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Ben Rains takes on the weeks top trending stories in the sports industry
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May 10, 2021

Ben Rains looks at some of the recent economic data that’s provided mixed signals about the pace of the U.S. comeback. The episode then dives into Disney (DIS) and Airbnb (ABNB) ahead of their upcoming earnings releases to see if investors should think about buying the stocks.

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

(3:50) - Disney Continues To Reopen: Is Now The Time To Buy?

(11:00) - Breaking Down Airbnb Ahead of Earnings

(18:40) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
May 3, 2021

Ben Rains explores the recent wave of financial results from big technology companies and the broader first quarter earnings season. The episode then dives into Apple (AAPL) to help investors decide if they should consider buying the iPhone giant despite some possible setbacks and worries.

(0:45) - Are Tech Stocks Slowing Down?
(6:15) - Breaking Down Apple’s Blowout Earnings Report
(14:30) - What To Expect From Apple Going Forward
(19:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Apr 26, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at the market and the broader S&P 500 earnings outlook during another busy week on Wall Street. We then dive into Microsoft, Apple, and Amazon ahead of their upcoming financial releases to see if investors might want to buy any of the tech titans.

Apr 19, 2021

Ben Rains looks at some of the bullish market fundamentals amid the strong start to the busy part of first quarter earnings season. The episode then jumps into three highly-ranked Zacks stocks that are trading for under $30 a share that investors might want to buy.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:20) - Levi’s Performance Since The Return To The Public Market
(9:40) - Ethan Allen Set to Return to Growth Amid Housing Boom
(14:00) - Mattel Sees Increased Demand: Is It Time To Invest?
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Apr 13, 2021

Ben Rains looks at why the market and technology stocks have continued to climb in April. The episode then dives into Netflix (NFLX) and Snap (SNAP) ahead of their earnings releases next week to see if either stock might be worth buying as a long-term growth play.

(0:35) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:50) - Netflix’s Blockbuster Performance
(13:30) - Snap Continues To Show Growth: A Look Ahead Of Earnings
(19:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Apr 5, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the market’s hot start to the second quarter of 2021. The episode then explores three highly-ranked tech stocks that investors might want to buy as the S&P 500 and the Dow hit new records and the Nasdaq climbs.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:55) - Pinterest’s Unique Place Within Social Media
(8:30) - Adobe’s Dominance In Creative Software
(12:50) - Microsoft's Growth and Expansion Into Cloud Services
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Mar 29, 2021

Ben Rains dives into Chewy (CHWY) and Lululemon (LULU) ahead of their upcoming fourth quarter fiscal 2020 earnings releases to help decide if either stock is worth buying at a solid discount.

(0:35) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:00) - Breaking Down Chewy’s Performance Ahead Of Earnings
(10:30) - Is It A Good Time To Invest In Lululemon?
(17:35) - Episode Roundup

Mar 22, 2021

Ben Rains previews the broader first quarter 2021 earnings season and dive into what’s going on in the market. The episode then explores Adobe (ADBE) and RH (RH) ahead of their upcoming quarterly earnings releases to see if either stock might be worth buying as a longer-term play.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update:  Everything You Need To Know
(4:20) - What To Expect From Adobe Ahead of Earnings
(12:15) - RH’s Long Term Expansion and Growth
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Mar 15, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the market’s recent turnaround that has the S&P 500 and the Dow trading at highs. The episode then explores FedEx (FDX) and Nike (NKE) ahead of their upcoming earnings releases to see if investors should consider buying either stock.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:25) - FedEx’s Big Push In E-commerce: The Next Growth Frontier
(10:40) - Nike Ahead of Earnings: Is It A Good Time To Invest?
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Mar 8, 2021

Ben Rains looks at the market's movement and fundamentals over the last several weeks. The episode then explores two highly-ranked stocks that fit under the broader technology umbrella, Micron (MU) and Align Technology (ALGN), to see if investors might want to consider buying them on the dip amid the recent selling.

(0:45) - Market Update: Tech Stock Selling & More
(4:00) - Micron's Comeback  
(9:45) - Disruptive Medical Company to Consider: Align Technology
(18:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Mar 1, 2021

The two big pure-play stocks in the streaming TV industry are Roku (ROKU) and Netflix (NFLX). On today’s episode of Full Court Finance at Zacks, we dive into the streaming TV world as we approach a full year of empty movie theaters and a lack of most out-of-home entertainment to see which of the two stocks, ROKU vs. NFLX, might be the better long-term buy.

(0:45) - Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:40) - Roku’s Continued Strength: Is It A Good Long Term Investment
(16:05) - Netflix's Growth Booms During Pandemic: Can It Continue For The Long Haul?
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Feb 22, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at two tech stocks from very different areas of the economy, Nvidia (NVDA) and Etsy (ETSY), ahead of the release of their upcoming quarterly earnings results to see if either stock might be worth buying.

(0:30) - Market Update: Stocks Take A Break From Recent Rally
(2:35) - Is Nvidia A Good Investment Ahead of Earnings?
(7:45) - Etsy's Rapid Growth: What To Expect From Earnings
(14:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 16, 2021

Ben Rains quickly explores the bullish case for the remainder of 2021. The core of the episode is then centered around three growth-focused tech stocks that might be worth buying as they prepare to release their quarterly earnings results.

(0:35) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:20) - Shopify’s Rapid Growth In 2020: What To Expect From Upcoming Earnings
(8:50) - Roku's Dominance In The Industry: Is It Time To Invest?
(15:45) - Fiverr's Strength In The Work From Anywhere Environment

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Feb 8, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at the broader earnings picture ahead of another busy week on Wall Street. The episode then dives into three retail stocks that report their quarterly financial results later this week and might be worth buying as longer-term bets.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update
(3:50) - Is Sonos A Good Investment Ahead of Earnings?
(8:25) - Yeti’s Continued Growth and Success
(12:40) - Tempur Sealy’s Positive Performance During Strong Housing Market
(17:55) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 1, 2021

Ben Rains explores some of the latest market news as the Nasdaq jumps to start February, after ending January on a wild ride. The episode then digs deeper into three highly-ranked large cap technology stocks to consider buying as some of the biggest names in the industry post blowout quarterly results.

(0:35) - Stock Market Update: Volatility Continues To Hit The Market
(4:25) - Micron’s Stronghold In The Semiconductor Industry
(7:30) - Apple Showcases Blow Out Earnings: Is It Time To Buy?
(13:00) - Shopify Benefits From Massive E-commerce Expansion
(18:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 25, 2021

Ben Rains looks at the broader market as the technology-filled Nasdaq reached new records on Monday ahead of a huge week for corporate earnings. The episode then explores Microsoft
(MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) to help decide if either tech giant's stock is worth buying right now.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:45) - Microsoft Looks To Break Out From Current Underperformance
(12:00) - Apple Continues To Dominate
(19:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 5, 2021

Ben Rains explores three highly ranked stocks from the broader retail world that investors might want to consider buying this year. And none of the three stocks are banking on a vaccine to help return the economy to normal anytime soon.

(0:20) - Stock Market Breakdown
(2:35) - Will Winnebago's Strong Performance Continue In 2021?
(8:10) - Yeti Continues Expansive Growth
(11:30) - Target Shines Through The Amazon Era
(15:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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