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Healthcare: 3 Little-Known Medical Device Makers
Most investors will never come in contact with the products that are made by medical device companies. That fact can make it hard for them to research these types of businesses. However, when a medical device company creates a game-changing product…
CG: What’s Going On With America’s Malls?
America’s malls are changing. Some well-known retail brands have gone away replaced by digital retailers. That has forced mall operators to be creative in finding alternative ways to fill space. That’s a work in progress at many malls but it’s some…
Financials: Between Two Fools with Guest Brendan Mathews of Motley Fool Ventures
On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Financials host Jason Moser sits down with Brendan Mathews, VP of Motley Fool Ventures to talk about working in venture capital, the types of companies they're looking at, the differences between public and…
Tech: Slack Me
Another tech unicorn is going public -- Slack! We break down how the SaaS communication company works, its financials and its $17B valuation. We also explain the company's curious name, and why it has an eerie resemblance to Fool favorite Shopify. …
Energy: Fiat Chrysler Try to Merge + Why Are We Seeing So Many Auto Partnerships?
It’s been a wild couple weeks for Fiat Chrysler and Renault. After Fiat made a merger offer in late May, Renault shareholders Nissan and the French government balked at the deal, leading Fiat to withdraw its offer. Motley Fool Senior Auto Analyst J…
Healthcare: Investor Brad Loncar Breaks Down ASCO 2019's Winners and Loser
Earlier this month, industry watchers gathered at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference to discuss the latest research in the battle against cancer. In today's show, biotech investing expert Brad Loncar shares his key t…
CG: The Science of Scams
We’re re-airing one of our favorite episodes from last year -- we breakdown how scams works, the signs of a scam, and how you can protect yourself with Fool.com's resident detective, Matthew Cochrane. Check out more of our content here: TMF's podc…
Financials:  Mortgage REITs, Docusign Earnings, and Some Important Terms to Know
Mortgage REITs can be attractive to income investors, with many sporting double-digit yields, but it’s important to know what you’re getting into before adding one to your portfolio. In this Industry Focus: Financialsepisode, Fool.com contributor M…
Tech: Inside Fiverr
2019 is the year of IPOs! We're digging through another prospectus from a soon-to-be-public tech company: Fiverr. The gig economy site is getting ready to go public, but should investors be excited? Stocks: UPWK Check out more of our content here: …
Energy: Time for an Offshore Turnaround
Since the oil price collapse of 2014, offshore drillers have languished, with several operators going bankrupt. However, stabilizing oil prices and declining breakeven levels for offshore oil has the industry poised for a turnaround. Motley Fool Co…
Healthcare: The Hottest IPO You’ve Never Heard Of
Pinterest, Beyond Meat, and Uber might be grabbing all of the financial headlines, but a little-known medical device company called Shockwave Medical (NASDAQ:SWAV) recently went public and has been a massive winner for early investors. In this epis…
CG: Investing in Videogames and Toys
Over the last several years, nerdculture and pop culture have become one and the same, with Avengers movies and Game of Thrones dominating the conversation. As this interest has grown, businesses have moved to satisfy audience demand for products a…
Financials: The Trade War’s Impact on Banks, and the Best Way to Read SEC Filings
In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Financials, Jason Moser sits down with analyst Auri Hughes in the latest installment of our Between Two Fools interview series. Then, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP talks with Moser about why bank s…
Tech: Uber's First Earnings Release
We've got our hands on Uber's first set of earnings results as a publicly traded company -- we talk about why losses widened and the comments from management that surprised us. Also, we hit a looming anti-trust issue for Apple. Stocks: AAPL, UBER, …
Energy: 5 Hot Tips for Buying a New Home
A home is the largest purchase the average person makes in his or her lifetime. However, real estate transactions can be intimidating, and because most people only go through the process once or twice, it’s hard to develop the experience needed to …
Healthcare: Is Zolgensma's $2.1 Million Price Tag Ridiculous?
Here's why paying $2 million for Novartis' revolutionary gene therapy for SMA may not be as crazy as it sounds.  Also, why shares slumped after BioMarin reported its gene therapy may virtually eliminate bleeding in hemophilia A patients. Check out …
CG: Between Two Fools and the Battle Brewing in Home Improvement
On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Asit Sharma take a look at the most recent quarters for The Home Depot and Lowe's and kick the tires on Canadian Tire. Plus Jason sits down with Motl…
Tech: Clarity on Qualcomm
Back in January, the FTC put out its antitrust case against Qualcomm and now we have Federal Judge Lucy Koh's decision. We explore the decision, what it means for Qualcomm and how it might radically change the business. Stocks: QCOM, AAPL
Energy: Why We Love Redfin
The real estate brokerage industry hasn’t changed much in decades, with high commissions and an opaque buying process. However, Redfin is changing the industry for the better, aiming to fulfill its mission to “Redefine real estate in the consumer’s…
Healthcare: Top Stocks To Watch at ASCO 2019
We highlight two biotech stocks making oral presentations that could move their share price next month. Plus, Emily Flippen discusses an SEC proposal that could change reporting requirements for early stage biotechs. Stocks: RGNX BPMC Check out mor…
CG: Luckin Takes on Starbucks; Target Sells Out
Chinese coffee company Luckin has aggressive plans to add thousands of stores and it's willing to lose a lot of money to do that. That puts it in competition with Starbucks though there might be enough customers for both. In addition Target sold ou…
Financials: Green Dot’s Disappointing Earnings and an Interview With Prudential’s CFO
In the latest installment of our Between Two Fools interview series, host Jason Moser sits down with Prudential (NYSE: PRU) CFO Ken Tanji to talk about financial wellness and what the company is doing to try to improve the financial wellness of Ame…
Tech: Checking in on IPOs
We've got our hands on the first report for recently public Pinterest! We dive in and try and figure out why the stock sold off 10% after earnings, and check in on 2018 IPOs Upwork and Docusign to see how they're faring after their first year on th…
Energy: A.O. Smith, Hot Stock or in Hot Water?
If you took a hot shower this morning, there’s a good chance you got your hot water thanks to a product from A.O. Smith, America’s largest manufacturer of hot water heaters. Operating in an oligopoly market with growing demand as more of the world …
Healthcare: Who Had the Better Quarter, Gilead Sciences or Amgen?
It's a battle of the big bio's on this episode of Industry Focus Healthcare. Is Gilead Sciences finally overcoming its hep C headwind? Is Amgen beating back biosimilars? We dig into the details as we discuss which of these biopharma behemoths deliv…
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Podcast Details
Started
Nov 30th, 2016
Latest Episode
Jun 3rd, 2019
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
629
Avg. Episode Length
26 minutes
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