Industry Focus

We hope you had a happy Thanksgiving! Here's a grab bag episode on Wells Fargo's sales tactics, the state of the housing market, and an end-of-year to-do list for your investment accounts.

Direct download: 151130_IF_Financials.mp3
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This holiday, we’re thankful for innovation, passion, and greater purpose in the healthcare sector.

Direct download: 151125_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EST

From its origins to present day, we dive into this annual tradition and its impact on the retail industry.

Direct download: 151124_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:44pm EST

On this episode we talk about what 13Fs are, shorting stocks, and a Gallup poll about how well do ordinary people understand the basics of their own finances.

Direct download: 151123_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:12am EST

We tackle how new investors should think about buying stocks, what to look for in potential dividend investments, and cover mistakes some investors make by focusing on the wrong metric.

To find out our picks for the top dividend stocks in 2016, check out dividends.fool.com.

Direct download: 151120_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:45pm EST

Continuing with our dividend week theme, we take a deeper dive into why its so much more difficult for energy and materials companies to maintain dividends and what investors should look for in a dividend stock that deals in commodities.

To find out our picks for the top dividend stocks in 2016, check out dividends.fool.com.

Direct download: 151119_IF_Energy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:27pm EST

Understanding the anatomy of great dividend paying healthcare stocks, including what to look for and what to avoid. 

For our best dividend stock ideas, go to dividends.fool.com.

Direct download: 151118_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

Retailers have sold off and that’s good news for income investors, particularly those willing to take a close look at department store operator Macy’s.

For our best dividend stock ideas, go to dividends.fool.com.

Direct download: 151117_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:57pm EST

It's Dividend Week on Industry Focus and today we learn about dividend stocks in general and in the financial industry in particular.

For our best dividend stock ideas, go to dividends.fool.com.

Direct download: 151116_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:06am EST

Following earnings, several big name tech stocks took a beating. We discuss Pandora, FireEye and HP and see what's caused their dips and debate whether they can earn their way back to "buy" status.

Direct download: 151113_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:23pm EST