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Nov 28, 2017

History was made during this year’s Cyber Monday, and on this week’s episode of Shopping for Stocks, host and Zacks Editor Maddy Johnson dives into America’s largest-ever online shopping day.

(0:15) - Cyber Monday History 

(3:45) - UPS and USPS: Deliveries Expected

(5:30) - Episode Roundup:

Nov 27, 2017

Ben Rains delves into the big business behind college basketball that helps fuel the sport, as the likes of Nike, CBS, ESPN, and others continue to pour millions of dollars into NCAA hoops.

(0:30) - College Basketball: How Much Are The Teams Worth?

(2:30) - NCAA's Role In The Money Madness: CBS and Turner Broadcast Deals

(6:15) - Regular Season Broadcasting

(8:45) - In-Season Tournaments

(12:00) - College Basketball Controversy

(15:00) - School Sponsorship Deals  

(18:45) - Episode Roundup:

Nov 22, 2017

Maddy Johnson and Ryan McQueeney are joined by Martin Kremenstein, a Senior Managing Director at Nuveen.

(1:00) - Inclusion Parameters For Nuveen ESG ETFs

(4:15) - What Created the Need for ESG ETFs?

(7:20) - What Was The Markets Response To Nuveen's ESG ETFs?

(9:40) - What Companies and Industries Are Included?

(12:05) - How Can Nuveen ESG ETFs Benefit Investors?

(13:30) - Episode Roundup:

Nov 21, 2017

Ryan McQueeney discusses the Tesla (TSLA) Semi reveal and explains why lofty claims of Elon Musk should—sometimes—be taken with a grain of salt.

(0:20) - Tesla Announcements: Semi Truck and Roadster

(4:00) - Elon Musk's Media Tactics

(6:50) - Takeaways From Elon Musk and Tesla


Nov 20, 2017

Ben Rains takes on all of the most recent happenings in the sports media world, as the landscape continues to shift, forcing giants like ESPN and Sports Illustrated to make big changes. 

(1:00) - Cord Cutting Stats

(3:40) - ESPN Prepares For More Layoffs

(6:50) - Sports Illustrated TV Launches: Content Overview

(12:00) - Print Issues Continue Decline: Koch Brothers Back Meredith Corp To Purchase Time Inc.

(15:15) - Barstool Sports: XM Radio, ESPN Controversy and Rapid Growth

(21:00) - Facebook To Stream College Basketball

(23:30) - Episode Roundup:


Nov 17, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on Square's new bitcoin test, the survival of Dick's Sporting Goods, and Walmart's latest earnings results.

(0:25) - Retail Earnings Overview

(1:50) - Square Integrates Bitcoin Into It's Cash App

(10:00) - DICKS Sporting Good Earnings Results

(21:00) - Walmart Earnings Report

(28:00) - Episode Roundup:

Nov 14, 2017

Maddy Johnson dives into an earnings preview of some big-name big box retailers.

(0:15) - Upcoming Retail Earnings

(0:50) - Target Q3 Earnings

(2:40) - Walmart Q3 Earnings

(4:05) - Best Buy Q3 Earnings

(6:00) - Episode Roundup:

Nov 13, 2017

Ben Rains dives into the rapid rise and recent decline of Under Armour, touching on a range of topics regarding the apparel giant’s 2017 fall from grace and what UA might do to turn things around.

(0:15) - The Rise and Fall of Under Armour

(2:00) - Under Armour Company Background

(7:00) - The Slow Decline: First Revenue Miss

(16:00) - Under Armour's Competition

(20:00) - Positive Takeaways:

Nov 10, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the latest news and earnings results from two of Wall Street’s most talked about companies: Disney (DIS) and Nvidia (NVDA). Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(1:40) - Disney Talks Merger With 20th Century Fox

(8:10) - Disney Q4 Earnings Report

(15:50) - Nvidia Q4 Earnings Report

(22:00) - Episode Roundup:

Nov 7, 2017

Ryan McQueeney discusses the failure of Sprint’s attempted merger with T-Mobile and what it might mean for the telecomm industry, as well as the broader tech sector. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:30) - Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Fails

(3:00) - Sprint Announces Partnership With Altice USA

(6:00) - SoftBank's $100 Billion Tech Fund: SoftBank Vision Fund

(9:20) - Episode Roundup:

Nov 6, 2017

Ben Rains discusses how the NFL’s television ratings, which have caused the league’s advertising and TV partners to grow increasingly concerned, might impact investors.

Nov 3, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the latest earnings announcements from Facebook, Tesla, Apple, and Starbucks. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:30) - Robert Mueller's Indictments and GOP Tax Plan

(2:00) - Facebook Earnings Report

(7:05) - Telsa Earnings Report

(10:40) - Apple Earnings Report

(15:00) - Starbucks Earnings Report

(20:30) - Episode Roundup: