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Each week Maddy and Ryan talk about the round up the week's top investing stories.
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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

 

Sep 29, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on President Trump and the GOP’s tax plan, Nvidia’s new AI chip deal, Roku’s IPO, and Blackberry’s surprising earnings report. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(1:00) - Trump's Proposal For New Tax Plan

(8:15) - Nvidia's New Volta Systems and Partnerships

(13:00) - Roku IPO

(18:30) - Blackberry's Software Focus

(26:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 26, 2017

Ryan McQueeney discusses why the iPhone 8 has experienced weaker-than-usual demand and explains why this phenomenon doesn’t quite matter yet. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:30) - iPhone 8 Release: Shorter Lines and Lower Sales

(2:30) - iPhone X Lingers Over iPhone 8 Sales: Analysts Raise Concern

(5:05) - iPhone X Overview: Difference Between iPhone 8

(9:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 22, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on Amazon’s plans to enter the wearables market, the bankruptcy of Toys ‘R’ Us, and the rumored partnership between Tesla and AMD. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:40) - Fed Meeting and Trumps Speech To The UN
(2:05) - Amazon Smart Glasses And Cameras: Alexa Compatibility
(8:30) - Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy Filing: Where It All When Wrong
(14:40) - AMD To Work With Tesla In Self Driving Cars
(21:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 19, 2017

Maddy Johnson discusses the retail plan tech giant Apple Inc. (AAPL) laid out at its much-hyped Keynote event held last week at the brand-new Steve Jobs Theater. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:15) - Apple Keynote Event

(1:10) - Apple Retail Stores: Creating Town Squares

(3:00) - Retailers Transforming Brick and Mortar  

(4:15) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 15, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the massive Equifax data breach and Apple’s historic keynote event. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:35) - Equifax Data Breach: 143 Million Americans Affected

(4:40) - Apple Keynote Event: Apple Watch Series 3 and Fitbit Ionic

(9:30) - Apple TV 4K: Amazon & Netflix 

(14:25) - Apple iPhone 8 & iPhone X (10) 

(19:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 12, 2017

Ryan McQueeney is joined by by Jamie Wise, the founder of BUZZ Indexes. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:45) - The Tech Behind BUZZ Indexes: AI & Machine Learning

(4:00) - Why Is Sentiment So Important?

(7:45) - Market Cap and Sector Breakdown: Common Themes

(10:50) - Can This Tech Be Used To Create A Different Strategy?

(13:40)  - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 8, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the impact that Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have already had on the stock market. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:30) - Hurricane Impact On The Stock Market

(2:00) - Oil and Gas Prices On The Rise

(5:45) - Airlines, Cruise Lines and Travel Sites Take a Hit

(9:00) - Evacuations and Closures Effect On Restaurant Stocks

(13:00) - Insurance Industry: Who's Footing The Bill?

(17:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 5, 2017

Maddy Johnson takes a look at specialty retailer Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (GOOS), a company that is known specifically for its $900-and-up parkas with fur-trimmed hoods. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:20)  -Canada Goose: Luxury Parka's

(1:15) - Performance Since IPO Debut

(3:00) - Store Openings and Increased Product Line

(6:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 1, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on this week’s biggest stories, including Gilead’s acquisition of Kite Pharma, the future of the CAR-T therapy industry, and Amazon’s changes to Whole Foods stores. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:35) - Hurricane Harvey and North Korea Tensions

(2:30) - Gilead's Acquisition of Kite Pharma: What Is CAR-T Therapy?

(4:45) - Novartis CAR-T Cell Therapy Receives Approval By FDA

(6:50) - CAR-T Biotech Stocks On The Rise

(10:40) - Is This A New Era For Biotech

(15:15) - Price Cutting On Whole Foods Products

(19:20) - Amazon Echoes and Instacart In-direct Competition

(23:45) - Upcoming Rewards Program For Prime Members

(26:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Aug 29, 2017

Ryan McQueeney discusses Uber’s decision to offer its vacant CEO role to longtime Expedia (EXPE) chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:20)  - Uber Hires a New CEO: Dara Khosrowshahi's

(1:00) - Dara Khosrowshahi's Background

(3:30) - What Challenges Will The New CEO Face?

(6:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 25, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on Snapchat’s popularity among youth, Amazon closing its deal to buy Whole Foods, and Uber’s rumored next CEO. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:30) - Trumps Latest Rally In Arizona
(3:00) - Snapchat's Positive Week
(8:35) - Amazons Buyout Of Whole Foods Finalized
(19:00) - Uber Rumors: Jeff Immelt Top CEO Candidate
(31:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 22, 2017

Maddy Johnson dives into Target Corp. (TGT), and looks into how the big box favorite stacks up against its biggest competitors, Walmart (WMT) and Amazon.com (AMZN). Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:15) - Target's Impressive Q2 Earnings

(1:20) - Target Brands Are Their Key To Success

(3:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 18, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the latest earnings results from big-box retailers Target (TGT) and Walmart (WMT), as well as the latest political turmoil involving the Trump administration. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:45) - Big Box Retailers

(2:50) - Target Q2 Earnings Report

(6:00) - Walmart Q2 Earnings Report

(15:15) - Major Indices Down: Trump's Advisor Council Disbands

(20:40) - Are Investors Losing Confidence In The Trump Administration?

(23:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 15, 2017

Ryan McQueeney takes a look at Snap (SNAP), Blue Apron (APRN), and the dangers of the mysterious tech unicorn IPO. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:15) - Unicorn Companies: What Are They?

(1:45) - Snapchat and Blue Apron Dismal IPO Debuts

(3:00) - How Does This Effect Future Unicorn Companies?

(5:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Aug 11, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Intern Ben Rains take on earnings from newly-public Blue Apron and Snap Inc., the continued struggles of retail stores, and a recap of Nvidia’s latest
results. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:20) - North Korean Tensions On The Rise

(2:10) - Blue Apron Earnings Report

(5:40) - Snapchat Earnings Report 
 
(9:10) - Retail Sector Earnings Breakdown
 
(13:00) - Nvidia Earnings Report
 
(17:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Aug 8, 2017

 

Maddy Johnson is joined by Eric Ervin, the CEO of dividend growth investing firm Reality Shares. Through four focused funds--the DIVCON LEADERS DIVIDEND ETF (LEAD); the DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF (DFND); the DIVCON DIVIDEND GUARD ETF (GARD); and the Reality Shares DIVS ETF (DIVY)--Reality Shares is dedicated to providing investors with access to the power of dividend growth investing. Please pick a time stamped topic below:
 

(1:00) - Dividend Investing Strategy

(3:00) - The Beat Down of the Retail Market: What Challenges Do They Face?

(6:00) - Apple Store vs. Microsoft Store

(9:15) - Q2 Retail Losing Predictions: Staples

(11:45) - Bed Bath and Beyond

(16:15) - Q2 Retail Winning Predictions: TJX Companies

(19:20) - Ross Stores

(21:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

 

Aug 4, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson are joined by Bill Studebaker, the president and chief investment officer of ROBO Global. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(1:10) - What is Robotics Technology

(3:00) - What Industries Has Robotics Influenced

(6:15) - Will Robots Take Over All Jobs?

(9:15) - The Future of Robotics: Where To Invest

(14:20) - Drones and AI Growth: Investment Opportunities

(19:00) - What is The Risk When Investing In Robotics?

(23:15) - Big Data's Role In Robotics

            Podcast@Zacks.com

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Aug 1, 2017

Ryan McQueeney is joined by Brendan Ahern, the Chief Investment Officer at KraneShares, to discuss the current state of the Chinese internet market. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(1:15) - Chinese Regulation: Ban On Internet Content

(3:45) - Content Crack Down: VPN Bans

(5:30) - The Effect On Chinese Internet Stocks

(8:00) - The Future of the Chinese Internet Market

(9:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@zacks.com

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Jul 28, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the sale of an iconic footwear brand Jimmy Choo, as well as the latest earnings results from Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon, and many more. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:45) - Michael Kors Buys Jimmy Choo

(6:30) - Rapid Fire: Earnings Reports

(7:10) - Alphabet (Google)

(9:25) - AMD

(10:45) - Chipotle

(12:00) - Facebook

(15:20) - Intel

(17:20) - Starbucks

(27:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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