Industry Focus

Motley Fool Analysts Sean O’Reilly and Vincent Shen discuss the recent Kraft buyout in the context of past consumer goods mega-deals.

Direct download: 150331_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:40pm EST

This episode we learn why AmEx losing its Costco partnership is actually a long-term win.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:41pm EST

America's abundance of oil has some investors wondering how high levels of storage and shut in wells could impact energy stocks. So Taylor and Tyler break down the situation and give some quick words of caution.

Direct download: 150326_IF_Energy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:05pm EST

Can Amarin Corp Plc convert promise into profit? Motley Fool healthcare analyst Michael Douglass and healthcare contributor Todd Campbell discuss the challenges ahead for this volatile biotech stock.

Direct download: 150325_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:15pm EST

Motley Fool Analysts Sean O’Reilly and Vincent Shen discuss the merits and drawbacks of investing in the movie theatre industry.

Direct download: 150324_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:27pm EST

The competitive landscape of the financial industry has changed greatly over the last century – what does this mean for today’s banks?

Direct download: 150323_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:52am EST

Nintendo stock is making moves, while Glu Mobile’s Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game is climbing the iTunes charts. Motley Fool analysts Nathan Hamilton and Sean O’Reilly discuss why on this week’s Industry Focus Podcast.

Direct download: 150320_IF_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm EST

A 742% spending surge for hepatitis C, pricey new diabetes medications, and one new drug class that has payers nervous -- all discussed today by healthcare analyst Michael Douglass and healthcare contributor Todd Campbell on today's Industry Focus.

Direct download: 150318_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:57pm EST

Motley Fool Analysts Sean O’Reilly and Vincent Shen Dive into the international businesses of some of America’s most storied household brands.

Direct download: 150317_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EST

Stress tests results reveal whether banks are prepared for economic downturn and if they can return more capital to shareholders.

Direct download: 150316_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:41pm EST

It was a busy week as normal for tech stocks. Microsoft made a bold move, Intel shares slumped, and Amazon is jumping into the booming IoT industry. Fool analysts Nathan Hamilton and Sean O'Reilly discuss each news event and what it means for shareholders.

Direct download: 150313_IF_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

Today’s Industry Focus is talking Exxon, Chevron, and how not to fall prey to silly journalism in the energy space.

Direct download: 150312_IF_Energy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:18am EST

MannKind and Orexigen: two companies with big promise, but can they deliver on profit? Healthcare analyst Michael Douglass and healthcare contributor Todd Campbell discuss the risks facing these biotech stocks.

Direct download: 150311_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:48pm EST

Are shares of Chipotle copy-cats becoming overvalued? Tune in to find out.

Direct download: 150310_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:12am EST

Initial bank stress tests results are out, and analysts discuss their importance and potential implications of this Wednesday’s round two results.

Direct download: 150309_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EST

The tech world was focused on one event this past week – The Mobile World Congress. Held in Spain, the event serves as barometer of tech trends in coming years. Fool analysts Nathan Hamilton and Sean O’Reilly sit down to discuss the event and what it means for investors.

Direct download: 150306_IF_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:35pm EST

Healthcare analyst Michael Douglass and healthcare contributor Todd Campbell discuss the pitfalls and potential of two small cap biotech stocks.

Direct download: 150304_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:01pm EST

Motley Fool analysts Sean O’Reilly and Vincent Shen discuss the global gaming industry and opportunities for investors.

Direct download: 150303_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

Fool contributor John Maxfield takes on a few key points from this year’s letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders.

Direct download: 150302_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EST

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