Industry Focus

Apple and Facebook released their quarterly results this week. We run through the headline numbers and dig into each company's report.

Direct download: 07292016_IF_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:50am EDT

Oil Producers have business models that make them unique on Wall Street, here's what you need to know. 

Direct download: 07282016_IF_Energy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:11pm EDT

These been-there-done-that leaders are at the helm of four different emerging companies that investors should be paying attention to.

Direct download: 07272016_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

We welcome special guest Rana Pritanjali to give us the latest insights on Unilever, the $1 billion buyout of Dollar Shave Club, a future without Game of Thrones, and more.

Direct download: 07262016_IF_ConsumerGoods.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Financials, The Motley Fool’s Gaby Lapera and John Maxfield discuss second-quarter bank earnings.

Direct download: 07252016_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Stock market darling Netflix has had a rough 2016 so far and the company’s recent earnings report didn’t make things any easier for the streaming giant. Simon Erickson hops on the podcast to talk through the numbers and how he’s thinking about the business.

Direct download: 07222016_IF_Tech_RePost.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:34am EDT

Elon Musk is going all-in on a carbon free future.

Direct download: 07212016_IF_Energy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

What you should know about Juno Therapeutics' recent cancer trial stop and restart. Also, we help you prep for biopharma's second quarter earnings deluge.

Direct download: 07202016_IF_.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

With year after year of declining soda sales, increasingly health-conscious consumers seem ready to give up these sugary drinks, but industry leaders Coca-Cola and Pepsi have plenty up their sleeves to deliver another century of success.

Direct download: 160719_IF_Consumer.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT

Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN ) may be the largest international bank no one really talks about. With a branch network nearly three times larger than Bank of America (NYSE: BAC ) and about $1.5 trillion in assets in geographies that include Spain, the UK, and Latin America, it is undoubtedly one of the world’s most complex retail banking institutions. 

Direct download: 07182016_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:07pm EDT

We break down the biggest tech public offering so far in 2016, messaging service Line, and discuss why it’s such an interesting IPO.

Direct download: 160715_IF_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Government investigations, Forbes articles, and Twitter arguments abound – but what do Tesla Motors' competitors think of the fateful accident?

Direct download: 160714_IF_Energy.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:56pm EDT

Exploring how healthcare companies create demand for their products. What’s legal, what’s not, and what are the key takeaways for investors? Joining in on today’s discussion is Brian Feroldi, a Motley Fool healthcare writers who spent more than a decade working in the industry.

Direct download: 160713_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:52pm EDT

We welcome Seth McNew to detail his experience at the opening ceremony and tour of UA Lighthouse, the company’s newest manufacturing facility in Baltimore, which features some of the high-tech initiatives that Kevin Plank believes will lay the foundation for his company’s future success.

Direct download: 160712_IF_Consumer.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:09pm EDT

Even though the Federal Reserve has been in existence for over a century, it remains a point of political contention. What is it about the Fed that makes it so controversial? And what does history tell us about the institution’s founding as well as its performance over the first century of its operation?

Roger Lowenstein, author of America’s Bank, which tells the story of the Fed’s establishment, speaks to these issues on this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Financials.

Check out Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans:

Direct download: 160711_IF_Financials.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:22pm EDT

We examine the online dating space and its market share leader, Match Group.

Direct download: IF_07082016_FINAL.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

The downturn in oil has forced companies to become even more efficient - and that means they require a lower oil price to make profits.

Direct download: IF_07072016_FINAL.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:51am EDT

We compare Biogen's and Celgene's current valuations and consider what might be in store for Gilead Sciences now that its new hepatitis C drug is approved.

Direct download: 07062016_IF_Healthcare.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

We talk value investing in tech to follow up our P/E episode on growth investing. Analyst John Rotonti explains some key metrics he looks at and discusses a few companies he really likes in the tech space.

Direct download: 07012016_IF_Tech.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:39pm EDT