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Mar 18, 2019

Ben Rains details what to expect from Nike’s (NKE) third-quarter fiscal 2019 financial results that are due out after the closing bell on Thursday, March 21. The episode dives into estimates for North America, China, footwear, and much more, with Nike set to take center stage during NCAA March Madness.

 

Mar 11, 2019

Ben Rains discusses reports that Amazon (AMZN) is looking to buy the YES network from Disney (DIS) as it tries to expand its streaming sports business. The episode then dives into Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s (BABA) new NBA partnership, before checking out the latest sports betting news. 

(0:45) - Amazon Looks to Buy YES Network
(8:10) - Alibaba Partners With NBA
(11:00) - Turner Sports To Produce Gambling Content 
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Mar 4, 2019

Ben Rains dives into Puma's partnership with global soccer powerhouse Manchester City and then takes a look at ESPN’s (DIS) first big push into the sports betting scene. 

Feb 26, 2019

Ben Rains breaks down three of the best sportswear-focused stocks to consider buying right now. 

(0:30) - Footlocker’s Current Performance and Future Projections
(8:20) - Nike’s Strong Performance: Is It Time To Buy?
(15:15) - Zacks Rank #1 Canada Goose: Outlook For 2019
(19:50) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 19, 2019

Ben Rains breaks down Under Armour’s (UAA) Q4 and fiscal 2018 financial results and then dives into what’s next for the athletic apparel firm as its North American struggles continue? 

(1:00) - Breaking Down Under Armours Earnings Report
(7:45) - Long Term Outlook for Under Armour: Is It Time To Invest?
(15:30) - Big Takeaways On Under Armour's Current Standing In The Market
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Feb 12, 2019

Ryan McQueeney is joined by Chad Parks, founder and CEO of Ubiquity Retirement + Savings, to discuss the intersection of technology, retirement planning, and small business.

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Feb 11, 2019

Ben Rains discusses Disney’s (DIS) recent quarterly earnings results and dives into everything investors need to know about ESPN+ and the company’s streaming future.

(0:30) - Taking A Dive Into Disney’s Continued Streaming Expansion
(3:25) - Disney’s Earnings Report Overview
(8:40) - ESPN+ Offerings and What’s To Come
(14:15) - The Outlook and Performance For Disney
(19:55) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Feb 8, 2019

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss this week’s blockbuster bank merger and recap earnings results from Alphabet, Disney, Twitter, and Chipotle.

(4:00) - BB&T and SunTrust Merger
(8:05) - Google’s Earnings Report: Rising Expenses
(11:50) - Disney’s Earnings Report:
(17:30) - Twitter Earnings Report: Stock Takes A Hit
(24:15) - Chipotle Earnings Report
(28:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Feb 5, 2019

Ryan McQueeney discusses Alphabet’s earnings report and explains why the company’s rampant spending in 2018 sets Google up for a life beyond its advertising business.

(0:30) - What Can We Learn From Alphabet’s Earnings Report
(3:05) - Positive Takeaways From The Report
(7:50) - Breaking Down The Rising Expenses From Alphabet: GOOGL
(13:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Feb 4, 2019

Ben Rains dives into the big business behind the Super Bowl as the streaming TV market heats up. Plus, we look at Amazon’s huge television advertising push and see who are the biggest Super Bowl spenders.

(0:20) - Breaking Down Super Bowl LIII 
(3:45) - Super Bowl Ratings
(7:00) - Commercial Revenue: Who Are The Big Spenders?
(13:30) - Amazon’s Continued Growth In Super Bowl Advertising  
(17:45) - Betting On The Super Bowl: Sports Gambling
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Feb 1, 2019

Ryan McQueeney and Editor Maddy Johnson discuss the Fed’s new dovish tone and recap earnings results from Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon.

(1:25) - Fed Bank Meeting Overview: No Rate Hike

(4:15) - Apple Earnings Results
(8:50) - Positive Earnings From Facebook
(14:05) - Microsoft Earnings Report
(17:45) - Amazing Earnings Report
(22:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
 
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Jan 29, 2019

Ryan McQueeney highlights the top storylines and talking points to watch for in this packed week for major tech sector earnings reports.

(0:30) - Top Tech Sector Earnings Overview

(1:30) - Apple’s Profit Warning: Should Investors Be Nervous?
(5:20) - Upcoming Facebook Earnings: Business Model Troubles
(10:40) - Public Cloud Wars: Microsoft vs Amazon
(14:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Jan 28, 2019

Ben Rains dives into Nike’s new deal with Major League Baseball as it expands its reach as the global sportswear powerhouse. The episode also breaks down some news from YouTube TV and Hulu as the streaming wars start to truly heat up.

Jan 25, 2019

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the latest economic data from China and the United States. The hosts also recap earnings results from airline stocks as well as Intel, Starbucks, and more.

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(0:30) - Government Shutdown Continues & Mixed Global Economics 

(3:20) - Overview of Airline Stock Earnings: AAL, JBLU, LUV

(9:45) - Earnings Overview of Tech Stocks: IBM, TXN, INTC

(17:15) - Starbucks Earnings Report

(19:05) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Jan 22, 2019

Ryan McQueeney discusses the early days of Q4 earnings season and previews three of the tech sector’s top reports coming this week.

(1:00) - Q4 Earnings Season Performance Update
(7:10) - A Look Ahead At Tech Earnings: IBM, TXN. INTC
(13:50) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Jan 21, 2019

On this episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast, Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains breaks down Nike’s new Bluetooth connected, self-lacing Adapt BB shoes before he dives into how they tie into the sportswear giant’s overall digital growth plans.

Jan 18, 2019

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss earnings results from Netflix and the big U.S. banks. The hosts also remember the legacy of Jack Bogle and chat about several new cannabis industry deals.

(0:45) - Vanguard Founder, John C. Bogle Passes Away
(4:30) - Q4 Bank Earnings Overview
(9:50) - Netflix Earnings Overview
(18:30) - Cannabis Industry Activity & Deals
(29:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Jan 15, 2019

Ryan McQueeney recaps CES 2019 and highlights the hardware that industry bellwethers such as Google, Amazon, Intel, Nvidia, & Samsung flaunted at the world’s largest consumer electronics show.

(0:20) - Overview of CES 2019
(1:50) - Google vs. Amazon: Virtual Assistance
(4:35) - Chip Wars: Intel, AMD and Nvidia
(7:45) - Apple Teams Up With Samsung
(12:00) - Episode Roundup: Poscast@Zacks.com

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Jan 14, 2019

Ben Rains dives into some of the latest streaming TV news from Roku, Hulu, and others before he breaks down some of the biggest streaming sports storylines to watch in 2019 and beyond.

(0:30) - Sports Streaming: Roku On The Rise
(5:45) - Hulu’s Continued Growth 
(9:15) - Disney’s Major Foothold In Streaming Content
(15:20) - Chicago Cubs Network, Sports Betting And DAZN
(24:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Jan 11, 2019

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on this week's top market headlines, including the renewed momentum of Netflix, Roku, and Chipotle as well as a batch of mixed holiday sales results from the retail sector.

(1:10) - Netflix Wins Big At The Golden Globes
(8:00) - Roku’s Preliminary Earnings Results
(11:15) - Analysts Upgrade For Chipotle: New Lifestyle Bowls
(18:10) - Under Performing Earnings Reports From Retail Industry
(28:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 8, 2019

Ryan McQueeney discusses Twilio, Roku, Square, and the state of trendy tech growth stocks as markets continue to rebound from a brutal stretch of selling.

(0:20) - Beaten Down Tech Stocks To Watch

(2:00) - Twillio Stock Surges Higher

(6:50) - Roku’s Extreme Growth In Streaming Hours

(11:00) - Square Inc. Gaining Back Ground

(18:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Jan 7, 2019

Ben Rains breaks down the newly released 2018 NFL TV ratings. Plus, he dives into the NFL’s first-ever sports gambling partnership and what it means for the league’s future.

(0:30) - NFL Ratings On The Rise
(4:00) - TV Network Breakdown: Where Did The Growth Come From?
(7:20) - The Reasoning Behind The Recent Ratings Lift
(12:00) - NFL Signs Deal With Caesars As Casino Partner
(20:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Jan 4, 2019

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the ISM manufacturing index, the latest jobs report, Apple’s profit warning, and a major merger deal in the biotech industry.

1:15) - Overview of Macro Economic Reports

(9:45) - Apple’s Earnings Report: Lowered Guidence Hurts Stock

(17:20) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Looks To Aquire Celgene For $74 Billion

(20:50) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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