Industry Focus

Fool Analysts Tyler Crowe and Taylor Muckerman dig into Big Oil's recent earnings results and find some interesting tidbits  about oil prices and why the integrated business model has been successful for so many years in the world of oil. 

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Anthem has been a big beneficiary of health insurance reform, so Motley Fool analyst Michael Douglass and contributor Todd Campbell dig into Anthem's first quarter results to see if the ACA continues to drive results higher.

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Motley Fool analysts Sean O’Reilly and Dylan Lewis discuss Google’s new cell phone service, “Project Fi” as well as big news from Amazon.

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Motley Fool analysts Sean O'Reilly and Vincent Shen discuss why the Comcast / Time Warner Cable merger fell apart and where the industry goes from here.

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A 15-minute, 3-step guide to analyzing bank stocks.

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Oil services companies have been surprising Wall Street this week with better than expected results. Sean and Tyler take a look at why some companies in the space have been able do better than expected and identifies some of the important traits investors should look for when buying oil services stocks.

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A look at Rite Aid’s strategic initiatives for catching up to – and even passing – its competitors.

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Motley Fool Analysts Sean O’Reilly and Vincent Shen discuss the toy industry and how Foolish investors can invest in this huge business.

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Tune in to learn what this week’s earnings reports mean to owners of Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, and other big banks.

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Motley Fool Analysts Dylan Lewis and Sean O’Reilly discuss recent antritrust violations lobbed by the EU at Google Inc.

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Motley Fool Analysts Tyler Crowe and Sean O’Reilly discuss current myths surrounding the oil market: in particular battery tech advances.

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Two Motley Fool analysts dive into Johnson & Johnson's earnings and
discover that there's both good and bad news that investors need to know.

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Motley Fool analysts Sean O'Reilly and Dylan Lewis discuss the latest news in the world of consumer goods investing.

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Highlights from Jamie Dimon’s recent letter to shareholders, as well as a discussion of when is the right time to sell stocks.

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Motley Fool Analysts Sean O’Reilly and Dylan Lewis discuss recent venture capital investments in the technology industry and if they are getting too excessive.

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Taylor and Tyler look at the bullish and bearish viewpoints of Shell's recent decision to acquire BG Group for $70 billion.

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Expiring patents threaten billions of dollars in sales at Amgen. Here's what the company is doing to offset the threat to some of its best selling drugs.

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Motley Fool Analysts Sean O’Reilly and Vincent Shen discuss Google Fiber and its ramifications for the ISP industry

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The Oracle of Omaha is practically a force of nature in today’s investing world, but how will he be remembered a century from now?

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We’ve seen this before… High oil prices create a market where nearly everyone can make money. The surplus of production outstrips supply and prices subsequently fall. This leads to reduced capital investment. It’s called "cyclicality". 

Will 2020 be the next turning point due to underinvestment now? Find out on today's episode of Industry Focus.

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A drop dead, massively big, upside opportunity exists for this pre-clinical stage biotech star. Motley Fool analyst Michael Douglass and contributor Todd Campbell discuss this and much more.

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This week’s tech edition looks at Google’s new algorithm, Twitter’s Periscope, and the Facebook announcement that is all one of our analysts can talk about.

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