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Ben Rains takes on the weeks top trending stories in the sports industry
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Nov 30, 2021

Ben Rains quickly dives into the recent market pullback to end November. The focus then shifts to Darden Restaurants (DRI), Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (TPX), and Dave & Buster's (PLAY) to see if investors should consider buying the stocks at a discount as we head into the final month of 2021.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:30) - Should You Consider Darden Restaurants?
(10:10) - Breaking Down Tempur Sealy: Does TPX Fit Into Your Portfolio?
(16:00) - Is Dave And Buster's Making A Comeback?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Nov 23, 2021

Ben Rains quickly dives into the market to start the Thanksgiving-shortened week. The focus then shifts to Salesforce (CRM) and Five Below (FIVE) ahead of their earnings releases during the first week of December to see if investors might want to consider buying either stock.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:30) - Breaking Down Salesforce Ahead of Earnings
(10:45) - Five Below: Does This Discount Retailer Fit Into Your Portfolio?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Nov 15, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at where the market stands halfway through November. The topic then shifts to Best Buy (BBY) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) ahead of their upcoming earnings releases next week to see if either retail stock might be worth buying.

(0:15) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:00) - Should You Be Buying Best Buy Near All Time Highs?
(11:15) - Time To Buy Dollar Tree Amid Activist Investor Push?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Nov 9, 2021

Ben Rains breaks down the market’s strong start to the fourth quarter that includes an impressive streak for the S&P 500. We then transition over to two retail titans, Walmart (WMT) and Target (TGT), ahead of their upcoming Q3 financial releases to see if either stock might be worth buying as we enter the heart of the holiday shopping season.

(0:35) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:10) - Walmart Continues To Be A Retail Powerhouse With No Signs Of Slowing Down
(11:45) - Target’s Boom After The Pandemic: Should You Buy Before Earnings?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Nov 1, 2021

Ben Rains quickly dives into the broader market and where things stand to start November. The focus then shifts to three blue-chip technology stocks to consider buying as stocks hit new highs on strong earnings, resilient American consumers, and more.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(2:45) - Breaking Down Microsoft’s Strong Earnings Report: Time To Invest?
(9:05) - Salesforce Poised To Grow With Growing Hybrid Work Environment       
(15:20) - Adobe: Creative Powerhouse With No Signs Of Slowing Down  
Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 25, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the third quarter earnings season and the broader market ahead of a big week on Wall Street that features reports from some of the biggest tech companies on the planet. The episode then explores three growth-focused technology stocks set to release their results during the first week of November that investors might want to consider as buy-and-hold candidates.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know

(3:40) - Is Square Positioned To Be A Successful Financial Services Firm?

(11:45) - Is Roku A Win-Win Situation Within The Streaming Market?

(21:00) - Will Niche E-commerce Firm Etsy Continue To Grow Outside The
Pandemic?

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Oct 19, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the market’s resurgence as major earnings reports continue to roll in. The episode then breaks down Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) ahead of their upcoming financial results to see if investors might want to buy these giant tech stocks right now.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:20) - Should You Be Buying Microsoft Near All Time Highs?
(11:45) - Apple Continues To Grow and Expand With No Signs of Slowing Down
(20:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 11, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at where the broader market stands as Wall Street prepares to enter the busy portion of the third quarter earnings season during the week of October 11. The episode then dives into two technology and modern entertainment companies, Netflix (NFLX) and Snap (SNAP), ahead of their Q3 financial results next week to see if investors might want to buy either stock.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:30) - Breaking Down Netflix Ahead of Earnings
(12:45) - SNAP Continues To Impress Wall Street: Is Now A Good Time To Dive In?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 28, 2021

Ben Rains dives into where the market stands heading into the holiday shopping season, following another big pullback Tuesday. The focus then shifts to three highly-ranked retail stocks that investors might want to consider buying now and holding.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:00) - YETI's Product Expansion Sets Up For More Growth
(10:40) - Will Best Buy Continue Its Strength Outside The Pandemic
(17:25) - Tempur Sealy Benefits From Booming Housing Market
Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 21, 2021

Ben Rains quickly breaks down where the market stands at the moment following Monday’s big selloff. The episode then dives into two established giants trading at attractive levels amid the pullback that investors with long-term horizons might want to buy.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:00) - Walmart Continues To Push For Growth and Expansion
(10:10) - Is Nike Currently A Good Long Term Buy and Hold Stock?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 13, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at where the market stands at the moment, before diving into the broader earnings picture. The episode then breaks down two highly-ranked consumer-facing technology stocks investors might want to consider buying at the moment as longer-term plays.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(6:20) - Garmin’s Diverse Product Lineup Helps Push For More Growth
(11:30) - Sonos Positive Earnings Beats and Continued Strength : Is It Time To Invest?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 31, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the broader market as we head into September. The bullish outlook remains in place despite various concerns and all three major U.S. indexes are trading right near their all-time highs. Given this backdrop, investors might want to consider buying two highly-ranked technology stocks trading at huge discounts at the moment.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:25) - Is Pinterest More Than A Pandemic One Hit Wonder?
(12:10) - The Streaming Age Is Here To Stay: Is ROKU On Sale Right Now?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 23, 2021

Ben Rains quickly looks at the broader earnings picture as we near the end of the second quarter earnings season. The episode then dives into two stocks, Dollar General (DG) and Peloton (PTON), ahead of their upcoming financial releases to see if either stock might be worth buying as a longer-term play.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:20) - Breaking Down Dollar General Ahead of Earnings
(11:10) - Will Peloton Continue Its Growth Going Forward?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 16, 2021

Ben Rains breaks down the market at the halfway point of August. We then explore three Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) tech stocks that provide exposure to different growth aspects of the market and might be worth buying for investors with longer-term horizons.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:40) - Sonos Surges On Positive Earnings And Patent News
(11:45) - Apple Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down: Is It Time To Invest?
(20:50) - Shopify Continues Its Strength In The Ecommerce Landscape
Podcast@Zacks.com

Aug 2, 2021

Ben Rains explores the bullish case for the market as we start August amid a strong second quarter earnings season. The episode then dives into three growth-focused stocks— Roku, Etsy, Yeti—that might be worth buying ahead of their financial releases later this week.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:45) - Streaming Is Here To Stay: Is Roku A Good Long Term Investment?
(11:30) - Breaking Down Etsy Ahead of Earnings
(17:00) - YETI Holdings Continues To Impress Investors
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jul 26, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the quick market resurgence as stocks hit fresh records ahead of a busy week of technology earnings. The episode then breakdown Shopify (SHOP) and Amazon (AMZN) ahead of their upcoming financial results to see if either stock might be worth buying.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:10) - Breaking Down Shopify Ahead of Earnings
(10:30) - Amazon's Diverse Portfolio Helps Continue Growth
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jul 19, 2021

Ben Rains discusses some reasons for the recent market pullback amid a strong start to the second quarter earnings season. The episode then explores three ‘Strong Buy’ stocks—Chewy (CHWY), Tempur Sealy (TPX), and Nike (NKE)—for investors to consider adding as stocks fall from their records in the early weeks of Q3.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(6:50) - Chewy’s Continued Expansion: Is It A Good Time To Invest?
(12:35) - Tempur Sealy’s Strong Performance With Housing Boom
(17:20) - Nike’s Long Term Growth For Buy and Hold Investors
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jul 13, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the market’s continued strength to start the third quarter. The episode then looks at Netflix (NFLX) and Snap (SNAP) ahead of their upcoming second quarter earnings releases to see if investors might want to buy either of the stocks for long-term growth within technology.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:20) - Can Netflix Continue It’s Strong Growth?
(10:50) - Is Snap Inc A Good Investment Right Now?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jul 6, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the market’s strong run to end the second quarter. The episode then explores why investors might want to consider adding two Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stocks, Zoom Video (ZM) and ServiceNow (NOW), as long-term buys for the second half of 2021 and beyond.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know

(7:20) - Will Zoom Continue Its Growth Outside of The Pandemic?

(17:00) - Why ServiceNow Is Currently Positioned For A Strong Buy
 
Podcast@Zacks.com
Jun 29, 2021

Ben Rains explores surging Zacks Ranks #1 (Strong Buy) stocks Target (TGT) and Intuit (INTU) to see why investors might want to consider them as long-term holds even as they trade at new records.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(2:20) - Does Target’s Strong Performance Signal A Buy?
(9:00) - Is Intuit A Good Buy After Strong Earnings?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jun 22, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at Nike (NKE) and FedEx (FDX) ahead of their upcoming fourth quarter fiscal 2021 earnings releases on Thursday, June 24 to see if ether stock might be worth buying. Both the apparel giant and the shipping power boast strong growth outlooks and are trading below their highs.

(0:35) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(2:45) - Breaking Down Nike Ahead of Earnings
(10:00) - Fedex’s Continued Growth and Momentum
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jun 8, 2021

Ben Rains explores the market as the bulls try to look beyond inflation worries. The episode then dives into RH (RH), Chewy (CHWY), and Dave & Buster's (PLAY) before they report their quarterly financial results to see if investors should consider buying any of these stocks.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:50) - Will RH Continue With The Current Momentum?
(10:20) - Is It A Good Time To Invest Into Chewy?
(16:10) - Dave & Buster's Growth During Economic Re-opening  
Podcast@Zacks.com

Jun 1, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the improving earnings picture for the second quarter and beyond, while also looking at the market more broadly. The episode then breaks down Lululemon (LULU) ahead of its first quarter FY21 earnings release to help investors decide if they should consider buying the slumping athleisure stock.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know

(5:00) - Does Lululemon's Overall Strong Performance Earn It A Position In Your Portfolio?

(13:10) - Big Takeaways Ahead of Earnings: Podcast@Zacks.com
May 24, 2021

Ben Rains explores the market and the overall improving earnings picture. The episode then dives into Nvidia (NVDA) and Salesforce (CRM) before they release their first quarter financial results to help investors decide if they should buy either of the tech stocks.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:20) - Breaking Down Nvidia Ahead of Earnings
(11:15) - Salesforce's Record Breaking Year: Is Now The Time To Invest?
Podcast@Zacks.com

May 17, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the broader market after a volatile week, driven by inflation fears. The episode then explores Walmart (WMT) and Target (TGT) ahead of their upcoming earnings releases to see if investors should consider either of the retail stocks as long-term buy and hold candidates.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:15)  - Walmart's Strongest Performance Driven By Pandemic
(10:30) - Target's E-commerce Boom: Will The Strength Continue?
Podcast@Zacks.com

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