Industry FocusAuthor: The Motley Fool
17 Oct 2018

Industry Focus

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Healthcare, technology, energy, consumer goods, and more. Every day, Motley Fool analysts break down a specific industry and the stocks making headlines. Questions? Comments? Email us at

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    CG: How Nintendo Is Switch-ing It Up in 2018

    After an eight-year streak of declining sales and underperformance, Nintendo wowed gamers and investors last year with the release of its Switch console. Since then, the company has grown its top and bottom lines at a triple-digit rate. We break down this Switch-fueled growth before taking a look at other long-term opportunities management envisions for Nintendo’s library of beloved characters and titles.

  • Posted on 16 Oct 2018

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    Financials: Third-Quarter Bank Earnings, Subprime Mortgages, and The War on Cash Continues

    The big U.S. banks kicked off third-quarter earnings season, and the results are pretty strong. Plus, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) reported some much-needed good news.

    Elsewhere in the financials sector, it looks like zero-down subprime mortgages could be making a comeback, Paypal is taking a big step towards monetizing its popular Venmo app, and Square’s CFO departure is putting tremendous pressure on the stock. In this episode of Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser and contributor Matt Frankel discuss all of these news items and more.

  • Posted on 15 Oct 2018

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    Tech: Tencent Music's $25B IPO

    One of the biggest tech IPOs is on hold... for now. But investors shouldn't have to wait too long to see shares of Tencent hit the market, so on this episode, we break down China's streaming music giant: how it makes money, how it is similar (and different) than Spotify, and why we think the stock could be a winner.

    Stocks: TCEHY, SPOT

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  • Posted on 12 Oct 2018

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    Energy: The Tesla Fatigue Podcast

    With Tesla dominating news coverage in the EV industry, other players in the EV space have been starved of attention. We discuss the EV prospects of non-Tesla automakers to highlight the opportunities that these businesses present for investors.  


    Stocks Discussed: GM, TTM, DDAIF, AUDVF, NIO, GOOG, GOOGL, TSLA

  • Posted on 11 Oct 2018

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    Healthcare: Marijuana Market Roundtable -- What It Is, How Big Could It Be, And Top Stocks To Buy Now

    Our Motley Fool's discuss all things marijuana! Find out what excites them most, what keeps them up at night, and what stocks are their favorites. 

  • Posted on 10 Oct 2018


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