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Jul 6, 2020

Ben Rains looks at three stocks from completely different economic sectors that are poised to grow during the second half of 2020, despite continued coronavirus economic uncertainty. 

(0:30) - Current Market Status: Will The Market Continue To Rally?
(3:20) - 3 Strong Stocks Investors Should Consider Right Now
(12:40) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jun 29, 2020

Ben Rains takes a look at five tech stocks that investors might want to consider buying for the second half of 2020. We also made sure to focus on technology stocks that are not part of the FAANG group or named Microsoft (MSFT).

(0:30) - Covid-19 Recovery: Impact On Stocks and Economy
(4:15) - 5 Tech Stocks To Keep On Your Radar: Adobe
(7:40) - Nvidia Recent Strong Performance
(11:00) - Is It Too Late To Invest In Zoom?
(13:55) - Datadog As A Strong Cloud Services Play
(16:30) - Chegg’s Digital Learning Push
Podcast@Zacks.com
Jun 22, 2020

Ben Rains dives into Lululemon (LULU) stock to help investors decide what to do with the athleisure firm after its first quarter financial results. We then look ahead at what to expect from Nike’s (NKE) upcoming quarterly earnings to help figure out if the sportswear giant is a buy despite coronavirus setbacks?

(0:30) - The Stock Market Rally Continues
(3:05) - How Much Impact Did Covid-19 Have On Lululemon’s Earnings?
(13:50) - Expectations Ahead Of Nike’s Upcoming Earnings Report
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jun 15, 2020

Ben Rains takes a look at the recent market volatility that comes on the back of coronavirus reopening worries. We then dive into three large-cap tech stocks that also pay a dividend that investors might want to consider buying to fight back against the renewed volatility.

(0:40) - Whats Going On In The Stock Market?

(5:00) - 3 Large Cap Tech Stocks That Pay A Dividend 

(15:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Jun 8, 2020

Ben Rains look at the continued market rally that has the major U.S. indexes returning to their pre-coronavirus highs. The episode then dives into Adobe, Apple, and Amazon, to see if any of the tech giants are worth buying near their new highs.

(0:15) - Tech Stocks Hitting New All Time Highs
(2:50) - Adobe's Continued Growth: What To Expect Going Forward
(10:20) - Apple Bounces Back Despite iPhone Setbacks
(16:10) - Amazon’s Resilience Against Coronavirus Economy
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jun 2, 2020

Ben Rains looks at the continued market rally and discusses why the coronavirus economic recovery might be quick. The episode then dives into three cloud-focused stocks, Cloudera, DocuSign, and Slack, which have been coronavirus stay-at-home standouts, ahead of their upcoming earnings releases.

(0:45) - The Slow Reopening Of The U.S. Economy
(4:35) - What Should Investors Expect From Cloudera?
(10:50) - DocuSign’s Success During Stay At Home Environment
(16:40) - Slack Technologies Performance & Expectations Going Forward
Podcast@Zacks.com

May 22, 2020

Ben Rains takes a look at the market ahead of the long holiday weekend. The episode then dives into the FAANG stocks—Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google—plus Microsoft (MSFT), to see investors should buy any of the stocks as big tech continues to drive the current coronavirus market rally.

(1:00) - Current Status Of The Stock Market: FAANG Helps Push The Market Forward
(7:00) - Facebook Continues To Hit All-Time Highs
(10:05) - Apple's Outlook For A Long Term Investment
(13:10) - Amazon Outperforms Amid Global Pandemic
(17:15) - Netflix Dominance During Stay-At-Home Environment 
(22:10) - Advertising Cuts Impact Google's Revenue 
(24:45) - Microsoft Outpaces FAANG

Podcast@Zacks.com

May 18, 2020

Ben Rains takes a look at Monday’s stock market rally. The episode then dives into what to expect from both Nvidia (NVDA) and Alibaba’s (BABA) quarterly earnings results that are due out this week to help investors decide if either stock might worth buying.

(0:50) - What Is The Current Status of The Stock Market?
(4:40) - Is Nvidia A Good Investment Right Now?
(12:35) — How Will Covid-19 Impact Alibaba?  
Podcast@Zacks.com

May 11, 2020

Ben Rains takes a look at the broader earnings picture, as the coronavirus economic shutdown continues to dampen second quarter estimates. The episode then dives into all things Apple (AAPL), to see if investors should consider buying the iPhone giant’s stock for safety during the pandemic. 

(0:45) - Gloomy Earnings Season
(6:15) - The Impact Of The Coronavirus: Is Apple A Good Buy Right Now?
(11:00) - What Can Investors Expect From Apple Moving Forward?
Podcast@Zacks.com

May 4, 2020

Ben Rains dives into what to expect from Disney (DIS), Roku (ROKU), and Uber (UBER) earnings this week. The three firms are all key names on Wall Street and will help investors better understand how the coronavirus is impacting the economy.

(0:15) - Earnings are In Full Swing: What’s Going On?
(2:30) - Coronavirus Impact On Disney 
(10:40) - Will Roku Continue Its Growth During The Quarantine Environment?
(18:00) - Uber’s Growth to Slow?

Apr 27, 2020

Ben Rains takes a look at what investors should expect from Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), and Microsoft’s (MSFT) quarterly earnings results that are all due out later this week. Wall Street will be closely watching the three tech giants for more clarity surrounding the coronavirus and to see if they can remain safe-haven investments.

(0:30) - Stock Market Rally Continues

(3:05) - Microsoft's Continued Success Through The Quarantine Environment  

(8:35) - Amazon's Immunity Against The Coronavirus 

(13:00) - Will Apple Take A Hit From The Pandemic?

(20:15) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Apr 13, 2020

Ben Rains dives into some of the coronavirus-based economic uncertainty heading into the start of the busy period of Q1 fiscal 2020 earnings season. We then explore three stocks that appear to be buys at the moment and down the road when the economy eventually turns around. 

(0:30) - Upcoming Earnings To Give A Look Into Current Market Environment

(3:20) - Long Term Stocks To Keep On Your Radar

(17:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Apr 6, 2020

Ben Rains quickly dives into why Wall Street seems optimistic on Monday, with stocks up big. Despite the positivity surrounding the possible peak of U.S. coronavirus infections coming in the next week or so, investors should still be on the hunt for stocks that appear immune to the broader coronavirus fallout that has put a halt to many aspects of the economy.

(0:20) - Positive Sentiment During Coronavirus Downturn
(3:10) - Stocks To Watch In Current Market Environment
(17:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Mar 30, 2020

Ben Rains takes a look at the coronavirus market volatility and what investors might want to do as stocks continue their recent climb. The episode then dives into three diverse stocks that are part of the broader technology space that longer-term investors might want to buy during the volatility and economic uncertainty.  

(0:20) - 3 Tech Stocks To Keep On Your Radar During Market Volatility
(4:05) - CrowdStrike's Positive Outlook Through Market Downturn
(10:25) - Why Should You Consider Verizon and Microsoft Now
Podcast@Zacks.com

Mar 23, 2020

Ben Rains dives into the continued spread of the coronavirus and its economic impact. We also try to help investors see if the market’s worst days might already be over. Then we breakdown three safe haven-style tech stocks that investors might want to consider buying amid the coronavirus selloff and economic uncertainty.

(0:35) - The Ongoing Coronavirus Uncertainty 

(4:15) - 3 Safe Haven Stock Investments 

(17:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Mar 16, 2020
Ben Rains dives into the continued coronavirus-based market downturn that caused another trading halt on Monday. We then take a look at three tech stocks that investors might want to consider buying for their strong dividend yields and more.
 
(0:30) - The Market Continues to Fall on Coronavirus Fears
(4:45) - High Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy
(16:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Mar 9, 2020

Ben Rains dives into Monday’s massive selloff that briefly halted trading, as the coronavirus continues to spread outside of China, in the U.S. and elsewhere. We then dive into a few stay-at-home stocks that investors might want to buy to help combat the coronavirus-based market selloff.

 (0:45) - Monday Stock Market Selloff
(5:45) - Stay At Home Stocks For A Safety Investment
(17:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Mar 2, 2020

On today’s episode of Full Court Finance here at Zacks, Ben Rains dives into last week’s coronavirus-based selloff that caused the worst week on the market since the financial crisis. We then discuss if now might be time for investors to buy tech powers Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) stock on the dip amid broader economic and market uncertainty.

Feb 24, 2020

Ben Rains dives into what investors can expect from Salesforce (CRM) and Square (SQ) ahead of their upcoming fourth quarter earnings releases. Both stocks had been on strong runs in 2020, until the recent market pullback. So, is now the time to buy either of the two growth-focused tech stocks?

 
(0:30) - Market Pullback Due To Coronavirus Concerns
(2:50) - Salesforce Current Performance And Earnings Outlook
(11:35) - What To Expect From Square Inc Heading Into Earnings
(17:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Feb 18, 2020

Ben Rains breaks down Roku’s fourth quarter fiscal 2019 financial results. We then take a look at what to expect from the streaming TV firm to see if investors should consider buying Roku stock on the dip, with Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), and others all set to expand their customer base.

(0:45) - Roku’s Earnings Overview
(6:55) - What To Expect From Roku Going Forward
(16:30) - Is It Time To Invest In Roku?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 10, 2020

Ben Rains dives into what to expect from Lyft’s (LYFT) fourth quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday. The episode also breaks down rival Uber’s (UBER) Q4 results that helped its stock price surge, to see if investors should think about buying the ride-sharing firm’s shares.

(1:00) - Current Performance and Background of Uber
(6:50) - Uber's Future Expectations For Investors
(15:10) - Lyft's Earnings Preview
Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 3, 2020

Ben Rains previews what investors can expect from Snap Inc. (SNAP), Spotify (SPOT), and Twitter’s (TWTR) upcoming fourth quarter financial results. The three consumer-focused tech stocks have all faced various problems as public firms, but look poised to grow their user bases.

 (0:30) - Earnings Season Heats Up
(3:00) - Snap Inc's Earnings Preview
(9:20) - Outlook For Spotify’s Earnings Report
(17:15) - Twitter's Earnings Expectations
Podcast@Zacks.com
Jan 27, 2020

On today’s episode of Full Court Finance here at Zacks, we dive into everything investors need to know about Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) stock to help figure out if either tech giant is worth buying heading into quarterly earnings.

(0:45) - Two Tech Stocks To Keep On Your Radar

(4:05) - Apple's Performance and 2020 Outlook

(16:20) - Microsoft Continues To Impress: Q2 Earnings Expectations

(21:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Jan 20, 2020

Netflix is set to report its Q4 fiscal 2019 earnings results after the closing bell on Tuesday, January 21. The streaming giant’s stock price has climbed over the last several months but Wall Street is worried about Netflix’s growing competition.

Jan 13, 2020

Ben Rains dives into three of the biggest technology stocks on the planet. The episode breaks down what’s going on with Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), and Facebook (FB) to see what investors might want to do with the three tech giants in 2020.

(0:15) - Stocks Continue To Hit All-Time Highs

(2:30) - Apple's Performance and Outlook

(10:15) - Amazon's Slight Downturn

(18:40) - Facebook's Continued Success and Regulatory Uncertainty

Podcast@Zacks.com

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