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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 31, 2017

Maddy Johnson dives into one of the scariest aspects of the retail industry: department stores. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:20) - The Scary Retail Sector: Analyst Downgrades

(3:20) - How Can Brick & Mortar Make A Comeback?

(4:55) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 30, 2017

On the fourth episode of Full-Court Finance, Content Writer Ben Rains discusses how the rise of streaming content will impact live sports as well their linear TV partners.

Oct 27, 2017

Maddy Johnson and Ryan McQueeney are joined by Will Rhind, a recognized commodities expert and CEO of GraniteShares. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(1:00) - What Ties The Different Commodities Together?

(3:50) - How Has Trading Commodities Changed Over Time?

(5:10) - Is An ETF A Safe Way To Invest In Gold?

(7:45) - GOP Tax Plan, Low Inflation and Fed Rate Hikes: How Has This Affected The Commodity Market?

(12:25) - Overview Of GraniteShares ETFs

(14:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 24, 2017

Ryan McQueeney previews the upcoming earnings report from Google parent company Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL). Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:20) - Alphabet Earnings Preview

(1:45) - Solid Revenue Growth For Alphabet

(4:00) - Breakdown Of Google's 'Other Revenues'

(6:35) - Alphabet's 'Other Bets' Revenues

(9:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

 

Oct 23, 2017

On the third episode of Full-Court Finance, Ben Rains discusses the recent FBI investigation into the world of big-time college basketball and the role sportswear giants like Nike and Adidas play

Oct 20, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the airline industry’s reaction to United’s earnings announcement, Blue Apron’s plan to cut jobs, and a preview of Chipotle’s upcoming earnings report. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:45) - United Airlines Earnings Report

(5:25) - Blue Apron To Cut 300 Jobs

(13:00) - Chipotle Earnings Preview: Tuesday 10/24

(19:30) - Non-Financial Estimates For Chipotle

(23:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Oct 17, 2017

Maddy Johnson revisits American fashion icon Coach Inc. (COH), and its recent decision to change its corporate name. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:15) - Coach Inc. Rebranding

(2:00) - Why The Name Change To Tapestry?

(4:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 16, 2017

On the second episode of Full-Court Finance, Ben Rains discusses the rise of esports, big-name companies that have already jumped on board, and how investors can get in on the action.

Oct 13, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson prepare listeners for the first busy week of Q3 earnings season with previews of upcoming reports from PayPal (PYPL), United (UAL), and Netflix (NFLX). Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:45) - Q3 Earnings Preview

(2:15) - PayPal: Venmo and New Partnerships

(8:10) - United Airlines: Challenges From The Hurricanes

(11:45) - Netflix: International Expansion

(17:00) - Netflix Originals: Quality Over Quantity

(24:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 10, 2017

Ryan McQueeney discusses the recent momentum of Fitbit (FIT) and explains why the company should continue to be a force in the evolving wearable tech industry for years. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:20) - Fitbit Bouncing Back

(2:45) - Ionic Smartwatch

(4:45) - Apple Watch Series 3

(7:15) - Upcoming Earnings and Challenges Ahead For Wearable Tech

(9:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Oct 9, 2017
On the first-ever episode of Full-Court Finance, Ben Rains speaks with the co-founder of SportsETFs LLC, Nick Fullerton, about the new Pro Sports Sponsors ETF (FANZ) that is geared towards sports-minded investors.
Oct 6, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on several major headlines from Amazon, Walmart, and the two retail behemoths’ ongoing war for shopping supremacy. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(1:00) - Thoughts and Prays For Las Vegas

(3:00) - EU Orders Amazon To Pay Back Taxes

(9:10) - Walmart Acquires Startup Parcel

(16:20) - Amazon Rivals Fedex and UPS: Amazon Flex

(20:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Oct 3, 2017

Maddy Johnson discussed the retail strategy of private-label brands, and the companies who utilize them. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:45) - Jet.com To Launch In House Brand: Uniquely J

(2:00) - Private Label Boom Within Online Retailers

(4:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

 

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