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Blake Bos

Blake Bos


The Motley Fool's industrials analyst, I specialize in 3-D printing and also do my best to stay up-to-date in the fields of robotics and oceanic transportation. Follow me on Twitter, Google+, and/or Facebook below for the most important 3-D printing industry developments and other great stories.

Recent articles

How GameStop Corp. Is Bringing Apple Stores to Small Cities Across America

Popular video-game retailer GameStop recently purchased Simply Mac, a Apple authorized retailer located in smaller cities in the United State's Mountain West region. Here are GameStop's big plans for this Apple store...

George Soros Invested in Dry Ships and Diana Shipping, but Should You?

Famed speculator and macro trader George Soros' fund recently invested in several dry bulk shipping companies, including Dry Ships and Diana Shipping. Should you follow suit?

Why SodaStream's New Innovative Flavor Caps Are a Big Deal

SodaStream has released its brand-new SodaCaps flavoring product just in time for the holidays. While these caps appear small, they're a very big deal for SodaStream.

GameStop's Comments May Mean the Sony PS4 Is Destroying the Xbox One

Gaming juggernaut GameStop recently had its quarterly conference call and judging from management's comments, it appears the Sony PS4 has the early lead on the Xbox One.

Why Is GameStop Corp. Crashing After Earnings When the PS4 Is Breaking Records?

GameStop's third-quarter earnings show the Sony PS4 and Microsoft Xbox One launch should be the biggest in recent history. So why is Wall Street so bearish after what seemed to be great results?

Is the Departure of RadioShack Corporation's Director a Good Sign?

RadioShack director Thomas G. Plaskett announced his retirement from the board after a quarter-century of service. Should investors view this as a good or bad sign?

Insider Selling Now Tops $26 Billion Over the Past 3 Months. Is This the Top?

Looking at the top 50 insider sell and buy transactions over the past three months paints a worrying sign for stock market. Should investors in companies like Seagate Technology and Western Digital care?

Is the Stratasys, Ltd. Goal for a MakerBot in Every School Working?

MakerBot and Stratasys set an ambitious goal to get a 3-D printer in every school in America. Let's check in to see how successful the program has been so far.

The Best Investing Lesson I've Learned This Year

One Fool analyst looks back and gives us the biggest lesson he's learned about investing this year.

voxeljet AG Skyrockets: Has Wall Street Lost Its Mind?

Shares of voxeljet AG have been hitting highs and seems to have left the laws of physics and rationality behind, So has Wall Street lost its mind or is something extraordinary happening here?

6 Reasons Why I Bought SodaStream International Ltd. Last Week

The market seems to have a very bearish opinion about SodaStream's future prospects after its recent quarterly earnings, but this period of skepticism could be the perfect time to double down.

4 Companies Stratasys Ltd. Could Buy for Metal 3-D Printing

Stratasys has expressed interest in acquiring a metal 3-D printing company, but just who could it be looking at?

Ask a Fool: Is 3D Systems a Value Investment Choice?

What should the value investor think of 3D Systems stock today?

Is Arcam's New Q10 Printer Increasing Sales Growth?

Arcam recently released its third-quarter earnings, and it appears the new Q10 printer could be driving robust sales growth.

Stratasys Wants to Put 99,000 MakerBot 3-D Printers in Schools. Should You Care?

Stratasys and MakerBot announced and ambitious goal to get a MakerBot printer into every school in America.

1 Reason I'm Pessimistic About the Future of Electric Cars

The best from the Twitterverse on the world of finance. Our analysts discuss Tesla and PNC.

3-D Printed Guns Are Not a Joke, Ask Cody Wilson

3-D Printed guns have gotten a lot of press lately, but the first person to print a gun could face some serious consequences as a result. 3-D printing fans, and investors in 3D Systems and Stratasys, should pay careful attention to these events.

ExOne Co Earnings Preview: 3 Key Areas You Have to Watch

The ExOne Co reports earnings this coming Wednesday, and with a sky-high valuation, any surprises could cause big moves. The Motley Fool breaks down the 3 key areas investors should focus on here.

The All-New 3D Systems Sense 3D Scanner: An Incredible Breakthrough at $399

3D Systems launched the Sense today, its first 3D scanner geared towards entry level consumers. If this product can deliver what it promises, it is an incredible achievement for the company at $399.

Stratasys Earnings Breakdown: 5 Key Areas You Shouldn't Miss

Stratasys earnings were reported early Thursday morning, and the results were well received by Wall Street. Shares rose early, but investors should focus on the fundamentals, and the five key areas from the company's results.