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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

Technology: 3 Game-Changing Small Cap Stocks To Buy

9/22/2017
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Alarm.com, Impinj, and Paycom aren't household names yet, but these tech-savvy upstarts are transforming billion dollar markets and that could make them savvy stocks to buy. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Duration: 00:36:25


Energy: SUV Sales a Bright Spot in the U.S. Auto Market

9/21/2017
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Auto sales have declined 2% this year after sales broke records in 2016, leading many commentators to speculate whether the U.S. has reached peak auto. However, one area of the market – SUV’s, light trucks, and crossovers – continues to demonstrate growth.

Duration: 00:26:40


Healthcare: You Have Questions, We Have Answers!

9/20/2017
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We rip open the mailbag and answer "what gives with interim clinical trials?", "how can drugmakers use patents to stiff-arm generics?" and "why aren't pharmacies cashing in on baby boomers?"

Duration: 00:25:05


CG: Back to School With 2 High-Growth Education Companies

9/19/2017
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Chegg is leading its corner of the classroom with a wide variety of student services, including college applications, textbook materials, and online tutoring. Meanwhile, 2U is acting as a pioneer for online education by creating graduate programs with some of the most prestigious universities in the country. Both of the companies are enjoying double-digit annual growth rates and stand to gain as technology takes on an increasing role in classrooms around the world.

Duration: 00:32:16


Financials: Everything You Should Know About Insurance, Healthcare Coverage, and Medicare

9/18/2017
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The team talks about how the insurance industry works and how health insurance differs substantially from other types of insurance. With information about evaluating supplemental health insurance policies, planning for Medicare at age 65, and managing the transition from work-related coverage to Medicare, this program will tell you what you need in order to make a more informed decision for your financial and health situation

Duration: 00:24:55


Tech: Finally, the iPhone X!

9/15/2017
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Edge-to-edge display? Check. Wireless charging? Check. Facial recognition components? Check. The iPhone X is gorgeous, but what does its release timing mean for Apple’s financials over the next few quarters? We dig into that and Apple’s other upcoming products.

Duration: 00:29:06


Energy: Is There a First-Class Airline Stock?

9/14/2017
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After years of being dubbed “death traps” for investors the Airlines industry is having something of a renaissance. We discuss which of the big four U.S. national carriers is the better buy for investors today.

Duration: 00:26:01


Healthcare: How Much Does It Really Cost to Develop a Cancer Drug?

9/13/2017
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A new study concludes it costs $757 million to develop a new cancer drug, but is that the only reason why drugmakers charge sky-high drug prices or are other reasons to blame too?

Duration: 00:25:41


CG: Case Studies in Experiential Retail

9/12/2017
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In a strange twist, the newest retail store from Nordstrom will carry no inventory. Instead, the company hopes a unique menu of services will provide a rich enough experience to connect with shoppers – a trend that is growing quickly in the brick-and-mortar world. The cast also looks at how Starbucks is faring under the new leadership of Kevin Johnson.

Duration: 00:25:36


Financials: How Do You Know When It’s Time to Leave Your Job?

9/11/2017
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It’s not always an easy decision, and in most cases you should do some planning first, but there are times when you’re doing the right thing in quitting your job. Of course there’s a difference between wanting to quit and needing to quit and some things you should do before giving notice.

Duration: 00:36:14


Tech: Sitting Down With Roku's S-1

9/8/2017
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The streaming service is planning to go public soon and we have our hands on their filing with the SEC! We run through the company's books, talk about the streaming space, and take a look at the company's long-term prospects.

Duration: 00:21:12


Energy: Phillips 66 is tapping the SPR. What’s the Impact?

9/7/2017
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced the Department of Energy is releasing 500,000 barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserves. We discuss the impact and importance of the move.

Duration: 00:15:51


Healthcare: Are These Stocks Top Takeover Targets?

9/6/2017
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Duration: 00:26:42


CG: How Grocery Chains, Warehouse Clubs, and Dollar Stores Compete for Your Business

9/5/2017
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Amazon has already begun to weaponize its Whole Foods stores, and we look at how competing retailers like Kroger and Costco are feeling the pressure. Meanwhile, the major dollar store chains are facing their own challenges from larger retail rivals. Thanks to Casper for supporting the podcast. Save $50 on a mattress at http://www.casper.com/fool, code “fool”.

Duration: 00:22:39


Bonus: Industry Focus 101

9/2/2017
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IF brings you stories and coverage of different sectors of the stock market every day, but what trends are the hosts most excited about, and what stocks are on their watch lists? We bring everyone into the studio for this bonus episode to answer these questions and introduce the new Thursday host Sarah Priestley.

Duration: 00:24:30


Tech: Open Your Accounting Textbook

9/1/2017
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We toss around some terms week-to-week and don't always do the best job explaining them in-depth. Today, we dust off our college accounting books to talk about the difference between capitalizing and expensing a purchase, what deferred revenue is, and why operating leverage is a beautiful thing.

Duration: 00:26:14


Energy: Hurricane Harvey Hits Texas

8/31/2017
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In the ongoing devastation of Hurricane Harvey headlines are surfacing about the storms impact on US oil and Gas -- on this episode we discuss potential outcomes for the industry, and touch on the recent appointment of a new CEO for GE.

Duration: 00:18:41


Healthcare: Gilead Sciences Couldn't Have Timed its Splash Into CAR-T Better

8/30/2017
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The FDA approved the world's first CAR-T therapy on Wednesday, one month ahead of schedule, and only days after Gilead Sciences announced it’s buying CAR-T powerhouse Kite Pharma in a deal valued at $11.9 billion.

Duration: 00:21:48


CG: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Professional Gamer?

8/29/2017
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Join us for a look at the incredible growth of e-sports and the opportunity it presents to various industry stakeholders, including game publishers, content networks, and the players themselves. We also discuss the recent legal troubles at iRobot.

Duration: 00:26:42


Financials: The Best Bankers in America

8/28/2017
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Every industry has its shining lights, and the bank industry is no different. In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials edition we discuss the top bankers in the modern era, including Jamie Dimon, Richard Davis, Robert Wilmers, and more.

Duration: 00:40:00

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