Healthcare, technology, energy, consumer goods, and more. Every day, Motley Fool analysts break down a specific industry and the stocks making headlines. Questions? Comments? Email us at IndustryFocus@fool.com.
With the recent market volatility, many stocks have fallen near 52-week lows. We discuss several of these stocks to determine whether they are a “Trick” or a “Treat” for your portfolio, and break down whether the market’s recent swoon should have you spooked.
October's stock market correction was frightful, and some stocks have been particularly ghoulish performers this year, but fear not dear listeners, because we've got some advice that can help you keep your head in terrifying times.
Shares of GrubHub are down 40% even as the company recorded impressive top line growth of 52% in the third quarter. We take a big picture look at the recent market volatility before digging into the opposing forces at play for the leading restaurant delivery platform.
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It was a big week in the financial industry, as the massive Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas produced some big announcements. Goldman Sachs’ (NYSE: GS) Marcus division announced that it plans to offer investment management solutions for everyday Americans, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and American Express (NYSE: AXP) announced a major partnership, and more. In this episode ofIndustry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel discuss the week’s news, some recent earnings, and what stocks are on their radar right now.
The largest freelance marketplace in the world went public earlier this month and Wall Street seemed eager to get its hands on shares of the company. Should investors also want in? In this episode, we break down:
- How Upwork makes money - Why the gig economy is a huge driver for the stock - Whether or not we're interested in buying shares
The advent of horizontal fracturing has made the Bakken Shale play in North Dakota one of the most productive oilfields in the world. We break down how the Bakken got to where it is today, investment opportunities available in the Bakken, and the future of the play in the larger context of US fracking.
Could cancer diagnostics really be the next biggest thing in healthcare? Special guest Simon Erickson dives into this burgeoning field and shares the top stocks every investor should keep an eye on. Tickers: ILMN, RHHBY, GH
After more than a decade of declining revenue and mounting losses, Sears Holdings filed for bankruptcy protection in October. While Chairman and major shareholder Edward Lampert hopes to salvage 400 of the company’s best stores, the fate of this nearly 130-year-old American brand is anything but certain. We look at what lies ahead for Sears and how major competitors might benefit from its absence.
We're now well into earnings season, and while we heard from the big banks earlier on, there have been several other interesting earnings reports over the past week. In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel give listeners a rundown of earnings from PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), American Express (NYSE: AXP), Travelers (NYSE: TRV), Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ: ABCB), and Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF). Plus, there's a new FICO scoring model coming soon, and several other key bank earnings in the week ahead.
We've missed some major market news while we've covered some new tech issuances. Today we catch up, talking about: - Snap CEO Evan Spiegel is pushing the company to be profitable in the face of concerns over its cash burn. - Institutional investors waging a war against Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. - Google's extended dance with the European Commission over Android.
Stocks: SNAP, FB, GOOG, GOOGL
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