Industry Focus

Uxin battles a recent short report and Jumia is investing big in Africa. On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods host Jason Moser and Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Joey Solitro discuss the state of affairs with the leading used car platform China used car company and take a closer look at how Jumia is capitalizing on Africa’s developing middle class. Plus the team takes a listener question on how investors should be viewing Chinese electric car company NIO

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In addition to earnings season, we’re also in the final days of financial literacy month. April is financial literacy month, so in this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP sat down with Elizabeth Overbay, Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Sachs’ (NYSE: GS) consumer banking division and Dustin Cohn, Head of Brand and Marketing Communications for Marcus by Goldman Sachs to talk about the problem of financial literacy in America and what they’re doing to fix it. Plus, Frankel and host Jason Moser discuss first-quarter results from fintech heavyweights Visa (NYSE: V) and PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), and as always, let listeners know what stocks they’re watching this week.

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A lot of ink has been spilled about the things millennials are killing -- napkins, bar soap -- but as the generation of people born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s age into becoming the biggest generation in the workforce, investors want to know: what businesses will enjoy huge tailwinds? We introduce our "Millennial Basket" -- three companies that seem to have plenty of room to grow based on where young folks are spending their dough.

Stocks: EB, UPWK, MTCH

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After issuing 6 month exemptions, the U.S. pledges to fully enforce sanctions against Iranian oil exports. What does this mean for investors? In addition, huge spreads between the price of natural gas around the world has investment in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exploding. Motley Fool Contributor Jason Hall and Industry Focus host Nick Sciple discuss Chart Industries, a key provider of equipment used to cool and transform natural gas from a gaseous state to a liquid, and what opportunities it may provide to investors.

Stocks Mentioned: GTLS

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An infant participating in Novartis' Zolgensma trial has died, raising questions ahead of an expected FDA decision next month for this one-and-done treatment for spinal muscular atrophy. Here's what you should know. Also, why investors should ignore Intuitive Surgical's first quarter earnings miss and buy shares on sale.

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T-Mobile and Sprint have faced opposition from federal regulators over their planned $26.5 billion merger. Speculation that the deal may not be approved has led Sprint to send a statement to the Department of Justice saying that if the deal gets denied, it may not be able to survive. Fool Contributor Daniel Kline joins Shannon Jones to break that down and to take some time to sort out the streaming video industry.

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On this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP sits down with Gunther Bright, Executive Vice President, Merchant Services U.S. for American Express to discuss how Amex has evolved in recent years. After, Frankel and host Jason Moser discuss a trio of earnings from Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), and Travelers (NYSE: TRV) and answer a listener question about investing in wealth management firms. And, as always, we close out the show with two stocks we’re keeping our eye on now.

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Last Friday, Chevron announced a $33 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum, one of the biggest energy mergers in years. Motley Fool Contributor Matt Dilallo and Industry Focus host Nick Sciple break down the deal, take a look at Kinder Morgan’s most recent earnings report, and preview upcoming earnings from some of their favorite oil companies.

Stocks Mentioned: CVX, APC, KMI, HES, XOM, COP

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Marijuana stocks OrganiGram and Aphria reported quarterly earnings this week - here's what you should know. Also, Abbott locks horns with DexCom in diabetes and what's next for Bristol-Myers' now that its Celgene acquisition is official.

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We're tapping deep into childhood nostalgia on this show -- kids birthday party staple Chuck E. Cheese is planning to go public in 2019 and the details on Disney+ are finally available. One of these developments should have investors happy, the other one... not so much.

Stocks: DIS, CEC

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In this episode, we look at the bank earnings (so far) and learn about person-to-person payment platform Zelle. In the latest edition of our Between Two Fools interview series, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP sits down with Lou Anne Alexander, Group President of Payments for Early Warning, the company behind person-to-person payment platform Zelle. Later, Frankel and Industry Focus: Financials host Jason Moser discuss earnings from JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), and both tell listeners about the stocks on their radar this week.

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Soon-to-be-public Zoom is a Unicorn among Unicorns -- the company grew its top line over 100% last year and it managed to post a profit. We run through the company prospectus and see whether it is worth investing in ahead up its public debut:

Stocks: ZM

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4 years ago, Dow and DuPont merged, creating one of the world’s largest industrial conglomerates. From the start, the plan was to break this newly formed company into 3 separate businesses, each more streamlined and nimble than the combined entity. In early April, the first stage of the breakup took place when New Dow began trading. Motley Fool Contributor Lou Whiteman and Industry Focus host Nick Sciple break down each of the newly formed companies and discuss how investors should be viewing them as they come to market.

Stocks Mentioned: DWDP, DOW

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Here's why a $1 billion deal with Regeneron failed to spark a rally in Alnylam shares. Also, will genetic discovery be our generation's biggest trend? If so, Illumina, bluebird bio, and Invitae could be top stocks to watch.

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WWE stock is up over 5X in the last three years, making it one of the better performing stocks on the market. With sports licensing fees surging, the company recently negotiated a new deal that should position the company to thrive over the next several years. Dan “Pretty Boy” Kline and Nick “Hundred Dollar Man” Sciple break down how the company makes money, recent criticism surrounding the company, and the company’s future on this week’s episode.

Stay tuned till the end to hear our Mount Rushmore of the greatest wrestlers of all time, our favorite highlights from Sunday’s Wrestlemania, and more!

Stocks Mentioned: WWE, FOX, FOXA, CMCSA

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Here’s the latest from around the financial sector, and an interview with a Fool.com contributor with a unique perspective on financial crimes. In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser sits down with Fool.com contributor Matt Cochrane, who happens to have a unique day job related to the financial sector. Also, regular guest Matt Frankel, CFP discusses why JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon thinks America’s economic growth isn’t nearly as robust as it could be, and answers a listener question about stock buybacks. Finally, as always, Moser and Frankel each reveal what stocks they’re watching right now.

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We tackle a listener question on today's show -- why should I care about EBITDA?

Listen in to get a breakdown of the metric, how it can be used for good, and how it can be abused by businesses trying to mask bad results.

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A second crash of Boeing’s 737 Max has shaken the airline industry over the past month. As the world’s largest operator of 737 aircraft, Southwest Airlines has been particularly affected. Motley Fool contributor Adam Levine-Weinberg and Industry Focus host Nick Sciple break down how Southwest is adapting to the 737 Max news, discuss the company's' newest routes to Hawaii, and take a look at whether the stock might be a buy today.

Stocks Mentioned: LUV, HII, BRK-A, BRK-B

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Technology has invaded every sector of the market, including healthcare. In this weeks episode of Industry Focus: Healthcare, host Shannon Jones and fool.com contributor Brian Feroldi discuss 5 hybrid healthcare/tech stocks that should be on your radar.

Stocks mentioned: VEEV, HQY, TDOC, MDSO, CERN

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McDonald's invests in its customer experience and Whole Foods is lowering prices (again). On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods host Jason Moser and Fool.com contributor Asit Sharma discuss how the fast-food giant is leaning on technology as well as Amazon's long-term strategy with Whole Foods. Plus Jason chats with Aaron Timmons to learn more about his career with Amazon in a new installment of Between Two Fools.

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In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser sits down with Amalgamated Bank (NASDAQ: AMAL) CEO Keith Mestrich to talk about the opportunities and challenges of operating a smaller and socially-responsible bank in the modern financial landscape. Plus, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP discusses what Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) CEO Tim Sloan’s abrupt departure could mean for the bank and its investors. And, you’ll hear which two stocks we’re watching this week.

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