Industry Focus

Driverless car technology will be available to any automaker that wants it by 2019 – here’s what investors need to know.

Direct download: 20160825_IF_Energy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

An EpiPen pricing debacle, an unexpected FDA rejection, and a sticker-shock inspiring M&A deal led to wild moves in Mylan N.V., Portola Pharmaceuticals, and Medivation this week.

 

Direct download: 08242016_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

BAMTech currently provides the streaming infrastructure for the MLB, NHL, WWE, and even HBO -- Disney and ESPN will soon be the latest names to join that list. We also revisit the drama surrounding Viacom and the fight for control of the company.

 

Direct download: 08232016_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

If one stock recommendation is good, how about four? Everybody likes a good stock recommendation. In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, The Motley Fool's Gaby Lapera and John Maxfield talk about four stocks that they like right now. Listen in to hear about two industries that seem to offer opportunities for bargain hunters, as well as one popular stock that's seen its price cut in half over the past year.

 

Direct download: 08222016_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Following this week's survey of the payment landscape on the Financials show, we do a deep dive into payments and services company Square.

Direct download: IF_08192016_Audio_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

The devil is in the details when comparing Canadian and U.S. Oil Stocks. 

Direct download: 08182016_IF_Energy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Insurers and Washington clash over Obamacare profitability and marijuana advocates get dealt a big blow by the DEA on this week's Industry Focus Healthcare.

 

Direct download: 08172016_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Macy’s, Kohl’s, Nordstrom, and J.C. Penney investors must be smiling as all four companies have enjoyed 20% share price gains since reporting their second quarter results last week. Adam Levine-Weinberg joins Industry Focus to break down the earnings and what the future holds for major department stores.

 

Direct download: 08162016_IF_ConsGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Every month trillions of dollars of transactions move around digital networks between consumers, merchants, and banks. Payment processors are the companies that make all that commerce possible, and in 2016, the business of payment processing is good.

Direct download: 08152016_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Several key execs have stepped down from their posts at Alphabet subsidiaries in the past few months. We explain why investors shouldn't worry too much.

Direct download: 08122016_IF_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT