The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Alison Southwick, and analysts Charly Travers and Ron Gross, dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Pulte Group (NYSE:PHM) gets a bump from promising housing numbers. Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) is up, despite a less-than-stellar earnings report. Joseph A. Bank (NASDAQ: JOSB) literally can't give it away. Pandora (NYSE:P) continues to impress, but competition is coming. In this segment from Investor Beat, Charly and Ron discuss four stocks making moves on Friday.


This article represents the opinion of the writer, who may disagree with the “official” recommendation position of a Motley Fool premium advisory service. We’re motley! Questioning an investing thesis -- even one of our own -- helps us all think critically about investing and make decisions that help us become smarter, happier, and richer.