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Now displaying: December, 2018
Dec 28, 2018

On today’s episode of the Zacks Friday Finish Line, Associate Stock Strategist Ryan McQueeney and Editor Maddy Johnson discuss the week’s wild movements in the stock market and look back upon the retail industry’s top stories of 2018.

Dec 24, 2018

On this episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast, Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains takes a look at some of the best sports retail stocks to buy in 2019, far beyond Nike (NKE) and other giants.

Dec 24, 2018

Ryan McQueeney chats with Jessica Wooke of RobustWealth about representation in finance, technology, and how women are shaping the future of leadership in the fintech industry.

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Dec 21, 2018

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson chat with Maz Jadallah, CEO of AlphaClone, about investing strategies based on the trends of hedge fund managers.

(1:00) - Alpha Clone 13F Filings Batting Average Scores
(2:30) - Are There Any Trends From The Recent 13F Filing?
(5:10) - Do 13F Filings Show Us How To Invest Like A Billionaire?
(8:20) - Does Luck Play A Role With Investing?
(9:25) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Dec 18, 2018

Ryan McQueeney chats with ROBO Global’s Bill Studebaker about how to invest in the robotics revolution powering retail logistics during this year’s record-breaking holiday shopping season.

(3:00) - Where Are Robotics Being Applied In The Retail Industry?

(5:45) - What Could Be The Impact On Employment Going Forward?

(8:50) - Employee Pay Hikes vs. Robotic Investments

(12:15) - Investment Opportunities In Robotics and Retail

(15:00) - ROBO Global Robotics and Automations Index ETF Overview: ROBO

(19:50) - Companies To Watch For In The Robotics Industry 

(23:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Dec 17, 2018
Ben Rains breaks down what Farfetch’s acquisition of sneaker startup Stadium Goods means for sports retail. The episode also dives into how giants like Nike have adapted with the times to becomes even more powerful.
 
(1:00) - Farfetch Acquires Stadium Goods: Breaking Down The Deal
(8:50) - What Does This Acquisition Mean For The Retail Industry
(14:40) - Companies Shaking Up Traditional Retail
(19:50) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Dec 14, 2018

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the latest trade war news, Under Armour's investor day, hemp legalization, and Robinhood's checking and savings accounts.

(3:30) - Trade War Update: Is Progress Being Made?
(8:00) - Under Armor Plummets On Poor Guidance Outlook
(13:50) - Congress Legalizes Hemp
(21:00) - Robinhood To Offer Checking and Savings Accounts
(29:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Dec 11, 2018

Ryan McQueeney discusses the latest twist in the U.S-China trade war: legal battles involving some of the world’s biggest technology companies.

(0:30) - U.S. and China Trade War Concerns Continue

(3:00) - Huawei CFO Arrested In Canada

(6:45) - Breaking Down Charges Against Meng Wanzhou

(11:00) - China Bans Older iPhone Sales: Apple vs. Qualcomm

(16:50) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Dec 10, 2018

Ben Rains breaks down Lululemon’s recent Q3 financial results and dives into the athleisure firm’s future as it expands its offerings amid competition from sportswear giants.

(0:40) - Lululemon Earnings Overview
(7:00) -  Expansion Plans 
(13:15) - Q4 and 2019 Forward Outlook
(18:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Dec 7, 2018

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson recap the hectic week of headlines related to the U.S-China trade war. Later, the pair discuss a handful of key retail earnings reports.

(0:30) - Volatility Continues With Trade War Concerns
(4:00) - The Positives and Negatives Of The G-20 Summit
(16:40) - Kroger’s Earnings Report
(19:50) - Mixed Earnings From Dollar General
(23:30) - Positive Earnings From Lululemon
(27:25) - Ulta Beauty’s Earnings Report
(30:15) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Dec 4, 2018

Ryan McQueeney discusses the growing business of esports and the new ways video game companies are looking to cash in on professional gaming competitions.

(0:45) - E-Sports Rapid Growth and Investing Opportunities 

(4:30) - Activision Blizzard's Merchandise Deal With Fanatics 

(9:00) - League of Legends Partnership With We Are Nations

(14:50) - Is The International Olympic Committee Considering E-Sports?
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Dec 3, 2018

Ben Rains dives into the latest sports betting news as MLB joins the fun. He then breaks down another well-known company’s jump into the business of basketball.

(1:00) - Sports Betting Update

(7:45) - MLB Signs Multiyear Partnership With MGM Resorts

(14:30) - New Balance’s Push Into Basketball

(19:00) - Converse Signs Kelly Oubre Jr. On Apparel Deal

(24:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
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