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Aug 26, 2019

Ben Rains dives into some of the latest U.S.-China trade war news. The episode then highlights five dividend-paying, mega-cap stocks that investors might want to buy as bond yields continue to slip around the globe.

(0:45) - Navigating The Trade War Tensions: Volatility Continues 
(5:30) - Bond Yields and 10 Year Treasury Notes
(8:20) - Ben Rains Top Picks: 5 Stocks To Watch
(23:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 19, 2019

Welcome to the latest episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast from Zacks Investment Research where Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains breaks down Walmart’s (WMT) recent quarterly financial results that helped to once again prove the retail powerhouse is ready to compete directly against Amazon (AMZN) in the e-commerce age. The episode then shifts to what to expect from Target’s (TGT) quarterly earnings, which are due out Wednesday.

Aug 12, 2019
Ben Rains and guest Madeleine Johnson dive into the world of coffee to see how the major publicly traded firms from Starbucks (SBUX) to Dunkin’ (DNKN) have performed. The episode also addresses some upstarts and the broader coffee market to see which companies appear best suited for long-term success.
 
(0:35) - Coffee Wars: Where Does Your Loyalty Lie?
(4:00) - Starbucks Continued Success: Rewards Program and Expansion
(10:20) - McDonald's and Dunkin': Can They Compete Against The Coffee Giant?
(16:05) - Coffee Prices Fall To 90 Cents Per Pound: Impact On The Industry
(20:45) - Boutique Coffee Shops and International Market: Luckin and Costa Coffee
(40:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Aug 5, 2019

Ben Rains dives into what to expect from Disney’s (DIS) Q3 fiscal 2019 earnings results and what its streaming offering will look like. The episode then shifts to Apple’s (AAPL) soon-to-be-launched streaming TV service as the tech power’s iPhone sales continue to slip.

(1:00) - Disney's Performance, Disney+ and Success with Marvel Movies
(10:50) - What To Expect From Disney's Q3 Earnings Report
(17:30) - Earnings Overview For Apple and Big Streaming Push: Apple TV+
(28:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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