Industry Focus

The three most recognizable names in the social media landscape dropped earnings this week and while big picture numbers looked good across the board, Mr. Market didn’t seem too pleased with the results.

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Big oil continues to report their latest results, and the Motley Fool’s Tyler Crowe and Taylor Muckerman dive in.

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Motley Fool analysts dig into Teva Pharmaceuticals recent M&A and debate the single most important number reported in Gilead Sciences second quarter earnings results.

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Following closely in Uber’s footsteps, Airbnb recently raised $1.5 billion in its latest round of fundraising to become one of the biggest start-ups on the planet.

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Warren Buffett has highlighted two ways a commoditized business can find lasting competitive advantage – and this bank exemplifies both.

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Only Apple could beat expectations for the top and bottom line and still disappoint analysts. Following the company’s recent earnings release, the Street seemed concerned with iPhone sales and the company’s guidance for next quarter – should investors be worried or is this Apple anxiety overblown?

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Some of the biggest oil service names in the business have surprised to the upside on earnings. In the meantime, Chesapeake Energy just cut its dividend. What does this mean for the industry and its ability to manage its finances?

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Motley Fool analysts tackle risks facing Castlight Health investors and dive into the next generation of Alzheimer's disease medicines.

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Following its spin-off from eBay, PayPal offers impressive growth at a premium, but eBay shares are beaten down and poised for a rebound if turnaround efforts prove successful.

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America’s second largest bank by assets had an outstanding past quarter. Has B of A finally turned a new leaf?

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