Industry Focus

Americans are spending more money on their pets than ever before and that's good news for people investing in these pet stocks.

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McDonald’s and Wal-Mart -- the two biggest names in their respective industries. Steve Easterbrook and Doug McMillon -- the two men who have risen through the ranks over two decades and now hold the reins at each company. Facing major headwinds, we look at these massive businesses and how their CEOs are leading them into the future.

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 As school starts up, make sure your money can make the grade.

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We talk about one of the toughest decisions an investor faces -- when to sell a stock.

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

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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

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

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