Industry Focus (Podcast)

The Motley Fool highlights potential winners and losers in Hillary Clinton's proposed plan to curb soaring drug prices.

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From streaming video and music to virtual reality and more, we round-up the latest stories from the consumer goods sector.

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Listen in as we discuss Bank of America’s upcoming vote on Brian Moynihan role, the Fed doing nothing, and the current state of the US economy.

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Google is under fire from Russian authorities over competitive issues and the European Union isn’t far behind. Meet the competitor that sounded the horn and learn how the decision from Russia, expected to be finalized next week, could set up Google for a tough battle in Europe.

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It appears that the seeds of a slowdown in oil production have been planted, so Sean, Tyler, and Taylor sit down and discuss when those seeds will start to bear fruit.

Plus, we dip into the mailbag and Sean gets to ask a "what's puzzling me" question.

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Growing use of healthcare IT offers plenty of investing opportunity, but challenges remain and that makes picking the right healthcare IT stock to buy important.

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Despite being one of the most heavily shorted companies trading on the NASDAQ Composite, Sirius XM has proven satellite radio is here to stay as it launches new growth initiatives to shore up its long-term future with connected cars and SXM17. And in the world of beer, MillerCoors is feeling the pressure from increasing craft beer sales as it closes one of its eight U.S. breweries.

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A primer on Social Security’s current funding situation and how it may affect you.

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Christmas morning finally came for investors eager to set their eyes on the latest Apple gadgets – the company unveiled its updates for the iPhone and Apple TV lines and showed off the highly anticipated iPad Pro in its event earlier this week. What new features do these products boast and how do they fit into the market place?

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While everyone else is getting ready for football season, Sean, Tyler and Taylor are drafting energy stocks this week with our first ever energy stock fantasy draft.

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The diabetes pandemic and medical marijuana are two of the healthcare's biggest trends, but not all diabetes or marijuana stocks are likely to succeed. The Motley Fool's Kristine Harjes and Todd Campbell explain what you need to consider before investing in these growing markets.

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Following the underwhelming debut of its Keurig 2.0, Keurig Green Mountain has pegged its future success to the Kold beverage system.

Meanwhile, Skullcandy moves forward with its expansion efforts as its multi-year turnaround seemingly takes hold. With both stocks suffering significant losses year-to-date, is this the right time for investors to buy?

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While the broader market has begun to stabilize after macro concerns pushed down stocks the past two weeks, there are still several tech companies that have yet to rebound, thanks to some idiosyncratic concerns. Are these companies bargains for a reason, or do they belong on your watchlist?

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On this energy edition of Industry Focus we take a look at what's going on with oil prices, how its impacting producers, and what investors can do about it.

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Motley Fool's Kristine Harjes and Todd Campbell discuss whether investors ought to be buying 3 of biotech's worst performing stocks over the past month.

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After years of building its subscriber base with a vast library of content, Netflix is making a risky bet that will see it lose thousands of popular movies in favor of exclusive titles. Is the company making another Qwikster-like mistake or preparing itself for a bright, new future?

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Should an intangible quality like corporate culture affect how you invest?

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Facebook has entered the personal assistant space, announcing testing has begun on “M,” a new digital helper nested in their Messenger app -- what does it say about the company’s plans to monetize Messenger and WhatsApp? In other tech news, new data from IDC shows Apple and Xiaomi are catching up to wearables leader Fitbit. Is the recently public company about to get pinched?

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In the midst of popping and dropping markets, the Motley Fool's Kristine Harjes and contributor Todd Campbell tackle what healthcare stocks investors can buy.

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Major indexes all over the world have suffered some of their steepest losses since the financial crisis over the past week. Smart investors, however, should sit tight.

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Inevitable market corrections can be great opportunities. Learn how on today's Industry Focus, financials edition.

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Over 30 million users from the popular online dating site have had their information leaked after Ashley Madison was hit by a cyberattack. Given the nature of the site’s business, its data breach has been widely reported on, but how does it compare to some of the biggest corporate data breaches in history and how can other companies prevent it from happening to them?

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This week we dip into the mailbag to answer questions from our listeners; covering topics from natural gas vehicles, oil services sustainability, and sinking solar stocks.

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Motley Fool's Kristine Harjes and contributor Todd Campbell discuss second quarter earnings winners and losers.

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Sales growth has stalled out at most department stores in the past couple of years. But that's not true at Nordstrom, where revenue continues to grow at a high single-digit pace. What is Nordstrom's secret to success?

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Banks are in a highly competitive industry so they constantly look for advantages -- sometimes illegal ones. Tune in to find out the details!

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Google’s leadership shocked the market earlier this week when they announced the company would restructure under the holding company “Alphabet”.

It’s a savvy move that should help the tech giant focus operations, increase transparency, and keep valuable talent, but what does it mean for investors?

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We have a tendency to get deep into the weeds with energy stocks on the show, so this week we decided to give a refresher on the basics of investing in energy. Plus, we tackle the big story of the week, China's currency, and pull a question from the mailbag.

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Motley Fool's experts weigh in on payer pushback to new cholesterol busting medicine and surging Obamacare penalties in 2016.

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The first earnings announcement for the combined entity shares the bare minimum with investors. Also, Verizon follows in T-Mobile’s footsteps as it prepares to end subsidized two-year contracts.

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This episode we take a closer look at the theories and policies underlying the Greek debt crisis.

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In a recent interview, Apple exec Eddy Cue said the free trial of Cupertino’s new music streaming service has a 11 million users – that’s a far cry from Spotify’s active user base of over 70 million. After some early tech setbacks and brutally critical reviews, what is the outlook for the tech giant’s new music offering?

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As coal plants are slowly dying off, new regulations are being placed by the Obama administration to clear the air of carbon’s residue. 

While coal is on its way down, natural gas is gaining momentum and becoming one of the most efficient and most affordable energy resources in our nation. And Tyler Crowe takes a moment to let us in on a secret stock he’s been watching, on today’s Industry Focus, energy edition.

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CVS's plan to boost prescription revenue by abandoning Tobacco might be panning out, and Regeneron's pricey new drug could become a multibillion blockbuster.

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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?

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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 with no intention of stopping. 

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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.

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Big oil continues to report their latest results, and the Motley Fool’s Tyler Crowe and Taylor Muckerman dive in.

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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.

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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.

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Warren Buffett has highlighted two ways a commoditized business can find lasting competitive advantage – and this bank exemplifies both.

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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 be worried or is this Apple anxiety overblown?

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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?

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Motley Fool analysts tackle risks facing Castlight Health investors and dive into the next generation of Alzheimer's disease medicines.

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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.

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America’s second largest bank by assets had an outstanding past quarter. Has B of A finally turned a new leaf?

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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 the road.

On this episode, Motley Fool’s Dylan Lewis and Sean O’Reilly discuss the earnings release and the market rally that ensued.

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Iran is exporting oil again and natural gas surpasses coal for the first time. What should long term investors do to profit?

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Motley Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell shed light on how Celgene's deal-making frenzy positions it as a potential MS leader and offer up insight into how to value immuno-oncology stocks.

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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.

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Major U.S. banks start reporting earnings tomorrow – how should a long-term investor approach them?

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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 scrutinizing of detail. Will YouTube get lost in the refuse, or should Facebook tread lightly with consideration of their possible demise?

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Conflicting headlines on the oil market come out daily, Industry Focus dives into why this is just plain crazy.

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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 it means for the companies involved.

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Whole Foods’ new expansion plans involve MUCH smaller stores, here’s why.

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An update on the Greek financial crisis, an unconventional lending strategy, and what to expect in quarterly earnings.

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Apple Music launched earlier this week, but in the crowded music streaming landscape, can the service stand out?

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For years consumers have been curious about how BP will fair after the Deepwater Horizon incident, and with today’s events you’ll be pleased to know: it has nothing to do with Greece.

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Celgene Hands $1 Billion To Juno Therapeutics and health insurance on the exchanges will climb 4.4% next year. Our Motley Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell discuss the details.

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These are tough times to be a giant food conglomerate. The Motley Fool dives into the details.

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Greece is in turmoil, and ripples are spreading around the world. What’s at the heart of the crisis, and what’s coming next?

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Most consumers understand the annoyance of pop-up ads attempting to share what little important screen space you’ve currently got in front of you.

While some consumers are still unaware of the miracle that is ad blocking, corporations like Google who rely on ads for revenue, are freely offering these services as extensions on their browsers. One would think the revenue stream would be affected, yet Apple is launching its ad block option with iOS 9 in the fall. Will this leave profits flat for investors, or does Google have something up their sleeve to defeat the downfall? 

 

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Offshore drillers have been hit hard in the last 6 months, how patient should investors be in waiting for a turnaround?

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Phillip Frost's Opko Health shares are soaring, but Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell worry that valuation has become a bit stretched. Here's why.

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Just why is off-price retail so good at making money? We answer this and more on today's consumer goods edition of Industry Focus.

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The Exports/Imports Bank guarantees loans to foreign companies to buy U.S. exports – find out why opinion on it is divided.

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Motley Fool analysts Dylan Lewis and Vincent Shen take a look at this week’s big splash IPO, FitBit, and explain why it’s such an unusual tech public offering.

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As oil drilling has become much less lucrative than it was just a year ago, many smaller companies in the business are starting to fold up shop. Although had they read their oil history text books they would have been ready for this. 

 

On this episode Tyler and Taylor take a look at why this was probably inevitable and what it could mean for investors long term. 

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Rumors that major health insurers are reportedly courting one another could shake up the health insurance industry. Motley Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell consider what could be behind industry consolidation.

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Gap recently announced it will be closing 175 of its North American stores – Motley Fool analysts Dylan Lewis and Vincent Shen discuss the future outlook for the company, its competitors, and the apparel industry at large.

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With the banking industry trading at across-the-board low valuations, is it a good time to pick up shares?

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The CEO of Twitter just stepped down and that has big implications for shareholders.

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In case you missed it, the United States has surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia as the top oil producer in the world. It seems that we simply can't stop growing our production. Is this a good or bad thing over the long-term? Only our analysts [think they] know for sure. Tune in for the whole story!

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The Supreme Court is set to announce its ruling in King v. Burwell, a case that could put health insurance subsidies at risk for millions of people. Our Motley Fools discuss the potential ruling and its impact.

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Sports Promotions are big business and that can have big implications for some of the world’s biggest brands.

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On this episode we take a look at the history and purpose of the Federal Reserve.

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Apple’s developers conference is right around the corner and that means a lot of news will be coming out of one of the world’s biggest tech companies.

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The oil price crash has forced oil companies to find creative ways to raise cash.

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Biotech stocks eye-popping run has investors nervous of a bubble. Healthcare Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell weigh in with their take on biotech valuation.

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Video games are a massive, multi-billion dollar business, and mobile growth is pushing the industry to new heights. Is gaming right for your portfolio?

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This episode we discuss how big data could revolutionize the future of the financial sector.

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The Motley Fool’s Daniel Sparks discusses Google’s latest developers conference and the tech giant’s ecosystem focused initiatives.

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In this week's episode, Sean and Tyler explore three topics on the minds of energy investors: Can coal survive? Will oil companies actually do something about climate change? And why is cash so important to energy investments?

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Amgen has shelved its once-promising psoriasis drug. Motley Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell help investors understand the impact.

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The Motley Fool’s Sean O’Reily and Vincent Shen discuss the latest buyout news concerning Time Warner Cable.

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The Motley Fool’s Sean O’Reilly and Dylan Lewis discuss the latest moves being made by Google to conquer the world of mobile.

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The Motley Fool's Tyler Crowe, Taylor Muckerman, and Sean O'Reilly discuss a slew of energy sector downgrades by Wall Steet investment banks and why long term investors should just ignore them.

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Johnson & Johnson has inked a licensing deal with Achillion Pharmaceuticals that could threaten Gilead Sciences market share in hepatitis C someday. Motley Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell dig into the details of this deal to see if Gilead Sciences investors should worry.

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The Motley Fool’s Sean O’Reilly and Vincent Shen discuss the energy drink market and how the world’s major beverage players are positioning themselves to cash in on this emerging trend.

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Technology is revolutionizing the financials space as we know it, from lending to investment advising, and more! 

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On today’s edition of Industry Focus, we’ll hear how Facebook is taking iOS to the next level by making news available instantly, without leaving the comfort of your social media page. 

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This week we saw two big buys with Noble Energy buying Rosetta Resources and Williams Companies buying out its subsidiary. Is this a signal that the merger and acquisition wave might actually happen? Taylor Muckerman and Tyler Crowe break down these deals and give some insight as to why the merger wave is taking so long and how these deals could shape the future landscape. 

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Motley Fool's Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell dig into MannKind Corp.'s first quarter earnings to see if MannKind is a bargain, or a bust.

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Motley Fool analysts Vincent Shen and Sean O’Reilly dive into the online travel industry and discuss recent events within the space.

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Dividend aristocrats, REITs, red flags, and more – a broad look at dividend investing on today's edition of Industry Focus.

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Motley Fool analysts Dylan Lewis and Sean O’Reilly discuss big changes coming to the food delivery industry, with big tech leading the way.

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Offshore LNG is officially a thing now! Offshore rigs are getting their groove back, and Big Oil companies should stay out of alternative energy for a reason. Our energy team explains all these things in this week's episode of Industry Focus. 

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals is paying $8.4 billion to buy Synageva, a company without any sales, so Fool analyst Michael Douglass and contributor Todd Campbell are digging into this deal to see what it may mean to biotech investors.

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Motley Fool analysts Sean O’Reilly and Vincent Shen dive into the data behind the supposed “death of cable”, where things aren’t all what they seem.

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Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson return to the studio to discuss their trip to Omaha.

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