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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

Stratasys Earnings: 4 Key Areas You Have to Watch

Stratasys earnings will be reported early Thursday morning, and 3D printing investors should pay careful attention to four key areas.

Is DryShips an Investor Trap After Earnings?

DryShips recently reported earning, and the results put Wall Street on a buying frenzy early but ended the day flat. Is this an investor trap or opportunity?

Should Investors Freak Out After LeapFrog Earnings?

The recent LeapFrog earnings were not what investors hoping for. With results looking gloomy, should investors keep calm and carry on, or freak out?

Which 3-D Printer Is the Most Expensive?

After voxeljet's recent IPO and more than 100% increase in share price, it appears investors are jumping into 3-D printing stocks headfirst. Just how expensive are these stocks, though?

How GrafTech International's Earnings Were Awesome & Awful

GrafTech International reported earnings earlier this week, which lead to a gain of 18%. At first glance the results look pretty awful, so why the big jump?

Why Wall Street Is Clueless About SodaStream's Q3 Results

The recent results from SodaStream were not well received by Wall Street, but does this mean the Street is right, or clueless? The Motley Fool dives in to see if Wall Street has a clue.

Should You be Worried After SodaStream Earnings -- or Greedy?

Wall Street wasn't impressed with SodaStream's recent results, but how should retail investors feel?

Form Labs: $19 Million + Lasers = 3-D Printing Success?

Start-up company Form Labs just received a substantial amount of cash to sell its new Form 1 consumer printer to the masses. Should 3D Systems and Stratasys be worried?

Are 3D Systems' Cube Results Good News for Stratasys?

3D Systems recently reported earnings, which included numbers for its Cube line of consumer printers. How do they stack up compared with Stratasys' consumer printers?

Why 3D Systems Didn't Skyrocket After Earnings

3D Systems posted some incredible results with revenue soaring nearly 50%, but why was the market's reaction so tepid?

1 New ETF to Lower Investing Risk in Robotics

A new ETF was just released to invest in robotics, but is it the best way to invest in this future space?

Debt in Stock Market Surpasses Internet Bubble. Is This a Warning Sign?

The stock market now has more than $400 billion of loaned money invested in it, an incredible sum and an all-time high since 1997. Should investors view this as a warning sign of a market collapse?

4 Hidden Signs of Hope After RadioShack’s Earnings

RadioShack's earnings were nothing to write home about, but amidst all the doom and gloom there are some signs of hope.

Why Investors Are Panicking After Timken Earnings

Timken reported less than stellar earnings recently, but should investors be worried after the sharp sell-off in shares?

Before Investing in Genco Shipping & Trading-- Read This

Investing in the dry bulk shipping sector can be a dangerous endeavor, before taking the plunge be sure to read Blake's take on Genco Shipping.

How Much Financial Trouble Is YRC Worldwide In?

Trucking giant YRC Worldwide has seen its shares rally nearly 80% since the start of the year, but are the company's financial woes really over?

1 New 3-D Printer Pegged As a Game-Changer

Injection-molding guru Arburg recently unveiled a groundbreaking 3-D printer, and the 3-D-printing community has taken a big interest. 3D Systems and Stratasys won't want to ignore this.

Is This Review a Warning Before iRobot Earnings?

Review does not instill confidence in robotic vacuums.

How Diana Shipping Is Burning Investors

Dry bulk shippers have seen shares rally as of late, but are investors being led into a trap at Diana Shipping?

The Ugly Truth Behind Dry Ships Inc. Betraying Investors

Dry bulk shippers have seen shares rally as of late, but are investors being led into a trap?