting requirements.(NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B)

Duration:00:28:33

Tech: How to Spot a Scam

8/17/2018
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A new email scam is making the rounds -- we breakdown how it works, the signs of a scam, and how you can protect yourself with Fool.com's resident detective, Matthew Cochrane.

Duration:00:20:11

Energy: Our Favorite Defense Stock Coming off Q2 Earnings

8/16/2018
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We discuss the current state of defense spending and earnings for the big four defense contractors. Stocks discussed: LMT, RTN, GD, NOC

Duration:00:23:46

Healthcare: 3 Tough Luck Tumbles – Are They Buys?

8/15/2018
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Spark Therapeutics, Rite Aid, and Alnylam shares have tumbled following news, but that doesn’t necessarily make all three stocks worth buying. Stocks: ONCE, RAD, ALNY

Duration:00:25:26

CG: Roller Coasters and Cotton Candy as Investments?

8/14/2018
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With hundreds of parks in the U.S. attracting millions of visitors each year, amusement parks make up a unique corner of the consumer and retail sector. In this episode, we look at three of the biggest park operators out there -- SeaWorld (SEAS), Cedar Fair (FUN), and Six Flags (SIX). Slack: where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Duration:00:32:26

Financials: Shorting, Inverse ETFs, and Leveraged ETFs – Should They Be a Part of Your Strategy?

8/13/2018
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Is betting against stocks or the entire market ever a smart idea?

Duration:00:21:37

Tech: Roku and Snap, Good and Bad

8/10/2018
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Streaming company Roku's pivot to a platform company is in full swing and the company's results are looking good. But we can't say the same for Snap after the company reported lackluster user figures.

Duration:00:20:36

Energy: 5 Midstream Companies Report Earnings: Which Is Our Favorite?

8/9/2018
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Listen in as we discuss five midstreamers and the broad trends across energy as we continue our earnings series.

Duration:00:26:14

Healthcare: Carl Icahn Fires a Shot at Cigna and Express Scripts’ Planned Tie-Up

8/8/2018
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Here’s why activist billionaire investor Carl Icahn is telling Cigna shareholders to vote against its purchase of Express Scripts. Also, what Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and bluebird bio's new deal means for investors.

Duration:00:26:02

CG: Is Wayfair “Amazon-proof”?

8/7/2018
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It’s no secret that Amazon has made life difficult for many consumer and retail companies, but not every business has buckled under its competitive pressure. One such survivor is Wayfair, an online home goods retailer that has more than doubled its revenue in the past two years to almost $6 billion. Join us as we discuss the secret sauce for this e-commerce underdog. Stocks: W, AMZN Thanks Handy. To get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan, visit Handy.com/fool...

Duration:00:27:43

Financials: Berkshire Hathaway’s Earnings and Massive Cash Hoard

8/6/2018
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The conglomerate had an excellent second quarter, but its cash problem continues.

Duration:00:21:10

Tech: $1 Trillion Reasons Why

8/3/2018
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Apple finally hits the market cap milestone. We talk about the Mac maker's earnings results and the quarterly update from wearables foe Fitbit.

Duration:00:25:08

Energy: Oil Supermajor Earnings

8/2/2018
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Listen in to hear us discuss Exxon, BP, Shell, and Chevron's earnings -- and our favorite stock among the four!

Duration:00:27:19

Healthcare: Marijuana’s Past, Present, and Future

8/1/2018
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The budding marijuana market is already worth billions of dollars, and it’s expected to grow even more as marijuana momentum accelerates. Here’s what you should know about marijuana’s opportunity and its risks.

Duration:00:30:26

CG: Media Stocks in the Spotlight

7/31/2018
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From the $71 billion deal between Walt Disney and 21 Century Fox to The New York Times’ envious subscriber growth, we check in on some of the leading names in the media industry. Stocks: DIS, FOX, CMCSA, NYT

Duration:00:23:21

Financials: Visa vs. Mastercard: Which is the Better Buy Now?

7/30/2018
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Both payment processors have grown tremendously, but which is the best to invest in now?

Duration:00:23:13

Technology: Spotify & Facebook's Historic Drop

7/27/2018
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Facebook's massive post-earnings sell off caught the market off guard, but should investors have been so surprised? We tackle that, and Spotify's second report as a publicly traded company.

Duration:00:24:13

Energy: Defense Sector Investing 101

7/26/2018
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We go back to basics in this episode on the U.S. defense sector. We discuss the history of the industry, what investors need to know about the current climate, best stocks to invest in and why. Stocks mentioned: Boeing (BA), Northrop Grumman (NAC), Raytheon (RTN), General Dynamics (GD), Leidos (LDOS), CACI International (CACI), ManTech (MANT), Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH).

Duration:00:19:10

Healthcare: Eli Lilly’s Big Announcement, Plus GlaxoSmithKline Cozies Up to 23andMe

7/25/2018
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It’s big pharma week! First, we discuss Eli Lilly’s second quarter earnings and its decision to spin-off its animal health business. Then, we explain why GlaxoSmithKline became an investor in the DNA screening company, 23andMe.

Duration:00:21:40

CG: Does BJ’s Have What It Takes to Compete With Costco?

7/24/2018
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BJ’s Wholesale Club is up 50% from its June IPO, with investors encouraged by improving growth and profitability trends. But BJ’s large rival sets a high bar for the industry. We also look at Calavo Growers, which has delivered incredible long-term returns thanks to its main staple - avocados. Stocks: CVGW, BJ, COST

Duration:00:29:52