Brandy Betz

Brandy Betz

LynBetz

Brandy Betz has written for The Motley Fool since 2011 and primarily covers health care, ETFs, and dividend stocks. You can follow her on Twitter @BrandyBetz.

Recent articles

What Apple Product Had Surprise Q3 Growth?

Apple followed competitors Microsoft and Google in reporting earnings. What products drove the mixed third-quarter results?


Candy Crush Saga

Apple and Google Change Could Destroy Zynga and King

App store changes to meet regulatory demands could strike the core of social gaming giants Zynga and King Digital Entertainment.


Nu Skin Threats: China, Downgrades, and Pyramid Schemes

Sales problems and analyst downgrades threaten Nu Skin as Herbalife faces an FTC investigation.


Legal Woes Overshadow Bank of America's Second Quarter

Bank of America went up against Citigroup and Goldman Sachs in earnings, but legal costs weighed down an already mixed quarter.


What Drove Goldman Sachs' Decent Second Quarter?

Goldman Sachs beat Citigroup and JPMorgan on the number of growth segments. What were the factors driving second-quarter earnings?

3 Key Takeaways from JPMorgan Chase's Earnings

JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs reported earnings in a row. What factors made JPMorgan's second quarter stand out?


What Could Heat Up Yum! Brands' Q2 Report?

Taco Bell's publicly battling McDonald's for breakfast -- but investors need to look deeper into Yum!'s earnings release.


3 Key Takeaways From Citigroup's Earnings

Citigroup's year has included failing a stress test and battling the DOJ on fines. What happened in the second quarter?


3 Ways King Digital Entertainment Could Make a Comeback

King Digital Entertainment shares have recovered, but how can the growth continue?


Will Family Dollar's Third Quarter Quiet Carl Icahn?

Family Dollar Stores reports its results Thursday, but will the results quiet the push to sell?

Alibaba's IPO: 3 Things You Should Know

Confused about the hype around Alibaba's IPO? Here are three quick facts for any curious investor.


Should Investors Care About the FTC's Claim Against T-Mobile US?

T-Mobile US stands accused of hiding unauthorized charges, but will the FTC claim hurt the company's long-term business?


3 Stocks Investors Bought in the Second Quarter

Why did investors flock to Hillshire Brands, Hanesbrands, and Skechers in the second quarter?


3 Consumer Stocks That Got 'Returned' in Q2

Why did investors turn away from Coach, Elizabeth Arden, and Lululemon Athletica?


3 Key Takeaways From Nike's Q4 Report

Nike's enjoying the World Cup spotlight -- but how did the fourth-quarter perform?

Will Sharknado 2 Make Waves for Comcast's Syfy?

Sharknado 2: The Second One premieres this month, but can Syfy create another social media sensation?


Watch Out for King Digital Entertainment's New Trick

King may soon come preloaded into mobile devices. What does that mean for investors?


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Apple Inc. Won't Lose Its (iPod) Touch

Apple has slashed iPod Touch prices in a marketing push, but should the company simply let its underperformer die?


Should SodaStream Fear Starbucks' Fizzio Machine?

SodaStream investors are on the run -- but is that because of Starbucks or Keurig Green Mountain?


Is Nu Skin a Healthier Investment Than Herbalife?

The battle of the MLM health companies has involved regulators, fines, and a race in China. But which company is the better investment?