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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

Consumer 3-D Printing Showdown: Cube vs. MakerBot

Consumer 3-D printers are getting their fair share of attention these days, so lets check in on some of the top companies to see how the showdown is turning out.

Shipping Rates Skyrocket: Is It Time to Invest?

Shipping rates are up 82% over the last month. Is this a prime opportunity to invest or a dangerous siren song?

New Standard Means You Could Be Working With Robots Soon

The recent passing of an important robotics safety standard has opened up collaborative robotics to the common workplace. Here's the skinny on the new standard.

Debt in Stock Market Closing in on All-Time High

Stock market margin debt is close to all-time highs. Should investors in high-flying stocks panic?

5 Companies With Huge Pensions Set Up to Fall

Why rising interest rates could be a huge boost for these five pension-heavy companies.

6 Toy Companies With 2013's Most Wanted Toys

The holiday's most wanted toys are already upon us, with Toys "R" Us and Kmart releasing their lists already. Who are some of this year's early winners?

Why Investing in Shipping Is About Trading and Luck

Is this shipping rates rally too risky to get on board with?

New 3-D Printing Company Going Public

Here's what we think of the soon-to-be newest public company in the space.

What Morgan Stanley Thinks About the 3-D Printing Industry

JP Morgan just released two Blue Paper research reports covering 3d printing. Here's the skinny on their findings...

One New Area Where AeroVironment Must Succeed

One area where AeroVironment needs a strong performance if it wants to justify this share price.

The 4 Top Players in Mobile Robotics

Want to invest in mobile robotics? Here are the top players to look at.

Have Key Insiders Been Buying or Selling Shares?

An in-depth look.

AutoNation Chief Gives Insight on the Future of Electric Cars

AutoNation CEO Michael Jackson gives electric car investors several key insights.

Robotics News Breakdown: Legos, DARPA, AeroVironment, and IBM

Today's headlines for robotics investors.

The Housing News Breakdown: New-Home Sales Fall

Sales of new homes take a hit. Here's what you need to be watching with the housing market as an investor.

Ask a Fool: Why Is Tesla Worth $20 Billion?

Why are shares of Tesla Motors so expensive at the moment?

Why Adept Shares Skyrocketed

What's going on with this robotics company's amazing skyward climb?

Should You Care? Stratasys Dilutes Shareholders

Stratasys' share-count dilution could be bigger than it seems. Should you be worried about your shares losing value?

A Huge Week for Boeing, Airbus, and COMAC

These planes are getting a big new engine, and investors need to be watching it closely.

LeapFrog Insider Butting Heads With Wall Street

LeapFrog took a hit based on this analyst's downgrade. Here's why we think this is meaningless, and could be a great time to buy.