Industry Focus (Podcast)

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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A lot has been said about the concerns and potential capabilities of AI. But how close is AI is to becoming reality? It may be farther out on the horizon than some believe.

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With Seadrill and Transocean reporting earnings, some analysts out there are saying sell for some pretty ridiculous reasons. Here's why you shouldn't listen to them.

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In this healthcare edition of Industry Focus, healthcare analyst Michael Douglass and healthcare contributor Todd Campbell speculate which of these two biotech titans is a better buy.

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Join Motley Fool Analysts Sean O'Reilly and Vincent Shen for an investing happy hour as they discuss the alcohol industry.

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Falling oil prices and rising interest rates are two catalysts that could significantly impact the banking industry over the next year in far-reaching ways.

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Fool Tech analyst Nathan Hamilton recently returned from a trip to Asia and discusses some trends that Apple followers should pay attention to.

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SolarCity missed their EPS guidance and suffered a double-digit drop overnight. Meanwhile, analysts are jumping to conclusions about ExxonMobil’s glaring absence from Berkshire Hathaway’s holdings disclosure, but Taylor Muckerman has his own theory. 

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In this episode of Industry Focus, analysts Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell discuss the oncoming opportunity with biosimilars and identify the stocks they’re most excited about in this space.

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Motley Fool Analysts Simon Erickson and Sean O’Reilly discuss two top plays for the emerging trend that is the Internet of Things

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Talking about the energy stocks we secretly admire as Valentines day approach

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In this week’s healthcare-focused episode of Industry Focus, analysts Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell discuss two small biotechs that recently reported hepatitis C data and look at their opportunity in this large and competitive market.

 

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Find out why ideal balance sheets and superstar CEO’s are essential to the success of banks.

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Motley Fool Analysts Sean O’Reilly and Simon Erickson discuss LinkedIn’s latest results and dive into Invensense’s current product offerings and what the company might have around the corner.

 

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Another wrench was thrown in the wheels of the Keystone XL pipeline amid a 20% rally in oil prices this week, while Petrobras brings the Axe on its CEO and top executives.

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Biotech bellwether Gilead Sciences shares sagged after reporting a blockbuster quarter. Here's what investors need to know before they sell too.

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The Motley Fool’s Morgan Housel interviews author Patrick O’Shaugnessy about his new book “Millennial Money: How Young Investors Can Build a Fortune”.

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In the 1980’s, a sharp drop in oil prices produced the first too-big-to-fail bank. Are falling oil prices today going to cause a similar wave of bank failures?

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Motley Fool Analysts Sean O’Reilly and Eric Bleeker discuss the latest earnings results from Facebook, Amazon.com, and Google.

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On today’s show the guys discuss earnings from Phillips 66 and Valero, and then argue about the best income investment in the energy industry.

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Motley Fool healthcare analysts take a closer look at Novartis’ pipeline, its most recent earnings report, and what lies ahead for 2015 and beyond.

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Industry focus takes a closer look at the tobacco industry and its merits with the broader category of “Sin Stocks”.

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Fool tech analyst Nathan Hamilton dives into the numbers to uncover what investors should focus on

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Earnings are kicking off for the energy sector with a few surprising better than expected results from oil services companies.

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Why aging America, healthcare clinics, and sticky relationships could make Rite Aid and CVS Health soar.

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Tech: Why U.S. Internet Speeds are so slow

President Obama wants to fix the U.S.'s Internet problem. In this tech-centric episode of Industry Focus, Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton jump into why the President took notice of Internet services and how subpar it really is. Where does the U.S. rank in terms of its internet and what does this all mean for investors? Find out now!

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Energy: Big Banks' Oil Problems

On this energy-centric episode of Investor Focus, Taylor Muckerman and Tyler Crowe discuss the problems with Oil and how confused Big Banks really are.

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Healthcare: Investing Thoughts for Marijuana Stocks in 2015

With so many marijuana stocks wanting you to invest in 2015, how can an investor make the right decision? Michael Douglass and Todd Campell dive into companies jumping into marijuana and talk about companies standing out to them.

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Consumer Goods: Why Netflix and Amazon Were the Big Winners at the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes featured A-listers vying for top honors, but what two companies outshown even the best actor award? In this Consumer Goods edition of Industry Focus, Nathan Hamilton and Sean O'Reilly discuss two well-known companies who won big at the Golden Globes.

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Financials: Are Wall Street Bonuses Out of Control?

In this financial edition of Industry Focus, Motley Fool analysts John Maxfield and Michael Douglass discuss the destabilizing impact of Wall Street bonuses as well as the Federal Reserve's record earnings in 2014.

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The guys discuss the investment takeaways and awesome technology showcase at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV.

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The guys talk the biggest headlines in energy this week, focusing on the price of oil.

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The healthcare guys riff about the investing takeaways from Obamacare.

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We got a little snow today, so please enjoy this interview with Container Store CEO and Fool friend Kip Tindell.

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The guys talk banking in 2015 and the leverage loan market.

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Tech guys take a look back at 2014 and talk about the best CEO of the year, Tim Cook.

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Energy guys take a look ahead into 2015 with analysis of 2014's energy stock woes.

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Fools talk 3 top biotech stocks of 2015 on this healthcare edition of Industry Focus.

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Our consumer goods analysts talk about the biggest consumer goods stock of 2015.

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The guys are on vacation, so we're playing you an interview with the CEO of Suntrust.

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On today's edition, analyst Nathan Hamilton defends T-Mobile, despite a big holiday hit.

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The guys do the cheesy holiday edition to celebrate the biggest energy stock-ing stuffers for your Christmas time investing.

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Happy Holidays from the Motley Fool!

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On today's show, the guys talk about the top consumer goods stores of 2014

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In this episode of industry focus, we discuss the tanking Russian ruble, potential fraud at a REIT, and why Elizabeth warren is right about Citigroup.

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Our tech guys riff about Apple's iBeacon technology and T-Mobile on today's tech edition of Industry Focus.

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What do the energy stocks do the guys want for Christmas? Stay tuned for this energy edition of Industry Focus.

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In this week's industry focus, our analysts discuss their favorite of the successful 2014 healthcare large cap stocks

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Who would Santa pick to be in your kids' STOCK-ing?! Consumer goods analysts Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton speculate!

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Motley Fool analyst Michael Douglass and Fool contributor John Maxfield discuss how new investors should think about the traits of a great investor.

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On this tech edition of Industry Focus, tech analysts Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton talk about the biggest tech IPO of the year -- Zendesk.

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We're bringing you a special energy-inspired interview on this edition of Industry Focus.

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On today's Industry Focus, healthcare analyst Michael Douglass and healthcare contributor Todd Campbell riff about what makes or breaks a healthcare stock.

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Let's talk drones, name your own price, and some high tech milk on this edition of Industry Focus. 

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Why you don't always want to do what Buffett does. 

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Tech analysts Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton discuss Sprint and Microsoft. They also take a look into their crystal ball and discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on businesses and man-kind.

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It's an all-energy episode of WTMI. Analysts Taylor Muckerman and Tyler Crowe talk about the huge hit Wall Street took to energy stocks, and question whether it was an overraction.

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It's an all CVS episode of Where the Money Is. Did CVS make Santa's naughty or nice list? Michael Douglass and Todd Campbell tell you more.

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On today's edition of Where the Money Is, Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton talk about the aftermath and the takeaways of Black Friday with all of its deals!

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Michael Douglass and John Maxfield discuss global economy on this edition of Where the Money Is.

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Motley Fool Contributor Tyler Crowe interviews Wall Street Journalist Gregory Zuckerman, author of The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters.

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Healthcare analyst Michael Douglass talks big-name healthcare players with contributor Todd Campbell, and discuss why most healthcare companies do not pay dividends.

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It's an all Bank of America edition of Where the Money Is

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We talk all about telecoms on this tech edition of Where the Money Is.

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On today's edition of Where the Money Is, analysts Taylor Muckerman and Tyler Crowe cover the outskirts of energy.

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Healthcare analyst Michael Douglass is back, interviewing Fool Contributor Todd Campbell about Obamacare and Healthcare dividends, in addition to answering a listener question.

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Black Friday is a little over a week away -- what does this huge sales day mean for retailers? Consumer goods analysts Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton tell us more.

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Host Alison Southwick interviews senior banking specialist John Maxfield on another big banking settlement, Warren Buffet's battery purchase, and Square's disruption in the banking universe. Plus, where did the food truck originiate?

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TGIF! Tech analysts Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton discuss every tech investor's favorite topic -- the internet of things.

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On today's edition of Where the Money Is, energy analyst Tyler Crowe joins Mark Reeth to discuss US and China emissions, falling oil prices, and a rise in SUV sales.

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On today's edition of Where the Money Is, Motley Fool healthcare specialist Todd Campbells joins us for his Where the Money Is debut as Mark Reeth quizzes him on a variety of topics swirling in the healthcare community.

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President Barack Obama released a statement November 10th about his feelings on net neutrality. What could his calls to action mean for cable providers? Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton, resident consumer goods analysts, tell us more.

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New York Community Bancorp looks great…except that one important ratio. And we explore why it’s time Bank of America sought a divorce after the hasty marriage to Merrill Lynch in 2008.

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FCC is having a tech auction! Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton give us the details as to why -- and how -- it's all gonna go down.

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Will the majority turn in Congress affect energy stocks, and how? Energy analyst Taylor Muckerman and energy and materials columnist Tyler Crowe weigh in.

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Healthcare earnings season rolls on as David Williamson and Michael Douglass continue coverage on major healthcare stocks.

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Earnings, earnings, and more EARNINGS! Analysts Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton discuss the earnings of everyone's favorite things -- purses, music, and beer.

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On today's show, Alison Southwick talks to senior banking specialist John Maxfield about all things banking, but first they touch on an entirely different topic -- Amazon!

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On this not-so-scary Halloween edition of Where the Money Is, tech analysts Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton talk all things Facebook.

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On today's episode, Alison Southwich and Tyler Crowe discuss a question on everyone's minds -- what the heck is up with these low gas prices?!

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Big healthcare CEO was ousted this week by the board - what does this mean for the company? Plus, healthcare analysts Michael Douglass and David Williamson discuss another round of healthcare earnings.

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